Research Assistant at University of Amsterdam

University of Amsterdam, Netherlands has an opening postdoctoral associate position in political science. This position is available for 12 months in the first instance. Applications are invited up to December 31, 2018.

The Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences (FMG) is the largest social-science educational and research institution in the Netherlands. The Faculty serves around 9,000 students in numerous Bachelor and Master programs in Political Science, Sociology, Anthropology, Communication Science, Psychology, Human Geography, Urban and Regional Planning, International Development Studies and Educational Sciences. The academic staff is employed in education as well as research. There are over 1,200 employees at the Faculty, located in a number of buildings in the center of Amsterdam.

Research and education within FMG are carried out by separate institutes. The Amsterdam Institute for Social Science Research (AISSR) is responsible for research in the social sciences. The College of Social Sciences (CSS) and the Graduate School of Social Sciences (GSSS) are responsible for undergraduate and graduate teaching programs in the social sciences.

The Department of Geography, Planning and International Development Studies is one of the six Departments in the FMG. Research and teaching in the Department of Geography, Planning and International Development Studies is organized in four thematic programme groups: Governance and Inclusive Development (GID), Geographies of Globalizations (GOG), Urban Geographies (UG) and Urban Planning (UP).

This vacancy belongs to the programme group Urban Planning.

Would you like to learn more about working at the Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences (FMG)? Visit our website.

The position concerns a temporary appointment of 30,4 hours per week for a term of 12 months, with a probationary period of two months. Starting date is 1 February 2019, or as soon as possible.

Salary depends on past education and relevant work experience, with a minimum salary of 2.514 and a maximum salary of 2.640 gross per month based on a full-time appointment for a 38-hour working week (in keeping with scale 8, as per the Collective Labour Agreement of Dutch Universities). We additionally offer an extensive package of secondary employee benefits, including a generous holiday scheme and year-end bonus. Because we value your continued personal development and professionalisation, we also offer excellent opportunities for study and development.

What can we offer you?

A challenging work environment with a variety of duties and ample scope for individual initiative and development within an inspiring organisation. The social and behavioural sciences play a leading role in addressing the major societal challenges faced by the world, the Netherlands and Amsterdam, now and in the future.

The UvA is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We value a spirit of enquiry and endurance, provide the space to keep asking questions and cherish a diverse atmosphere of curiosity and creativity.

Yo should submit your applicationsby email to Meredith Glaser, no later than31 December 2018, at 24:00 CET. International applications can be accepted; however, relocation costs are not covered.

Interviews will take place between 7 and 11 January 2019.#LI-POST


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