Educational specialist (0,8 – 1,0 fte)

Educational specialist (0,8 – 1,0 fte)

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20 Sep 1 Dec Eindhoven

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Job description

Are you passionate about transforming education and inspiring change? Would you like to advise and support our teaching staff in (re)designing their courses? Do you know how to use your educational knowledge and experience to stimulate educational innovation and to anticipate educational developments within and outside TU/e?

Are you a team player, but would you like to combine this in a position where you have a lot of autonomy to drive change? Then you've come to the right place!

Job description

Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e) has strong ambitions to train the engineer of the future. At the Faculty of Industrial Engineering & Innovation Sciences (IE&IS), we have translated these ambitions into an innovation project portfolio. In the coming years, these projects will be implemented in our study programs to make them future-proof. As an educational specialist, you will be part of a team of professionals who enable teachers to innovate their courses and learning pathways with the aim of providing challenging and state-of-the-art education for our students.

As an educational specialist you will:
  • Advise, design and support the implementation of projects for university educational innovation such as Challenge Based Learning, Blended Learning, student activation, ICT applications in education, (digital) testing, AI in education.
  • Advise teaching staff on educational issues.
  • Analyze and implement possible improvements in education at program and course level.
  • Implement and optimize (processes around) digital learning and assessment systems.
  • Communicate and promote new tools and educational developments to teachers (writing manuals, sharing best practices, organizing educational innovation sessions).
  • Identify relevant external developments in scientific education and translate these into proposals and recommendations.

You will be part of the Education and Student Affairs (ESA) team of the department IE&IS, which consists of 27 staff members. ESA is responsible for policy advice, education and exam administration, scheduling, communication, exchange, study advice and teacher support. In addition, ESA has tasks in the field of quality assurance, educational development and innovation. You belong to the sub-team Education, Coordination and Innovation (ECI). ECI consists of three educational specialists, two education coordinators, a quality assurance officer and two course support officers.


Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e)


  • University master's degree in educational sciences or a related field.
  • Demonstrable experience in an educational work environment.
  • Experience and/or demonstrable affinity with education innovation and technology.
  • You have the ability to convert your theoretical knowledge into practical applications in education.
  • You have a proactive, inspiring attitude.
  • You make contact easily, enjoy building your network and get satisfaction from keeping in touch with scientific staff.
  • Excellent command of Dutch and English, both written and oral.

Do you feel at home in a versatile team and do you want to make a difference together with your colleagues? Then you are the person we are looking for.

Conditions of employment

An exciting position within an international yet personal university. You are right in the middle of the students, on a green campus within walking distance of the central station. Besides beautiful architecture, you will find varied workplaces and excellent sports facilities. We also offer you:
  • A monthly salary of minimum €3.226,-  to maximum € 5.929,- for full-time employment, depending on your knowledge and experience (scale 10 and scale 11 collective labour agreement for Dutch Universities).
  • In addition to vacation pay, a structural end-of-year bonus of 8.3%.
  • A favorable arrangement for more holidays or a sabbatical.
  • A selection model for additional fringe benefits.
  • Working hours in consultation for an optimal work-life balance.
  • Scope for your talent with advancement prospects and excellent development opportunities such as mentoring, workshops and coaching.
  • Partially paid parental leave and reimbursement for commuting expenses, working from home and the internet.
  • A generous employer contribution to the favorable ABP pension plan.

Here you can discover even more information about our conditions of employment. Build on your career at TU/e!


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Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e)

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