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Junior Lecturers in Computer Science and related fields

Job description

We are looking for enthusiastic lecturers in Technical Computer Science, Business Information Technology and Creative Technology, with a drive for guiding young students. You will be involved in the design, innovation, and teaching of modules in our international Bachelor programs.

The topics you will be involved in will be chosen in consultation, based on your own expertise, but may range across the entire Bachelor curriculum of these programs. Your teaching activities include:

  • Developing and applying appropriate modes of education, in a team of dedicated lecturers and professors,
  • Lecturing, tutoring and mentoring students,
  • Coordination and supervision of practical sessions and projects,
  • Making and grading of tests and assignments, possibly using Remindo (our digital testing environment),
  • Developing and maintaining course pages in Canvas (our learning management system).

Are you passionate about contributing to and improving the learning experience of our Bachelor students?

Your profile

  • You have an MSc degree in Computer Science or related field (Business Information Technology, Human-Computer Interaction, Artificial Intelligence) and you have some experience in teaching. Examples that we have in mind are recent graduates but also doctoral or post-doctoral researchers who are motivated to switch to academic education.
  • You have an open mind towards modern views on teaching and learning, and are motivated to contribute to educational innovation. All bachelor programmes at the UT are based on the TOM educational model, see https://www.utwente.nl/en/education/about-our-education/
  • You are a team player with excellent interpersonal skills.
  • You are fluent in English.
  • You have knowledge of modern programming languages and/or information systems design approachesT
  • o facilitate the professional development and quality of teaching, you are required to obtain the University Teaching Qualification (UTQ) within two years from the start of your appointment. We expect that you will shape your professional development as a lecturer thereafter.

Information and application

The position is immediately available.

Please submit your application before August 31th to the attention of prof.dr.ir. A. Rensink, programme director Department of Computer Science, via the "Apply Now" button below, including:
  • a curriculum vitae
  • a teaching statement
  • and names of two references

You are welcome to contact prof.dr.ir. A. Rensink for any questions you might have, at arend.rensink@utwente.nl

Our offer

  • We offer a Lecturer position for 4 years.
  • Our terms of employment are in accordance with the Dutch Collective Labor Agreement for Universities (CAO) and include a holiday allowance of 8% of the gross annual salary and a year-end bonus of 8.3 %.
  • Depending on your relevant background and experience, the gross monthly salary on a full-time basis ranges from € 2.709,- € to € 4.274,- per month.
  • A minimum of 29 leave days in case of fulltime employment based on a formal workweek of 38 hours. A fulltime employment in practice means 40 hours a week, therefore resulting in 96 extra leave hours on an annual basis.
  • Furthermore, we offer excellent professional and personal development programs and a secondary remuneration package including a travel allowance
  • Finally, you will work in a lively, inspiring and dynamic working environment in an organization focusing on internationalization and a high degree of responsibility and independence

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.

The faculty of Electrical Engineering, Mathematics and Computer Science (EEMCS) comprises three disciplines that shape Information and Communication Technology. ICT is more than communication. In almost every product we use mathematics, electronics and computer technology and ICT now contributes to all of societies' activities. The faculty works together intensively with industrial partners and researchers in the Netherlands and abroad and conducts extensive research for external commissioning parties and funders. The research which enjoys a high profile both at home and internationally, has been accommodated in the multidisciplinary research institutes: Mesa+ Institute, TechMed Centra and Digital Society Institute.

Junior Lecturers in Computer Science and related fields
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