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Vacancy

Assistant Professors (2 positions)

Vacancy number
19-222 6242
Function type
Academic staff
Hours (in fte)
1.0
External/ internal
External
Location
Leiden
Placed on
07 May 2019
Closing date
27 May 2019

6 more days to apply

The Social, Economic, and Organisational Psychology Unit of the Institute of Psychology, Faculty of Social Sciences, Leiden University is looking for two

Assistant Professors (1,00 FTE) (2 positions)

Key responsibilities

The Assistant Professor will strongly contribute to the teaching program of the unit. In particular, the Assistant Professor will…

  • Be involved in the teaching of different topics and curricula at the Bachelor and Master level (Social and Organizational Psychology and/or Economic and Consumer Psychology), and supervise of students at different stages of their education (first year tutorials, Bachelor research project, Master thesis, Professional internship);
  • Participate in administrative and/or service activities;
  • Contribute  to the research program of the unit with a focus on application of insights in social,  economic, and organizational decision making.

Both vacancies have 80% teaching time and 20% research time; working part time is possible.

Selection criteria

  • Demonstrated teaching abilities;
  • Experience with various types of teaching and supervision of students at different stages of their education;
  • Demonstrated research skills, evident from a completed PhD thesis.

Our organisation
The Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences comprises four institutes: Education and Child Studies, Political Science, Psychology and Cultural Anthropology & Development Sociology. The Faculty also includes the Centre for Science and Technology Studies. The Faculty is home to 5,000 students and 600 members of staff. Our teaching and research programmes cover diverse topics varying from adoption to political behaviour. For more information, see http://www.universiteitleiden.nl/en/social-behavioural-sciences

The Institute of Psychology comprises six units for teaching and research: Health, Medical and Neuropsychology, Clinical Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Developmental and Educational Psychology, Social, Economic, and Organisational Psychology, and Methodology and Statistics. The Institute of Psychology offers a stimulating environment that promotes collaboration within and between units. For more information, see https://www.universiteitleiden.nl/en/social-behavioural-sciences/psychology

Terms and conditions
We offer a fixed-term position for four years. Ideally, the starting date will be August 2019.  Salary range from €3637 to € 5656 gross per month (pay scale 11 or 12, 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. 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.
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.

Diversity
Leiden University is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from members of underrepresented groups. 

Information
Enquiries can be made to Prof. dr. E. van Dijk (telephone: +31 – 71 – 527 3709; email: Dijk@fsw.leidenuniv.nl) or Prof. dr. C. K. W. de Dreu (email: c.k.w.de.dreu@fsw.leidenuniv.nl).

Applications
Please submit online your application no later than May 27 2019 via the blue button in our application system. Applicants should submit online a letter of interest accompanied by a CV.

Enquiries from agencies are not appreciated

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