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The KITLV has an opening for a Postdoctoral position - political economy of Indonesia (m/f) for 30.4 hours per week.
Specifications - (explanation)
|Location||Leiden - Zuid Holland|
|Function types||Postdoc positions|
|Scientific fields||Behaviour and Society|
|Hours||30.4 hours per week|
|Salary||€ 3831 - € 4462|
|About employer||Royal Netherlands Academy for Arts and Sciences (KNAW)|
The primary task is to conduct research on the political economy of Indonesia. The researcher will have a broad interest in one of the ‘new’ historical, sociological, or economic institutionalisms.
A secondary task is to organize a closing conference and resulting publication(s) for the SPIN social science and economics cluster early in 2016.
- PhD in social science and/ or economy of Southeast Asia;
- Fluency in Indonesian;
- A research and publication record examining the political economy of Indonesia through one of the ‘new’ institutionalisms;
- Experience in organizing academic workshops/conferences.
Conditions of employment
The appointment will be for 30,4 hrs per week (0.8 fte) and initially for a period of 1 year with possibility of extension for an additional 1.5 to 2 years. The salary will depend on training and work experience and will be in scale 10 (max € 3,831 gross per month on a full time basis) or scale 11 (max € 4,462 gross per month on a full time basis ) under the Collective Agreement for Dutch Universities (CAO-Nederlandse Universiteiten); 8% holiday payment and a 8,3% year-end bonus apply. We offer an extensive package of fringe benefits. Adequate funding for field research in Indonesia is available.
Contract type: Temporary, Initially for a period of 1 year with possibility of extension for an additional 1.5 to 2 years.
The position is located at the Royal Netherlands Institute of Southeast Asian and Caribbean Studies (KITLV), in Leiden, the Netherlands (www.kitlv.nl). KITLV coordinates the SPIN research cluster ‘Governance, Markets and Citizenship’. KITLV is an institute of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW), and is affiliated with the area studies community at Leiden University. Leiden is a pleasant, historical town not far from Amsterdam and The Hague.
This 2.5 to 3-year, 0.8 equivalent position is located within a cluster of three social science and economics research programs concerned with contemporary developments in Indonesia under the Scientific Program Indonesia-Netherlands (SPIN – https://www.knaw.nl/en/internationaal/samenwerking-indonesie ). The three programs share an interest in governance, markets, and citizenship. They are:
- Social and economic effects of partnering for sustainable change in agricultural commodity chains;
- Local and regional dimensions in Indonesia’s social and economic development;
- From clients to citizens? Emerging citizenship in democratizing Indonesia.