The Faculty of Humanities, Leiden Institute for Area Studies (LIAS) is looking for a: University Lecturer in Contemporary South Asian Politics (1,00 FTE)
Leiden University invites applications for a University Lecturer in Contemporary South Asian Politics, to begin 1 August 2023. This position is situated in the Leiden Institute for Area Studies, which is committed to the integration of disciplinary and regional/historical perspectives, based on a solid foundation of linguistic and cultural knowledge.
We are looking for a colleague who can combine Social/Political Science and Humanities perspectives on diverse aspects of the Contemporary Politics of South Asia, including the roles of Digital Media, and the domain of Environmental Politics. A high degree of proficiency in at least one major South Asian language is required. A supplementary interest in Southeast Asia is desirable.
The Faculty of Humanities is rich in expertise in fields such as philosophy, religious studies, history, art history, literature, linguistics and area studies covering nearly every region of the world. With its staff of 995, the faculty provides 27 master’s and 25 bachelor’s programmes for over 7,000 students based at locations in Leiden and in The Hague. For more information: https://www.universiteitleiden.nl/en/humanities.
Leiden Institute for Area Studies (https://www.hum.leiden.edu/lias/) is comprised of a School of Asian , a School of Middle-Eastern Studies and a School of Religious 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. Current staff in LIAS has expertise in the fields of Anthropology, Archaeology, Art Studies, Buddhist Studies, Film Studies, History, International Relations, Language Pedagogy, Law, Linguistics, Literary Studies, Material Culture Studies, Performance Studies, Philology, Philosophy, Political Economy, Religious Studies, Sociology, and Visual Culture Studies.
Terms and conditions
We offer a 12 months Full time position (38 hours per week) to be taken up as soon as possible, but no later than 1 August 2023. Upon good performance the position will be turned into a permanent position.
Salary range from €3,974.00 to €5,439.00 Gross per month (pay scale 11), in accordance with the Collective Labour Agreement for Dutch Universities).
You may start at the appropriate step in scale 10 until you fully meet the requirements for scale 11 as specified by the Faculty of Humanities, particularly with regard to the number of years of relevant work experience.
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.
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.
Diversity and inclusion
Diversity and inclusion are core values of Leiden University. Leiden University is committed to becoming an inclusive community which enables all students and staff to feel valued and respected and to develop their full potential. Diversity in experiences and perspectives enriches our teaching and strengthens our research. High quality teaching and research is inclusive.
Queries can be directed to Professor David Henley, Chair of the Programme in South and Southeast Asian Studies, email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Applications must be received no later than 8 January 2023. Applications should be in English and be submitted, by clicking the 'Apply' button. Please ensure that you include in one single PDF document named ‘FAMILY Name – Given name – Vacancy Number’ and in this order:
• A letter of motivation, including a personal vision for the study of South Asian Politics.
• A CV including education and employment history, publications, language skills, invited talks and presentations, and courses taught.
• A research agenda with clear potential for applications to funding bodies such as NWO and ERC (max. 2 pages).
• A statement of teaching philosophy (max. 1 page).
• One sample syllabus for an introductory BA-level lecture course on South Asian Politics, and one sample syllabus for an MA-level seminar course on a topic of the applicant’s choosing.
• Names, positions, and contact details of three referees (letters are not requested at this stage).
Interviews with shortlisted candidates are tentatively scheduled for mid-January 2023.
Enquiries from agencies are not appreciated.
|Location:||Leiden - Netherlands|
£3,429.98 to £4,694.43 converted salary* Gross per month
|Placed On:||7th December 2022|
|Closes:||1st January 2023|
|Job Ref:||22-806 13245|
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