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Assistant Professor (tenure track) on Innovative Higher Education (1.0 fte), Department of Educational Research and Development, School of Business and Economics

The Department of Educational Research and Development (School of Business and Economics) at Maastricht University, the Netherlands, is seeking for outstanding candidates to fill a tenure-track assistant professor position to support development and innovation of the School’s educational programs. In particular, we are interested in candidates interested in using the potential of educational technology in Higher Education.

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Arbeidsvoorwaarden

Standplaats:
Tongersestraat, Maastricht, Limburg
Dienstverband:
Tijdelijk contract / Tijdelijke opdracht
Uren per week:
38 - 38 uur
Salarisindicatie:
€ 3807 - € 5211 per maand
Opleidingsniveau:
Postdoctoraal

Functieomschrijving

Your Challenges

Educational Innovation has a high priority on the strategic agenda of the School of Business and Economics (SBE), University Maastricht. A critical success factor is the implementation of technology-enhanced learning in our educational programs. For that purpose, we are seeking an assistant professor who wants to contribute to our new research and development initiative on innovation in higher education and the role of technology-enhanced learning. We are searching for expertise on educational innovation and how e-learning can enrich and support the collaborative learning processes in small-groups. You will be part of the SBE Learning Academy project team and contribute to policy development of SBE’s Educational Institute. The SBE Learning Academy is responsible for supporting teachers in their continuous professional development. You will be closely involved in the School’s educational innovation discussions and initiatives. Moreover, we expect you to teach in our Bachelor and Master courses (max 20% of your time). Finally, you will work in close collaboration with SBE teaching staff and participate in our research (30%) and educational development activities (50%). You are receptive for team work within our department.

Your Expertise

Professional experience in Higher Education is desirable. You have a strong track record in educational innovation and its applications in educational practice. You are interested in enhancing student learning through utilization of educational technology. You have demonstrated experience in using or developing software for technology-enhanced learning.

Functie-eisen

We expect from the candidate:

  • A PhD Degree in the field of Educational Research with a focus on Educational Technology, Multimedia, CSCL, or related fields.
  • A University Teaching Certificate or will obtain it within short notice.
  • Experience as Educational Developer or E-learning Consultant.
  • Have affinity with educational innovation or educational technology related fields: learning analytics, development of learning platforms, or simulation and serious gaming.

Conditions

Candidates receive a one-off temporary employment contract for 10 years as an assistant professor (level 2). Five years after the appointment, or sooner if the pre-established criteria have been met, a permanent position as assistant professor (level 1) is granted. The 10-year contract allows for any delays arising from special circumstances such as maternity leave, parental leave or long-term illness. Gross monthly salary is between € 3.807,00 and € 5.211,00 (starting salary scale is 11 UD2). On top of this, there is an 8% holiday allowance and an 8,3% year-end bonus.

The terms of employment of Maastricht University are set out in the Collective Labour Agreement of Dutch Universities (CAO). Local UM provisions also apply. Notable terms include a pension scheme, an optional collective healthcare plan and partially paid parental leave. Furthermore, UM makes use of a selection model, which allows you to exchange employment conditions to adapt them to your preferences and circumstances. For more information look at the website http://www.maastrichtuniversity.nl > About UM > Working at UM

Additional information

Inquiries may be directed to

Prof. Dr. Wim Gijselaers (w.gijselaers@maastrichtuniversity.nl) or to

Dr. Simon Beausaert (s.beausaert@maastrichtuniversity.nl)