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Lecturer job in Global health, Public health – Oct 2021

Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam (VU)

The Netherlands

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Athena Institute, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam invites applications for a Lecturer job in Global Health at the Netherlands

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General Info

Position: Lecturer
No. of Positions: 1
Research Field:
Deadline to Apply: October 30, 2021(GMT +2)
Joining Date: ASAP
Contract Period: 1 Year
Salary: 2,790 to 4,402 Euro/Month

Faculty of Science
Athena Institute, Faculty of Earth and Life Sciences
Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam (VU)

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Qualification Details

  • You have a PhD degree, preferably in the field of global health, public health, medical anthropology, development studies or other discipline(s). Ideally your PhD shows an integrated social sciences and natural sciences background
  • preferably have experience or otherwise affinity with participatory research methodologies, reflexive monitoring in action, mixed methods
  • have excellent teaching and organisational skills and you are an engaged and inspiring lecturer, as proven by student evaluations
  • are well capable of supervising a theoretical thesis, research projects and student internships
  • write and speak Dutch and English fluently (both Dutch ánd English are mandatory)
  • have a basic qualification in teaching for Dutch universities (BKO)

Responsibilities/Job Description

Teaching tasks are embedded in the wide variety of courses offered by the Athena Institute and include course coordination, lecturing and workgroup coaching as well as supervising Bachelor and Master students during their internships and literature reviews on diverse topics pertaining to the wider educational programme of the Athena Institute. Your position will include a limited amount of time (max. 20%) for conducting teaching-related research.

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Documents Required

Please apply via the application button and upload your curriculum vitae and cover letter until 30/10/2021

About the Project

We offer the position of lecturer Global Health. The position involves teaching in, and coordination of courses in bachelor and master programs in the field of international public health, research methods (e.g. participatory research, action research, mixed methods).

About the Department

The Faculty of Science inspires researchers and students to find sustainable solutions for complex societal issues. From forest fires to big data, from obesity to medicines and from molecules to the moon: our teaching and research programmes cover the full spectrum of the natural sciences. We share knowledge and experience with leading research institutes and industries, both here in the Netherlands and abroad.

Working at the Faculty of Science means working with students, PhD candidates and researchers, all with a clear focus on their field and a broad view of the world. We employ more than 1,250 staff members, and we are home to around 6,000 students.

The position is offered within the Athena Institute, Faculty of Earth and Life Sciences. The institute’s mission is to study and design interfaces between science and society to contribute both to a deeper understanding of innovation processes as well as a responsible implementation of research and innovation in society. Athena’s research program amongst other focuses on analysing complex global health challenges, designing interventions and conducting participatory monitoring and evaluation research. The section presently has a position vacant for a Postdoc/Lecturer.

For more information about the Athena Institute visit our website.

About the Employer: Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam (VU)

Note or Other details

A challenging position in a socially involved organization. On full-time basis the remuneration amounts to a minimum gross monthly salary of €2,790 (scale 10)and a maximum €4,402 (scale 10), depending on your education and experience. The job profile: is based on the university job ranking system and is vacant for at least 0.8 FTE.The initial employment contract will affect a period of 1 year, with the possibility of extension upon assessment of adequate functioning.Additionally, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam offers excellent fringe benefits and various schemes and regulations to promote a good work/life balance, such as:

  • a maximum of 41 days of annual leave based on full-time employment
  • 8% holiday allowance and 8.3% end-of-year bonus
  • solid pension scheme (ABP)
  • possibility to save holiday hours, for sabbatical leave
  • child daycare facilities available on campus

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Contact details

Name: Arnout Bunders
Position: Program coordinator (interim) Research Master Global Health


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