Job description: You contribute to teaching and research in the field of European Studies. Teaching duties include courses in the BA and MA programmes in European Studies of the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences. While your teaching activities will take 70% of your time, research will be 30% of your employment time. The research time can be extended through external fundraising.

Requirements: The candidate has a PhD degree in Political Science or European Studies. The candidate should be capable of triggering student learning and participation in group discussions. (S)he is an inspiring and stimulating supervisor. As the language of instruction is English, your command of English (oral and writing) should be excellent. Previous experience in working with innovative, interdisciplinary learning approaches and problem-based teaching methods are highly welcomed. Experience with teaching international classrooms would be preferable. All members of staff are expected to share our emphasis on high quality teaching, reflected in our system of small-scale problem based learning. Your research experience and publications demonstrate your expertise in the field of European public policy analysis. Expertise in the field of political economy or European monetary policies is an asset. You have published internationally and in peer-reviewed journals, or are willing to develop in this direction. You have evidence of or potential for international excellence in published research.

Starting date: Preferably by 1 January 2015

The deadline for submitting your application is 23 November 2014

Please send your application electronically to the Secretariat of the Faculty Office: Any inquiries about the position may be addressed to Prof. Sophie Vanhoonacker, Head of Politics Department (+31 43 388 32 42;