Assistant Professor Skills Education (0,8-1fte)

Assistant Professor Skills Education (0,8-1fte)

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2 Oct 15 Oct Rotterdam

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Job description

Together with a team of teachers and support staff you will work on the development and revision of skills education for students of the bachelor's programs Psychology and Pedagogy, in particular in the field of psychological assessment and ethics. You have a strong track record and expertise in psychological assessment with a strong affinity for intercultural skills. You are able to conduct active research, both independently, as well as in a team, in the field of individual differences and diversity. You are willing to allocate approximately 40% of your appointment to scientific research. You are versatile and can contribute to the innovation of academic education with the help of digital learning environments. Finally, you can contribute to administrative and management tasks at DPECS (Department of Psychology, Education and Child Studies). This appointment encompasses a fixed-term contract (4 years) and is positioned within the Intersection Curriculum Innovation and Professional Skills (CIPS).


Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR)


  • Relevant academic study in psychology, preferably a master in Work and Organizational Psychology, Educational Psychology or Educational Sciences. You have a PhD on a subject relevant to the position.
  • Experience with the development, coordination and teaching of education at a University.  
  • Interest in innovation in skills education and in particular for the use of ICT related to the skills education.
  • You have a strong track record and expertise in psychological assessment and diversity in particular at the intersection of organizational or educational psychology with cross-cultural psychology. This expertise is expressed, among other things, by international scientific publications that fit within a  development perspective and within the research program of the faculty.
  • Good command of the Dutch and English language
  • Good (academic) written and oral skills.
  • You are a person who takes the initiative and who can work well in a team.
  • You have a network that is relevant to the position.
  • The possession of the NIP Basic Psychodiagnostics Note (BAPD) is recommended, as well as the possession of the Basic Education Qualification.

Conditions of employment

Internationally-oriented and varied work within an enthusiastic team, with attractive fringe benefits in accordance with the Collective Labour Agreement for Dutch Universities (CAO-NU). Your initial employment term will be 4 years. Your remuneration will depend on the position, your specific knowledge and experience It will be calculated on the basis of full-time salary ranging between EUR €3637 and €5656 gross per year (salary scale  11/12 VSNU). Erasmus University Rotterdam offers attractive terms of employment, including a holiday allowance of 8%, a year-end payment of 8.3% and 41 annual leave days in case of a full work week. In addition, EUR takes part in the ABP pension scheme, and we also offer partially paid parental leave. For international spouses we have set up a dual career programme. Moreover, EUR staff members are allowed to make use of the EUR facilities, including the Erasmus sports centre and the University Library. We value diversity and believe that a diversity of talents contributes to our vision and strategy to excel as a university on research and education. This means that we are looking for a person who can complement our team well.


Erasmus University Rotterdam

The Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR), named after Rotterdam-born humanist and theologian Erasmus, is a research university with a strong international orientation and a pronounced social focus, both in its education and research activities. On the lively, modern campus, more than 28.000 students and scholars of more than 100 nationalities are constantly encouraged to develop their talents and meet their ambition. Our more than 2700 scientists and employees work together with all our students to solve challenges faced by global society, drawing their inspiration from the consistently dynamic and cosmopolitan city of Rotterdam. The academic education offered at our faculties is intensive, engaging and strongly focused on practical application. We increasingly perform our research in multidisciplinary teams, which are closely interwoven with international networks. In terms of research impact and the quality of its degree programmes, EUR can compete with the foremost universities in Europe, which is reflected in its consistent top-100 position in most major universities.


Erasmus School of Social and Behavioural Sciences (ESSB)

The Erasmus School of Social and Behavioural Sciences is home to a vast diversity of scientific disciplines: public administration, pedagogical sciences, psychology and sociology. In addition, the Erasmus University College, IHS, and two research institutes RISBO and DRIFT are linked to the faculty. This also reflects in the content of the (international) bachelor's and master's programs and in research.  Our activities are always focused on people and society. At the ESSB fundamental, internationally oriented research is of paramount importance. In addition, social research for professionals, policy makers, and the society is part of our research activities. ESSB offers a stimulating research environment where major national and international research grants are received. Appealing guest researchers and ambitious PhD candidates come along to conduct their research. Our education is small-scale and works with innovative forms of education such as Problem-Based Learning (PBL). Both the Dutch and English programs are highly ranked by students and alumni. ESSB is home to over 4000 students and more than 400 staff-members. The different disciplines are supported by the Faculty Office (for more information, please visit 

Department of Psychology, Education & Child Studies (DPECS)

The Department of Psychology, Education & Child Studies provides education and research in the area of pedagogical and psychological sciences and is embedded within the Faculty of Social Science. The education is characterized by a successful and innovative didactical approach: problem based learning in combination with extensive professional and academic skills training. Our bachelor and master tracks receive top rankings each year.


  • Professor; Associate professor; Assistant professor; Lecturer
  • 32—40 hours per week
  • €3637—€5656 per month
  • ESSB/20191002/286342


Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR)

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