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Full Professor of Empirical Political Science

The Department of Public Administration & Political Science at the Nijmegen School of Management (NSM) has an opening for a Full Professor of Empirical …

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Comeniuslaan, Nijmegen, Gelderland
Tijdelijk contract / Tijdelijke opdracht
Uren per week:
38 uur
€ 7766 - € 7766 per maand


The Department of Public Administration & Political Science at the Nijmegen School of Management (NSM) has an opening for a Full Professor of Empirical Political Science. As the selected candidate you are expected to play a leading role in continuing and expanding our top-quality teaching and research and provide academic leadership in an interdisciplinary academic environment. Your expertise is recognized in the field of empirical political science. More specifically, you display a successful track record in the fields of political institutions and/or political behaviour within and outside Europe.

You will play a crucial role in the future development of the top-rated Bachelor’s and Master’s Programmes in Political Science at NSM, particularly in the domain of representative government and (quantitative and qualitative) political science research methods. You are expected to demonstrate a solid commitment to maintaining the highest possible quality in teaching.

As the Department seeks to develop further as an internationally renowned team of researchers, you will develop a long-term vision and associated strategy to promote the realization of this ambition. You are expected to develop, together with the researchers within Comparative Politics, a centre of expertise in representative government. You have an excellent track record in securing research funding and have successfully supervised postdocs and PhD candidates. You have access to a relevant (inter)national network that will bring the realization of the department’s long-term research ambitions closer.

Impact on society
NSM is committed to contributing to society through critical (but impartial) reflection, by offering new perspectives and providing sound academic knowledge. As an academic, you are expected to develop a high profile in public debates, and to establish and maintain ties with relevant stakeholders.

You will lead a group of 10-15 academic scholars.See here the full job description.


You are internationally recognized as a top-level researcher in the field of Empirical Political Science, as demonstrated by publications in top international journals and with leading academic publishers, and you have a proven track record in securing research funding. You have expert knowledge of theoretical and empirical developments in the chair’s field, especially in representative government and in qualitative and quantitative methods of political science research. You have excellent teaching skills and broad experience with a variety of teaching environments. A Dutch senior university teaching qualification (UKO) or equivalent is required. You are prepared to invest in educational innovation. Furthermore, you have demonstrated to be able to provide academic leadership. You have a clear perspective on the development of Political Science as a discipline and of the place of Political Science in Nijmegen within this development. You have command of the Dutch language or will have mastered the Dutch language within 4 years.


A maximum gross motnhly salary € 7,766 based on a 38-hour working week
the Dutch university job-ranking system (UFO): Full Professor, Level 2 (Hoogleraar, niveau 2)
Radboud University is an equal opportunity employer, committed to building and maintaining a culturally diverse intellectual community, and as such encourages applications from women and minorities.

Additional information

Prof. Dr. J.A. Verbeek, Chair of International Relations
+3124 361 29 95

Prof. Dr. M.L.J. Wissenburg, Chair Department of Public Administration and Political Science
+3124 361 18 53

www.ru.nl/nsm ; www.ru.nl/politicalscience

Radboud University