The successful applicant will be expected to:
Upon appointment, depending on experience and formal qualifications to date, the lecturer is required to obtain a nationally standardized teaching skills certification (Basis Kwalificatie Onderwijs, or BKO). If the successful applicant does not already possess this qualification or its equivalent, s/he must be willing to obtain this Qualification within two years.
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT
Terms and conditions
The appointment (fte 1.0) is in temporary employment for 18 months (January 1, 2023 to June 30, 2024), with the prospect of a permanent position after positive evaluation. The salary is in accordance with the collective salary agreement of the Association of Dutch Universities (CAO) and depending on qualifications and experience. The gross monthly salary is € 3557 (scale 10-4) to € 6181 (scale 12) for a full working week. Leiden University also offers an annual holiday premium of 8% and an end-of-year premium of 8.3%.
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. Candidates from outside the Netherlands may be eligible for a substantial tax break.
Fostering an inclusive community is a central element of the values and vision 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.
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 800, the Faculty of Humanities provides 25 Bachelors and 28 Masters programmes for over 7,200 students based at locations in Leiden’s historic city centre and in The Hague.
For more information on European Union Studies at Leiden University (https://www.universiteitleiden.nl/en/education/study-programmes/master/international-relations/european-union-studies), on the BA International Studies (International Studies (BA) – Leiden University (universiteitleiden.nl), and on the Institute for History (https://www.universiteitleiden.nl/en/humanities/institute-for-history).
Leiden University’s Interdisciplinary Hub on European Approaches to Societal Challenges (EASC) serves as a core teaching, research and societal impact platform that brings together colleagues from four major faculties to advance synergies and impactful initiatives amongst experts working on European and European Union approaches to pressing societal challenges. The Hub’s aim is not only to connect and amplify Leiden University’s expertise on Europe and the European Union, but to also to increase its impact and visibility amongst a variety of stakeholders in existing and new European and global networks, including in Brussels itself.