University Lecturer / Assistant Professor Health Technology Assessment 0.8 fte

University Lecturer / Assistant Professor Health Technology Assessment 0.8 fte

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9 Jul yesterday Rotterdam

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Job description

The university lecturer / assistant professor will mainly be teaching HTA, HE and epidemiology in several courses of the bachelor and master programmes mentioned above. Teaching may include giving lectures, leading workgroup sessions, developing and grading exams, and the supervision of bachelor and master theses. Depending on the remaining time and research interests of the candidate, (s)he can also actively participate in the execution of HTA research projects.


Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR)


We are looking for an enthusiastic candidate with training in the field of health sciences, healthcare policy and management, epidemiology, health technology assessment, (health) economics, biomedical sciences, or similar, who:

  • Has completed or almost completed a PhD thesis related to HTA research
  • Enjoys the interaction with students
  • Has completed the Basic Teaching Qualification (BKO)
  • Has prior experience in teaching HTA
  • Has strong communication and presentation skills
  • Speaks English and Dutch fluently
  • Is independent, has strong organizational skills and keeps deadlines.

Conditions of employment

Fixed-term contract: 1 year.

This position is funded by budget from the National Program on Education (NPO), which offers universities temporary additional budget to strengthen post-corona teaching. We offer a 0.8 Fte position as scientific lecturer at EUR, starting October 1, 2021.

We offer an appointment for a period of 1 year potentially followed by a second temporary contract if NPO funding is continued.

In accordance with the conditions applied at Erasmus University Rotterdam as indicated in the Collective Labour Agreement (cao NU) of the Dutch universities, the salary is dependent on the candidate’s experience and is set at a maximum of CAO NU scale 11 or 12  with a minimum of € 3.746,-  and a maximum of € 5.826,- gross per month, on a fulltime basis.

In addition, EUR pays an 8% holiday allowance and an end-of-year payment of 8.3% and offers excellent secondary benefits, and a very generous leave scheme. Furthermore, EUR is affiliated with ABP for the pension provision, and we offer partially paid parental leave, fully paid extended birth leave for partners, a personal education budget, work-life balance coaches and more. Employees can also use EUR facilities, such as the Erasmus sports center and the University library.

Erasmus University Rotterdam aspires to be an equitable and inclusive community. We nurture an open culture, where everyone is supported to fulfill their full potential. We see inclusivity of talent as the basis of our successes, and the diversity of perspectives and people as a highly valued outcome. EUR provides equal opportunities to all employees and applicants regardless of gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, religion, ethnicity, age, neurodiversity, functional impairment, citizenship, or any other aspect which makes them unique. We look forward to welcoming you to our community.


Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR)

Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) is an internationally oriented university with a strong social orientation in its education and research. Our scientists and students work in close collaboration with internal and external parties to solve global, social challenges, inspired by the always dynamic and cosmopolitan Rotterdam. Our mission is therefore "Creating positive societal impact". Our academic education is intensive, active and application-oriented. Our research increasingly takes place in multidisciplinary teams, which are strongly intertwined with international networks. With our research impact and thanks to the high quality of education, EUR can compete with the top European universities. The Erasmian values function as our internal compass and make Erasmus University recognizable to the outside world: engaged with society, world citizen, connecting, entrepreneurial and open-minded.


Erasmus School of Health Policy & Management (ESHPM)

Erasmus School of Health Policy & Management (ESHPM) is part of Erasmus University Rotterdam and is responsible for a bachelor and four master programs on policy and management in healthcare, which serve 1000 students. In addition, research is being done on three major research themes: ‘competition and regulation in healthcare’, ‘quality and efficiency in healthcare’ and ‘healthcare management’. ESHPM has about 175 employees. The position offered is within the department of Socio-Medical Sciences. The department of Socio-Medical Sciences within ESHPM addresses socio-medical themes such as patients’ experiences, quality of care, and the accessibility and use of (health) care services. Other topics addressed include the consequences of care provision and care reform for health and well-being of vulnerable groups (including vulnerable elderly, older migrants, youth with chronic conditions, people with an intellectual disability, the chronically ill, and low socioeconomic status groups).

The HTA department
The Health Technology Assessment (HTA) department within ESHPM, and its linked contract research institute IMTA, are distinguished by and internationally renowned for independent and excellent research in HTA, health economics and health outcomes research. The HTA department contributes to important and influential methodological innovations in these areas. It is dedicated to stimulating the use of cost-effectiveness information in healthcare decision making. The department is responsible for teaching HTA in several courses of the bachelor Health Policy and Management, the master programmes Health Economics Policy and Law (HEPL), and Health Economics (HE), and the European master programme Health Economics and Management (EUHEM).


  • Assistant professor
  • Health
  • 30.4—32 hours per week
  • €3746—€5826 per month
  • Doctorate
  • ESHPM/HTA/09072021


Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR)

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