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We are looking for a Chair in the anthropology of sustainability and livelihoods to be embedded in the institute of Cultural Anthropology and Development Sociology (CA-DS) at the Leiden University. CA- DS at Leiden University studies the everyday practices of individuals, groups, and communities worldwide, to situate them within complex global challenges. The CA-DS research program Global Vulnerabilities and Social Resilience focusses on three areas of research: Sustainability, Diversity, and Digitalization. CA-DS currently hosts the Chairs of: Anthropology, Global Sociology, Anthropology and Sociology of Africa, the Chair by Special Appointment of Material Culture, and the Emeritus Professor of Environment and Development. Also affiliated to CA-DS is the Chair of African Studies, with special attention to the Study of African Development, of the African Studies Centre of Leiden University.
See for the full job description: https://www.universiteitleiden.nl/vacatures/2019/q2/19-190-chair-in-the-anthropology-of-sustainability-and-livelihoods
An appointment in accordance with the Collective Labour Agreement for Dutch Universities for an initial duration of five years subject to tenure on condition of good performance.
The salary will range from a minimum of € 5,441 to a maximum of € 7,921 gross per month for a full-time appointment. The exact salary will depend on experience. In addition, Leiden University offers an attractive package of benefits including an end-of-year bonus (8.3%), a holiday allowance (8%), excellent training opportunities, sabbatical leave and paid parental leave. Our individual choices model gives you some freedom to assemble your own set of terms and conditions. For more information please see https://www.universiteitleiden.nl/en/working-at/job-application-procedure-and-employment-conditions.
Leiden University attaches great importance to the quality of its teaching. It therefore requires all academic staff with teaching duties to possess the University Teaching Qualification or be prepared to earn this within two years.
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.
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