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The Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences (FMG) of theUniversity of Amsterdam (UvA) is the largest educational and research institution in the social sciences in the Netherlands. The Faculty serves 7,500 students in numerous Bachelor and Master programmes in Political Science, Sociology, Anthropology, Com-munication Science, Psychology, Social Geography, Planning and International Development Studies, and Educational Sciences. The academic staff is employed in education as well as research. There are over 1,100 employees at the Faculty, which resides in a number of buildings in the centre of Amsterdam.
The Department of Political Sciences is one of the departments of the FMG. The College of Social Sciences (CSW) and the Graduate School of Social Sciences (GSSS) are responsible for the under-graduate and graduate teaching programmes in Political Science. The research within the Department is conducted in research pro-grammes of the Amsterdam Institute for Social Science Research (AISSR). The AISSR unites the social science research of the UvA, and is one of the largest research institutes in Europe.
The Department of Political Science at the University of Amsterdam invites applications for a two-year, temporary assistant professor (UD) position in Political Theory, starting 1 January 2017. Specialization is open, but we especially welcome candidates who specialize in Chinese, Buddhist, Islamic, and Africana political theories in comparative or historical perspective as well as applied ethicists or political philosophers who work on global justice, environmental ethics, ethics of war, etc. Candidates who combine such expertise with knowledge of political science research and methods are especially encouraged to apply.
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Based on a full-time appointment (38 hours per week) the gross monthly salary will range from €3,399 to €5,288 (scale 11 or 12) depending on experience. The salary will be increased by 8 % holiday allowance and 8,3 % annual bonus. The Collective Labour Agreement for Dutch Universities is applicable. The appointment will be temporary for two years.
Applications should comprise a letter of motivation, a full CV including a list of publications, and a brief statement of future research plans and grant applications. These should be sent electronically in one document, preferably as a pdf-file. Please do not send us additional documentation at this stage. Please send your application to firstname.lastname@example.org with vacancy number 16-265 as sub- ject.
Please note that incomplete applications will not be considered.
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