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Assistant Professor

Vacancy number
Academic staff
Internal , External
Publication date
9 May 2023
Closing date
30 May 2023 Vacancy closed

The unit Social, Economic and Organisational Psychology of the Institute of Psychology, Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences, Leiden University (the Netherlands), has a vacancy for an

Assistant Professor (Universitair Docent) (1.0 fte)

80% teaching, 20% research; working part-time is possible

Key Responsibilities
• Teach different courses at the Bachelor’s programme and the Master’s programmes of the unit (Social and Organisational Psychology; Economic and Consumer Psychology), and possibly participate in the unit’s Knowledge Centre Psychology and Economic Behaviour.
• Supervise students at different stages of the Bachelor’s and Master’s programmes (first year tutorials, Bachelor research project, Master thesis, Professional internship).
• Participate in administrative and/or service activities.
• Contribute to the research program of the unit with a focus on team science and application of insights in social, economic and organizational decision making.

Candidates should have demonstrated their teaching abilities, and have experience with various types of teaching and supervision of students at different stages of their education. We are looking for candidates with enthusiasm for teaching and interest in further developing the teaching programmes of the unit. Candidates should meet the requirements set for a Basic Teaching Qualification (BKO) or be able to meet these requirements in the near future. They should have experience with quantitative research and obtained a PhD degree.

Our faculty
The Faculty of Social Sciences consists of five institutes: Educational Sciences, Political Science, Psychology, Cultural Anthropology & Development Sociology and the Center for Science and Technology Studies. The faculty has approximately 7,000 students and 1,025 employees. Education is provided and research is conducted on a wide range of topics ranging from adoption to political behaviour. For more information see https://www.universiteitleiden.nl/sociale-sciences

The Institute of Psychology comprises six units for teaching and research: Clinical Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Developmental and Educational Psychology, Health, Medical and Neuropsychology, Methodology and Statistics, and Social, Economic and Organisational Psychology. The Institute of Psychology offers a stimulating environment that promotes collaboration within and between units. For more information, see https://www.universiteitleiden.nl/en/social-behavioural-sciences/psychology

Terms and Conditions
We offer a 12 months position, with the possibility of an extension and permanent appointment, depending on needs, proven suitability and available resources. Salary range from € 3,974.- to € 6,181.- gross per month on a full-time basis (pay scale 11 or 12), in accordance with the Collective Labour Agreement for Dutch Universities). Candidates from outside the Netherlands may be eligible for a tax break.

In addition, Leiden University has good terms of employment. For example, there is an end-of-year bonus (8.3%), holiday allowance (8%), excellent training facilities, paid parental leave, and the option to choose tailor-made employment conditions via a choice model. You can find all information about this at https://www.universiteitleiden.nl/en/working-at

Leiden University attaches great importance to the quality of its education and requires academic staff with a teaching task to be in possession of the Basic Teaching Qualification Certificate (BKO) or be prepared to obtain it within two years.

Diversity and inclusion
Promoting an inclusive community is central to the values and vision of Leiden University. Leiden University strives to become an inclusive community that enables all students and staff to feel valued, respected and to develop to their full potential. Diversity in experiences and perspectives enriches our teaching and strengthens our research. High quality education and research is inclusive.

For further information please contact Prof. dr. E. van Dijk (telephone: +31 71 527 3709; e-mail: Dijk@fsw.leidenuniv.nl)

Please submit your application no later than May 30th 2023 via the blue button in our application system. Your application letter should be accompanied by a curriculum vitae, demonstrating your teaching experience and research focus.

Acquisition in response to this advertisement is not appreciated.

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