Are you interested in working for one of Europe's leading research centres? Do you have organisational and web-skills? The Amsterdam Centre for European Studies (ACES) - a centre of excellence for research, education and public debate about Europe, the European Union and its member states – is looking for a programme assistant.
Are you interested in working for one of Europe's leading research centres? Do you have organisational and web-skills? The Amsterdam Centre for European Studies (ACES) - a centre of excellence for research, education and public debate about Europe, the European Union and its member states – is looking for a programme assistant. ACES, a cooperation between the faculties of Social and Behavioural Sciences (FMG), Law (FdR), Economics and Business (FEB), and Humanities (FGw), has been designated a UvA Research Priority Area for which it has received funding for the period 2019 - 2023.
The ACES Management Team consists of Prof. Jonathan Zeitlin (FMG), Prof. Luiza Bialasiewicz (FGw) and a Managing Director. The office of ACES is hosted by the Amsterdam Institute for Social Science Research (AISSR).
The programme assistant works under the supervision of the Managing Director. Together they staff the ACES office. The programme assistant supports the ACES Management Team, Theme Group Leaders and affiliates in their day-to-day operations, and is a source of information for external parties.
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The position concerns temporary employment of 22,8 hours per week. The initial employment is for one year. Following a positive assessment and barring altered circumstances, we intend to extend the term of employment until 31 December 2023.
Salary depends on past education and relevant work experience, with a minimum salary of €2,310 and a maximum salary of €2,900 gross per month based on a full-time appointment for a 38-hour working week (in keeping with scale six as per the Collective Labour Agreement of Dutch Universities). We additionally offer an extensive package of secondary benefits, including 8% holiday allowance and a year-end bonus of 8.3%.
The UvA offers excellent possibilities for further professional development and education.
What else do we offer
A challenging work environment with a variety of duties and ample scope for individual initiative and development within an inspiring organisation. 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. To work at the University of Amsterdam is to work in a discerning, independent, creative, innovative and international climate characterized by an open atmosphere and a genuine engagement with the city of Amsterdam and society. Here you can read more about working at the University of Amsterdam.
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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.
Do you recognize yourself in the job profile? Then we look forward to receiving your application. The closing date is 13 September 2021. You may apply online by using the link below.
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We will invite potential candidates for interviews within 1 week after the closing date.