Learning Designer

Learning Designer

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19 Jun 14 Jul Delft

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Are you an experienced learning designer? Are you interested in working with a research data infrastructure and engaged community of researchers and data professionals?

Job description

We are looking for an experienced learning or educational designer to extend the 4TU.ResearchData platform to deliver learning materials. This extension will initially be used to improve the experience of using the 4TU.ResearchData data repository by developing learning materials about publishing and finding data using 4TU.ResearchData and integrating these resources in the platform. This project will be completed over a six month period in close collaboration with the 4TU.ResearchData technical team and user community.

Your tasks and responsibilities:

  • Plan and lead a project to deliver learning materials through the 4TU.ResearchData platform (Djehuty);
  • Liaise and collaborate with the 4TU.ResearchData team and user community to understand and document requirements;
  • Design and develop learning materials on publishing and finding data using 4TU.ResearchData;
  • Test the integration and deployment of embedded learning materials into the 4TU.ResearchData platform;
  • Recommend and test how other training offerings of 4TU.ResearchData, e.g. discipline-specific training for researchers, could be integrated into the platform.

This position is offered full time for six months and may provide an ideal opportunity for secondment. The role would provide experience and insight into the training needs of researchers in the areas of FAIR data and Open Science.

4TU.ResearchData is a repository for research data and software in science, engineering and design, open for use by all researchers. The repository has a broad community of users and supporters who advance FAIR (Finadable, Accessible, Interoperable, Resuable) data and software practices. 4TU.ResearchData is run by a consortium of four technical universities in the 4TU.Federation (TU Delft, University of Twente, TU Eindhoven and Wageningen University & Research). In addition, 4TU.ResearchData has a growing number of external collaborations related to its infrastructure, community and training activities.


Delft University of Technology (TU Delft)


We are looking for enthusiastic candidates who have:

  • Demonstrated experience in learning or educational design and development in an academic environment
  • Understanding of the learning process and the translation of learning requirements into high-quality educational resources
  • Project management or coordination experience and the ability to lead a project from initiation to conclusion
  • Ability to work well in a team and to collaborate with stakeholders with diverse roles and perspectives
  • Excellent command of spoken and written English
  • Knowledge of FAIR data and Open Science (desirable

Conditions of employment

Fixed-term contract: 6 months.

  • Duration of contract is 6 months.
  • A job of 36-40 hours per week.
  • A salary based on scale 10 of the CAO for Dutch Universities with a minimum of €3226,- and a maximum of €5090,- gross per month based on a fulltime contract (38 hours), plus 8% holiday allowance and an end-of-year bonus of 8.3%.
  • An excellent pension scheme via the ABP.
  • The possibility to compile an individual employment package every year.
  • Discount with health insurers.
  • Flexible working week.
  • Every year, 232 leave hours (at 38 hours). You can also sell or buy additional leave hours via the individual choice budget.
  • Plenty of opportunities for education, training and courses.
  • Partially paid parental leave
  • Attention for working healthy and energetically with the vitality program.


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!


University Corporate Office - TU Delft Library

TU Delft Library is the largest technical-scientific library in the Netherlands, a physical and virtual meeting place. The Library helps to find valuable knowledge needed for education and research, and to publish and store the knowledge generated at TU Delft. We believe it is important that knowledge is easily accessible and freely available to everyone. In this way, knowledge can flow freely and TU Delft's knowledge can become valuable to others. The Library is also a place where everyone can study in peace and quiet. This fits in with our inclusive organisation. The Library has chosen three strategic themes to guide its daily activities. 1) Open Science. We make an important contribution to TU Delft's broad strategic programme "Open Science - Research and Education in the Open Era". 2) Visibility and impact. With our expertise and tools in the field of research data management, research intelligence and publishing, we increase the findability, visibility and impact of TU Delft knowledge. 3) Inspiring learning and working environment. Through stimulating programming, we show how freely available and reliable knowledge makes life richer. This makes the Library a place where you can find new ideas and insights.   



  • Policy and staff
  • 36—40 hours per week
  • €3226—€5090 per month
  • University graduate
  • TUD05478


Delft University of Technology (TU Delft)

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