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      January 20,2022
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    Lecturer of Social Psychology

    Lecturer of Social Psychology

    Faculteit/Dienst: Faculteit der Maatschappij- & Gedragswetenschappen
    Opleidingsniveau: Gepromoveerd
    Functie type: Wetenschappelijk Personeel
    Sluitingsdatum: 28 January 2022
    Vacaturenummer: 8066
    Are you a social psychologist who is passionate about teaching? Effective April 2022, we are seeking a lecturer in social psychology.

    Within the Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences, the discipline of Psychology offers a range of Bachelor's and Master’s degree programmes, while its research is carried out at the Psychology Research Institute.

    The successful applicant will be part of the Social Psychology program group and will have proven ability and motivation to teach in the Social Psychology BSc specialization, the Social Influence track and/or the Cultural Psychology track of our Master's program as well as in the interdisciplinary Bachelor program Politics, Psychology, Law and Economics (PPLE).

    What are you going to do?

    As lecturer of social psychology, you will be responsible for:
    • teaching and developing Bachelor and Master level courses and tutorial groups on social-psychological topics, including social influence and/or cultural psychology, as well as courses on research methods and academic skills;
    • supervising student research projects at Bachelor and Master level.

    What do we require of you?

    You have:
    • preferably a PhD in (social) psychology;
    • a Master’s degree in social psychology;
    • experience in teaching, developing, and improving courses and supervising theses on social-psychological topics at the Bachelor and Master level (with good evaluations);
    • a Universal Teaching Qualification (UTQ) or a willingness to obtain one;
    • excellent English proficiency;
    You are:
    • a team player;
    • proactive;
    • conscientious;
    • focused on quality;
    • adaptable to changing circumstances;
    • a good planner and organizer.

    Our offer

    The employment period is for two years. Salary and tasks depend on education and relevant work experience. If you have a PhD you will be appointed as ‘docent 3’ with a minimum salary of €3,821 and a maximum salary of €5,230 (scale 11) gross per month based on a full-time appointment for a 38-hour working week. The Collective Labour Agreement for Dutch Universities (CAO NU) is applicable.

    We offer an extensive package of secondary employee benefits, including a generous holiday scheme and year-end bonus. Because we value your continued personal development and professionalisation, we also offer excellent opportunities for study and development.

    About us

    We offer a motivating work environment with a variety of duties and sufficient scope for individual initiative and development within an inspiring organization. Diverse, unique, dynamic, internationally oriented and ambitious: these are all characteristics which typify UvA staff. Strongly committed to the city of Amsterdam and the international society of which it is part, the UvA stands for independence, creativity, innovation, an international perspective and a critical yet open mindset.


    Do you have any questions or do you require additional information? Please contact:
    • Roeland Voskens

    Job application

    Does this profile sound like you? If so, we are eager to receive:
    • your CV;
    • a letter explaining your motivation and qualifications;
    • recent teaching evaluations in one Pdf.

    The deadline for applications is 28 January 2022.

    The UvA is an equal-opportunity employer. We prioritise 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.

    No agencies please

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