You will be working in the Department of American Studies, an active and international teaching and research group comprising about 10 people. Our Department is the only one of its kind in The Netherlands to offer a self-contained, interdisciplinary bachelor’s degree programme (three years) as well as a master’s degree programme (one year). Fully taught in English by an international staff, both programmes comply with US and UK benchmarks in the domain of American Studies and lead the national accreditation rankings for academic excellence across the humanities. The majority of our approximately 240 students spend a semester at one of the fifteen US universities with which our programmes have long-established student exchange relations.
Conditions of employment
Fixed-term contract: 60 months.
We offer you in accordance with the Collective Labour Agreement for Dutch Universities:
– depending on your qualifications and work experience a minimum gross salary of € 3,637 (salary scale 11) and a maximum gross salary of € 5,656 (scale 12) per month for a full-time position (Please note that the offered position is 0,8 FTE and the salary pro rato)
– an 8% holiday allowance, 8.3% year-end bonus and participation in an employee pension scheme. Favourable tax agreements may apply to non-Dutch applicants. We offer 232 holiday hours per calendar year for a full-time position
– an 80% position (0.8 FTE) in which you will dedicate 60% of your time to teaching (including administration) and 40% to research. Your appointment will be on a temporary basis for 5 years (fixed term).
For more detailed information about working conditions and working for the University of Groningen, please refer to: https://www.rug.nl/about-us/work-with-us/
The appointee will ideally start on 1 August 2020
Faculty of Arts
The Faculty of Arts builds on a long-standing tradition going back four centuries. Our mission is to be a top-ranking faculty providing both excellent education and world-class research, with a strong international orientation as well as firm roots in the northern Netherlands. We build on knowledge and share the benefits with society. We are part of a broad, modern and international institution, educating over 5000 Dutch and international students to become ambitious, articulate and independent individuals. We are a diverse and hardworking team of 700 staff members.
Prof. Laura Bieger, Chair of the Department of American Studies