Vacancy number 22-792 13225
Job type Academic staff
Hours (in fte) 1
External/ internal External
Placed on 29 November 2022
Closing date 29 January 2023 61 more days to apply
The Leiden University Institute for History invites applications for a
University Lecturer in History / International Studies / International Relations (fte 1.0)
Vacancy number: 22-792 13225
Starting date: August 1, 2023
The Institute for History seeks to expand its academic staff by appointment of an university lecturer with teaching and research expertise in the field of North American Studies.
As a lecturer you will be primarily responsible for research and teaching on the history, politics and foreign relations of the United States.
You will teach courses as needed in the History programme, the MA North American Studies, the MA International Relations and in the ‘North America’ specialization within the BA International Studies. You will participate in the research programme ‘History and International Studies, 1900 – present’ of the Institute for History.
The successful applicant will be expected to:
Upon appointment, depending on experience and formal qualifications to date, you are required to obtain a nationally standardized teaching skills certification (Basis Kwalificatie Onderwijs, or BKO). If you do not already possess this qualification or its equivalent, you must be willing to obtain this Qualification within two years.
About our faculty, institute and programmes
Since its founding in 1575, Leiden University has acquired an international reputation for excellent teaching and research. With its staff of over 800, the Faculty of Humanities provides 26 Bachelors and 27 Masters programmes for over 7,200 students based at locations in Leiden’s historic city centre and in The Hague.
For more information on the Institute for History (https://www.universiteitleiden.nl/en/humanities/institute-for-history.), on North American Studies North American Studies (MA) - Leiden University (universiteitleiden.nl), on the MA International Relations (https://www.universiteitleiden.nl/en/education/study-programmes/master/international-relations/european-union-studies), and on the BA International Studies (International Studies (BA) - Leiden University (universiteitleiden.nl).
Diversity and Inclusion
Leiden University’s Institute for History embraces diversity and seeks candidates who will contribute to a climate that supports students and staff of all identities and backgrounds. We strongly encourage individuals from underrepresented and/or marginalized backgrounds to apply.
Terms and conditions
The appointment (fte 1.0) is in temporary employment for 18 months (August 1, 2023 to January 31, 2025), with the prospect of a permanent position after positive evaluation. The salary is in accordance with the collective salary agreement of the Association of Dutch Universities (CAO) and depending on qualifications and experience. The gross monthly salary is € 3557 (scale 10-4) to € 6181 (scale 12) for a full working week.
Depending on qualifications, as specified by the Faculty of Humanities, particularly regarding teaching skills certification and the number of years of relevant work experience, the appointee may either start at the appropriate step in scale 10, 11 or 12.
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. For international spouses we have set up a dual career programme. Candidates from outside the Netherlands may be eligible for a substantial tax break. More at https://www.universiteitleiden.nl/en/working-at/job-application-procedure-and-employment-conditions.
Applications should be in English and should be submitted via the blue button in our application system. Please quote the vacancy number in your application. All requested documents should be sent in one PDF document named ‘FAMILY NAME/American Studies:
The deadline for applications is January 29, 2023. Interviews and mock lectures (online or on campus) will be held in week 9, 2023.
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