Experienced Assistant Professor Position at Leiden University

The Faculty of Governance and Global Affairs, Institute of Security and Global Affairs Leiden University is looking for an Experienced Assistant Professor.

The Institute seeks to expand its academic staff by appointing an experienced assistant professor specializing in violence research. They are looking for candidates with a social science background, a solid grasp of research methodologies, and a strong track record of applying such knowledge and skills to the study of violence. The preferred candidate will have excellent analytical skills and a track record in teaching and supervision. Candidates must be able to demonstrate topical expertise on the placement of violent acts within the broader landscape of crime. Aside from their research, the candidate will be expected to develop and teach courses related to interpersonal violence in the minor Violence Studies, in the master Crisis and Security Management, and (where necessary) contribute to teaching in the bachelor Security Studies.

Duration: 4 years

Start Date: August 15, 2023

Tasks

  • The Institute seeks to expand its academic staff by appointing an experienced assistant professor specializing in violence research.
  • The preferred candidate will have excellent analytical skills and a track record in teaching and supervision. Candidates must be able to demonstrate topical expertise on the placement of violent acts within the broader landscape of crime.
  • Aside from their research, the candidate will be expected to develop and teach courses related to interpersonal violence in the minor Violence Studies, in the master Crisis and Security Management, and (where necessary) contribute to teaching in the bachelor Security Studies.

Salary

The position Experienced Assistant Professor offers:

  • The salary ranges from € 3,821 to € 5,230 gross per month,
  • 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.
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Job Requirements

The successful applicant will be expected to:

  • Conduct independent research on topics related to interpersonal violence.
  • Generate high-quality output in academic and non-academic outlets, focusing on international, peer-reviewed journals.
  • Work within an interdisciplinary team of colleagues as a project lead, coordinator, and collaborator.
  • Support the ongoing development and implementation of the research strategy of the Institute.
  • Tutor students by providing mentoring and advice.
  • Actively contribute to the renewal and ongoing improvement of educational practices at the Bachelor’s and Master’s levels.
  • Support the ongoing development and implementation of the research strategy of the Institute.
  • Take on administrative and coordination tasks within the Institute.
  • Participate in professional-learning courses.

Application Process

Applicants are to submit the following documents to apply for the Experienced Assistant Professor Position at Leiden University

  • Motivation letter;
  • Curriculum vitae including a list of publications;
  • A sample publication;
  • The names and addresses of three potential referees.

 To apply for the Experienced Assistant Professor Position at Leiden University, click here.

Deadline: January 23, 2023

For more information, visit the official site.

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