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Are you exceptionally interested in social science and specifically in the discipline of sociology? Is it your ambition to become an excellent teacher and researcher at a leading university? Are you willing to be part of our departmental community and to play an active role in the organization of teaching and research? Do you have a strong profile in either i) migration sociology, ii) urban sociology, iii) welfare state sociology, iv) digital sociology, v) the sociology of climate/sustainability, or vi) work/labour sociology, or a combination of these specialisations? The Department of Sociology has an opening for two Assistant professors of Sociology, in these fields of specialisation only.
What are you going to do?
You will be actively contributing to the department, its teaching programs, the research group (the department is organised into three research ‘programme groups’), the interdisciplinary centres, and so forth. The post will require you:
You will have:
Fixed-term contract: two years.
The employment will initially be on a temporary basis for a period of two years, with conditions for a tenured appointment agreed upon at the time of hiring. The preferred starting date is 1 September 2020. Based on a full-time appointment (38 hours per week), the gross monthly salary will range from €3,637 (start scale 11) to €5,656 (end scale 12) depending on relevant work experience and qualifications. The Collective Labour Agreement for Dutch Universities (Cao) is applicable. We additionally offer an extensive package of secondary employee benefits, including a generous holiday and year-end bonus. Because we value your continued personal development and professionalisation, we also offer excellent opportunities for ongoing study and development.
With over 5,000 employees, 30,000 students and a budget of more than 600 million euros, the University of Amsterdam (UvA) is an intellectual hub within the Netherlands. Teaching and research at the UvA are conducted within seven faculties: Humanities, Social and Behavioural Sciences, Economics and Business, Law, Science, Medicine and Dentistry. Housed on four city campuses in or near the heart of Amsterdam, where disciplines come together and interact, the faculties have close links with thousands of researchers and hundreds of institutions at home and abroad.
The UvA’s students and employees are independent thinkers, competent rebels who dare to question dogmas and aren’t satisfied with easy answers and standard solutions. To work at the UvA is to work in an independent, creative, innovative and international climate characterised by an open atmosphere and a genuine engagement with the city of Amsterdam and society.
University of Amsterdam (UvA)
Nieuwe Achtergracht 127, 1018 WS, Amsterdam
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