JOB: Lecturer Decorative Arts, Leiden University

Application deadline: Sep 25, 2018

Leiden University, Faculty of Humanities, Leiden University Centre for the Arts in Society (LUCAS), is looking for a:

University Lecturer (UD) Decorative Arts (0,5 fte)


Key responsibilities:

  • Teaching in the history and theory of the decorative arts (and related fields as ‘domestic culture’ (wooncultuur) and design) on all levels and in all types of education (including supervising internships and excursions), esp. in the BA track ‘Kunst & Cultuur’ and in the BA track ‘Arts, Media and Society’
  • Supervising BA and MA theses, both in Dutch and English
  • Teaching academic skills specifically needed for Art History on the BA and MA level
  • Participating in the development and implementation of education innovations – also in digital form – for the Art History program
  • Playing an active role in recruiting Dutch and international students by contributing to open days, orientation and information sessions
  • Maintaining the established contacts with museums and collections relevant to the field
  • Contributing to administrative and management duties within the program and LUCAS
  • Supervising PhD candidates
  • Doing research in the field of the decorative arts within one of the research programmes of LUCAS
  • Acquisition of project funding at the national, European and international level (NWO, Horizon 2020 etc.)

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