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The Institute of Security and Global Affairs (ISGA) at Leiden University seeks to appoint a full-time PhD candidate to carry out research and teaching activities at the thematic intersection of intelligence studies and new technologies. The successful candidate will join both the Intelligence and Security research group and the Cyber Security Governance group at ISGA. They will conduct research for their PhD whilst also providing teaching assistance for our Minor programme in Intelligence Studies and our new specialization track in Intelligence and National Security for the Crisis and Security Management Master’s degree programme.
Prospective candidates need to demonstrate a clear affinity with research on intelligence, security and new technologies. The precise topical focus is left open so that candidates have the freedom to propose a research agenda that will make a substantial contribution, both academically and societally. We would therefore like to invite you to submit a short proposal for a PhD project (see details below) on the impact of new technologies upon intelligence work. The quality, originality and viability of the proposals received will be a major factor in the selection committee’s decision of who to appoint. The following points should be reflected in the research proposal as part of the application dossier:
The PhD candidate will be supervised by Professor Dennis Broeders (Professor of Global Security and Technology) in cooperation with Dr. Simon Willmetts (Assistant Professor in Intelligence and Security).
We offer a PhD position for 4 years (1.0 FTE, 38 hrs per week), leading to the successful completion of a PhD thesis. Initially you will receive a one-year contract, with extension for the following 3 years on condition of a positive evaluation of progress and skills development. The gross monthly salary is set on € 2.325,- in the first year, increasing to € 3.061,- gross per month in the final year (pay scale P in accordance with the Collective Labour Agreement of the 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. Candidates from outside the Netherlands may be eligible for a substantial tax break. For more information, see the website Application process and working conditions.
All our PhD students are embedded in the Graduate School of Governance and Global Affairs. Our graduate school offers several PhD training courses at three levels: professional courses, skills training and personal effectiveness.
Leiden University is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from members of underrepresented groups.
The Faculty of Governance and Global Affairs (FGGA) offers academic education in the field of Public Administration, Safety and Security, and International Relations, as well as in-depth post-academic programmes for professionals. In addition, the Faculty is also home to Leiden University College. For more information about the Faculty, see the website.
The Institute of Security and Global Affairs (ISGA) is a scientific institute that focuses on multidisciplinary research and education within the international field of security studies. ISGA operates from The Hague, centre of national and international governance and City of Peace, Justice and Security. For more information about the Institute, see the website.
The PhD candidate will join the Intelligence and Security research group at the Institute of Security and Global Affairs (ISGA). Our research group is comprised of a number of academic researchers and practitioners who share a research interest in intelligence studies. Our core teaching activities within ISGA focus upon the Minor in Intelligence Studies and the new specialization track in Intelligence and National Security on the Crisis and Security Management (CSM) MSc programme. We also occasionally contribute to other teaching programmes within ISGA. You can find more information about the research group on the website.
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