Three PhD candidates for the KITLV/Royal Netherlands Institute of Southeast Asian and Caribbean Studies
Leiden University and the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW), vacancy 15-086Leiden University and the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW) are looking for:
Three PhD candidates for the KITLV/Royal Netherlands Institute of Southeast Asian and Caribbean Studies (1.0 fte)
Vacancy number: 15-086
Leiden University and the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW) offer three four-year PhD positions at the KITLV/Royal Netherlands Institute of Southeast Asian and Caribbean Studies. The PhD students will be working at the Leiden-based KITLV, an institute of the KNAW, and will defend their PhD thesis at Leiden University. One position is shared with the Faculty of Humanities, one with the Faculty of Law, and one with the Faculty of Social Sciences. The PhD candidates will be jointly supervised by senior researchers at KITLV and Leiden University.
KITLV and Leiden University are working closely together in the fields of Southeast Asian and Caribbean Studies. Several departments and institutes in the Faculty of Humanities partake in this cooperation. In the Faculty of Law, this is mainly the Van Vollenhoven Instituut for Law, Governance and Development. In the Faculty of Social Sciences, the Institute of Cultural Anthropology and Development Sociology is KITLV’s main partner.
Candidates should conduct their projects in either Southeast Asian or Caribbean Studies within the research profiles of these partners, see:
The candidate should have a Master degree in the Humanities, Law or Social Sciences, with an evident interest in Southeast Asian or Caribbean Studies.
Salary range from € 2.125,- in the first year up to € 2.717,- in year four gross per month, 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, please contact Prof. H. Schulte Nordholt (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Applications may be sent to email@example.com and should be received no later than May 1, 2015.