Post-doctoral researcher The Hague Program for Cyber Norms

Post-doctoral researcher The Hague Program for Cyber Norms

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18 Jun 25 Jun Den Haag

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Leiden University, the Hague Program for Cybernorms of the Institute of Security and Global Affairs of the Faculty of Governance and Global Affairs is looking for a Post-doctoral researcher The Hague Program for Cyber Norms (1,00 FTE)

Job description

The Hague Program for Cyber Norms is an interdisciplinary program for the study of law, politics and norms governing responsible state behaviour in cyberspace. In the program research goes hand in hand with active engagement with the global community of academics, policy makers and other stakeholders in the field of international cyber security.  

  • Conduct independent and collaborative research in the field of international cyber security, international law, governance and international norms regulating responsible state behaviour in cyberspace;
  • Disseminate research findings through high-ranking international blind peer review journals, books, whitepapers, conference presentations, policy reports, policy advise and (inter)national popular media;
  • Organise academic conferences and workshops in close cooperation with the senior fellow of the program and co-author policy papers on the basis of events organised by the program;
  • Represent the program at national and international events and engage in consultations with other stakeholders in the field of international cyber security and international norms. 

Specifications

Leiden University

Requirements

  • PhD in international relations, political science, (international) law, public administration or another relevant discipline;
  • Extensive knowledge of the field of international cyber security, with a solid track record of published research on this topic;
  • A record of published peer-reviewed research;
  • Multidisciplinary background, and experience with working in multi- or interdisciplinary teams;
  • Relevant experience in organizing (academic) events for smaller and larger groups.
  • Very good communication and presentation skills, and an excellent command of English;
  • A ‘can do’ mentality and a team player spirit.

Conditions of employment

The successful candidate will be part of an ambitious and dynamic team. He or she will initially be appointed for one year with the possibility of renewal, based on funding and performance,until the end of the project (31 december 2021).

Salary range from €3637 to €4978 gross per month (pay scale 11, 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 and sabbatical leave. 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.

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 Governance and Global Affairs

The Institute of Security and Global Affairs (ISGA) is a scientific institute that focuses on multidisciplinary research and education within the international scientific field of security studies. ISGA analyses and studies issues in a coherent way from their local transnational and global impact.  ISGA operates from The Hague, the third major city of the Netherlands, centre of national governance and International City of Peace, Justice and Security. See also: https://www.universiteitleiden.nl/en/governance-and-global-affairs/institute-of-security-and-global-affairs

The Hague Program for Cyber Norms is academic program that studies the law, politics and norms governing responsible state behaviour in cyber space. In addition the program organises a number of smaller and larger academic and policy relevant events in the Hague each year and engages with the relevant global networks. See our website for a more detailed impression https://www.thehaguecybernorms.nl/.

https://www.universiteitleiden.nl/en/governance-and-global-affairs

Specifications

  • Postdoc positions; Research, Development, Innovation
  • Law; Behaviour and Society
  • 36—40 hours per week
  • €3637—€4978 per month
  • Doctorate
  • 19-283

Employer

Location

Turfmarkt 99, 2511 DC, Den Haag

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