Leiden-Delft-Erasmus Centre for Global Heritage and Development

The LDE Centre for Global Heritage and Development at the University of Leiden is looking for an

Education Officer

Key responsibilities
In this role you will work closely with the Scientific and Managing Director in strategising on CGHD’s three main themes: Heritage under Threat, Heritage & Identity and Heritage & Environment. The Education Officer will be (co-)responsible for maintaining and organising current LDE education (Summer School, Re-Scape, Minor, MOOC and Honours class) and will be closely involved with setting up new educational activities. He/she will make sure students from all levels (including postgraduate) will benefit from the Leiden-Delft-Erasmus cooperation.

The education officer will have an important role in assessing feasibility of post-academic education, summer schools and following up on the findings. Your main tasks include:

  • Being co-responsible for current and future LDE heritage education (policy and programming);
  • Initiating new (online) educational activities;
  • Assessing feasibility and setting up (paid) postgraduate education;
  • Assuring quality of LDE Heritage education;
  • Following LDE procedures to get classes recognized as LDE education.

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Leiden-Delft-Erasmus Centre on Migration and Diversity

Drie vacatures voor het nieuwe LDE Centre on the Governance of Migration and Diversity:

  • Junior executive manager
  • Two research officers

Lees meer op de website van prof.dr. Peter Scholten (Erasmus Universiteit Rotterdam), wetenschappelijk directeur van het centre:

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Leiden-Delft-Erasmus Port City Futures Programme

PhD position LDE Port City Futures (paid)
Under the auspices of the Chair of History of Architecture and Urban Planning in the Faculty of Architecture and the Built Environment of Delft University of Technology, the Leiden Delft Erasmus (LDE) Research Program PortCityFutures, offers a PhD position focused on developing a socio-spatial and GIS-based methodology to assess and compare the quality of spatial, social and cultural  relationships (maritime mindsets) in port city regions around the North Sea. Interested candidates who are qualified to pursue PhD-level research work are invited to submit their applications before December 1st 2019.

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PhD (or PD) positions LDE Port City Futures (unpaid)
We are aiming to hire three PHD (or two PHD and one PD) to work with the faculty members involved. Together they will develop a methodology that can be repeated in other geographical areas. The group will work within the PortCityFutures context on social, spatial and human values and long-term port city region relations. Specifically, the researchers will identify spatial elements, institutional features and cultural expressions related to port functions. This will include dedicated port facilities (including industries, logistics, etc.), as well as spaces for maritime education, maritime companies, port related health facilities, sailor homes, pleasure districts, musea, etc. They will identify governance patterns, legal structures, port related policies and educational strategies, and document narratives and branding related to ports and port cities as existent in films, novels, and other art work as they promote maritime identities and help develop human capital. The deadline for this call is December 1st 2019.

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Postdoc position LDE Port City Futures
We expect to hire a Postdoc to work within the PortCityFutures context on social, spatial and human values and long-term port city region relations. Specifics on this call will be published soon.