The Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences, Institute of Psychology, the Methodology and Statistics unit has a vacancy for two positions as an
Assistant Professor Methodology & Statistics (2 positions, 1.0 FTE)
- Your research should be relevant to Methodology and Statistics for Psychology, and should ideally focus on one of the following topics: 1) Statistical Learning; 2) Statistical Methodology for fMRI research; or 3) Applied Psychometrics;
- You are able to program software in R, MATLAB, Python, C++ or similar languages and have experience using statistical packages such as SPSS, SAS, or STATA. You will act as a statistical consultant for members of the Institute of Psychology and the Leiden University graduate school of Social and Behavioural Sciences;
- You will contribute to the teaching program of the Methodology and Statistics unit at both the Bachelor and Master level, and will supervise students at different stages of education;
- You will be expected to apply for research grants from Dutch and European funding agencies. You contribute to administration and organization at the level of the unit and the institute.
- A PhD in a topic relevant to Methodology and Statistics as well as an excellent research and teaching background;
- You are able to supervise and conduct independent empirical research and successful in acquiring external grants;
- You have experience and affinity with teaching at the academic level;
- Both Dutch and English language proficiency (or the intention to obtain these) is required.
The Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences comprises four institutes: Education and Child Studies, Political Science, Psychology and Cultural Anthropology & Development Sociology. The Faculty also includes the Centre for Science and Technology Studies. The Faculty is home to 5,000 students and 600 members of staff. Our teaching and research programmes cover diverse topics varying from adoption to political behaviour. For more information, see http://www.universiteitleiden.nl/en/social-behavioural-sciences.
Terms and conditions
We offer a five year term position with the possibility of tenure thereafter.
Salary range from €3,427 to €5,330 gross per month (pay scale 11 or 12 in accordance with the Collective Labour Agreement for Dutch Universities).
Leiden University offers an attractive benefits package with additional holiday (8%) and end-of-year bonuses(8.3 %), training and career development and sabbatical leave. Our individual choices model gives you some freedom to assemble your own set of terms and conditions. Candidates from outside the Netherlands may be eligible for a substantial tax break. For more information about working at Leiden University http://workingat.leiden.edu/.
Leiden University requires teaching staff to obtain the University Teaching Qualification (UTQ). If the successful applicant does not already possess this qualification or its equivalent, he/ she must be willing to obtain this Qualification within two years.
Leiden University is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from members of underrepresented groups.
Inquieries may be addressed to Prof. Mark de Rooij, email firstname.lastname@example.org or Prof. Serge Rombouts, email email@example.com.
Please submit online your application no later than 1 September 2017 via the blue button of our application system.
Applicants should submit online a letter of interest accompanied by a detailed CV, a research profile (1-2 pages), a teaching statement (1-2 page description of courses taught and teaching interest) and the name and contact information of two references (no letters).