Internship at the Centre for Global Heritage and Development

LEaDING Fellow Dr. Sandra Fatorić's research focuses on climate change adaptation and heritage in the Netherlands. She leads a novel interdisciplinary research project titled, “How to Secure the Future of Cultural Heritage at Risk from Climate Change? Developing a Climate-Smart Adaptation Planning and its Prioritization Process in The Netherlands”.

For this research project Dr. Fatorić is looking for an assistant who can help her with processing data.

Key requirements:

Admission to a Master programme in the Netherlands (Leiden, Delft or Erasmus University).

Key responsibilities:

Engage in social science research that focuses on various stakeholders’ perceptions, values, attitudes about climate-related impacts on cultural heritage in the Netherlands. Research also includes analysis of current national cultural heritage and environmental policies, guidelines and standards.

Principal research activities entail quantitative and qualitative data collection (e.g., online surveys) with diverse stakeholders from cultural heritage and environmental fields and data analysis. Candidate might also assist in conducting fieldworks and semi-structured interviews with stakeholders, and with the development of reports, fact sheets, and peer-reviewed journal articles.

Selection criteria:

  • Knowledge and/or experience associated with archeology and cultural heritage management or policy in the Netherlands
  • Fluent in English 
  • Proficient with MS Excel, SPSS or other similar program for quantitative data analysis
  • Qualitative data analysis (e.g., in NVivo, Atlas TI) and spatial analysis (e.g., GIS) skills are highly desired
  • Ability to work well independently

Terms and conditions:  

The position will be for 5 months. Successful applicant will have a flexible schedule (min 2h/week and max 5h/week) and obtain 5 EC*.


Please submit application outlining the qualifications and interest in this position to


* Faculty of Archaeology, Leiden University

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