How to apply for vacancies at ISS

ISS does not have standard application forms for job positions.

When you apply for a vacancy, ISS would like to receive:

  • A letter of motivation, indicating why you feel you meet the requirements for the vacant post.
  • A curriculum vitae (for faculty posts this should include an academic publications list).
  • Names of three referees, with e-mail addresses.

Your application letter should be addressed to the Institute of Social Studies
Attention Personnel Office
PO Box 29776,
2502 LT The Hague
The Netherlands

If you apply by e-mail, send your application to

Indicate in the title of your e-mail, the name of the vacant post to which you respond.
Do not send publications, outlines, letter of reference etc. at this stage.
Short listed candidate will be requested to provide this information/ documentation and only at that stage referees will be contacted.