Faculty Governance and Global Affairs, Institute of Security and Global Affairs
EU Cyber Direct - EU Cyber Diplomacy Initiative is an EU-funded project focused on policy support, research, outreach and capacity building in the field of cyber diplomacy. The project looks at the ongoing cyber-related process at the global, regional and national levels and aims to increase participation of diﬀerent stakeholder groups in regional and global debates on responsible behaviour and resilience in cyberspace. EU Cyber Direct focuses on four key themes: conflict prevention and advancing responsible behaviour in cyberspace through international law, norms, and confidence-building measures (CBMs); cyber resilience and critical infrastructure protection; cybercrime and criminal justice in cyberspace; and new and emerging technologies with a potential disruptive eﬀect. The project is implemented jointly by the EU Institute for Security Studies, Carnegie Europe and Leiden University’s Institute for Security and Global Aﬀairs.
Leiden University intends to appoint a postdoctoral researcher to become part of the core team working on the Cyber Direct Project. We are looking for a solid researcher and organiser who enjoys talking across divides and convening (academic) experts in workshops and seminars.
Science for and about society is the domain of the Faculty of Governance and Global Aﬀairs (FGGA). FGGA provides high-quality interdisciplinary education and research on social and governance issues such as terrorism, organisation of public administration, climate change and economic crises. Contemporary issues are approached from an administrative, political, economic, legal and sociological perspective. This interdisciplinary approach gives the faculty's education and research a cross-border character.
The Faculty of Governance and Global Aﬀairs (FGGA) is one of the seven faculties of Leiden University and is based in The Hague. The FGGA is a young, enterprising and innovative organisation that is growing rapidly. The faculty has three scientiﬁc institutes, two centres, 3500 students and 330 staﬀ members. For more information about the faculty, please visit our website: https://www.universiteitleiden.nl/en/governance-and-global-affairs
The Institute of Security and Global Aﬀairs (ISGA) is part of the Faculty of Governance and Global Aﬀairs. Science for and about society is the domain of the Faculty of Governance and Global Aﬀairs (FGGA). FGGA provides high-quality interdisciplinary education and research on social and governance issues such as terrorism, organisation of public administration, climate change and economic crises. See also: https://www.universiteitleiden.nl/en/governance-and-global-affairs/institute-of-security-and-global-affairs
EU Cyber Direct is an EU funded project focused on policy support, research, outreach and capacity building in the field of cyber diplomacy. That is implemented jointly by the EU Institute for Security Studies, Carnegie Europe and Leiden University’s Institute for Security and Global Aﬀairs. You can find more information here: https://eucyberdirect.eu/
Terms and conditions
The successful candidate will be part of an ambitious and dynamic team. You will initially be appointed for one year with the possibility of renewal until 31 December 2025. Salary range from € 3.974, - to € 5.439, - gross per month (pay scale 11), in accordance with the Collective Labor Agreement for Dutch Universities.
Leiden University oﬀers an attractive benefits package with additional holiday (8%) and end-of-year bonuses (8.3%), training and career development and sabbatical leave. 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.
Fostering an inclusive community is a central element of the values and vision of Leiden University. Leiden University is committed to becoming an inclusive community which enables all students and staﬀ to feel valued and respected and to develop their full potential. Diversity in experiences and perspectives enriches our teaching and strengthens our research. High quality teaching and research is inclusive.
For more information please contact prof. dr. Dennis Broeders , email@example.com, Project coordinator EU Cyber Direct.
Please submit online your application no later than 16 November 2022 via the blue button in our application system. Please ensure that you upload the following additional documents in PDF format, quoting the vacancy number:
Only applications received before 16 November 2022 will be taken into consideration.
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