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Vacancy: student member for the Institute board of Cultural Anthropology and Development Sociology

26 April 2023

As of 1 September, the Institute board of Cultural Anthropology and Development Sociology is looking for a new student member for an average of 6 hours a week.

Would you like to be involved in the governance of the institute and would you like to advise the scientific director, the director of Research and especially the Director of education about the international Bachelor and Master programs? Would you like to represent the student perspective during board meetings? Can you easily form a link between the institute and fellow students in the different years? And are you willing, together with other active students at faculty level, to think about how the entire faculty can be improved?

Apply now!


• Attending two weekly meetings with the Institute Board

• Attending meetings with the Institute Council (three times a year);

• Organize and implement the Programme Committee (PC) student elections;

• Maintaining contact with the student members of the (PC)Itiwana and WDO, in order to know what is going and to discuss this during the institute board meetings.

• Take place in the hiring committees for new lecturers

• Take place  in faculty wide meetings with other student members of the board from other institutes (in Dutch: Studenten Opleidingsbesturen Overleg: SOBO)


Are you interested? Please send your motivation letter and CV no later than 21 May 2023 to Ilse Prins (i.m.prins@fsw.leidenuniv.nl).

Note for international students

Most policy documents that need to be discussed during board meetings are written in Dutch, if you don’t have a good comment of the Dutch Language, be prepared to use Google translate a lot.

Furthermore please note,  the student member will be paid through Job motion for which a Dutch Health Insurance is necessary. Please read this document carefully before applying.


If you have any questions  about the content of the job please contact our current student member, Thirza: t.s.van.t.rood@fsw.leidenuniv.nl@fsw.leidenuniv.nl

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