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Wageningen University & Research (WUR)

The Netherlands

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Wageningen University & Research invites applications for 2 project leaders positions are available in Education Support Centre (ESC), the Netherlands

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General Info

Position: Project leaders
No. of Positions: 2
Research Field:
Deadline to Apply: October 24, 2021(GMT +2)
Joining Date: ASAP
Contract Period: 1 Year
Salary: 2700 to 4078 Euro/Month

Education Support Centre (ESC)
Wageningen University & Research (WUR)
Wageningen University & Research (WUR)

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Qualification Details

The ideal candidate:

  • Has affinity with online education
  • Is a good planner and organiser, can prioritize their own work, helps others to do so, and creates conditions to efficiently get work done.
  • Is solution-oriented and persistent in finding answers and fixing problems.
  • Is flexible and adapts easily to changing circumstances.
  • Is assertive and a good team player.
  • Is analytical and can fulfil any task that requires accuracy.
  • Has a hands-on mentality, likes to learn by doing, and is happy to do practical work to get to know the tools and processes.
  • Is quick at learning to use new tools and programmes.
  • Has an excellent proficiency in English (C1) and easily adjusts their communication style to different situations.
  • Has at least an HBO or academic bachelor’s degree.

Responsibilities/Job Description

As part of ESA, the Education Support Centre (ESC), aims at optimising learning and teaching and at innovating education at our university. ESC seeks to inspire lecturers, to facilitate and support their teaching and the education environment and finally to enhance lecturers’ professional teaching competences. The Education Support Centre employs over 70 staff members in 7 teams:As part of ESC and in close cooperation with Wageningen Academy, the Open & Online Education team is responsible for the design, development and maintenance of online courses for professional learners, in close cooperation with WUR lecturers who are responsible for the content of those courses.We are a self-organising and multidisciplinary team. To strengthen the team and to keep up with the growing ambition for professional education, we are looking for a project leader who will:

  • Manage the production of online courses from start to finish, focusing on planning and deadlines.
  • Work closely together with other members of the production team (instructional designers, multimedia experts, marketing officer, and student assistants) and the content coordinator, helping them use the right tools and stick to best practices and procedures.
  • Supervise the team of student-assistants who implement the course material in the LMS.
  • Assist in learner support.

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About the Employer: Wageningen University & Research (WUR)

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We offer

Wageningen University & Research offers excellent terms of employment. A few highlights from our Collective Labour Agreement include:

  • sabbatical leave, study leave, and paid parental leave;
  • working hours that can be discussed and arranged so that they allow for the best possible work-life balance;
  • the option to accrue additional holiday hours by working more, up to 40 hours per week;
  • there is a strong focus on vitality and you can make use of the sports facilities available on campus for a small fee;
  • a fixed December bonus of 8.3%;
  • excellent pension scheme.

In addition to these first-rate employee benefits, this concerns a position of 0.8-1.0 fte 32-38 hours/week, starting with a one year contract with a possibility to extend. Salary depends on educational background, training and work experience and is based on scale 8-9 according to the Collective Agreement for Dutch Universities (CAO Nederlandse Universiteiten), ranges from € 2700,- gross per month to € 4078 (in case of 1 fte).Wageningen University & Research encourages internal advancement opportunities and mobility with an internal recruitment policy. There are plenty of options for personal initiative in a learning environment, and we provide excellent training opportunities. We are offering a unique position in an international environment with a pleasant and open working atmosphere.

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Contact details

For more information about this vacancy you can contact us by email at or by phone Thessa Mobach +31 (0)317 48 1082 or Lisanne Teunissen +31 (0)317 48 04 17.

For more information about the procedure, please contact Dick Lubbers, tel. 0317-483536, email:

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