Lecturers Chemistry (2.0 FTE)


Offered by:

University of Groningen

Research / Academic


The USSE has vacancies for two lecturer positions (each for 1 FTE) for the chemistry practicals linked to different programmes, mainly the bachelor and master degrees in chemistry. The teaching activities will include:

- supervision of chemistry practicals; the lecturer will be responsible for the supervision of student groups, the safety instructions, and the grading of the corresponding reports

- renovation of the experiments for the practicals; the lecturer is expected to keep up with new practical concepts and to investigate the possibility to extend the current portfolio with new experiments based on recent literature

- supervision of bachelor and master theses

- teaching (a part of) different course units; depending on the necessity for a specific course and on the candidate’s interests and background, the lecturer may be involved in teaching (a part of) a course unit.


The successful candidates will have the following qualifications:
• at least a master degree (and preferably a PhD degree) in chemistry or closely related disciplines
• experience in teaching on an academic level
• experience with different teaching methods, such as lectures, tutorials, problem-based learning
• enthusiastic team player with a proactive and flexible attitude
• excellent knowledge of written and spoken English
• excellent communication skills
• willingness to obtain the University Teaching Qualification (UTQ).

Salary Benefits:

The University of Groningen offers a lecturing position (UFO job profile Teacher 4/3), depending on qualifications and work experience, with a salary from a minimum of € 2,640 (salary scale 10 Dutch Universities) up to a maximum of € 4,852 (salary scale 11) gross per month for a full-time position. In addition to the primary salary, the University offers 8% holiday allowance and an end-of-year bonus of 8.3%. This position is temporary for a period of 12 months, with a possibility for 12 months extension after a positive evaluation.

The preferred starting date is not later than 1 January 2019.

You may apply for this position until 30 September 23:59h / before 1 October 2018 Dutch local time by means of the application form (click on "Apply" below on the advertisement on the university website).

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