Assistant Professor at the Department of Clinical Psychological Science, Faculty of Psychology and Neuroscience (1,0 FTE)

Assistant Professor at the Department of Clinical Psychological Science, Faculty of Psychology and Neuroscience (1,0 FTE)

Published Deadline Location
14 Jul 24 Aug Maastricht
For the section Clinical Psychological Science of the Faculty of Psychology & Neuroscience of Maastricht university, we are looking for an assistant professor with expertise in health and/or clinical psychology.

Job description

You will contribute to research (50%) and teaching (50%) in health and/or clinical psychology, and will join a motivated group of research and teaching staff.

Teaching (50%):
You will develop and provide teaching, mainly in the master’s program Health & Social Psychology. This program teaches students about unhealthy behavior and behavioral change. With theory and empirical research from health, clinical, cognitive and experimental psychology, unhealthy behavior is explained and possible intervention methods to achieve behavioral change are studied. You coordinate courses, you are a tutor in several courses, give lectures and supervise research of master thesis students.

Research (50%):
You will do research in one of the groups of the department of Clinical Psychological Science, in health and/or clinical psychology, preferably into transdiagnostic processes in one or more of the following domains: chronic pain, sexual dysfunction, psycho-oncology, obesity, and/or eating disorders.

  • You publish your research in international scientific journals.
  • You present your research on national and international conferences.
  • You attempt to secure external funding for your research.
  • You (co) supervise PhD students.
  • You contribute in a positive way to the organization and collaboration within the department and faculty.

Embedding:
This position is hosted by Maastricht University. You will be based at the section Clinical Psychological Science of the Faculty of Psychology and Neuroscience, and will join one of their research groups, depending on your research focus. Each of these groups provides a lively and supportive research and teaching environment.

Specifications

Maastricht University (UM)

Requirements

  • A PhD in clinical or health psychology.
  • Motivation to develop and provide teaching for 50% of your appointment.
  • Experience or affinity with problem based learning.
  • Preferably in possession of a University Teaching Qualification (UTQ) or equivalent.
  • Creative research, and eperience with experimental and/or intervention research.
  • Clear goals and vision what you would like to study in the upcoming five years.
  • International publication track record in clinical and or health psychology.
  • Practice and support Open Science.
  • Good communication, social and organisational skills.
  • Experience in clinical practice / clinical expertise is appreciated.

Conditions of employment

You will be employed temporarily for 12 or 18 months (depending on your employment history) as assistant professor (level 2). Towards the end of this contract period and upon satisfactory performance, this initially 12 or 18 months position will become permanent. Your development goals will also allow you to grow further to the position of assistant professor (level 1).

The starting date of this position will be determined in consultation with the successful candidate.

Depending on experience and qualification, the maximum gross monthly salary
is € 5.439,- (on a full-time basis) in accordance with scale 11 of the Dutch university collective bargaining agreement.

The position comes with a number of additional benefits, including:

  • Partially paid parental leave.
  • A pension scheme.
  • The option to participate in collective healthcare insurance.
  • Assistance with practical matters such as housing for candidates unfamiliar with the Netherlands, through Maastricht University’s Knowledge Centre for International Staff.

The terms of employment of Maastricht University are set out in the Collective Labour Agreement of Dutch Universities (CAO). Furthermore, local UM provisions also apply. For more information look at the website www.maastrichtuniversity.nl > About UM > Working at UM.

Employer

Maastricht University

Maastricht University is renowned for its unique, innovative, problem-based learning system, which is characterized by a small-scale and student-oriented approach. Research at UM is characterized by a multidisciplinary and thematic approach, and is concentrated in research institutes and schools. Maastricht University has around 22,000 students and about 5,000 employees. Reflecting the university's strong international profile, a fair amount of both students and staff are from abroad. The university hosts 6 faculties: Faculty of Health, Medicine and Life Sciences, Faculty of Law, School of Business and Economics, Faculty of Science and Engineering, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, Faculty of Psychology and Neuroscience.
For more information, visit www.maastrichtuniversity.nl

Department

The Faculty of Psychology and Neuroscience
Founded in 1995, we are an international group of psychologists and neuroscientists undertaking internationally respected research in the areas of health, cognitive, social, organizational, clinical, and neurpsychology, and neuroscience. We maintain a large network of international collaborators and provide education on bachelor and master level.

https://www.maastrichtuniversity.nl/about-um/faculties/faculty-psychology-and-neuroscience

Living and working in Maastricht
The Faculty of Psychology and Neuroscience is housed in Maastricht, the Netherlands. Situated in the heart of Europe and within 30 kilometers from the German and Belgian borders, Maastricht and its 120,000 inhabitants have a strong international character. It is a safe and family-friendly city with a history spanning more than 2,000 years. The city’s rich past is reflected everywhere in the streets: the ratio of monuments-to-inhabitants is roughly 1:73.

Additional information

For more information about this position you can contact:

Prof. Dr. Anne Roefs, email a.roefs@maastrichtuniversity.nl or
Prof. Dr. Madelon Peters, email Madelon.Peters@maastrichtuniversity.nl.

To apply at this vacancy, press the button ‘apply now’ to see the application procedure.

Specifications

  • Assistant professor; Research, development, innovation
  • Health
  • €3974—€5439 per month
  • Doctorate
  • AT2022.309

Employer

Maastricht University (UM)

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Location

Universiteitssingel 40, 6229 ER, Maastricht

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Application procedure

To apply, please submit your CV and a motivation letter, before 25 August 2022, by email to:
hrm-rw-vacatures@maastrichtuniversity.nl

Mention also the vacancy number AT2022.309 in your application.

Maastricht University is committed to promoting and nurturing a diverse and inclusive community. We believe that diversity in our staff and student population contributes to the quality of research and education at UM, and strive to enable this through inclusive policies and innovative projects led by teams of staff and students. We encourage you to apply for this position.

Application procedure

Application procedure

To apply, please submit your CV and a motivation letter, before 25 August 2022, by email to:
hrm-rw-vacatures@maastrichtuniversity.nl

Mention also the vacancy number AT2022.309 in your application.

Maastricht University is committed to promoting and nurturing a diverse and inclusive community. We believe that diversity in our staff and student population contributes to the quality of research and education at UM, and strive to enable this through inclusive policies and innovative projects led by teams of staff and students. We encourage you to apply for this position.

Make sure to apply no later than 24 Aug 2022 23:58 (Europe/Amsterdam).