Assistant or Associate Professor, department of Radiotherapy

Assistant or Associate Professor, department of Radiotherapy

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15 Nov 31 Dec Maastricht

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Job description

The Department of Radiotherapy at Maastricht University Medical Centre seeks outstanding candidates, for a full-time, tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor depending on qualifications. The position will include mentoring to develop a strategy to attain a full professor.

Maastricht UMC+ seeks candidates whose experience in teaching, research, and community service have prepared them to be among the new research leaders that will strive for scientific excellence and take responsibility to realize the vision of our Comprehensive Cancer Centre. MUMC+ is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and is committed to equal employment opportunity for underrepresented minorities and women, and for persons with disabilities. 

Successful candidates will join a department with an internationally recognized team of biologists, physicists and clinicians conducting fundamental, translational and clinical research. The team is constantly seeking connection between research and clinical research questions, and in this multidisciplinary environment develops clinical trials with a focus on translational radiation therapy and tumor microenvironment.

New faculty members will join the Biomedical Sciences (BMS) and Oncology graduate research School GROW and will participate in graduate, MSc and BSc teaching. The applicant will have access to state-of-the-art research facilities of the Department of Radiotherapy as well as shared facilities for advanced masspectrometry, and ultra-high-resolution microcopy among others.


Maastricht Universitair medisch Centrum+ (MUMC+)


Candidates must have a PhD and hold an exceptional research portfolio with an active interest in fundamental and translational research into tumor biology. The successful candidate will possess a bold vision for the future of cancer research and have the skills to establish a team of researchers in the field of cancer research and radiation therapy. Essential to the position is the ability to set the new direction for expanding the research portfolio within the Department of Radiotherapy including research into proton therapy and by participating in departmental fundraising. The research direction should also align with the vision of the Comprehensive Cancer Center mission “function preservation in cancer patients”.

Applicants with an excellent record of research productivity and demonstrated ability to develop a rigorous research program in the areas of OncoImmunology, Biomarkers and single cell analysis are encouraged to apply. Other profiles may be considered as well. Experience in handling complex and extensive data is a plus.

The successful candidate is expected to contribute to the strategy of the oncology center of the MUMC+, especially to translational part of clinical trials run together with our affiliated Maastro Clinic (
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Conditions of employment

Working conditions

According to the Collective Labour Agreement for Dutch University Medical Centres (Cao umc), we offer you:

  • a year-end bonus of 8.3%;
  • good retirement provisions;
  • collective health insurance;
  • Cao a la Carte.


Salary and appointment rank will be commensurate with the applicant’s accomplishments and in compliance with the Collective Labour Agreement for Dutch University Medical Centres (Cao umc).


  • Professors, associate professors, assistant professors and lecturers; Research, Development, Innovation
  • Health
  • max. 38 hours per week, temporary
  • Doctorate
  • SP v18.0372


Maastricht Universitair medisch Centrum+ (MUMC+)

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