Background and Key responsibilities
The successful candidate will have demonstrable research interests and a strong publication record in the areas of conflict management and mediation as well as extensive teaching experience in topics related to the Institute’s BA, MA and postgraduate programme offerings. The position is aimed at strengthening the Institute’s teaching, publication, research and grant-acquisition capacities in a phase of rapid growth of student numbers and exciting interdisciplinary research opportunities.
The successful applicant will be expected to:
Leiden University is one of Europe's foremost research universities. It is the oldest university in the Netherlands, founded in February 1575, and currently ranks in the top 100 of most international rankings. The University has approximately 23,000 students and 4,000 staff members.
The Faculty of Governance and Global Affairs, located in The Hague – the International City of Peace and Justice- offers a range of other programs focused on international relations, security, international law and international organization. It also hosts the Leiden University College (LUC), an international honors college of Leiden University situated The Hague. Firmly rooted in the academic tradition, the Faculty of Governance and Global Affairs provides an inspiring and challenging education and research environment, with a strong interdisciplinary character and international orientation; it is a meeting place for students, scholars and professionals, a platform for innovation and entrepreneurship.
Institute of Security and Global Affairs
The Institute of Security and Global Affairs (ISGA) is a leading research and education institute, focussing on the most pressing local, national, European and global security issues from an interdisciplinary perspective. It currently hosts more than 100 academic and support staff members and offers the BA in Security Studies, the MSc in Crisis and Security Masnagement, the Advanced MA in International Relations and Diplomacy, the executive MSc in Cyber Security as well as a variety of innovative teaching offerings in the professional and MOOC fields. In addition, ISGA runs popular Minor Programmes in Global Affairs, Security, Safety and Justice and Intelligence Studies as well as the Faculty’s Honour Programme in Security and Global Affairs.
ISGA operates from The Hague, the third major city of the Netherlands, center of national governance and International City of Peace and Justice and advances both theory-informed and policy-oriented research.
Terms and conditions
The successful candidate will be part of an ambitious and dynamically growing Institute. We offer a fulltime appointment for initially 18 months, with the possibility and intention to turn the position into a permanent one, based on funding and performance. The salary varies, depending on qualifications and experience, from € 5,275.- to € 6,421.- gross per month based on full-time employment (pay scale 13 in accordance with the Collective Labour Agreement for Dutch Universities).
Leiden University offers an attractive benefits package with additional holiday (8%) and end-of-year bonuses (8.3 %), and training and career development. Our individual choices model gives you some freedom to assemble your own set of terms and conditions. Candidates from outside the Netherlands may be eligible for a substantial tax break.
Leiden University requires teaching staff to obtain the University Teaching Qualifications (UTQ). If the successful applicant does not already possess this qualification or its equivalent, he/she must be willing to obtain it within two years of appointment.
Leiden University is strongly committed to diversity within its academic community and strongly encourages applications with diverse profiles and backgrounds that are currently underrepresented.
Enquiries about the position can be made via email to Professor Joachim Koops at firstname.lastname@example.org
Please submit online your application no later than November 30th 2021
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