Student Assistant Grant Support

Tilburg University


January 10, 2022


Tilburg University Grant Support is looking for an enthusiastic student assistant. Are you looking for an opportunity to learn more about research funding and to contribute to the support of individual and education grant applications? Do you like working with data and can you keep neat and accurate overviews? Then this position may be something for you, as an assistant to the Individual Research and Education Grants team (part of Grant Support). We help researchers find and apply for grants to fund and develop their own research line or to innovate and improve their teaching. We are looking for someone who can help us one day a week (0.2 fte) to keep both the information for researchers and our own data files up-to-date.

Your main tasks will be:

  • Informing researchers on new grants by tracking funding agencies, updating our online portal, and writing and distributing newsletters;
  • Creating and updating overviews of current and possible future applicants for each grant (Excel/Access);
  • Adding applications to our Project Management system (PPM);
  • Assisting our training sessions through participant management and creating/uploading material (Canvas).
  • Requirements :

  • Experience with data entry
  • Good command of Excel
  • Ability to effectively search for, evaluate, and neatly organize information
  • Excellent command of English, oral and written
  • Ability to work accurately and independently
  • Affinity with academic research
  • Terms of employment Your appointment will be for 0.2 fte for the duration of one year. The salary is between €2,310 and €2,502 gross per month, based on a full-time appointment. Actual scaling depends on the number of credits obtained.

    Application In your application, you should submit, ideally as a single PDF document:

  • a letter of motivation;
  • Curriculum Vitae (CV);
  • any further relevant documentation (for example: proofs of your language skills).
  • Applications should be sent before December 3rd, we will likely hold interviews December 8th. Ideal starting date is January 10th 2022. For informal enquiries, you can contact Suzanne Jongman (

    Academic Services The Academic Services Division of Tilburg University is responsible for formulating and implementing the university's research, education and impact policies. The organisational and administrative support for programmes, graduate schools and research programmes is organised from the division. In addition, Academic Services provides guidance to students, lecturers, researchers and PhD students and supports the acquisition of research funds and the valorisation of research results. The division is divided into three units: Education, Research and Impact (Knowledge Transfer Office). Grant Support is part of the unit Research.

    Tilburg University Under the motto 'Understanding society', Tilburg University's more than 1,500 employees develop high-quality knowledge in economics, business studies and entrepreneurship, social and behavioural sciences, law and administration, humanities and digital sciences. We train our more than 19,000 students of 100 nationalities to become Tilburg University shaped professionals: responsible and enterprising thinkers, driven by solidarity, a sense of responsibility and empathy. In this way, we contribute to influencing and guiding a rapidly changing society in an innovative way. We share our knowledge and work together on research, innovation and thus develop new insights and solutions for the challenges of individuals and society in the 21st century.

    Recruitment code Tilburg University applies the recruitmentcode of the Dutch Association for Personnel Management & Organization Development (NVP).

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