The Leiden University Faculty of Humanities is a unique international centre for the advanced study of languages, cultures, arts, and societies worldwide, in their historical contexts from prehistory to the present. Our faculty is home to more than 6,000 students and 800 staff members. The Leiden University Centre for the Arts in Society (LUCAS) is one of the seven research institutes of the Faculty of Humanities. It aims to be a prominent player in the research field of the arts (literature, art, architecture, media and design).
The Faculty of Humanities, Leiden University Centre for the Arts in Society (LUCAS), research programme Museums, Collections and Society, is looking for an
University Lecturer (UD) in Museums, Collections and Society
The University Lecturer will be working within the research programme Museums, Collections and Society (2019-2023) a collaboration between the Faculties of Humanities and Archaeology, under the supervision of prof. dr. Pieter ter Keurs. The research programme aims to stimulate collections-based research and will operate in close cooperation with museums in Leiden and The Hague. It partakes in (inter)national discussions on museum and collection-based issues, such as inclusion/exclusion, the consequences of classifying collections, representation in museum displays and restitution. The research programme will also include another university lecturer (at the Faculty of Archaeology) and several researchers.