What will you be doing?
We are looking for a talented and passionate Mid-Career Researcher in the field of Environmental Humanities, with a particular focus on, and proven track record in, applying transoceanic perspectives. The researcher will be able and keen to contribute to and strengthen the KITLV’s overall research portfolios and agendas through publishing, organizing events, and applying for a multi-year research grant.
The Mid-Career Researcher will develop her/his own research in line with one or more of the KITLV research clusters:
What do we offer?
- State, Violence and Citizenship;
- Mobility and Belonging;
- Climate Governance.
The KITLV strives for developing inter/transdisciplinary research approaches to identify blind spots, develop critical theory, and bridge the current knowledge gaps in Environmental and Humanities research through connecting different geographies and research networks including with civil society organizations, artists networks, and national and regional think tanks. Placing past and present-day thematic challenges, such as migration, climate and environmental governance, reparations, within the wider context of asymmetrical power relations and decolonization debates, we seek to develop transdisciplinary and transboundary research networks in the Indian Ocean and wider trans-Atlantic Worlds.
Contigent on successful application for (a) multi-year grant(s), this position will become tenured. Criteria will be specified. Where is your workplace?
KITLV is located at Reuvensplaats 2 in Leiden. We are within walking distance of the Central station. It is possible to work from home (up to 50% of your contractual hours), though we like to stimulate academic exchanges in person. Who can you contact for more information?
For questions about the vacancy, please contact Dr. David Kloos at kloos[at]kitlv.nl.