The Van Vollenhoven Institute for Law, Governance and Society (VVI) seeks applicants for two
Assistant Professors on Law and Society and Law and Development
- Teaching and developing socio-legal courses in VVI’s academic domain of law and society / law and development. This could include courses such as Law, Governance and Development, Introduction to Socio-Legal Studies, Law and Culture, Law, Sharia and Governance, Making Human Rights Work, and Qualitative Methodology. for the bachelors and masters programmes of Leiden Law School and Leiden University College;
- Developing research and conducting research in VVI’s academic domain;
- Cooperating in the acquisition and management of research and teaching projects.
- Relevant Masters degree in Law, and/or Social Sciences, and/or Humanities;
- PhD degree directly relevant to VVI’s academic domain and approach;
- Teaching experience; proven record as good, inspiring teacher;
- Experience with developing new teaching modules;
- Experience with socio-legal research on the national and local level in the Global South and/or the Global North;
- Good publication record commensurate with career stage;
- Good language skills, including an excellent command of English. Knowledge of Dutch is considered an advantage;
- Team player with strong proven organizational skills, and relevant networks;
- Willingness to travel.
See the vacancy notice here for full details.
Deadline: 26 April 2020