Vacancies - University of Twente

Fulltime lecturer in Clinical Scientific Research

About the HTSR department

Our mission is to guide students in their development as an academic and prepare them for a (inter-)national career. We actively participate in and contribute to the programs Health Sciences, Technical Medicine, Biomedical Technology. Our ambition is to attract students from all over the globe and to build a truly international education environment for students and staff. The language of tuition is Dutch and English and intercultural competence forms an explicit part of the curriculum and of the final qualifications. Our goal is to further develop this and to disseminate the unique character of the program thus growing the inflow of both national and international students.

Job description

Do you have passion for teaching and guiding young students? The University of Twente (UT) is looking for an enthusiastic fulltime lecturer in Clinical Scientific Research.

  • You will be able to teach medical statistics and epidemiology in several educational Health Programmes.
  • Supervision of BSc and MSc students may be part of the job.

All bachelor programmes the UT use the TOM educational model, see

Your profile

  • You are a standout colleague with excellent communication skills;
  • You have a PhD degree or similar in Biostatistics, Epidemiology, Biomedical Sciences, Health Sciences or related areas;
  • You have some experience in teaching;
  • You have excellent knowledge in basic medical statistics (univariate and multivariate analyses) and epidemiology;
  • You have a good provision of the Dutch language and also the English language as most programmes at the UT are English taught;
  • As a teacher, your prime interest is in improving the learning experience of the students and you have an open mind towards modern views on teaching and learning;
  • To facilitate the professional development and quality of teaching, you are required to obtain the University Teaching Qualification (UTQ) within two years. We expect that you will shape your professional development as a lecturer;
  • You might be a recent graduate, a high school teacher with first degree teaching qualification or a researcher who wants to gain experience in teaching;
  • You have affinity with scientific research into innovations in healthcare;
  • You can use software packages such as R, SPSS, and Excel.

Are you who we are looking for?


Interviews are scheduled February 26, 2019. Applications may be submitted online until February 20, 2019.

Your application should include:

  • A motivation letter describing why you would be a good fit for this position;
  • Curriculum vitae;
  • A list of publications if applicable;
  • Your teaching statement and names of two references;
  • Email and telephone contact information of at least two referees (please notify them in advance that they might be contacted).

For more information, please contact C.J.M. Doggen (+31 534893687 |

Our offer

  • We offer you a fulltime position for two years in a lively, inspiring and dynamic working environment;
  • You will have passionate colleagues both in teaching and support;
  • If you have a strong record in research, then a small portion of the position devoted to research is negotiable;
  • Your starting salary is minimum € 2.709 and maximum € 4.978 gross per month, based on your previous work experience;
You will have excellent benefits in accordance with the collective labour agreement for Dutch universities (CAO- NU), including a holiday allowance of 8% of the gross annual salary, a year-end bonus of 8.3% and a solid pension scheme.

The organization

The University of Twente. We stand for life sciences and technology. High tech and human touch. Education and research that matter. New technology which leads change, innovation and progress in society. The University of Twente is the only campus university of the Netherlands; divided over five faculties we provide more than fifty educational programmes. We have a strong focus on personal development and talented researchers are given scope for carrying out groundbreaking research. We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status or disability status. Because of our diversity values we do particularly support women to apply. Faculty of Behavioural, Management and Social sciences The Faculty of Behavioural, Management and Social sciences (BMS) strives to play a pivotal role in understanding, co-engineering and evaluating innovation in society. Innovation is driven by advances in technology. Through 'social engineering' these technological advances are embedded in society befitting human needs and behaviour, within proper public and private management and business structures. For this the faculty of BMS upholds high quality disciplinary knowledge in psychology, business administration, public administration, communication science, philosophy, educational science and health sciences. All with a focus on the challenges in society. Research is strongly connected to our institutes: Mesa+ Institute, TechMed Centra and Digital Society Institute.
Fulltime lecturer in Clinical Scientific Research
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