Leiden University Centre for the Arts in Society (LUCAS) of the Faculty of Humanities, is looking for an University Lecturer (UD) in Contemporary Museum and Collection Studies
•Graduated in an Art History or Modern/Contemporary Museum and Collection Studies subject;
•Completed a PhD in the field of Modern/Contemporary Museum and Collection Studies;
•Awareness of current issues, viewpoints as well as innovative methods within the field, Digital Humanities and World Art Studies;
•Demonstrable and outstanding teaching skills (demonstrated by teaching evaluations, BKO/UTQ registration, etc.);
•Experience in teaching at both bachelor’s and master’s level;
•Experience with educational innovations;
•Research profile that fits within LUCAS;
•Well-developed research skills, including the ability to formulate creative research questions, descriptive and analytical skills, a clear and persuasive style of writing, and an ability to collaborate with other researchers;
•Proven track record of excellent independent research, as demonstrated by a substantial list of publications, awards/grants;
•In possession of a network in the academic and professional fields of Modern/Contemporary Museum and Collection Studies;
•(Near) native proficiency in the languages of instruction, English and Dutch. If the candidate fulfils all other requirements, proficiency in Dutch may be acquired within one year after appointment;
•Flexible, excellent communication skills, team worker.
Conditions of employment
We offer a one year position, with the possibility of an extension to a permanent position, based on funding, need and performance. Salary range from €3,637.- to €4,978.- gross per month for a fulltime appointment, depending on prior education and working experience (pay scale 11, in accordance with the Collective Labour Agreement for Dutch Universities).
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. Candidates from outside the Netherlands may be eligible for a substantial tax break. More at Job application procedure and employment conditions.
Leiden University requires teaching staff to obtain the University Teaching Qualification (UTQ). If the successful applicant does not already possess this qualification or its equivalent, he/she must be willing to obtain this Qualification within two years.
The Faculty of Humanities is a unique international centre for the advanced study of languages, cultures, arts, and societies worldwide, in their historical contexts from prehistory to the present. Our faculty is home to more than 6,000 students and 800 staff members.
The Leiden University Centre for the Arts in Society (LUCAS) is one of the seven Research Institutes of the Faculty of Humanities. It aims to be a prominent player in the research field of the arts (literature, art, architecture, media and design).
Leiden University is strongly committed to equity, inclusion and diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from members of underrepresented groups.
Enquiries can be made to Stijn Bussels, Programme director and Chair in Art History, email: firstname.lastname@example.org.