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The Faculty of Humanities at Utrecht University has a position for an Assistant Professor in Political History in the programme in Philosophy, Politics and Economics. Are you interested? Then please read the full profile and ...
Utrecht University will offer a new undergraduate (Bachelor) programme in Philosophy, Politics and Economics (PPE) as from September 2018. The programme will be selective, admitting 75 students per year and providing an intensive, small-scale and interdisciplinary training in the study of political and economic institutions, from the point of view of four disciplines: philosophy, history, politics and economics. To support the programme, we are searching for four Assistant Professors:
As a new assistant professor you will be appointed at one of the four departments participating in the PPE programme: the Utrecht School of Economics, the Utrecht School of Governance, the Department of History and Art History, and the Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies. Each assistant professor will be involved in high-quality teaching and supervision tasks within the PPE undergraduate programme and to a more limited extent also in the regular programmes offered by the four departments attached to PPE. Research activities will take place within the department of which you'll be a member.
You are invited to apply to one of the four positions. You should both fulfil the general requirements and fit into one of the four specialized profiles. Assistant Professor in Economics, Assistant Professor in Politics & Governance, Assistant Professor in Philosophy
You, as a successful candidate, will have:
Requirements for the position Assistant Professor in Political History
You will have
In selecting candidates, the committee will seek to achieve a balanced composition of the PPE team, with respect to disciplinary backgrounds, gender and ethnic and cultural diversity. Successful candidates are team players.
Utrecht University has a teaching qualification system for university lecturers, and candidates are required to obtain the Basic Teaching Qualification (BKO) within two years if they are not already in possession of one.
You are expected to be versatile in both Dutch and English. Non-Dutch candidates will need to master the Dutch language on an academic level within two years.
The initial full-time appointment, at least from March 1, will be on a temporary basis for a period of one year. Subject to satisfactory performance, this will be followed by a permanent appointment.
The starting salary depends on qualifications and experience and ranges from € 3,475 to € 4,757 (consistent with scale 11 of the Collective Employment Agreement for Dutch Universities) gross per month for a full-time employment. Salaries are supplemented with a holiday bonus of 8 % and a year-end bonus of 8.3 % per year. A favorable tax regime may apply for foreign applicants. In addition, Utrecht University offers excellent secondary conditions, including attractive retirement scheme and (partly paid) parental leave. You'll find more information about Working at Utrecht University here.
Candidates will be offered a position that initially includes 60% teaching and 40% research responsibilities. This is for two years (in case a permanent appointment is offered). Continuation of this 60/40 division after two years depends on a performance assessment and the financial situation of the Faculty of Humanities, as for all other staff members.
Would you like further information about this position? Then please contact Gerarda Westerhuis via firstname.lastname@example.org
A better future for everyone. This ambition motivates our scientists in their leading research and inspiring teaching. At Utrecht University colleagues from various disciplines collaborate intensively on major societal themes. Our focus is on Dynamics of Youth, Institutions for Open Societies, Life Sciences and Sustainability.
The Faculty of Humanities has around 6,000 students and 900 staff members. It comprises four knowledge domains: Philosophy and Religious Studies, History and Art History, Media and Culture Studies, and Languages, Literature and Communication. With its research and teaching in these fields, the faculty aims to contribute to a better understanding of the Netherlands and Europe in a rapidly changing social and cultural context. Enthusiastic and committed faculty members and excellent amenities in the historical city center of Utrecht, where the faculty is housed, contribute to an inspiring working environment.