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Lecturer in the field of Environmental Economics within a Liberal Arts and Science Program

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The Hague
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07 mei 2019
21 mei 2019

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The section LUC Academic staff of the Leiden University College The Hague of the Faculty of Governance and Global Affairs is looking for a

Lecturer in the field of Environmental Economics within a Liberal Arts and Science Program (0,50 - 0.60 FTE)

Key repsonsibilities
LUC seeks to appoint a lecturer to join the core teaching and research staff within the Earth, Energy and Sustainability major. This major is part of our honours Liberal Arts & Sciences Bachelor’s program centered around ‘Global Challenges.’ The lecturer will be teaching courses in Environmental Economics as well as a multidisciplinary course on Sustainability. The lecturer will also supervise undergraduate theses within these themes, and have other tasks within the college. The tasks of the lecturer include:

  • Contributing basic and specialist teaching to undergraduate students;
  • Participating in and contributing to the social and academic life of LUC.

The lecturer should further show a clear affinity with the interdisciplinary Global Challenges foundation of our program, which is also linked to the international profile of The Hague as the ‘City of Peace, Justice, and Security’. In addition to the core of international faculty based at LUC itself, leading scholars from the other faculties of Leiden University participate in the program. LUC staff is able to take full advantage of being part of Leiden University while also contributing actively to the energetic and stimulating atmosphere of our college community in The Hague. Teaching at LUC is firmly rooted in the research activities of the academic staff.

Selection criteria

  • A PhD degree in Economics, or similar discipline, with teaching and research experience in environmental, resource, or sustainability economics (or related fields) within the discipline;
  • Superior command of English and – if applicable - willingness to learn the Dutch language;
  • Affinity with the concept of Liberal Arts & Sciences education at university level;
  • Outstanding teaching skills, and a demonstrable interest in innovative teaching methods and approaches;
  • Excellent social and team-building skills.

Our organisation
The Faculty of Governance and Global Affairs offers academic education in the field of Public Administration, Safety and Security, and International Relations, as well as in-depth post-academic programmes for professionals. In addition, the Faculty is also home to the Leiden University College. For more information, see http://www.universiteitleiden.nl/en/governance-and-global-affairs.

Leiden University College The Hague (LUC The Hague) was founded in 2010 as the international honours college of Leiden University in The Netherlands for a select group of excellent and highly motivated students from around the world. The LUC academic staff consists of highly ambitious and international scholars recruited from top institutes across the globe, who combine excellent teaching skills with conducting innovative multidisciplinary research. Further information about LUC The Hague can be found on https://www.universiteitleiden.nl/en/governance-and-global-affairs/leiden-university-college-the-hague.

Terms and conditions
LUC The Hague offers a temporary position as lecturer. Appointment will be according to the terms of the Collective Labour Agreement of Dutch Universities (cao Nederlandse Universiteiten) for a fixed period of one year starting ideally in August 2019. Extension is possible for a maximum of one year depending on performance and finances. Renewal after this period will not be possible. Due to the temporary nature of the appointment, you may be employed by Leiden University or by JobMotion, the University’s secondment agency (https://www.universiteitleiden.nl/jobmotion).

Salary range from €2709 to €4978 gross per month depending on experience (pay scale 10 to scale 11).

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

Enquiries can be made to Drs. Lieke Schreel, email l.a.j.m.schreel@luc.leidenuniv.nl, telephone +31 70 800 9597.

Please submit online your application no later than 21 May 2019 via the blue button in our application system. Applicants should submit the following additional documents in PDF format, in separate files:

  • A letter of motivation and intention, outlining how you intend to contribute to the academic environment of LUC;
  • Curriculum vitae including a detailed teaching CV (including evaluations), experience with supervision of (undergraduate/graduate/doctoral) students, international experience and list of publications;
  • The names and contact details of three potential referees.

Enquiries from agencies are not appreciated.

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