The Institute of International Security and Global Affairs (ISGA) at Leiden University is looking for an
Assistant Professor in Security and Global Affairs
The Institute of Security and Global Affairs (ISGA) seeks to expand its academic staff by appointment of an assistant professor with a specialization in international security, conflict studies and qualitative research methods. The applicant must have demonstrated experience in teaching qualitative research methods (e.g., research design, comparative case studies, interview techniques and process tracing). Research areas of interest are international security, international organization, conflict studies, international political economy and international relations theory, migration and the environment. The candidate will be expected to teach across the various programmes of the institute, at Bachelor’s and Master’s level, including the Advanced MSc in International Relations and Diplomacy and the MSc in Crisis and Security Management. The successful applicant will be expected to:
Faculty Governance and Global Affairs (FGGA) studies current topics such as climate change, terrorism and economic crises. With her interdisciplinary approach, the faculty connects with the surrounding national and international organisations.
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. ISGA operates from The Hague, the third major city of the Netherlands, centre of national governance and International City of Peace, Justice and Security.
Terms and conditions
We offer a full time position initially for one year, with the possibility of renewal and the intention to turn the position into a permanent one, based on need, funding and performance. Salary range from €3,637.- to €4,978.- gross per month (pay scale 11, 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 %), 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 Job application procedure and employment conditions.
Leiden University’s policy is aimed at promoting employment mobility within the University. In this context, if you have a permanent contract, you will be appointed for a period of four years. Naturally this means that Leiden University shares with you the responsibility for finding a suitable continuation of your career after this period, either in the same position or in a position elsewhere.
Leiden University requires teaching staff to obtain the University Teaching Qualification (UTQ). If the successful applicant does not already possess this qualification or its equivalent, he/ she must be willing to obtain this Qualification within two years.
Leiden University is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from members of underrepresented groups.
Please submit online your application no later than 10 December 2019 via the blue button in our application system. Applicants should submit online. Please ensure that you upload the following additional documents
Enquiries from agencies are not appreciated.
|Location:||Leiden - Netherlands|
£3,234.75 to £4,427.44 converted salary* gross per month
|Placed On:||15th November 2019|
|Closes:||10th December 2019|
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