|Publication date||8 June 2019|
|Closing date||15 September 2019|
|Level of education||PhD|
|Hours||38 hours per week|
|Salary indication||€5,039 to €8,127 gross per month|
Are you exceptionally interested in social science, and specifically in the discipline of sociology? Is it your ambition to become a top-tier teacher and researcher at a leading university? Do you have a strong profile in the sociological study of culture in the broadest sense of the term? The Department of Sociology has an opening for a Full professor of Cultural Sociology. You will be embedded in the program group ‘Cultural Sociology’, of which the members share an understanding that the dynamics (invention, accumulation, diffusion, adjustment and dissolution) of culture are crucial to understand human social life.
You will study culture as it pertains to urgent contemporary societal issues, preferably from a comparative and historical perspective. You will display academic leadership in both research and teaching, and establish a bridge between the two other sociological research programs at the UvA. You will also be actively involved in managing the department, the program group, the interdisciplinary centres, the teaching programs and so forth. You will be asked, in short:
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.
To work at the University of Amsterdam is to work in a discerning, independent, creative, innovative and international climate characterised by an open atmosphere and a genuine engagement with the city of Amsterdam and society.
Do you have any questions or do you require additional information? Please contact:
A document describing the profile of this Full Professorship in greater details is available upon request.
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The position concerns an appointment of 38 hours per week. The starting date is negotiable. Salary depends on past education and relevant work experience, with a minimum salary of €5,582 and a maximum salary of €8,127 gross per month based on a full-time appointment for a 38-hour working week (in keeping with scale H2, 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.
The UvA is an equal-opportunity employer. We prioritise diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for everyone. We value a spirit of enquiry and perseverance, provide the space to keep asking questions, and promote a culture of curiosity and creativity.
Does this profile sound like you? If so, we are eager to receive:
All documents should be collected and sent as ONE single pdf document. At this stage of the procedure, please do not send letters of reference or proofs of your academic writing.
You may apply online by clicking the link below. The deadline for applications is 15 September 2019. Interviews will take place in October 2019. #LI-DNP
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