Assistant Professor of Anthropology
Faculteit/Dienst: Faculteit der Maatschappij- & Gedragswetenschappen
Functie type: Wetenschappelijk Personeel
Sluitingsdatum: 15 May 2022
The Department of Anthropology
is one of the largest departments of anthropology in Europe with an
excellent reputation in both research and teaching. The Department
currently has an opening for an assistant professor of Anthropology with a
specialization in the anthropology of race and postcoloniality, the
anthropology of health, care and the body, anthropology of reproduction,
and/or medical anthropology. This position is embedded in the programme
group Health, Care and the Body
What are you going to do
As assistant professor and member of the department you will:
What do we require
We especially welcome applications from scholars with a minority background
and/or from the global south.
We offer permanent employment upon a satisfactory evaluation following a
temporary employment contract of a maximum of 18 months with a probationary
period of two months. If you already have (had) an employment contract with
the UvA, we offer permanent employment upon a satisfactory evaluation
following a temporary employment contract of a maximum of 12 months. The
employment contract will be for 38 hours per week. Preferred starting date
is 1 September 2022.
For this position the University Job Classification profile 'Universitair
Docent 2' applies. Depending on relevant work experience the gross monthly
salary, based on fulltime employment of 38 hours per week, ranges between
€3,821 and €5,230, in keeping with salary scale 11, as per the Collective
https://www.vsnu.nl/nl_NL/cao-universiteiten.html Labour Agreement of
Dutch Universities https://www.vsnu.nl/nl_NL/cao-universiteiten.html. We
additionally offer an extensive package of secondary benefits, including a
8% holiday allowance and a year-end bonus of 8.3%.
We will put together a curriculum which will also include the opportunity
to attend training courses and both national and international events. The
UvA offers excellent possibilities for further professional development and
What else do we offer
The University of Amsterdam is the largest university in the Netherlands,
with the broadest spectrum of degree programmes. It is an intellectual hub
with 39,000 students, 6,000 employees and 3,000 doctoral students who are
all committed to a culture of inquiring minds.
A challenging work environment with a variety of duties and ample scope for
individual initiative and development within an inspiring
organization. The social
and behavioral sciences
play a leading role in addressing the major societal challenges faced by
the world, the Netherlands and Amsterdam, now and in the future.
The Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences
(FMG) is the largest social-science educational and research institution
in the Netherlands. The Department of Anthropology
is one of the Departments in the FMG. Research and education are carried
out by special institutes. The College of Social Sciences and the Graduate
School for the Social Sciences are responsible for the undergraduate and
graduate teaching programmes in the social sciences. Research takes place
under the aegis of the Amsterdam Institute for Social Science Research
https://aissr.uva.nl/about/about.html (AISSR), a multidisciplinary
research institute, the biggest one of its kind in the Netherlands and
possibly in Europe. The broad scope and pluralism of our education and
research programmes are inspired by and reflect a strong degree of
Want to know more about our organisation? Read more about working at
University of Amsterdam.
Do you have any questions or do you require additional information? Please
Do you recognize yourself in the job profile? If so, we look forward to
receiving your application by 15 May 2022. You may apply online by using
the link below.
Applications should include the following material bundled in a single .pdf
We will invite potential candidates for interviews within two weeks after
the closing date.
The UvA is an equal-opportunity employer. We prioritize diversity and are
committed to creating an inclusive environment for everyone. We value a
spirit of enquiry and perseverance, provide the space to keep asking
questions, and promote a culture of curiosity and creativity.
If you encounter Error GBB451, reach out to our HR Department
They will gladly help you continue your application.
No agencies please.