Universiteit Leiden

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Education Officer

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Intern, Extern
Geplaatst op
12 november 2019
08 december 2019

Nog 2 dagen om te solliciteren

The LDE Centre for Global Heritage and Development at the University of Leiden is looking for an

Education Officer

Key responsibilities
In this role you will work closely with the Scientific and Managing Director in strategising on CGHD’s three main themes: Heritage under Threat, Heritage & Identity and Heritage & Environment. The Education Officer will be (co-)responsible for maintaining and organising current LDE education (Summer School, Re-Scape, Minor, MOOC and Honours class) and will be closely involved with setting up new educational activities. He/she will make sure students from all levels (including postgraduate) will benefit from the Leiden-Delft-Erasmus cooperation.

The education officer will have an important role in assessing feasibility of post-academic education, summer schools and following up on the findings. Your main tasks include:

  • Being co-responsible for current and future LDE heritage education (policy and programming);
  • Initiating new (online) educational activities;
  • Assessing feasibility and setting up (paid) postgraduate education;
  • Assuring quality of LDE Heritage education;
  • Following LDE procedures to get classes recognized as LDE education.

Selection criteria

  • A MA-level or higher, knowledge of education and innovation in education (forms, processes and content of education);
  • Punctual and organised;
  • Flexible and able to work independently;
  • Result driven and reliable;
  • A people’s person and able to motivate;
  • Excellent written and verbal skills in English.

Our organisation
The Centre for Global Heritage and Development is a collaboration between Leiden University, Delft University of Technology and Erasmus University Rotterdam. The Centre stimulates multidisciplinary and innovative research and education on cultural heritage and is active in research-based consultancy. The work of the Centre is characterized by a strong spatial and environmental orientation, innovative technologies and a firm social engagement.

The centre’s main resource is its association with scholars and students. The centre is there to facilitate, inspire and help connect them with internal and external network. For more information: https://www.globalheritage.nl/home.

The centre is located in the Faculty of Archaeology at Leiden University. The Faculty of Archaeology is an international faculty in the multidisciplinary field of archaeology and is home to 500 students. The faculty is remarkable for its global diversity and the strong connection it fosters between teaching and researching. It is here that researchers determine the future of archaeological research: the future of the past begins in Leiden. For more information, see https://www.universiteitleiden.nl/en/archaeology.

Terms and conditions 
We offer a position is for the duration of one year. The position may be renewed based on need, funding and performance. Salary range from € 2,709.-  to  € 4,274.-  Gross full-time base, (Salary scale 10, in accordance with the Collective Labour Agreement for Dutch Universities).

We offer an inspiring and international environment in academia with passionate people working on topical issues. This job enables you to extend your research career, to enlarge your scientific network, and experience a lot of freedom and ingenuity in performing your job responsibilities. You will be based in Leiden but travel regularly to Delft, Rotterdam and The Hague.

Leiden University offers an attractive benefits package with holiday allowances (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

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

Enquiries can be made to Mara de Groot, managing director for the Centre for Global Heritage and Development, email: t.de.groot@arch.leidenuniv.nl.

To apply for this vacancy, please send no later than 8 December 2019 an email to t.de.groot@arch.leidenuniv.nl. Please ensure that you upload the following additional documents quoting the vacancy number:

  • Curriculum Vitae;
  • Cover letter.


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