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Seven reasons to work at the Faculty of Science

Here are seven reasons why you should want to work at the Faculty of Science

1. High-quality research

You will participate in research that contributes to fundamental understanding of the world and the people around us.

2. International environment

Leiden University is internationally orientated. More than 56 different nationalities work within the Faculty of Science.

3. Nice colleagues

Colleagues are extremely important for your work satisfaction. More than 2.300 employees from different cultures and different backgrounds work at the Faculty of Science. Respect for each other and an open and honest corporate culture are key. At the Faculty of Science, people enjoy working together.

4. Healthy work environment

Enjoying your work and being healthy and full of energy is very important. The university believes that too. That is why it is a member of the international network of Healthy Universities. In addition, the faculty annually organises the Leiden Science Run; a running competition through the Bio Science Park.

5. Attractive career opportunities

Talents must be used and developed. That is why you will receive the support you need during your career and also in your personal professional development.

6. Hypermodern research facilities

You will have the opportunity to work together with colleagues from various disciplines within the key facilities with state-of-the-art technology.

7. Dynamic workplace

Who doesn't want to work in the buzzing Leiden Bio Science Park? Here, Leiden University works together with the business community, LUMC and the municipality of Leiden. The business park houses about 170 companies and institutions, including HAL Allergy Group, Astellas and Janssen Biologics. Many companies and scientists in the Leiden Bio Science Park are involved in drug development.

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