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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 Feb 18
PhD candidate
Vacancy number 20-057 Function type PhD positions Hours (in fte) 0.8-1.0 External/ internal External Location Leiden Placed on 04 February 2020 Closing date 18 February 2020 The LDE center for BOLD cities is looking for a PhD candidate Project...
Leiden University
Leiden University
Location: Leiden, Netherlands | Closing on Mar 15
Full Professor of Medieval History
Vacancy number 20-058 Function type Academic staff Hours (in fte) 1.0 External/ internal External Location Leiden Placed on 04 February 2020 Closing date 15 March 2020 Leiden University, Faculty of Humanities, Institute for History is looking for a Full...
Leiden University
Leiden University
Location: Leiden, Netherlands | Closing on Mar 15
PhD researchers in Political Economy
Vacancy number 20-025 Function type PhD positions Hours (in fte) 1.0 External/ internal External Location Leiden Placed on 21 January 2020 Closing date 15 March 2020 The institute of Political Science of the Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences is...
Leiden University
Leiden University
Location: Leiden, Netherlands | Closing on Mar 10
PhD candidate: Memory, Pathways and Information in Mechanical Metamaterials
Vacancy number 20-032 Function type PhD positions Hours (in fte) 1.0 External/ internal External Location Leiden Placed on 21 January 2020 Closing date 10 March 2020 The Faculty of Science and LION/BSM is looking for a PhD candidate: Memory, Pathways and...
Leiden University
Leiden University
Location: Leiden, Netherlands | Closing on Feb 28
PhD candidates in algebra, geometry and number theory
Vacancy number 20-030 Function type PhD positions Hours (in fte) 1.0 External/ internal External Location Leiden Placed on 21 January 2020 Closing date 28 February 2020 The Faculty of Science of Leiden University, the Mathematical Institute is looking...