Education and Research Support Officer – Chemistry and Life Science Lab

Education and Research Support Officer – Chemistry and Life Science Lab

Published Deadline Location
8 Jul 11 Aug Middelburg
Are you the motivated and knowledgeable candidate who is eager to support with Education and Research in the field of Chemistry and Life Science Lab? Apply now!

Job description

Engineering

Given the ever-greater influence of technology in our daily lives and in knowledge production, UCR launched an Engineering Major in September 2020. UCR is located at the heart of the Scheldt Delta, so issues like sea-level rise, climate change, reductions in biodiversity, the generation of sustainable energy, desalination, pollution, and waste management are key. Engineering courses focus on high-tech solutions and connect insights from engineering with the sciences, social sciences, and arts & humanities.

Your job
UCR is looking for an Education and Research Support Officer with a strong profile in chemistry and life science. The officer will assist in courses and group projects related to chemistry, life science, and related fields (including organizing workshops on specific topics) and in guiding individual student projects in these fields. Furthermore, the staff member will be responsible for the organization and maintenance of the laboratory facilities in UCR’s Anne building and will coordinate the use of the laboratory facilities in the Joint Research Centre Zeeland, in close collaboration with the colleagues there. The officer is also expected to contribute to public-relations activities such as open days, science fairs, and high-school science projects.

Specifications

Utrecht University

Requirements

The ideal candidate has:
  • a background in chemistry and/or life science, ideally functioning at HBO-level, ,
  • experience with running a laboratory facility, including the planning and scheduling of lab sessions, preparation of set-ups, ordering of materials, and contacts with suppliers and maintenance providers,
  • preferably experience in instructing and guiding individual students and groups of students,
  • affinity with organizing skills and safety workshops,
  • a service-focused, proactive, and flexible attitude,
  • the ability to interpret scientific work, and
  • good command of the English language.

Conditions of employment

We offer a one-year appointment as an Education and Research Support Officer at UCR in Middelburg. The first year will be a probationary period; following positive assessment in the first year, the position will be extended for an indefinite period of time. The employment will be for 0.6 fte (22.8 - 24 hours per week).

Salary will be based on VSNU salary scales in accordance with scale 8 (min. € 3,072.- to max. € 4,103.-) of the Collective Labor Agreement Dutch Universities. Commuting costs within the Netherlands will be partly reimbursed according to the policy. Furthermore, UCR offers secondary benefits such as:
  • End of Year Bonus (8.3%)
  • Holiday allowance (8%)
  • Pension arrangement at ABP
  • Multiple choices model
  • Holiday leave hours of 232 per year based on fulltime employment

Employer

Universiteit Utrecht

Organization

UCR is one of the English taught International Honors Colleges of Utrecht University, with Departments in Arts and Humanities, Science and Engineering, and Social Science. Faculty, staff, and students form a vibrant academic community centered on a Liberal Arts and Sciences bachelor’s education. The leading idea behind the liberal arts and sciences is that students’ undergraduate education covers both broad and deep learning in a wealth of academic disciplines and skills. Students hail from all over the globe and follow an intensive study program in Middelburg, where they live on a centrally located city campus.

Additional information

Additional information about the position can be obtained from prof. dr. ir. Frank van der Stappen, head of the Department of Science and Engineering (email address: a.f.vanderstappen@ucr.nl).

Information about University College Roosevelt can be found at www.ucr.nl.

Specifications

  • Support staff (clerical, administrative, facility); Education
  • Behaviour and society
  • max. 24 hours per week
  • €3072—€4103 per month
  • Higher professional education
  • 4055

Employer

Location

Lange Noordstraat 1, 4331CB, Middelburg

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Application procedure

UCR is committed to promoting equality, diversity, and inclusion in all its activities, processes, and culture, for our whole community, including employees, students, and visitors. We therefore welcome applications regardless of gender, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, race, nationality, ethnic origin, religion, or social class.

Applications should be in Middelburg on or before August 12, 2024 and include a motivation letter, resume and the names of at least two references:

University College Roosevelt
Attn. Mrs. H. Abdenbi, HR Advisor
by e-mail to: personnel@ucr.nl

Please note that interviews will be scheduled shortly after the application deadline.

Application procedure

Application procedure

UCR is committed to promoting equality, diversity, and inclusion in all its activities, processes, and culture, for our whole community, including employees, students, and visitors. We therefore welcome applications regardless of gender, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, race, nationality, ethnic origin, religion, or social class.

Applications should be in Middelburg on or before August 12, 2024 and include a motivation letter, resume and the names of at least two references:

University College Roosevelt
Attn. Mrs. H. Abdenbi, HR Advisor
by e-mail to: personnel@ucr.nl

Please note that interviews will be scheduled shortly after the application deadline.

Make sure to apply no later than 11 Aug 2024 23:59 (Europe/Amsterdam).