Assistant Professor of Political Science (tenure track)

Assistant Professor of Political Science (tenure track)

Published Deadline Location
21 Jun 1 Sep Nijmegen

Job description

The chair group of Political Science at the Nijmegen School of Management (Radboud University) is looking for a new Assistant Professor of Comparative Politics (tenure track) to help further expand our research profile in comparative politics. You will contribute to the continuous high quality of education in the Bachelor’s and Master’s programmes in political science, in particular in the field of comparative political science, and you should have teaching experience in comparative politics and quantitative and qualitative research methods.

Together with the Chair and colleagues in comparative politics, you will also contribute to the development of a new research institute for the study of democracy and representative government. Further, you will participate in applications for external research funding as well as develop your own research projects.

Experience with dissemination of research results through contacts with practitioners, policy makers and/or media is appreciated.

This is a tenure-track position, convertible into a tenured position depending on the evaluation of your performance after three years.

Specifications

Radboud University

Requirements

  • a PhD degree in Political Science or a related field;
  • high-quality research output, evidenced by a publication record in internationally recognised high-quality journals;
  • the ambition and/or demonstrated ability to attract research funding;
  • ample teaching experience, proven effective teaching skills, the capacity to develop and implement innovative teaching methods, and proven ability to supervise the development and implementation of academic study programmes. A Dutch university teaching qualification (BKO or UKO) or equivalent would be an advantage. Experience with teaching courses in comparative politics including qualitative and quantitative methods of political research is desirable;
  • proven ability to inspire and supervise young scholars (MA students and PhD candidates);
  • proven ability to cooperate in a team environment;
  • international experience and network;
  • excellent English language skills and a willingness to learn Dutch (if applicable).

Conditions of employment

  • employment: 0.8 - 1.0 FTE
  • a maximum gross monthly salary of € 4,978 based on a 38-hour working week (salary scale 11)
  • in addition to the salary: an 8% holiday allowance and an 8.3% end-of-year bonus
  • term of contract: tenure-track, four years
  • University job profile: Assistant Professor, Level 2
  • Radboud University offers a dynamic position in an attractive work environment and has excellent conditions of employment, including an attractive retirement scheme and (partly paid) maternity leave
  • under special circumstances, applicants from abroad moving to the Netherlands may qualify for a special tax relief, by which 30% of their salary is tax free
  • you will be able to make use of our Dual Career Service where our Dual Career Officer will assist with family related support, such as child care, and help your partner prepare for the local labour market and with finding an occupation

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Employer

Strategically located in Europe, Radboud University is one of the leading academic communities in the Netherlands. A place with a personal touch, where top-flight education and research take place on a beautiful green campus in modern buildings with state-of-art facilities.

Department

Nijmegen School of Management
The Nijmegen School of Management (NSM) is an academic centre of research and higher education at Radboud University, focusing on institutional and managerial issues concerning complex organisations in both the public and private domains. It covers seven disciplines: Business Administration, Public Administration, Political Science, Economics and Business Economics, Social and Political Sciences of the Environment, Human Geography, and Spatial Planning. The NSM strives for a multidisciplinary approach whenever possible. The NSM employs 265 FTEs, 75% of whom are academics. The NSM currently has approximately 4,500 students.
 
The Chair Group of Political Science comprises five chairs: Empirical Political Science, Political Theory, International Relations, Contesting Europeanisation, and Comparative Politics. The chair group offers a Bachelor’s programme in political science and six Master’s tracks, each leading a Master’s degree in political science. The educational programme is characterised by small-scale teaching and provides a stimulating learning environment with an emphasis on the development of academic skills. Research activities fall under the responsibility of the interdisciplinary Institute for Management Research (IMR). Under the motto ‘Creating knowledge for society’, IMR focuses on academic research into the development, design and effectiveness of the public and private structures that regulate, govern or manage human interactions.
 
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Additional information

Prof. dr. C. van Ham, Professor of Empirical Political Science
c.vanham@unsw.edu.au


c.vanham@fm.ru.nl

No commercial propositions please.

Specifications

  • Professors, associate professors, assistant professors and lecturers
  • Economics
  • 30.4—38 hours per week
  • max. €4978 per month
  • University Graduate
  • 27.25.19

Employer

Location

Comeniuslaan 4, 6525 HP, Nijmegen

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Application procedure

The first round of interviews will take place in mid-September.

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Application procedure

Application procedure

The first round of interviews will take place in mid-September.

Make sure to apply no later than 1 Sep 2019 23:59 (Europe/Amsterdam).