As the driving force behind radical, disruptive innovations at Erasmus University Rotterdam, ErasmusX aims to challenge the educational status quo by providing a human centred learning experience with a strong focus on student agency and emerging technologies in a complex innovative setting. A few notable projects developed in 2020 are: the EUR Minecraft university campus, a fully online leadership program called Pre-Academic Program, a minor focused on the future of education enabled by novel technologies.
Our team and network consist of national and international academics, students, and expert stakeholders from industry. ErasmusX projects are relatively disruptive by nature. Our primary focus is on educational technology and co-creation in a complex innovative setting with multiple stakeholders.
The programme is aligned with the EUR strategic ambition to ensure future-proof education for her students.
We pride ourselves on a strong team culture, based on the following principles:
We are looking for a junior researcher to strengthen the ErasmusX team, to support with research on novel ways of learning, and to ensure the design of our experiments allows for evidence-based evaluation.
As a junior researcher, you will:
To further strengthen our team at ErasmusX, you:
Fixed-term contract: 1 year.
An internationally oriented and varied job in an enthusiastic team, with good working conditions in accordance with the Collective Labor Agreement for Dutch Universities (cao NU).
The successful candidate will be offered an employment contract for 1 year with Erasmus University Rotterdam, with the possibility of an extension.
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 8 with a minimum of € 2.656,- and a maximum of € 3.548,- 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, like a very generous leave scheme. Furthermore, EUR is affiliated with ABP for the pension provision and we offer partially paid parental leave. Employees can also use EUR facilities, such as the Erasmus sports center and the University library.
We value diversity and believe that a diversity of talents contributes to our vision and strategy to excel as a university on research and education. The Erasmus University Rotterdam is an equal opportunities employer and encourages applications from candidates of all genders, ethnicities and nationalities.
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.
The General Management Directorate (Algemene Bestuursdienst, ABD) is the central staff organisation responsible for the organisation and support of EUR’s policy and administration at the institutional level. ABD supports the Executive Board in fulfilling its responsibilities with regard to the quality, accessibility and financing of EUR’s education and research programmes. ABD handles the joint design of integrated policy, ensures the timely submission of policy within decision-making procedures and the implementation of the adopted policy measures and constantly monitors and evaluates developments in the interest of further improvement. ABD comprises the departments of Academic Affairs (AZ) including D&I Office, Corporate Planning & Control (CPC), Administrative Affairs (BZ), Legal Affairs (JZ) and the Chief Information Office (CIO). The independent university publication Erasmus Magazine also falls under ABD in organisational terms. The management directorate is headed by the Director of the General Management Directorate, who also serves as Secretary of the Executive Board.
If you would like to receive more specific information about the vacancy, please contact Alexander Whitcomb, via firstname.lastname@example.org.
Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR)
Burg. Oudlaan 50, 3062 PA, Rotterdam
You can apply for this position by submitting your motivation letter and CV before 20 August 2021.
Applications are invited from internal (EUR) and external candidates. Internal candidates will be given preference over external candidates when possible.
Make sure to apply no later than 20 Aug 2021 23:59 (Europe/Amsterdam).
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