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European Training and Research Network Coordinator Alzheimer Limburg / FHML / Psychiatry & Neuropsychology / School for MHeNs

The Alzheimer Center Limburg is looking for a Training Manager for INTERDEM Academy and INDUCT – two innovative and highly successful European Training Networks on dementia care research and technology

11 maanden geleden


Dr Tanslaan, Maastricht, Limburg
Tijdelijk contract / Tijdelijke opdracht
Uren per week:
21 - 32 uur
€ 3475 - € 4757 per maand


You will be responsible for the development, coordination, and dissemination of various educational and career development initiatives within two of Europe’s most successful research and training networks.

INTERDEM Academy is a pan-European training network for the career development and capacity building of early-career researchers in the field of psychosocial interventions for people with dementia and their caregivers. The coordinator will be involved in the organisation of expert masterclasses and seminars, as well as the handling of biannual research exchange fellowships. More information: INTERDEM.org/?page_id=4636

Training Manager for INDUCT: Interdisciplinary Network for Dementia Using Current Technology (INDUCT) is a Marie Curie Innovative Training Network (ITN) in dementia care and technology involving a total of 15 PhD students (Early Stage Researchers – ESRs) across 6 international partner organisations with funding of €3,8m over four years (H2020-MSCA-ITN-2015, grant agreement number 676265). The Training Manager will be responsible for organising three INDUCT Summer and Winter Schools. More information: www.dementiainduct.eu

Both networks are associated with INTERDEM, a large international, clinical academic network initated in 1999 in order to promote research on early recognition and psychosocial intervention in dementia, to build capacity and to develop a better understanding of the experience of people with dementia and their families, throughout Europe.



- Obtained or about to obtain a PhD in medical, social or health sciences, Psychology, Technology, or a related field;

- Experience with clinical / psychosocial research in the field of dementia;

- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills in English (oral and written); - A passion for working with early-career dementia researchers


- Experience with educational development

- Experience with event and/or project management

- Able and willing to work in an interdisciplinary, intersectoral environment;

- Ambitious, willing and able to work collaboratively with colleagues across Europe, flexible attitude to work, internationally oriented and willing to travel, able to work under pressure.


The terms of employment of Maastricht University are set out in the Collective Labour Agreement of Dutch Universities (CAO). Furthermore, local UM provisions also apply. For more information look at the website www.maastrichtuniversity.nl

Depending on experience and qualification, the gross monthly salary is scale 11 (max. € 4757), based on a full-time appointment.

Additional information

For more information about this position, please contact:

Prof. Dr. Frans Verhey, Dept of Psychiatry & Neuropsychology, Maastricht University, +31 43 387 4175, f.verhey@maastrichtuniversity.nl

Prof. Dr. Marjolein de Vugt, Dept of Psychiatry & Neuropsychology, Maastricht University, +31 43 387 7445, m.devugt@maastrichtuniversity.nl

Dr. Inge Klinkenberg, Dept of Psychiatry & Neuropsychology, Maastricht University, +31 43 388 4098, inge.klinkenberg@maastrichtuniversity.nl


Maastricht University is renowned for its unique, innovative, problem-based learning system, which is characterized by a small-scale and student-oriented approach. Research at UM is characterized by a multidisciplinary and thematic approach, and is concentrated in research institutes and schools. Maastricht University has around 16,500 students and 4,000 employees. Reflecting the university's strong international profile, a fair amount of both students and staff are from abroad. The university hosts 6 faculties: Faculty of Health, Medicine and Life Sciences, Faculty of Law, School of Business and Economics, Faculty of Humanities and Sciences, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, Faculty of Psychology and Neuroscience.

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