As EHS-officer you are familiar with the applicable Dutch laws and
regulations and ensure that these are correctly complied with.
You support the technicians and scientist in a cleanroom environment
during their preparation and the installation of:
A 175 m3 vacuum system
Organise the development and implementation of EHS-policies of
You will carry out incident investigations and analyse.
Perform FMEA, HAZOP, CE-marking and TRA meetings.
Acting as point of contact and overseeing EHS-topics on the technical work
carried out by external partners and contractors.
Working within a large team of scientists from within Maastricht
University and about 20 collaborating national and international partner
universities and research institutions.
The location of this 0.6-1.0 FTE job is in the ETpathfinder facility,
Duboisdomein 30, Maastricht.
You have a relevant completed WO or HBO EHS education (essential) .
You hold VCA++ safety certification (essential).
Ambition to develop further in specific areas of attention, such as:
Laser Safety Officer
The position requires effective communication with various stakeholders,
therefore you are expected to speak Dutch and English (essential)
You can work independently (essential)
You are flexible in your service provision and in collaboration with
Technical or engineering background is a plus
Experience on a senior level is desirable, but not essential
Conditions of employment
Fixed-term contract: 2 years (0.6-1.0FTE), with opportunity to extend.
We offer a rewarding career at a young university in the heart of Europe,
with a distinct global perspective and a strong focus on innovative
research and education.
The terms of employment of Maastricht University are set out in the
Collective Labour Agreement of Dutch Universities (CAO), supplement with
local UM provisions.
The salary will be set in salary scale 10-11 of the Collective Labour
Agreement for Dutch Universities from €2.960 to €5.439 gross per month
depending on experience and qualifications, based on a full-time
appointment). On top of this, there is an 8% holiday allowance and a 8.3%
We offer an attractive package of fringe benefits such as reduction on
collective health insurance, substantial leave arrangements, optional
model for designing a personalised benefits package and application for
attractive fiscal arrangements for employees from abroad.
The terms of employment of Maastricht University are set out in the Collective
Labour Agreement of Dutch Universities (CAO-nu). Furthermore, local UM
provisions also apply. For more information look at the website
www. maastrichtuniversity.nl > About UM > Working at UM.
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 22,000 students and about 5,000 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 Science and Engineering, Faculty of Arts and Social
Sciences, Faculty of Psychology and Neuroscience. For more information, visit
Faculty of Science and Engineering
The Faculty of Science and Engineering (FSE) is home to several outstanding
departments and institutions covering education and research in Science,
Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) as well as the liberal arts
Department: Gravitational Waves and Fundamental Physics
The Department for Gravitational Waves and Fundamental Physics was founded in
2019 and is involved in gravitational wave research in context of the upcoming
Einstein Telescope, and with particle physics research at the LHCb experiment
at CERN. Both experiments are world-leading in their research, discovering a
wealth of new facts about the fundamental forces of nature and the evolution
of the universe after the big bang. GWFP is also a member of Nikhef, the Dutch
national research institute for sub-atomic particles.
More information on this vacancy can be obtained from Stefan Hild,
Projectleader ETpathfinder ([email protected],