Postdoctoral Researcher in History of Islam/ Arabic Studies
The Faculty of Humanities at Leiden University invites applications for a fulltime Postdoctoral position in history of Islam. The postdoctoral researcher will carry out research in the fram…
The project will bring together a broad array of sources (material, documentary and textual) and approaches, both traditional close-reading and computational analysis in order to approach the vast, challenging textual corpus of Shiʿi and non-Shiʿi texts that bear on the development of the Imamate.
3 positions will be available within the ImBod team: a PhD candidate; a Postdoctoral researcher (3 years); and a Postdoctoral researcher (2 years).
Postdoctoral researcher (project 2): Mapping the Imami Community and its Power-Brokers
More information about the project can be found here.
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: https://www.universiteitleiden.nl/en/working-at/job-application-procedure-and-employment-conditions.
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