Assistant Professor in Cognitive Psychology or Cognitive Neuroscience

Assistant Professor in Cognitive Psychology or Cognitive Neuroscience

Published Deadline Location
11 Apr 30 Apr Leiden

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Job description

  • Conducting independent research in your field (40%);
  • Teaching suitable BSc and MSc courses and supervising BSc and MSc research projects (60%);
  • Contributing to organizational activities of the institute.

Specifications

Leiden University

Requirements

  • We seek candidates who have demonstrated excellence in teaching abilities, and have experience with various types of teaching and supervision of students at different stages of their education;
  • Candidates should have a strong research record, evident from (among others) a completed PhD thesis and peer-reviewed (international) publications on topics in cognitive psychology or related fields;
  • Valued research experience: modeling skills; programming; neuroimaging (fMRI and/or EEG); valorization of research; collaboration with industrial / non-academic parties;
  • Proficiency in the Dutch language is not essential but candidates are expected to acquire a good command of the Dutch language within the first year.

Conditions of employment

We offer a four-year term position. Salary range from €3637,- to €5656,- gross per month (pay scale 11 or 12, in accordance with the Collective Labour Agreement for Dutch Universities).

Leiden University offers an attractive benefits package with additional holiday (8%) and end-of-year bonuses(8.3 %), training and career development. Our individual choices model gives you some freedom to assemble your own set of terms and conditions. For international spouses we have set up a dual career programme. Candidates from outside the Netherlands may be eligible for a substantial tax break. More at https://www.universiteitleiden.nl/en/working-at/job-application-procedure-and-employment-conditions.

Leiden University requires teaching staff to obtain the University Teaching Qualification (UTQ). If the successful applicant does not already possess this qualification or its equivalent, he/she must be willing to obtain this Qualification within two years.

Employer

Universiteit Leiden

Leiden is a typical university city, hosting the oldest university in the Netherlands (1575). The University permeates the local surroundings; University premises are scattered throughout the city, and the students who live and study in Leiden give the city its relaxed yet vibrant atmosphere.

Leiden University is one of Europe's foremost research universities. This prominent position gives our graduates a leading edge in applying for academic posts and for functions outside academia. More at https://www.universiteitleiden.nl/en/working-at.

https://www.universiteitleiden.nl/werken-bij

Department

Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences

The Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences comprises four institutes: Education and Child Studies, Political Science, Psychology and Cultural Anthropology & Development Sociology. The Faculty also includes the Centre for Science and Technology Studies. The Faculty is home to 5,000 students and 600 members of staff. Our teaching and research programmes cover diverse topics varying from adoption to political behaviour. For more information, see www.universiteitleiden.nl/en/social-behavioural-sciences.

For research at our institute LIBC we offer an exciting research environment including EEG, fMRI, eye tracking, virtual reality, and brain stimulation. For more information see: https://www.universiteitleiden.nl/en/social-behavioural-sciences/psychology/cognitive-psychology and www.libc-leiden.nl/.

https://www.universiteitleiden.nl/en/social-behavioural-sciences

Specifications

  • Postdoc positions; Professors, associate professors, assistant professors and lecturers; Research, Development, Innovation
  • 36—40 hours per week, temporary
  • €3637—€5656 per month
  • Doctorate
  • 19-178

Employer

Location

Wassenaarseweg 52, 2333 AK, Leiden

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