Conditions of employment
The appointment (0.8 FTE) is a temporary employment from 1 February 2021 to 1 August 2023, with no possibility for extension. The rank of lecturer corresponds roughly to that of assistant professor in North-American terms. depending on qualifications and experience, the gross monthly salary is € 2.790,- to € 5.127,- (scale 10 to 11 in accordance with the collective salary agreement of the Association of Dutch Universities) for a full working week. Depending on qualifications, the appointee may start at the appropriate step in scale 10 until he/she fully meets the requirements for scales 11 as specified by the Faculty of Humanities, particularly with regard to teaching skills certification and the number of years of relevant work experience.
Leiden University also offers an annual holiday premium of 8% and an end-of-year premium of 8,3%. Candidates from outside the Netherlands may be eligible for a substantial tax break. We encourage all staff to learn Dutch and offer access to language classes.
Leiden University is strongly committed to diversity, inclusiveness and equal opportunities within its community and especially welcomes applications from members of underrepresented groups.
Since its founding in 1575, Leiden University has acquired an international reputation for excellent teaching and research. In this era of globalization, humanities are more important than ever. Migration, integration, trade and technology are blurring the borders between countries and cultures. To be able to cooperate and live together, it is crucial that we understand each other. Humanities offer the insights we need to do this. Research and education range from languages, cultures, area studies to history, philosophy, arts and religious studies. We are driven by passion and curiosity about the world around us. With its staff of 800, the faculty provides 25 Bachelors and 28 Masters programmes for over 7.200 students based at locations in Leiden’s historic city centre and in modern buildings in The Hague. For more information, see the website of Humanities.
Further information for this position can be obtained from Professor Patricio Silva, email P.Silva@hum.leidenuniv.nl.