Lectureship in the Political Economy of Japan (1,0 fte) – Universiteit Leiden – Leiden

  • Leiden

Universiteit Leiden

Key responsibilities

  • Teaching BA- and MA-level courses related to political economy with a focus on Japan/East Asia, in the BA Japan Studies and MA Asian studies (Leiden), BA International Studies (The Hague), and MA International Relations (Leiden).
  • Supervising theses in Japan Studies, (East) Asian Studies and International Relations/Global Political Economy.
  • Contribution to the administrative work within the Japan Studies program and/or related programs in the Humanities.
  • Our organisation

    Terms and conditions
    We offer a fulltime, for 38 hours per week, fixed-term post from 1 January 2025 through July 2027.
    Salary range, depending on education and work experience, from € 4.332 to € 5.929 (pay scale 11 in accordance with the Collective Labour Agreement for Dutch Universities) gross per month, based on a full-time appointment. The lecturer may start at the appropriate step in scale 10 until they fully meet the requirements for scale 11 as specified by the Faculty of Humanities, particularly with regard to teaching skills certification and the number of years of relevant work experience.

    Diversity and inclusion

    Diversity and inclusion are core values of Leiden University. Leiden University is committed to becoming an inclusive community which enables all students and staff to feel valued and respected and to develop their full potential. Diversity in experiences and perspectives enriches our teaching and strengthens our research. High quality teaching and research is inclusive.


    Applications must be received by 30 August 2024. Applications should be in English and should be submitted via the blue button in our application system. Please ensure that you include in one single PDF document named ‘FAMILY Name – Given Name – Vacancy Number’, the following items, and in this order:

  • Letter of motivation (max 1 page)
  • A statement describing teaching and advising experience.
  • Curriculum Vitae including education and employment history, publications, and courses taught.
  • Names, positions and email addresses of three referees (no reference letters).
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