Institute of Security and Global Affairs of the Faculty of Governance and Global Affairs together with the International Centre for Counter Terrorism (ICCT) is looking for a Post-doctoral researcher in the field of The Terrorism and Political Violence.
Leiden University’s Institute of Security and Global Affairs (ISGA) is looking for an early post-doctoral researcher to join the research group ‘Terrorism and Political Violence’ (TPV) for a period of 18 months at 1,0 FTE. Note: This position will be seconded for 0.2 FTE with the International Centre for Counter Terrorism (ICCT). This position is made possible by a H2020 ISFP grant from the European Commission, for the project ‘Promoting collaborative Policies of inclusion relating to children of far Right and Islamist parents in Western Europe (PREPARE). The project is led by Dr. Joana Cook. It seeks to fill the knowledge gap related to state-led interventions to manage, support and (as required) rehabilitate, and reintegrate children whose parents are affiliated with violent extremist organizations. The partners in this project include Trilateral Research Limited, the Netherlands Organisation for Applied Scientific Research (TNO), International Centre for Counter-Terrorism (ICCT) and the Basque Government – Security Department.
The Faculty of Governance and Global Affairs (FGGA) offers academic education in the field of Public Administration, Safety and Security, and International Relations, as well as in-depth post-academic programmes for professionals. In addition, the Faculty is also home to Leiden University College.
The Institute of Security and Global Affairs (ISGA) is a scientific institute that focuses on multidisciplinary research and education within the international field of security studies. The approach to issues of security is glocal, that is to say that the local, national, transnational, and global impact is studied and analysed in conjunction with each other. ISGA operates from The Hague, the third major city of the Netherlands, centre of national governance and International City of Peace, Justice and Security.
The appointment is specifically within ‘Terrorism and Political Violence’ (TPV), one of the research groups at the heart of ISGA. TPV is among the few dedicated European centres for research on terrorism and related subjects such as radicalization, (online) extremism, and political violence more broadly. Over the coming years, TPV aims to continue conducting internationally recognized research and high-quality teaching for both students and professionals.
Terms and conditions
We offer a fulltime, 38 hours per week, appointment for 18 months, starting 1 January 2022. Salary range from € 2,836.- to € 4,747.- gross per month, pay scale 10, 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 %). 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. For more information, see the website.
Dual Career Programme
Leiden University offers a Dual Career Programme (DCP) to assist the life partners of new academic staff (on pay-roll) in finding employment in The Netherlands. The programme is offered in close cooperation with nearby universities of Delft and Rotterdam (Erasmus).
Leiden University is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from members of underrepresented groups.
Enquiries can be made to Dr. Joana Cook, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please submit online your application no later than 27 September 2021 via the blue button in our application system. Please ensure that you upload the following additional documents in PDF format:
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