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Lecturer Communication in Science

We invite you to apply for the position of lecturer/ tutor in academic communication skills within the team Communication in Science (CIS). Our group teaches students to be accomplished writers and excellent presenters in the competitive publish-or-perish genres of science publication. We provide instruction in scientific writing and presentation skills to (bio)medical students in both English and Dutch. Our teaching program implements a task-based learning approach and is fully integrated within the content curriculum.

2 maanden geleden


Albinusdreef, Leiden, Zuid-Holland
Tijdelijk contract / Tijdelijke opdracht
Uren per week:
28 uur
€ 4165 per maand


As part of the Communication in Science team you will provide instruction in scientific writing and training in presentation skills to students of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences at bachelor’s and master’s levels in English. You will work closely together with fellow teachers in developing teaching content, teaching students of all levels and contributing to the organization of the curriculum. Your tasks will vary from teaching writing clinics to giving presentation trainings and from tutoring individual students to developing new assignments.

In short

  • You preferably have experience in teaching academic communication skills or English for Academic Purposes
  • You are familiar with science communication genres and forms
  • You are able to motivate students and have an excellent level of English
  • You are a team player and are comfortable in a dynamic working environment


You preferably have experience in teaching third-level students in academic communication skills and you have affinity with science communication and experience with scientific research genres. You have a background in Academic Communication Skills, English for Academic Purposes, or Rhetoric/Argumentation. You are a team player, you are comfortable in co-teaching situations and can function in a dynamic working environment. Further, you have strong personal communication skills, good organizational skills and a sense of humor


You will be employed on the basis of 36 hours per week. Appointment is for 6 months (0,8 fte) with a possibility for longer term extension (0,6 fte). Your salary is based on your education and experience and is a maximum of € 4,615 gross per month for a full time position (scale 10 in the Collective Labour Agreement for University Hospitals).

Additional information

Career at the LUMC

The LUMC works hard to facilitate the development of your knowledge and expertise. We offer internal courses and in-service training to help reach this goal. But we also value personal development, mobility and career advice.

The starting date of the position is 1 March 2021. The position is available for 6 months (0.8 fte), with a possibility for longer term extension (0,6 fte

Contact: John O’Sullivan, Coordinator Communication in Science, e-mail: j.f.osullivan@lumc.nl