The Faculty of Governance and Global Affairs, Leiden University College The Hague, is recruiting an inspiring Dean to lead the college community, starting date: July 2022.
Vacancy number 21-475 9643
We are looking for a team player with strong leadership abilities with a passion for Liberal Arts and Sciences, and excellent skills in the field of interdisciplinary and innovative research-led teaching in higher education. Our new Dean should take a leading role in realizing LUC’s mission and the key points from the strategic agenda; strengthening the LAS and interdisciplinary profile of the College; stimulating educational excellence and innovation; further developing and executing LUC’s diversity and inclusion action plan, including in the realms of hiring, admissions, staff and student skills, and the curriculum; and expanding LUC’s relations with societal partners in terms of both teaching and research, with a focus on The Hague.
The LUC Dean is expected to invest in staff career development through supporting extracurricular activities, research, networking, exchange with other institutes, valorization, and grant acquisition, both on the individual and the group level. The College also wants to explore and develop the expansion of LUC’s educational activities for other, non-undergraduate target groups, such as a master’s program or executive education.
Profile and qualifications
Leiden University College
Leiden University College The Hague (LUC The Hague) was founded in 2010 as the international honors college of Leiden University in the Netherlands for a select group of excellent and highly motivated students from around the world.
Our mission statement: LUC builds knowledge for a better world through excellent, research-led interdisciplinary teaching on global challenges. LUC fosters critical, independent, and creative thinking in students, and provides them with the knowledge and skills necessary to become socially responsible and engaged citizens. LUC provides a supportive and inclusive working environment that values and fosters staff initiative and creativity, and invests in staff career development.
The LUC academic staff consists of highly ambitious and international scholars recruited from top institutes across the globe, who combine teaching excellence with innovative research (35fte, and 15fte support staff). Both research-led teaching and teaching-led research are key characteristics of LUC’s academic profile. LUC has consistently received a Top Rated Program seal from the Dutch University Guide (Keuzegids Universiteiten) and has been listed as the no. 1 University College in the Netherlands for two years in a row (2020 and 2021).
Terms and conditions
The successful candidate will be part of an ambitious and dynamic team. We offer a fulltime, temporary, appointment for maximum 18 months. Following good performance, this employment will be converted into a permanent employment. You will be appointed to the position of Dean LUC for three years. After that, the appointment to this position can be extended with at least three years. When the appointment to the position of Dean LUC ends, Leiden University, in consultation with you, considers itself responsible for a suitable continuation of your career, either within the Faculty, another position within the Leiden University, or another organization.
Note that we are open to exploring the option of dedicating 0.8 fte to the Deanship, and 0.2 fte to a professor position within a suitable academic institute within one of Leiden University’s faculties.
The maximum salary is € 8.508,- gross per month (pay scale H2; full time appointment) according to the terms of the Collective Labour Agreement of Dutch Universities). On an annual base this amounts to approximately € 118.000,- gross (including holiday allowance (8%) and end-of-year-bonus (8,3%).
Leiden University offers an attractive benefits package with 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 information can be found at the website.
Leiden University is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from members of underrepresented groups.
For further inquiries, please contact prof. mr.dr. Erwin Muller, Dean Faculty of Governance and Global Affairs, email address email@example.com
Please submit online your application no later than 21 November 2021 via the blue button in our application system.
Applicants should submit the following documents (in English) online:
|Location:||Leiden - Netherlands|
Up to €8,508
Up to £7,302.55 converted salary* gross per month, Pay scale H2
|Placed On:||23rd September 2021|
|Closes:||21st November 2021|
|Job Ref:||21-475 9643|
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