Depending on qualifications, as specified by the Faculty of Humanities, particularly regarding teaching skills certification and the number of years of relevant work experience, the appointee may either start at the appropriate step in scale 10, 11 or 12.
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.
About our faculty, institute and programmes
Since its founding in 1575, Leiden University has acquired an international reputation for excellent teaching and research. With its staff of over 800, the Faculty of Humanities provides 26 Bachelors and 27 Masters programmes for over 7,200 students based at locations in Leiden’s historic city centre and in The Hague.
For more information on the Institute for History (https://www.universiteitleiden.nl/en/humanities/institute-for-history.), on North American Studies North American Studies (MA) – Leiden University (universiteitleiden.nl), on the MA International Relations (https://www.universiteitleiden.nl/en/education/study-programmes/master/international-relations/european-union-studies), and on the BA International Studies (International Studies (BA) – Leiden University (universiteitleiden.nl).