Lecturer in Cultural Studies

Lecturer in Cultural Studies

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7 Jun 18 Jun Nijmegen

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Job description

The curriculum in Arts and Culture Studies trains students to become broadly oriented academics with a solid theoretical foundation, interdisciplinary knowledge of the arts, and a good understanding of the cultural sector. The study programme has a Dutch-taught and English-taught specialisations. The Master’s degree specialisations in Creative Industries; Tourism and Culture; and Kunstbeleid en Kunstbedrijf (Dutch-taught) focus on the professional field. The Department of Arts and Culture Studies is currently looking for a versatile and flexible lecturer.

As a lecturer, you will provide Dutch- and English-taught interactive lectures and tutorials at the Bachelor's level on art content, theory and methodology. Courses you will co-teach may include the seminars on History of the Western Arts, Research Methods in Cultural Studies, Working in the Cultural Field, and ‘Literatuur en ideologie’ (Dutch-taught). You will also supervise students individually in the first-year mentorship programme, and coordinate this programme. You will actively participate in meetings of the teaching team and think proactively about the quality of teaching.


Radboud University


  • You have successfully completed a Master’s degree in the Humanities or a related discipline.
  • You have an interest in cultural studies research.
  • You have a strong interest in teaching and student supervision.
  • You possess excellent oral and written communication skills in English and Dutch (CEFR C1).
  • You have a clear vision on academic education, in line with the approach of our programme.
  • You have good social skills.
  • You are able to work in a team as well as individually.
  • You possess good self-management skills.

Conditions of employment

Fixed-term contract: We will give you a temporary employment contract of one year.

  • We will give you a temporary employment contract of one year.
  • Your salary within salary scale 10 depends on your previous education and number of years of (relevant) work experience. The amounts in the scale are based on a 38-hour working week.
  • You will receive an 8% holiday allowance and an 8,3% end-of-year bonus.
  • You will be able to use our Dual Career and Family Support Service. The Dual Career Programme assists your partner via support, tools, and resources to improve their chances of independently finding employment in the Netherlands. Our Family Support Service helps you and your partner feel welcome and at home by providing customised assistance in navigating local facilities, schools, and amenities. Also take a look at our support for international staff page to discover all our services for international employees.
  • You will receive extra days off. With full-time employment, you can choose between 30 or 41 days of annual leave instead of the statutory 20.

Work and science require good employment practices. This is reflected in Radboud University's primary and secondary employment conditions. You can make arrangements for the best possible work-life balance with flexible working hours, various leave arrangements and working from home. You are also able to compose part of your employment conditions yourself, for example, exchange income for extra leave days and receive a reimbursement for your sports subscription. And of course, we offer a good pension plan. You are given plenty of room and responsibility to develop your talents and realise your ambitions. Therefore, we provide various training and development schemes.


The Literary and Cultural Studies team is an enthusiastic and international team of lecturers and researchers who, among other things. teach courses in the Bachelor’s and Master’s degree programmes in Arts and Cultural Studies. We bring together expertise in various arts disciplines and theoretical and empirical research on cultural expressions in past and present. As researchers, our staff are active in various groups within the RICH research institute.


  • Lecturer
  • Behaviour and society
  • max. 24.7 hours per week
  • Doctorate
  • 23.038.24



Houtlaan 4, 6525XZ, Nijmegen

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