The offered job involves a combination of junior lecturer and junior
researcher, each 50% of the employment contract.
As junior lecturer, you will perform a variety of tasks as assigned within two
public health education programmes, one at the bachelor and one at the master
level. These programmes are the Bachelor of European Public Health (BEPH)
and Master of Governance and Leadership in European Public Health (MGLEPH),
respectively. Both programmes fall within the Faculty of Health, Medicine, and
Life Sciences at Maastricht University.
As junior researcher, you will participate in research focused on the
implementation of the European Health Union (EHU), the European integration
project in the area of health of the time. The aim of the study is to create
policy relevant evidence that can be taken up in the design and operation of
the EHU and its elements.
A completed MSc in public health, health sciences, healthcare management
or social sciences
Openness to and interest in performing a wide-variety of educational tasks
including tutoring, training, lecturing, assessment, support to course
design and course management and various other related activities;
First experiences in conducting literature reviews and research methods to
provide policy advice as proven by a Master (and Bachelor) thesis or
Good understanding of the EU policy making process and the features of the
EU's health mandate
Intention to publish research results, interest in other forms of science
Flexible, proactive and independent
Ability to work with a team-spirit and within an environment with ongoing
High degree of computer and internet literacy;
High level of fluency in written and spoken English.
Conditions of employment
Fixed-term contract: 3 years.
Fixed-term contract: 3 years, starting date 15 August/1 September 2022
Fixed-term contract for 3 years full-time comprising 0.5 FTE (50%) work in
education and 0.5 FTE (50%) in research.
The salary will be set in salary scale 10 of the Collective Labour Agreement
for Dutch Universities (from € 2.846,00 to € 4.490,00 gross per month
depending on experience and qualifications, based on a full-time
appointment). On top of this, there is a 8% holiday allowance and a 8.3%
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
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 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.