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For the Netherlands Interdisciplinary Demographic Institute (NIDI-KNAW), the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW) is looking for an internationally recognised and authoritative scientist from the broad field of demography with a wide-ranging vision of science, an excellent network and good management qualities.
The appointment is for a period of five years with effect from 1 November 2020, with the intention of reappointment for a second and final term of five years. Depending on education and work experience, the person appointed will be remunerated at scale 18 (of the Collective Labour Agreement for Dutch Universities), including 8% holiday allowance and a year-end bonus of 8.3% of the annual salary. The Academy has a comprehensive package of fringe benefits. Female candidates are emphatically invited to apply. In the event of a number of applicants being equally suitable, the Academy – given its aim to achieve diversity – will give preference to a female candidate.
The NIDI of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW) conducts leading, high-quality scientific research into population issues, thereby contributing to solving societal challenges. The research is internationally-oriented and focuses on the following four themes: Families & Generations; Migration & Migrants; Work & Retirement; Ageing & Longevity. Characteristic of NIDI's research is an interdisciplinary approach.
The NIDI is inspired by the interaction between demographic and social issues and translates and disseminates the results of research for users in science, policy and society. At national level, NIDI strives for a connecting and stimulating role and an authoritative voice in the scientific debate and social discussions in the field of population issues. At international level, NIDI positions itself as a centre of excellence in the context of the ongoing globalisation of society.
The NIDI was founded in 1970 and in 2003 became part of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW). Since 2014, it has also been affiliated with the University of Groningen (RUG). NIDI employs more than 50 staff, including researchers, postdocs, PhD candidates and guest researchers. The institute has a horizontal structure. Policy is prepared in the Management Team, which includes four theme leaders and the head of the Support Department.
Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW)
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