Vacancy: Assistant Professor Law & Society | Van Vollenhoven Institute for Law, Governance and Society, Leiden University, The Netherlands (deadline: 12 January 2020)

The  Van Vollenhoven Institute for Law, Governance and Society (VVI) at the Leiden Law School is seeking an Assistant Professor of Law & Society. 

Key responsibilities

  • Teaching and developing socio-legal courses in VVI’s academic domain, 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.

Selection criteria

  • 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 North and/or the Global South;
  • 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.

Deadline: 12 January 2020

For more information and to apply, please see the full vacancy notice