An academic public health lecturer and educator at the Faculty of Health, Medicine and Life Sciences, Department International Health

An academic public health lecturer and educator at the Faculty of Health, Medicine and Life Sciences, Department International Health

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18 Jun 4 Jul Maastricht

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The Department of International Health at Maastricht University, the Netherlands, is looking for an academic public health lecturer and educator to work intensively within education.

Job description

The lecturer will perform a variety of tasks as assigned within two bachelor- and master-level public health education programmes. These programmes are the Bachelor European Public Health (BEPH) and Master of Governance and Leadership in European Public Health (MGLEPH), respectively. Both programmes fall within the Faculty of Health, Medicine, and Life Sciences at Maastricht University.


Maastricht University (UM)


  • A completed MSc or PhD degree in public health or a closely related field;
  • Openness to and interest in performing a wide-variety of educational tasks including tutoring, training, lecturing, course design, course management, thesis advising, and various other related activities;
  • Ability to work with a team-spirit and within an environment with ongoing time-sensitive deadlines;
  • High degree of computer and internet literacy;
  • High level of fluency in written and spoken English.

Conditions of employment

Fixed-term contract: 2 years.

Fixed-term contract for 2 year for 0.5 FTE based fully in education. There is no research FTE associated with this contract.

The salary will be set in salary scale 10 or 11 of the Collective Labour Agreement for Dutch Universities (from € 2.790,00 to € 5.127,00 gross per month depending on experience and qualifications, based on a full-time appointment). On top of this, there is a 8% holiday allowance and a 8.3% year-end allowance.

The terms of employment of Maastricht University are set out in the Collective Labour Agreement of Dutch Universities (CAO). Furthermore, local UM provisions also apply. For more information look at the website > Support > UM employees.


Maastricht University

Maastricht University is renowned for its unique, innovative, problem-based learning system, which is characterized by a small-scale and student-oriented approach. Research at UM is characterized by a multidisciplinary and thematic approach, and is concentrated in research institutes and schools. Maastricht University has around 20,000 students and 4,700 employees. Reflecting the university's strong international profile, a fair amount of both students and staff are from abroad. The university hosts 6 faculties: Faculty of Health, Medicine and Life Sciences, Faculty of Law, School of Business and Economics, Faculty of Science and Engineering, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, Faculty of Psychology and Neuroscience.


Department of International Health

The Department of International Health at Maastricht University specializes in education and research related to European Public Health. The Department has a primary focus in European Public Health at three levels 1) comparative public health across EU Member States and the WHO European Region; 2) EU law, institutions and policies (‘Brussels’); 3) the involvement of the EU in the global health arena (i.e. Global Health Europe).

The Department of International Health coordinates and manages both the BEPH and MGLEPH educational programmes.


  • Lecturer
  • Health
  • max. 19 hours per week
  • €2790—€5127 per month
  • AT2021.244


Maastricht University (UM)

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