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Leiden University
Leiden University
Leiden, Netherlands

Leiden University

Leiden University was founded in 1575 and is one of Europe’s leading international research universities. It has seven faculties in the arts, sciences and social sciences, spread over locations in Leiden and The Hague. The University has over 6,500 staff members and 26,900 students. The motto of the University is 'Praesidium Libertatis' – Bastion of Freedom.

Bastion of Freedom

Praesidium Libertatis is the motto of Leiden University. This means Bastion of Freedom. The University has always stood for freedom of spirit, thought and speech as well as freedom in research and teaching. The University wants to create an environment in which academics and students have the opportunity to excel. We welcome all who wish to study or work here and achieve their full potential. The University has a responsibility to society and to future generations. This means providing excellent research and teaching that make the world a safer, healthier, more sustainable, prosperous and just place – at local, regional and global level.

The University as an employerhttp://www.beeldbank.leidenuniv.nl/ImageDisplay.php?uid=CD051258&thumbed=5

Approximately 4,000 staff members contribute to offering more than 18,500 students a more promising future. In addition to the academic staff, we also employ non-academic staff, who provide our organisation with the professional administration and support needed to facilitate advanced high-quality research and teaching.

Academic staff

Whether you are looking for a job as a lecturer, a researcher, or a combination of the two, Leiden University is regularly on the look-out for motivated academic staff. This includes PhD candidates and researchers, but also senior university lecturers and professors. In this context the University seriously invests in its academic career policy: this is apparent for instance in the tenure tracks we offer, that target high potential candidates in possession of a PhD who aim to become professors.

PhD positions

Leiden University is often on the look-out for ambitious recent graduates with a passion and talent for research. We believe that fundamental research is crucial for the development of a modern society and for the future welfare of mankind. A number of renowned scientists have contributed to our University’s fame, including 4 Nobel Prize Winners: Einthoven (Physiology/Medicine), Kamerlingh Onnes, Lorentz and Zeeman (Physics). Click here for more reasons to choose for a PhD track at Leiden University.

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Leiden University
Leiden University
Location: Leiden, Netherlands | Closing on Jan 22
Postdoc Researchers in the programme Museums, Collections and Society
The Faculties of Humanities and Archaeology and the Leiden University Centre for the Arts in Society (LUCAS) are looking for two Postdoc Researchers in the research programme Museums, Collections and Society Project description The Postdocs will be working within the...
Leiden University
Leiden University
Location: Leiden, Netherlands | Closing on Feb 01
Postdoc position in Cognitive Neuroscience
The Cognitive Psychology Unit of the Institute of Psychology at Leiden University and the Leiden Institute for Brain and Cognition (LIBC) are looking for a highly talented researcher for a Postdoc position in Cognitive Neuroscience Project description The project is part...
Leiden University
Leiden University
Location: Leiden, Netherlands | Closing on Feb 01
Postdoc position in Cognitive Psychology
The Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences, Institute of Psychology, the Cognitive Psychology Unit has available a Postdoc position in Cognitive Psychology Project description Emotion processing deficits have been reported in different disorders and are reflected in...
Leiden University
Leiden University
Location: Leiden, Netherlands | Closing on Feb 15
University Lecturer in African and Comparative Philosophy
Vacancy number 19-575 Function type Academic staff Hours (in fte) 1.0 External/ internal External Location Leiden Placed on 10 December 2019 Closing date 15 February 2020 The Institute of Philosophy of The Faculty of Humanities, is looking for...
Leiden University
Leiden University
Location: Leiden, Netherlands | Closing on Feb 01
PhD candidate in the field of Security and Global Affairs
Vacancy number: 19-489 Function type: PhD positions Hours (in fte): 1.0 External/ internal: External Placed on: 29 October 2019 Closing date: 01 February 2020 The Institute of Security and Global Affairs (ISGA) of the Faculty of Governance and Global Affairs is...