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The Van Vollenhoven Institute for Law, Governance and Society (VVI) of Leiden University has a vacancy for an Assistant Professor Van Vollenhoven Institute.
Initial period of employment in this position is for one year, with the intention of renewal conditional on funding and performance.
Salary range from €3,475 to €4,757 gross per month on a full-time basis (pay scale 11 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 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. 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
For information and inquiries regarding this position, please contact Mr. Dennis Janssen, email email@example.com.
More vacancies and information via https://www.universiteitleiden.nl/en/vacancies.
To apply for this vacancy, please submit online your application in English no later than 8 February 2018 via the blue button of our application system, including:
Interviews for this position will be held in the week of 26 February 2018.
Enquiries from agencies are not appreciated.
Leiden is a typical university city, hosting the oldest university in the Netherlands (1575). The University permeates the local surroundings; University premises are scattered throughout the city, and the students who live and study in Leiden give the city its relaxed yet vibrant atmosphere.
Leiden University is one of Europe's foremost research universities. This prominent position gives our graduates a leading edge in applying for academic posts and for functions outside academia. More at https://www.universiteitleiden.nl/en/working-at.Leiden Law School
With over 5,000 students and 450 members of staff, Leiden Law School is one of the largest faculties in the Netherlands. Yet, in all its diversity, it is still known for its ability to provide education on a small scale. The Faculty focuses on multi-faceted high-level teaching and research, both nationally and internationally. It does so by working with talented people and stimulating and supporting them in their professional and personal ambitions. The Faculty is housed in the beautifully restored Kamerlingh Onnes Building on the Steenschuur in Leiden. Working for the Leiden Law School means working in an inspiring scientific environment. For more information, see www.law.leidenuniv.nl.
The Van Vollenhoven Institute for Law, Governance and Society (VVI) is part of the Leiden Law School. The VVI seeks to advance knowledge of the formation and functioning of legal systems in their social contexts, the impact of these systems on society and vice versa, their effectiveness in governance, and their contribution to development.
The Institute adopts a socio-legal and global approach, doing research on law in the books and law in action in Asia (notably Indonesia, China), Africa, the Middle East, and Europe. VVI staff teaches several socio-legal thematic and regional courses for both Dutch and foreign exchange students. In addition, VVI provides PhD supervision, advisory services and training courses to policy makers and practitioners.
The VVI is preparing a unique, one-year, English-taught Master programme that focuses on the social/scientific study of law and society. The development of this meta-legal Master (expected starting date is 1 September 2020) is a response to the growing societal demand for an empirical approach to law. The programme specifically focuses on the interaction between “law in the books” and “law in action”. Due to the increased complexity of the world we are living in, an interdisciplinary perspective is frequently needed to understand and address societal problems. Nowadays, university graduates are expected to approach complex societal issues from different perspectives and to connect these perspectives when trying to resolve them. The L&S Master is unique in its broad geographical scope (Global North and Global South) and its anthropological/-sociological approach which keeps the study of the law in a central position. Information about the Van Vollenhoven Institute can be found at www.vvi.leidenuniv.nl.