Lecturer Sociology Arts and Culture (0.6 fte)

Lecturer Sociology Arts and Culture (0.6 fte)

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21 Jul 15 Aug Rotterdam

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Job description

The successful candidate is expected to:


  • Perform teaching and supervising tasks for the International Bachelor in Arts and Culture Studies programme (IBACS) and the international Master’s specialization Arts, Culture and Society;
  • Make a substantial contribution to the development of both bachelor and master level courses in the broader field of cultural sociology;
  • Depending on the successful candidate’s profile, teaching will include several of the following courses: MA course Applied Methods of Arts and Culture Research, Bachelor Graduation Project, MA thesis supervision on topics related to cultural sociology.


  • Contribute to the management tasks of the Department;
  • Take an active part in relevant national and international academic networks and organizations;
  • Develop and maintain close contacts with relevant organizations and professionals in the field of arts and culture.


Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR)


To be eligible, a candidate must have:

  • A PhD degree in arts and culture studies, cultural sociology or a related field;
  • Excellent proficiency in spoken and written English. (Non-English speakers have to meet the C1-standards of the Common European Framework (CEFR).
  • Prior teaching experience, preferably in an international environment, with the well-documented ability to inspire students from undergraduate to postgraduate levels.
    Candidates who don’t possess a formal teaching qualification, are expected to acquire it within two years (according to the standards of the so-called BKO-University Teaching Qualification);
  • Advanced knowledge of social science research methods, both quantitative as well as qualitative;
  • A well-documented and sustained interest in arts and culture (work experience is also appreciated); 
  • Strong communication and organizational skills and the ability to co-operate with others and perform well within an international and diverse team.

Conditions of employment

Employment starts on 1 November 2021 and will run for a fixed term of 2 years.

The conditions of employment correspond with the Collective Labour Agreement (CAO) of the Dutch Universities (CAO NU). Salary is subject to training and experience and corresponds to Scale 11 CAO NU, with a maximum of € 5.127,- gross per month on a 38 hour per week contract.


Erasmus University Rotterdam

Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) is an internationally oriented university with a strong social orientation in its education and research. Our scientists and students work in close collaboration with internal and external parties to solve global, social challenges, inspired by the always dynamic and cosmopolitan Rotterdam. Our mission is therefore "Creating positive societal impact". Our academic education is intensive, active and application-oriented. Our research increasingly takes place in multidisciplinary teams, which are strongly intertwined with international networks. With our research impact and thanks to the high quality of education, EUR can compete with the top European universities. The Erasmian values ​​function as our internal compass and make Erasmus University recognizable to the outside world: engaged with society, world citizen, connecting, entrepreneurial and open-minded. 


Erasmus School of History, Culture and Communication

The Erasmus School of History, Culture and Communication (ESHCC) is part of Erasmus University Rotterdam. The school has three departments: HistoryOpent extern,  Arts and CultureOpent extern and Media & CommunicationOpent extern.

ESHCC offers high quality education, based on scientific research, at the intersection of the Humanities and Social Sciences. We teach our ambitious, Dutch and international students in a stimulating learning environment. After graduation, they will have acquired the knowledge, insight and skills to make an important and inspiring contribution to an increasingly international society in which diversity plays a major role.

The ESHCC also has an ambitious research agenda. We want to strengthen our involvement in multidisciplinary research, expand the share of external funding in our total research funding and increase our social impact:  https://www.eur.nl/eshcc/onderzoek/history-erasmusOpent extern. Research takes place within the framework of two research centres:  ERMeCCOpent extern and History@ErasmusOpent extern.

The faculty has over 1870 students and approximately 226 employees.


  • Lecturer
  • max. 24 hours per week
  • Doctorate


Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR)

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