£2,132.96 to £3,366.60 converted salary* per month
|Placed on:||19th April 2017|
|Closes:||10th May 2017|
Faculty of Humanities, Leiden Institute for Area Studies is looking for a
Postdoctoral Research Fellow Digital Asia (1.0 fte)
Vacancy number 17-140
The postdoctoral fellow will be funded by the Critical Approaches to New Asian Media Ecologies (CANAME) project (a collaboration of professor Hilde De Weerdt, dr. Bart Barendregt, and dr. Florian Schneider) and funded by the Leiden University Asian Modernities and Traditions cluster. He/She will work with staff in the Leiden Institute for Area Studies (e.g., De Weerdt, Schneider), the Leiden University Centre for Digital Humanities (e.g., Cha, Vierthaler), the Institute for Cultural Anthropology & Development Sociology (e.g., Barendregt), and international collaborators (e.g., the Max Planck Institute for the History of Science) to develop and coordinate teaching and research in Asian digital humanities.
The Faculty of Humanities is rich in expertise in fields as philosophy, religious studies, history, art history, literature, linguistics and regional studies covering nearly every region of the world. Our faculty is home to more than 5400 students and 800 staff members. For more information, see http://www.universiteitleiden.nl/en/humanities.
The researcher will hold a position in the Leiden University Institute for Area Studies (http://www.hum.leiden.edu/lias/). LIAS is comprised of a School of Asian Studies and a School of Middle-Eastern Studies, with international staff and student populations. The institute is committed to a present-day vision of area studies, integrating disciplinary and regional-historical perspectives on a solid foundation of excellent language skills.
Terms and conditions
We offer a fixed-term post from 1 September 2017 through August 2018. Salary range, depending on education and work experience, from € 2,552.- to € 4,028.- (pay scale 10 in accordance with the Collective Labour Agreement for Dutch Universities) gross per month, 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 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. More at http://www.workingat.leiden.edu/.
Leiden University is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from members of underrepresented groups.
Queries can be directed to professor Hilde De Weerdt, email email@example.com.
Applications must be received no later than 10 May 2017, with the interviews with shortlisted candidates scheduled for mid to late May 2017.
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