The Clinical Psychology unit of the Institute of Psychology of the Faculty of Social and Behavioral Sciences is looking for:
[[Assistant Professor (UD)]] ([[1.0]] fte) (2 positions)
- You will contribute to the research and teaching program of the department of Clinical Psychology;
- Your research should be relevant to the domains of etiology, diagnostics, mechanisms and/or treatment of mood and anxiety disorders or other stress-related disorders. You will be expected to apply for research grants from Dutch and European funding agencies;
- The teaching is diverse and may be adapted to your expertise and interest; you may lecture for large audiences but also supervise theses and provide skills training for small groups of students. Skills training may include research and/or diagnostic and treatment skills;
- We have two vacancies; we anticipate that at least one of the vacancies will be filled by someone with clinical (diagnostic and/or treatment) expertise who is interested in and capable of combining research, teaching and patient care in our new academic clinical outpatient facility (see below);
- We are also particularly interested in candidates with expertise in network analysis and ecological assessment methods (experience sampling; ecological momentary assessment);
- The ratio of research / teaching time is 40% / 60%. Clinical tasks (patient care) and administrative tasks will lead to reduction of teaching load. Successful grant applications may also lead to teaching load reductions.
- Ph.D. on a topic relevant to clinical psychology;
- Ability to conduct innovative and independent research in the area of clinical psychology;
- Clinical training and experience (clinical registrations an asset);
- Publications in international peer-reviewed journals;
- Experience with teaching at bachelor and/or master and/or post-master level;
- Strong interpersonal skills;
- High level of proficiency in English.
The Faculty of Social and Behavioral Sciences comprises four institutes: Psychology; Education and Child Studies; Political Science; Cultural Anthropology. The Faculty also includes the Centre for Science and Technology Studies. The Faculty is home to 5,000 students and 600 members of staff. For more information, see http://www.fsw.leidenuniv.nl.
The Institute of Psychology comprises six units for teaching and research: Clinical Psychology; Health, Medical and Neuropsychology; Cognitive Psychology; Developmental and Educational Psychology; Social and Organisational Psychology; Methodology and Statistics. The Institute of Psychology offers a stimulating environment that promotes collaboration within and between units. For more information, see https://www.universiteitleiden.nl/en/social-behavioural-sciences/psychology.
The Clinical Psychology program attracts approximately 180 MSc students each year, of whom 40% are international students. The master program is taught in English. The staff also contributes to the BSc program (500 students yearly), which is taught in Dutch and in English.
The Clinical Psychology unit takes part in Leiden University’s research profile areas ‘Brain function and dysfunction over the lifespan’ and ‘Health, prevention and the human life cycle’. The research is focused on mood and anxiety disorders and other stress-related disorders.
Staff interests and expertise include treatment outcome and observational and experimental research using cognitive, psychophysiological, pharmacological, genetic and neuro-imaging methods. Psychophysiology laboratory facilities are available (including EEG/neurofeedback, tDCS and nervus vagus stimulation) as well as access to neuro-imaging facilities through the Leiden Institute for Brain and Cognition (LIBC, http://www.libc-leiden.nl).
A new academic clinical outpatient facility (LUBEC; Leids Universitair Behandel- en Expertisecentrum) will facilitate clinical research and teaching. We have long-term collaborations with Leiden University Medical Center and Regional Mental Health Centers and we participate in the Netherlands Study of Depression and Anxiety (NESDA, see http://www.nesda.nl/). More detail on staff, program and publications can be found at https://www.universiteitleiden.nl/en/social-behavioural-sciences/psychology/clinical-psychology.
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.
Terms and conditions
We offer full-time, five year term positions. Salary range from € 3,400.- to € 5,288.- gross per month (scale 11 or 12), in accordance with the Collective Labor 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. Leiden University requires teaching staff to obtain the University Teaching Qualification (UTQ). If the successful applicant does not 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 espacially welcomes applications from members of underrepresented groups.
Inquiries may be addressed to Willem van der Does PhD, professor and head of Clinical Psychology. Tel +31 71 527 8482. E-mail: email@example.com.
Candidates should submit a letter of application, accompanied by: a curriculum vitae; a teaching statement (description of courses taught and teaching interest); a research agenda; and the names and contact information for two references (no letters). Submit you application before October 18th, 2017. First round interviews are scheduled for October 30th and 31st in Leiden or via video-conference.
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