About the institute
The Institute of Education and Child Studies provides education for over 1500 students across various programs: Bachelor's, Academic Teacher Training Program (ACPA), Pre-Master's, and three Master's programs. The institute's staff believes in the power of collaboration. The academic staff provides education on and conducts research into how children and young people are raised, educated, and supported. They also investigate how differences in upbringing, education, and other forms of guidance impact children's development. Both in its research and in its teaching the institute focuses on how evidence-informed approaches can contribute to the optimal development of children, for instance through support programs, diagnostic and intervention strategies, and teaching methods. The institute offers several programs: Bachelor's in Pedagogical Sciences, Master's in Education and Child Studies, Research Master's in Education and Child Studies, Academic Teacher Training Program (ACPA), and the Educational Master's in Primary Education. Monthly meetings are held to discuss these educational and research themes. Additionally, there are regular informal gatherings that allow you to get to know your colleagues in a different way. Examples of these are pub quizzes, bake-offs, and table soccer matches. The Faculty of Social Sciences
The Faculty of Social Sciences comprises five institutes: Center for the Study of Science and Technology, Cultural Anthropology and Development Sociology, Education and Child Studies, Political Science, and Psychology. The faculty has approximately 7,000 students and 1,000 staff members. The Faculty of Social Sciences combines high-quality research with excellent education and a multidisciplinary approach. Visit the faculty's website for more information.
Information about the Institute of Education and Child Studies can be found at: https://www.universiteitleiden.nl/en/social-behavioural-sciences/education-and-child-studiesWhat we offer
A temporary employment contract for 12 months ( 0,8 fte is guaranteed, an additional 0,2 fte is subject to financing) in accordance with the Dutch Universities' Collective Labour Agreement (CAO UNL). With positive performance, the appointment will be extended by an additional 24 months. The salary ranges from a minimum of Euro 4.332,00 to a maximum of Euro 5.929,00 gross per month (scale 11) depending on qualifications and relevant work experience, based on a full-time workweek (38 hours).
Additionally, Leiden University offers excellent employment conditions. These include an annual year-end bonus (8.3%), holiday allowance (8%), excellent training facilities, paid parental leave, sabbatical leave, and the option to customize employment conditions through a benefits-choice model. All information can be found at: https://www.universiteitleiden.nl/en/working-at
. The Faculty of Social Sciences is located within walking distance of Leiden Central Station. If you come by car, you can park it at a discounted rate next to the faculty building.