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Researcher, Postdoc position Work Psychology, Organizational Psychology – Maastricht, Netherlands

Maastricht University (UM), The Netherlands

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Researcher/Postdoc position is available at the Department of Work & Organizational Psychology, Faculty of Psychology, Maastricht University (UM), in the Netherlands – Dec 2021


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General Info

Position: Researcher/Postdoc position
No. of Positions: 1
Research Field: ,
Deadline to Apply:
Joining Date: ASAP
Contract Period: 2 Years
Salary: 5.211 Euro/Month

Faculty of Psychology
Department of Work & Organizational Psychology
Maastricht University (UM)
Maastricht The Netherlands

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Qualification Details

  • PhD degree (preferably in W&O Psychology), or about to defend the thesis;
  • strong research profile as evidenced by first publications in peer-reviewed outlets;
  • teaching experience and strong teachings skills in the area of Work and Organizational Psychology (Candidates are expected to (almost) have the Basic Teaching Qualification - BKO);
  • language requirements: our programs are taught in English, so good proficiency in English language is required.

Responsibilities/Job Description

Members of the WOP team are involved in teaching in the bachelor program of psychology and in various master programs, including the master of Work and Organizational Psychology, and an International Joint MSc program on Research in W&O Psychology. This is a joint program with three International Universities. The Faculty is currently strengthening the W&O psychology group, and invites applications for the position of a Researcher/Postdoc with a teaching assignment for Work and Organizational Psychology to strengthen the Work and Organizational Psychology (WOP) group. This concerns a temporary position for max. 2 years, funded from the NPO program.

The teaching load for this position will be approx. 60% vs 40% research.


Candidates are expected to:

  • teach in the master programs of W&O Psychology, and in the Bachelor program Psychology;
  • conduct research in the field of Work and Organizational Psychology and contribute to the group’s lines of research;

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About the Project/Department

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 20,000 students and 4,700 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 Science and Engineering, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, Faculty of Psychology and Neuroscience. For more information, visit

About the Employer: Maastricht University (UM)

Note or Other details

The position (1.0 FTE) is temporary for the duration of 2 years. Depending on experience and qualification, the maximum gross monthly salary is € 5.211,- in accordance with scale 11 of the Dutch university collective bargaining agreement.

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 > About UM > Working at UM.

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Contact details

+31 43 388 2222

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