Tenure track or senior researcher position to guide and innovate video-based research.

Tenure track or senior researcher position to guide and innovate video-based research.

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29 Jul 1 Sep Amsterdam
Do you want to guide and innovate our video-based research?

Job description

Tasks
As a talented tenure track (TT) researcher or senior researcher, you advance the current research line by innovating the theory, methodology and themes of study and collaborating with the team about future directions for the research group. You take a leading role in the research group and at the institute and inspire and supervise PhD candidates and postdocs.
You do empirical research with rigorous research designs in close collaboration with other researchers and societal partners. You take a leading role in delivering high-quality scholarly publications. You initiate grant applications and maintain collaborations within the institute and beyond. Further, the position involves actively engaging in societal outreach activities and communicating with media and stakeholders.

Specifications

Netherlands Institute for the Study of Crime and Law Enforcement (NSCR)

Requirements

We are looking for someone who has:

  • Obtained a doctoral degree and has a strong international publication record in criminology, sociology, or other related social sciences.
  • Experience in video analysis and behavioral coding.
  • Inspire others with engagement and enthusiasm for rigorous research.
  • Strong statistical skillset and advanced user of Stata, R, or equivalent.
  • Experience working with qualitatively trained researchers.
  • Experiences with mixed-method approaches.
  • Great command of English, both spoken and written. Dutch fluency or willingness to learn Dutch is an advantage, given our close collaboration with societal partners.
  • Experience in supervising young scholars and their research.
  • Strong communicative skills, both scholarly and with respect to societal outreach.
  • Affinity and experience with open science research principles.

Conditions of employment

Fixed-term contract: 3 years.

We offer:

  •  work place at a world-leading research institute that values a healthy work-life balance and a safe and inclusive working environment.
  • Starting in a TT position the initial appointment is for a period of three years for 32 hours per week. Based on performance indicators agreed at the start of the appointment, after a positive evaluation, you will be awarded a permanent, tenured employment in the position of senior researcher. 
  • The salary for the TT position is depending on experience, which is at least € 3,984 up to a maximum of € 6,230 per month based on a full-time appointment (scale 11/12 of the collective labour agreement Research Institutions).
  • Starting as senior researcher a prospect of a permanent contract for 32 hours after one year of successful functioning.
  • The salary as senior researcher is depending on experience, which is at least € 5,546 up to a maximum of € 7,418 per month based on a full-time appointment (scale 13/14 of the collective labour agreement Research Institutions).
  • An end-of-year bonus of 8.33%, holiday allowance of 8%, good pension, and 6 weeks of yearly holiday leave. Click here for more information about our employment conditions.

Employer

The Netherlands Institute for the Study of Crime and Law Enforcement (NSCR)

The Netherlands Institute for the Study of Crime and Law Enforcement (NSCR) has one of the world’s leading research groups using video-based methods to study crime, violence, and conflicts in public spaces. Examples of current research topics are: bystander behavior in interpersonal conflicts, police use of force, the physical expression of victim distress, and compliance with interventions to foster a safe and inclusive public space.

Within this research group, we embrace team-based research, encourage open science principles, and promote individual initiative and input from group members who differ in seniority, scientific approach, and perspective. As our group is growing in numbers and the research field is expanding, we are looking for a tenure track or senior researcher to guide and innovate video-based research.

Additional information

The NSCR strives to achieve a diverse workforce to develop talent and creativity by bringing together different perspectives. For more information about this position, you can contact Prof. dr.  Beate Volker via BVolker@nscr.nl and Prof. dr. Marie Rosenkrantz Lindegaard from August 15 via MRLindegaard@nscr.nl.

Information about the recruitment procedure and secondary employment conditions can be requested from HR advisor Manon Quik from August 22 via MQuik@nscr.nl.

Applicants should send a motivation letter, a research statement, and resume before 1 September 2022.

Specifications

  • Research, development, innovation; PhD; Postdoc
  • Behaviour and society
  • max. 32 hours per week
  • €3984—€7418 per month
  • Doctorate
  • NSCR-SP7

Employer

Netherlands Institute for the Study of Crime and Law Enforcement (NSCR)

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De Boelelaan 1077, 1082 SB, Amsterdam

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Application procedure

Applicants should send a motivation letter, a research statement, and resume before 1 September 2022.

Application procedure

Application procedure

Applicants should send a motivation letter, a research statement, and resume before 1 September 2022.

Make sure to apply no later than 1 Sep 2022 23:59 (Europe/Amsterdam).