Security and Network Engineering Education Technical Coordinator

Security and Network Engineering Education Technical Coordinator

Published Deadline Location
1 Jul 31 Aug Amsterdam

Job description

Have you always thrived in a classroom, being close to students? Do you want to be part of a Top Security and Network Engineering master program? Do you want to work closely with word-class researchers and support them in connecting to our students? We are looking for an Education Officer to support the coordination and infrastructure of our security and network engineering studies.

What are you going to do?
You will support coordinators and lecturers in developing their research-based material for security and network engineering, and computer science courses. This includes deployment of and helping students use relevant technologies (e.g. network setups for assignments, Git repositories, development environments, etc..) Additionally, you work closely with the Thesis Coordinator and the Program Director to support the student graduation process including supporting student study success in their masters program.

Tasks and responsibilities:
  • Development and setup of security and network engineering labs
  • Coordination of masters projects tracking and supporting student success
  • Monitoring progress of student projects
  • Helping manage the community around masters programs

What do you have to offer?

Your experience and profile:
  • MSc in Computer Science or equivalent
  • Experience in setting up computer and network infrastructures
  • a motivational teacher, with an encouraging teaching style;
  • experience in supporting tasks and the willingness to take the responsibility for administrative tasks, such as organisation and coordination of university education and research;
  • Professional command of English

Preferably you have experience with software development infrastructures.

Our offer
We offer a temporary employment contract for 38 max hours per week for a period of 12 months. The preferred starting date is as soon as possible. If we assess your performance positive, a permanent contract will follow.

The gross monthly salary, based on 38 hours per week and dependent on relevant experience, ranges between €3.377 and €4.640 (scale 9). Depending on work experience, an initial scale may apply.

This monthly salary does not include 8% holiday allowance and 8,3% year-end allowance. The UFO profile Education/Research officer 2 is applicable. For this position we can not sponsor a visa. The Collective Labour Agreement of Universities of the Netherlands is applicable.

Besides the salary and a vibrant and challenging environment at Science Park we offer you multiple fringe benefits:
  • 232 holiday hours per year (based on fulltime) and extra holidays between Christmas and 1 January;
  • multiple courses to follow from our Teaching and Learning Centre;
  • multiple courses on topics such as time management, handling stress and an online learning platform with 100+ different courses;
  • 7 weeks birth leave (partner leave) with 100% salary;
  • partly paid parental leave;
  • the possibility to set up a workplace at home;
  • a pension at ABP for which UvA pays two third part of the contribution;
  • the possibility to follow courses to learn Dutch;

Are you curious to read more about our extensive package of secondary employment benefits, take a look here.

About us
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 Informatics Institute is one of the seven educational institutes of the Faculty of Science (FNWI) and is responsible for the master's programmes in Artificial Intelligence, Computational Science, Computer Science, Information Studies, Software Engineering en System and Network Engineering in which currently at around 1400 students are enrolled. The education is provided by lecturers and researchers working within the GSI itself or at various research institutes, including the Instituut voor Informatica (IvI), the Institute for Logic, Language and Computation (ILLC) and the Korteweg-de Vries Instituut voor Wiskunde (KDV).

Want to know more about our organisation? Read more about working at the University of Amsterdam.

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Job application
If you feel the profile fits you, and you are interested in the job, we look forward to receiving your application. You can apply online via the button below. We accept applications until and including 31 July.

Applications should include the following information (all files besides your cv should be submitted in one single pdf file):
  • a detailed CV including the months (not just years) when referring to your education and work experience;
  • a letter of motivation;
  • the names and email addresses of two references who can provide letters of recommendation.

Only complete applications received within the response period via the link below will be considered.

The UvA is an equal-opportunity employer. We prioritize diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for everyone. We value a spirit of enquiry and perseverance, provide the space to keep asking questions, and promote a culture of curiosity and creativity.

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University of Amsterdam (UvA)


  • Education
  • Natural sciences
  • max. 38 hours per week
  • €3377—€4640 per month
  • University graduate
  • 13191


University of Amsterdam (UvA)

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Science Park 904, 1098XH, Amsterdam

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Make sure to apply no later than 31 Aug 2024 23:59 (Europe/Amsterdam).