Lecturer Safety in Healthcare

Lecturer Safety in Healthcare

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24 Mar 20 Apr Delft

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Job description

In this position you will support and develop university and professional education in the field of Safety in Healthcare, in close collaboration with the team of the Centre forn Safety in Healthcare. Topics we seek to cover are principles of safety science, ergonomics, learning from incidents, safety culture, behaviour and communication and safety as an integral component of organisations. Our current currculum comprises of education in the Bachelor phase of Clinical technology and the elective Master course Health Systems. In the near future it is expected to expand towards the Master in Technical Medicine, development of new courses aligned to the Health Systems course and we further expect to contribute to safety science education for care professionals and hospital board managers. 


Delft University of Technology (TU Delft)


- preferably UTQ or willing to obtain the University Teaching Qualification at TU Delft

- Excellent proficiency in Dutch (need to have), good English language proficiency

- Background in safety science, ergonomics or related knowledge, affinity or background in health(care)

- Passionate about education

- Being flexible and creative in this pioneering task

Conditions of employment

Fixed-term contract: 2 years.

Salary and benefits are in accordance with the Collective Labour Agreement for Dutch Universities. The TU Delft offers a customisable compensation package, a discount on health insurance and sport memberships, and a monthly work costs contribution. Flexible work schedules can be arranged.

For international applicants we offer the Coming to Delft Service and Partner Career Advice to assist you with your relocation. An International Children's Centre offers childcare and there is an international primary school.
Inspiring, excellent education is our central aim. We expect you to obtain a University Teaching Qualification (UTQ) within three years if you have less than five years of teaching experience. This is provided by the TU Delft UTQ programme.

TU Delft sets high standards for the English competency of the teaching staff. The TU Delft offers training to improve English competency. 


Delft University of Technology

Delft University of Technology is built on strong foundations. As creators of the world-famous Dutch waterworks and pioneers in biotech, TU Delft is a top international university combining science, engineering and design. It delivers world class results in education, research and innovation to address challenges in the areas of energy, climate, mobility, health and digital society. For generations, our engineers have proven to be entrepreneurial problem-solvers, both in business and in a social context.

At TU Delft we embrace diversity as one of our core values and we actively engage to be a university where you feel at home and can flourish. We value different perspectives and qualities. We believe this makes our work more innovative, the TU Delft community more vibrant and the world more just. Together, we imagine, invent and create solutions using technology to have a positive impact on a global scale. That is why we invite you to apply. Your application will receive fair consideration.

Challenge. Change. Impact!


Faculty Technology, Policy and Management

The Faculty of TPM provides an important contribution to solving complex technical-social issues, such as energy transition, mobility, digitalisation, water management and (cyber) security. TPM does this with its excellent education and research at the intersection of technology, society and policy. We combine insights from both engineering and social sciences as well as the humanities. TPM develops robust models and designs, is internationally oriented and has an extensive network of knowledge institutions, companies, social organisations and governments.

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  • Education
  • Behaviour and society
  • 24—40 hours per week
  • €2960—€4670 per month
  • University graduate
  • TUD03692


Delft University of Technology (TU Delft)

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