International Institute of Social History

Vacancy: director (m/f)
The International Institute of Social History (IISH) in Amsterdam is one of the institutes of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW). IISH maintains library, archival and audiovisual collections in the area of social history and provides access to these collections for research and parties interested. The institute is one of the most important scientific heritage institutions within the Netherlands. In the area of social and economic historical research, the IISH is a major international player.

For the general and daily management of the institute the Academy is looking for an excellent scientist with merits in the area of European and/or Asian social/social economical history. Affinity with and knowledge of policy and management of the (digital) collections is necessary. We are looking for an inspiring and stimulating leader with a vision on the future of the institute and a broad managerial experience. Active knowledge of Dutch or willingness to learn Dutch is required.

The text above is a short version of our advertisement. The complete text can be found at [url]http://www.knaw.nl[/url] and [url]http://www.iisg.nl[/url]. For further information please contact prof. dr. Th. Mulder, Director of Research, telephone number + 31 20 5510 819, email address: [mailto]theo.mulder@bureau.knaw.nl[/mailto].

The closing date is 26 September 2007.