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Dentist teachers position in Dentistry at Department of Endodontology – Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Netherlands

The Netherlands, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam (VU)

Dentist teachers position is available in collaboration of the Faculties of Dentistry at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam and the University of Amsterdam – 2022

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General Info

Position: Dentist teachers
No. of Positions: 1
Research Field:
Joining Date: ASAP
Contract Period: 1 Year
Salary: 3,821 to 5,230 Euro/Month

Faculties of Dentistry
Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam (VU)
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

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Qualification Details

We request that you:

  • are in possession of a dental diploma recognized in the Netherlands or busy with getting a dental diploma recognized in the Netherlands (see
  • you are recognized as an endodontist by N.V.v.E, E.S.E or equivalent
  • have good communication and clinical skills
  • have an affinity with education and are willing to develop in this area. You have a basic qualification in teaching or are willing to obtain it
  • are flexible to work in a variation of tasks
  • have a good knowledge of the Dutch language, both orally and in writing
  • are at least available on Wednesdays

Responsibilities/Job Description

At the department of Endodontology, we give theoretical and practical lessons at various levels of education: bachelor, master and oral health sciences program Endodontology.You:

  • coordinate, prepare, implement, execute and evaluate teaching activities. This concerns both (pre-)clinical and simulated education
  • supervise dental and OHS students during treatment
  • lead or participate in patient discussions
  • some jobs require that you are involved in research and supervise students whilst they are working on their theses

How to Apply?

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Documents Required

Please upload you curriculum vitae and motivation letter. At ACTA it is mandatory that all staff is protected against Herpatitis B. Therefor we request that you upload a statement of the degree of protection in your application using the button: "Additional attachments".

About the Project

As a teacher you supervise motivated students who wish to provide the best dental care. With your experience, you increase their professional knowledge. You are a source of information, inspiration and you act as a role model. Your contribution to our next generation of dentists is great. ACTA works on the principle of competence-based training and also wants to educate the students in life-long-learning. You will acquire new didactic skills, which you can use in large and small-scale education, but also in your own practice. You work in a challenging academic environment with peers from various disciplines. You stay informed of the latest developments and your (international) network is boosted.

ACTA is the collaboration of the Faculties of Dentistry at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam and the University of Amsterdam. We focus on all aspects of dentistry: from specialized training to outstanding research and the highest-quality patient care.

About the Employer: Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam (VU)

Note or Other details

A challenging position within a socially involved organization. We offer you:

  • options for following education in didactics and obtaining a basic qualification in teaching
  • room for personal development and career opportunities within ACTA
  • opportunities for didactic and dental courses
  • an environment where you can work with peers from a variation of disciplines
  • an international, modern and dynamic academic atmosphere

Working conditions

Depending on relevant work experience, the salary is a minimum of € 3,821 and a maximum of € 5,230 (scale 11) gross per month, based on 38 hours per week. The position is classified according to UFO profile Dentist teacher level 3 for at least 0.4 FTE (16 hours per week).The initial employment contract is for the duration of 1 year, followed by indefinite employment if a positive assessment of the performance and all job requirements are met.

In addition, ACTA has attractive fringe benefits and schemes that enable a good combination of work and private life, such as: 29 holidays in case of a full-time employment of 38 hours, 8% holiday allowance, 8.3% end-of-year bonus and a generous contribution to the ABP-pension scheme.

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Contact details

Name: Dr. Suzette van der Waal
Position: Head of the Department of Endodontology
E-mail: Telephone: +31 20 5980442 (only on Wednesday)


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