Temporary teacher Analytical Sciences Education

Temporary teacher Analytical Sciences Education

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31 Jan 14 Feb Amsterdam

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Job description

If you have a background in Analytical Science and Technology and are interested in applying new teaching methods to modernise our educational programme, we are keen on talking to you as we are looking for someone to temporarily support our Analytical Science education program. Amongst our aims for MSc students we seek to foster active engagement, critical thinking, and practical application of knowledge, preparing them for dynamic and evolving demands in their respective fields after they leave the UvA.

In general, you will be tasked with teaching and modernising the Analytical Sciences MSc programme covering fields in Separation Sciences, Mass Spectrometry, and/or Chemometrics and Statistics. Depending on your expertise, you will serve as coordinator for two courses and be tasked to evaluate, update and further develop these within the Analytical Sciences MSc programme. For more information about our programme follow this LINK.

What are you going to do?
With our teachers you will be tasked to give and improve our education to prepare students for evolving challenges they face, while at the same time you will help in streamlining the educational processes. As someone who understands the learning process and can integrate modern methods into our existing Analytical Sciences curriculum, you are expected to:
  • establish projects on development and modernisation of the programme as a whole with emerging methods in teaching;
  • organize better overall alignment and coherence between the individual courses of the Analytical Sciences MSc programme;
  • be responsible for teaching, evaluating and modernising selected Analytical Sciences courses, depending on your background;
  • interact with our teachers concerning updating and modernisation of their courses;
  • integrate on methods that leverage new educational technology to enhance communication, personalisation, collaboration, and assessment in the education process.


University of Amsterdam (UvA)


  • MSc with >5 years of experience in Analytical Sciences, a PhD in teaching and/or Analytical Sciences research is a plus;
  • a demonstratable expertise in one or more analytical sciences fields of Separation Sciences, Mass Spectrometry or Chemometrics and Statistics;
  • demonstrated experience in teaching and development of new teaching methods;
  • the ability and willingness to lead and advise existing staff;
  • you are able to show knowledge and personal leadership in the area of teaching;
  • you will be able to discuss advise and connect with our student community.

Conditions of employment

A temporary contract for 30-38 hours a week, preferably starting as soon as possible for the duration of 12 months. You will receive employment through UvA JobService staffing agency. The job profile Lecturer 3 is applicable.

The salary, depending on relevant experience before the beginning of the employment contract, will be € 4,332 to € 5,929 (scale 11) gross per month, based on a fulltime contract (38 hours a week). This is exclusive 8% holiday allowance and 8.3% end-of-year bonus. A favourable tax agreement, the ‘30% ruling’, may apply to non-Dutch applicants. The Collective Labour Agreement of Dutch Universities is applicable.

Are you curious about our extensive package of secondary employment benefits like our excellent opportunities for study and development? Take a look here.


Faculty of Science

The University of Amsterdam is the Netherlands' largest university, offering the widest range of academic programmes. At the UvA, 30,000 students, 6,000 staff members and 3,000 PhD candidates study and work in a diverse range of fields, connected by a culture of curiosity.

The Faculty of Science has a student body of around 8,000, as well as 1,800 members of staff working in education, research or support services. Researchers and students at the Faculty of Science are fascinated by every aspect of how the world works, be it elementary particles, the birth of the universe or the functioning of the brain.

The Graduate School of Sciences (GSS) is one of the seven educational institutes of the Faculty of Science (FNWI) and is responsible for the master's programmes in Chemistry, Mathematics, Stochastics and Financial Mathematics and Physics & Astronomy, in which currently at around 900 students are enrolled. The education is provided by lecturers and researchers working at various research institutes, including the van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences (HIMS), the Korteweg-de Vries Institute for Mathematics (KDV), the Institute of Physics (IOP) and the Anton Pannekoek Institute for Astronomy (API).

Do you recognize yourself in the job profile? Then we look forward to receiving your application by the 14th of February 2024. You can apply online by using the link below.

Applications in .pdf should include:
  • a motivation letter and CV, including a list of publications.

Please mention the months (not just years) in your CV when referring to your education and work experience.

A knowledge security check can be part of the selection procedure (for details: National knowledge security guidelines).


  • Lecturer
  • Natural sciences
  • 30—38 hours per week
  • University graduate
  • 12572


University of Amsterdam (UvA)

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