Lecturer of Communication with focus on internal, marketing and corporate communication

Lecturer of Communication with focus on internal, marketing and corporate communication

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2 Dec 9 Dec Maastricht

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The cluster greatly values the quality and innovation of education, internationalisation and entrepreneurship. We strive to create a long-term connection with our students which remains long after graduation. The academy of Oriental Languages and Communication (OLC) is looking for a: Lecturer of Communication with focus on internal, marketing and corporate communication (0.6 fte)

Job description

Your responsibilities include:

  • teaching and coaching bachelor students on mainly internal communication, marketing and corporate communication (theory and practice);
  • coaching and advising students during research projects, theses, and internships;
  • contributing to the curriculum development in the above-mentioned areas, including assessment and development of assessment tools;
  • coaching and advising students during research projects and internships;
  • coaching students as part of their academic and career counselling programme;
  • and, possibly, contributing to applied research in one of the research circles.


Zuyd University (HZ)


We expect you to have:

  • demonstrable experience in teaching and assessment and/or extensive professional experience in one or more of the above-mentioned communication fields;
  • an academic Master’s degree or a PhD in communication, marketing, business or in another relevant field and a broad knowledge of key theories and perspectives in the field of (intercultural) communication;
  • experience in an international context;
  • excellent communication skills in Dutch and English;
  • a relevant master’s degree;
  • the ability to contribute constructively to the development of an integrated curriculum within multidisciplinary teams;
  • a certificate of pedagogic/didactic skills or the willingness to obtain one;
  • the ability to network and establish and maintain good relations with businesses and organizations that are relevant for the department;
  • the willingness to travel for international events in order to represent the department;
  • ability and willingness to work in other educational tracks, based on expertise;
  • a teamplayer attitude and an entrepreneurial, customer-oriented, creative and enthusiastic mindset;
  • the ability to work professionally with digital learning environments, audiovisual material, Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

Conditions of employment

Fixed-term contract: 1 year with possible extension.

  • a temporary contract, for 0.6 FTE, with Stichting Zuyd Hogeschool Zuyd or Randstad Payrolling for the duration of one year, which may be extended based on performance and availability;
  • a salary depending on academic background and professional experience, of maximum scale 11 according to the CAO-HBO, the collective agreement for universities (maximum €4,892.31 before taxes, per month, under fulltime employment).

N.B.: for in-company candidates the current contract will be respected.


As Zuyd, we want to contribute to the development of professions and our region. Together with the community we develop new insights into and solutions for future and current professionals in, for instance, the fields of healthcare, chemistry, and hospitality. We endeavour to play a leading role, settle for nothing but perfection, and have an international mindset.

The 1,700 employees of Zuyd collaborate on three core responsibilities: we educate 15,000 future professionals in fifty bachelor’s and master’s programmes, we develop training programmes for current professionals, and we conduct research on behalf of and in cooperation with businesses and institutions.


The cluster of International Business and Communication (IBC) of Zuyd University of Applied Sciences in Maastricht consists of four Bachelor programmes: International Business, European Studies, Oriental Languages and Communication, and the Translation Academy. Furthermore the research centre Sustainable International Business and the research centre International Relationship Management are part of the cluster.


  • Research, development, innovation; Education; Marketing and communications
  • Behaviour and society; Language and culture
  • max. 24 hours per week
  • max. €4892 per month
  • University graduate
  • AT Lecturer Communication


Zuyd University (HZ)

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