Tenure track in education of Medical Neuroscience

Tenure track in education of Medical Neuroscience

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5 May 1 Jun Nijmegen

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Job description

The Cognitive Neuroscience Department of the Radboudumc is embedded in the Donders Institute and thereby supporting teaching on the topic of neuroscience and related fields in different education programs run by the Radboudumc and Radboud University. To support our teaching the Cognitive Neuroscience Department of the Radboudumc seeks to employ an education focussed tenure track position to assistant or associate professor (based on experience) to carry out and develop engaging and innovative teaching in Medical Neuroscience and related fields.

This education tenure track is in the long term aimed at replacing a current associate professor in the department. Collaboration with this professor is in the early periods necessary, yet (development of) an own vision on teaching and own teaching roles is highly appreciated. The content of the teaching is focused on analysis and recording of (bio-)signals with a special focus on (human) cerebral electrophysiological recordings and modelling of (biomedical) processes.

In the long run, you are expected to also represent the department in educational committees and actively contribute to the administration of higher education at the Radboudumc and within the department. You should have a strong passion for higher education and medical neuroscience. You should be strongly committed to supporting efficient student learning and ensuring a safe and secure learning environment for all participants.

Besides teaching, you should be able to conduct your own research as well as support the research conducted in the department. Your research should connect to several research groups in the Cognitive Neuroscience Department, the Donders Institute and the Radboudumc. Your previous publications and ideally third-party funding are located in the field of human brain electrophysiology.

You further should be able to demonstrate an excellent methodological competence and a passion for methods development, application and/or support. The successful candidate will have a plan how to connect to existing research within the department, the Radboudumc and the Radboud University.

Tasks and responsibilities
  • Coordinate and take part in educations activities in the curricula that are relevant to the Cognitive Neuroscience department.
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team.
  • Conduct and support research in human brain electrophysiology.
  • Teach (bio)signal recording and analyses and biomedical modelling to biomedical science and medical science bachelor and master students.
  • Develop into contribution to the organization of the education at department and Radboudumc level.


Radboud University Medical Center (Radboudumc)


We are looking for an inspiring, creative, and efficient teacher who utilizes modern teaching methods and has an interest in supporting and/or driving the development and implementation of such methods in the field of medical neuroscience.

You have a vision for the future of research and education within our department and are driven to contribute to a vision for education in medical neuroscience and (bio)medical science. You als have an interest in academic unifying leadership and education management.

Moreover you have:
  • A PhD in one of the fields represented in the department. There is a preference for a professional with a research track record in human cognitive neuroscience and a degree in physics, engineering or a related field.
  • Already achieved or will be able to achieve your University Teaching Qualification (BKO) within 2 years
  • An English language level of C1 and Dutch level of at least A3. Besides this you have the willingness to reach C1 after 3 years.

Conditions of employment

Fixed-term contract: 5 years with a prospect to 1 permanent position.

Working at Radboud university medical center means that you are ahead of the curve and working together on the healthcare of the future. And there is more. Our secondary terms of employment are impressive. These are fully tailored to you thanks to our Employment Conditions Selection Model. At Radboud university medical center, you will be given trust, and you will take the responsibility to handle everything together.
  • Salary depends on knowledge and experience. The scaling will be in scale 11 (maximum € 5.919) or in scale 12 (maximum € 6.717) gross per month on the basis of full employment.
  • From 1 November 2023 the wages will increase by 4%.
  • An annual vacation allowance of 8% and an end-of-year bonus of 8.3%.
  • If you work irregular hours, you will receive an allowance.
  • As a full-time employee (36 hours per week), you are entitled to approximately 168 vacation hours (over 23 days) per year.
  • Radboud university medical center pays 70% of the pension premium. You pay the rest of the premium with your gross salary.
  • You get a discount on health insurance as well: you can take advantage of two group health insurance plans. UMC Zorgverzekering and CZ collectief.
  • We provide annual courses, both professional and personal.

In addition to our terms of employment, we also offer employees various other attractive facilities, such as childcare and sports facilities. Want to learn more? Take a look at the CAO UMC.



The position is embedded in the unique and excellent infrastructure of the Donders Institute for Brain, Cognition and Behaviour, a world-class research center devoted to understanding the mechanistic underpinnings of cognition and behavior in health and disease. It is a highly dynamic institute with a collaborative atmosphere and particular interest into translational research. We value team science, open science and integration of education and research. For further information, please visit the Department of Cognitive Neuroscience Nijmegen.

Research into stress-related and neurodevelopmental disorders is an important focus area at Radboud university medical center. Researchers working on this theme jointly organize regular discussion meetings and lectures to promote integration of research conducted within molecular, cellular, systems, behavioral, and clinical neurosciences across campus.

Welcome to Radboud university medical center (Radboudumc), where our research groups strive for innovative solutions that make impact on health and healthcare. We challenge the status quo to overcome current and future health challenges. Our goal is to shape the future of healthcare for generations to come. Our focus is on prevention, sustainability, and meaningful care, which we achieve through our in-depth understanding of disease mechanisms, clinical science, public health research, medical technology and data science. Our approach is centered on breakthroughs that can truly enhance personalized healthcare and public health.

A comprehensive range of research programs provide the compass for our research efforts. Each program has a clear goal, where collaboration within and outside our organization is highly valued. We integrate care, education and research in partnership with our patients to ensure that our research programs have significant impact on health and healthcare. We invite you to join us in our mission to create a healthy future for all.

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  • Lecturer; Assistant professor; Associate professor; Professor; Research, development, innovation
  • Natural sciences; Health
  • 32—36 hours per week
  • €4325—€6717 per month
  • University graduate
  • 184823-P1221630-1


Radboud University Medical Center (Radboudumc)

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