Vacancy number 19-575
Function type Academic staff
Hours (in fte) 1.0
External/ internal External
Placed on 10 December 2019
Closing date 15 February 2020
The Institute of Philosophy of The Faculty of Humanities, is looking for an
University Lecturer in African and Comparative Philosophy
The Institute of Philosophy is seeking to strengthen its research and teaching initiatives, which include English-taught BA and MA tracks in global and intercultural philosophy. We offer a full-time (38 hours per week), fixed-term post for the period of two years from 1 August 2020, or as soon as possible thereafter, with the possibility of a permanent contract conditional on performance and funding. The successful candidate will take on the following responsibilities commensurate with career stage:
The Faculty of Humanities is rich in expertise in fields including philosophy, religious studies, history, art history, literature, linguistics, and area studies covering nearly every region of the world. With a staff of around 1,000, the faculty provides 25 BA and 27 MA programmes for over 7,000 students.
The Institute of Philosophy conducts research and teaching in philosophy. As well as a standard curriculum in the Western tradition, we offer a BA track and (from 2020) MA tracks in comparative and intercultural philosophy taught in English. With around 35 employees and 500 students, the institute offers an innovative, collegial, and international working environment.
Terms and conditions
We offer a full-time fixed-term post for the period of two years from 1 August 2020, or as soon as possible thereafter, with the possibility of a permanent contract conditional on performance and funding. Salary range, depending on training and experience, from €2.709,- to €4.978,- (pay scale 10 to 11 in accordance with the Collective Labour Agreement for Dutch Universities) based on a full-time appointment.
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 offers some freedom to assemble a personalised set of terms and conditions. Candidates from outside the Netherlands may be eligible for a substantial tax break. There is a Dual Career Programme for international spouses.
Leiden University requires teaching staff to obtain the UTQ. If the successful applicant does not already possess it or its equivalent, he/she must be willing to obtain this qualification within two years.
Diversity is one of our university’s core values in research and teaching. We especially welcome applications from members of underrepresented groups. Women and members of ethnic minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.
Enquiries may be directed to James McAllister, academic director of the Institute of Philosophy, e-mail email@example.com, tel. +31 71 527 2004.
Please submit online your application no later than 15 February 2020 via the blue button in our application system. Please ensure that you upload the following additional documents
|Título||University Lecturer in African and Comparative Philosophy|
|Job location||Rapenburg 70, 2311 EZ Leiden|
|Publicado||diciembre 10, 2019|
|Fecha límite de solicitud||febrero 15, 2020|
|Tipos de trabajo||Profesor / Profesor Adjunto  |
|Campos||Filosofía Aplicada,   Estudios Culturales  |