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Leiden University has one of the strongest research positions on natural capital in Europe. Initially this position was mainly developed in natural science research. In 2018, the university decided to expand, consolidate and strengthen this position by financing a new 4-year transdisciplinary research program, Livable Planet. The chair in Governance of Sustainability will participate in this program, extending the existing collaboration of the institute with others within Leiden University. Especially the collaboration with the Faculty of Science (environmental sciences), the Faculty of Social Sciences and the Faculty of Archeology need to be mentioned.
The appointment will be for 4 years. After a positive evaluation in the 4th year, there will be a prospect of a permanent contract. Appointment will be in accordance with the Collective Labor Agreement for Dutch Universities. Depending on education and experience, the maximum salary gross per month is € 8.127,- (pay scale H2; full time appointment).
Besides Leiden University has good labour conditions, such as an attractive benefits package with additional holiday (8%) and end-of-year bonuses (8.3%), training and career development, paid parental leave and sabbatical leave, and the possibility to assemble your own set of terms and conditions with our individual choices model. All information can be found here: http://www.werkenbij.leidenuniv.nl.
Leiden University is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from members who are at present underrepresented in its organization.
Fixed-term contract: Initially 4 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.
The Institute of Public Administration is one of the largest and oldest institutes of academic research and teaching in the field of public administration in the Netherlands and is located in The Hague. The institute combines a solid international academic reputation with a central positioning among the international, national, regional and local governance institutions of The Hague. It employs around 80 people and provides education to 1200 students. It is part of the Faculty Governance and Global Affairs (FGGA), one of the seven faculties of Leiden University. Besides Public Administration the faculty consists of two other institutes and four centers of expertise. More information about the faculty may be found at: https://www.universiteitleiden.nl/governance-and-global-affairs
The institute has an international profile and gets high peer reviewed ratings, both for its research and education. It offers a Dutch Bachelor of Public Administration, a Dutch Master Management of the Public Sector and an English Master Public Administration. All three have several specializations. Based on the strong academic disciplinary approach, the institute collaborates with other institutes and faculties of Leiden University on interdisciplinary research and education programs.
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