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The primary role of the tutor is to provide assistance to the course lecturers in the minor programme Global Affairs. For more information on the individual …

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Turfmarkt, Den Haag, Zuid-Holland
Tijdelijk contract / Tijdelijke opdracht
Uren per week:
38 uur
€ 2588 - € 4084 per maand


The primary role of the tutor is to provide assistance to the course lecturers in the minor programme Global Affairs. For more information on the individual courses, see https://studiegids.leidenuniv.nl/en/studies/show/5765/global-affairs#tab2. This English minor is built on two pillar: International Security and International Political Economy. It aims at students from Public Administration, Political Science, Law and International Studies. However, all students are welcome. The minor consists of 6 courses of 5 ECTS each and takes place during the first semester. The semester is divided into two blocks of eight weeks each. In every block, three courses are taught. A 15 ECTS variant is also available.

A tutors in the minor Global Affairs will have several tasks:

  • A tutor has a primary role in the assessment of students, and provides feedback to students;
  • A tutor monitors and enhances the students’ progress;
  • A tutor attends all lectures of the courses that are scheduled in conjunction;
  • A tutor participates in the meetings with the minor programme coordinator;
  • A tutor is required to attend and participate in all mandatory tutor trainings and meetings.


  • Have a master’s degree in one of the core disciplines of the programme (Public Administration, Political Science, Law or International Studies);
  • Have basic knowledge of the subjects of all of the courses he tutors and, depending on his/her background, be more expert in some courses;
  • Have affinity with interdisciplinary and innovative teaching methods;
  • Demonstrate a high proficiency in English;
  • Display a passion for their subject area(s), exhibit didactic and guiding skills and be highly motivated to contribute to the development of students;
  • Be a team player, be flexible, stress resistant and must show initiative.


The starting date is 1 September 2018. The successful candidate will be part of an ambitious and dynamic team. He or she will preferably work fulltime and will be initially be appointed for six months with the possibility of renewal based on need, funding and performance. Salary range from €2,588 to €4,084 gross per month (pay scale 10 in accordance with the Collective Labor 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. 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.

Additional information

For further information please contact Dr Ernst Dijxhoorn, email e.e.a.dijxhoorn@fgga.leidenuniv.nl.

To apply for this vacancy, please send no later than 16 July 2018 an email to our Personnel Department via PenOvacatures@fgga.leidenuniv.nl. Please ensure that you upload the following additional documents in PDF format, quoting the vacancy number:

  • A motivation letter;
  • CV including a list of publications;
  • The names and addresses of three potential referees.