You are a dynamic and ambitious researcher with a strong research profile, demonstrable by international publications and an international academic network. Your publications show expertise in cutting-edge, interdisciplinary research in European comparative and international political economy.
Your research addresses questions in one of the following broad areas: global justice, inequality and insecurity, decoloniality, or climate change and sustainability
. You have an excellent command of relevant research methods
in the humanities and social sciences. You bring an interdisciplinary approach
to studying the European political economy, in which you draw on insights from international or comparative political economy, historical political economy, economic sociology, economic anthropology, or economic history, for instance.
Your research has a clear transnational perspective. We particularly welcome applications from candidates who have a geographical research focus on Europe in combination with other areas of the world, such as sub-Saharan Africa, the MENA region, or Latin America.
Your research connects to the profile of the Amsterdam School for Regional, Transnational and European Studies (ARTES) as well as to the University Research Priority Area Decolonial Futures
and UvA's strategic focus themes Responsible Digital Transformation, Fair and Resilient Societies, and Sustainable Prosperity
You are able to develop and teach modules on European economics and European political economy in the interdisciplinary BA and MA programmes in European Studies, and in particular the BA Major European Economics. You show flexibility in teaching topics beyond your own research focus, a willingness to work in interdisciplinary teams of teachers and the ability to offer inspiring lectures and tutorials in the BA, MA and minor programmes that aspire to an international community of students.
We are committed to a culturally and intellectually diverse academic community and are especially interested in candidates who can contribute, through their research, teaching and/or service, to this mission. We particularly encourage scholars from underrepresented groups to apply.Your experience and profile:
- you hold a PhD in a relevant field, for instance in political science, economics, history, sociology, anthropology or science and technology studies with a research focus on European comparative and international political economy;
- you have excellent command of relevant research methods and are willing to learn new methods;
- you maintain an international academic network;
- you are an active and ambitious researcher with a strong publication record;
- you have the demonstrable ability and ambition to obtain external research grants;
- you have broad and relevant teaching experience in European political economy at BA and MA level, including familiarity with teaching introductory courses in European economics, and an interest in teaching in interdisciplinary programmes such as European Studies;
- you have a strong command of both Dutch and English. If you are not a native Dutch speaker, an active and passive command of Dutch must be acquired within two years of the employment contract (the state examination for Dutch as a Second Language programme II must be passed);
- you are capable of interdisciplinary co-operation in teaching, research, and are willing to take on administrative tasks;
- you have excellent organisational experience and skills;
- you acquired the Dutch Basic Teaching Qualification or are willing to acquire this within the first two years of the employment contract.