BMS LAB Project Lead

BMS LAB Project Lead

Published Deadline Location
21 Nov 9 Dec Enschede

Job description

The University of Twente is a university that stands for high tech, human touch. It is a university of entrepreneurship and technological innovation. At the same time, we acknowledge that problems and challenges in society are typically human, socially and institutionally driven.

A social sciences faculty within a technological environment allows for unique opportunities in this landscape. At the BMS faculty (Behavioural, Management and Social sciences), technology meets life: we aim to set the agenda for education and research related to the current and future role of science and technology in our society. The BMS LAB fits seamlessly in this setting. We aim to be an outstanding behaviour and social sciences lab. We connect researchers and students by being a catalyzer for high standing and innovative research and education.
BMS LAB is a focal point where high tech and human touch meet at a faculty-central place. Through an offer of high-quality infrastructure, services and resources, we aim to enable innovation in education and research.

Currently, we are strengthening our team with a new Project Lead to strengthen research support with a focus on business and public administration projects.
You will advice students and staff from these domains in their research and (final) education projects.


University of Twente (UT)


  • You define and implement a strategy to successfully support innovative research in the abovementioned fields and consider valorization opportunities
  • You are able to successfully develop projects in alignment with researchers, colleagues in the team, students and external partners
  • You explore new solutions (research, requirements engineering, prototype testing, integration) and translate research requirements into results
  • You have a background in one of the MSc studies BMS offers, affinity with our lab technologies and demonstratable skills in implementing new solutions. You are willing to learn new problem-solving skills
  • You are open to work both autonomously and in multidisciplinary project teams. In addition, you like to set up new projects within both lab and field settings
  • Furthermore, you have interest and or affinity with social sciences, have a creative mindset, can convince others, like to collaborate in a team (also in a coaching role) and have a service orientation

Conditions of employment

  • BMS LAB Project Lead is a challenging position in a dynamic environment for, initially, a period of one years at 32-40 hours per week. After this year, a tenured position is a possibility
  • The gross monthly salary for this position depends on your experience and background, and will amount to € 3.764, - (according to the salary scales of the Collective Labour Agreement for Dutch Universities, scale 8)
  • Additionally, the University of Twente provides excellent facilities for professional and personal development, a holiday allowance (8%) and an end-of-year bonus (8.3%), and several additional benefits, including a laptop and tablet and free sport facilities

Additional information

Are you interested in this position? Please send your application via the 'Apply now' button below before 9 December and include:
  • A motivation letter
  • A detailed CV
For more information regarding this position, you are welcome to contact Jan-Willem van 't Klooster, Director BMS LAB, (e-mail: and definitely look on this website

More information about the BMS Faculty and all its educational & research activities can be found on the website

Interviews will be held in week 49 and 50.


  • Policy and staff
  • 32—40 hours per week
  • €2818—€3764 per month
  • University graduate
  • 905


University of Twente (UT)

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Application procedure

Make sure to apply no later than 9 Dec 2022 23:59 (Europe/Amsterdam).