Technical support engineer (1.0 FTE)

Technical support engineer (1.0 FTE)

Published Deadline Location
14 Mar 31 Mar Maastricht

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Technical support engineer (1.0 FTE) of the Faculty of Psychology & Neuroscience (FPN)
at Maastricht University

We want to expand our team of engineers with a technical support engineer who will participate in support activities for the research facilities.

Job description

You as part of our team are responsible for:

 · Project-based design of the facilities in cooperation with the researchers and internal and third parties

·       Guidance and realization of facilities: purchasing, installing and testing equipment

·       Performing custom modifications of equipment and setups

·       Technical support in cooperation with internal and third parties

·       Giving technical advice to the users of the facilities

·       Performing corrective and preventive maintenance on (complex) research equipment and systems

·       Management of the equipment inventory

·       Performing electrical safety measurements on research equipment and systems

·       Installing, updating and maintenance of research-ICT (hard- and software)



Maastricht University (UM)


You should have the following skills and experience:

 · Candidates are required to have a B.Sc. degree in Engineering, ICT, Computer Science, Biomedical Sciences or similar field

·       Depending on experience willing to complete a traineeship

·  Clear interest in working in applicable research environment in the area of psychological science and collaborating with other experts across different disciplines

·  Clear interest in working in applicable research environment in the area of psychological science and collaborating with other experts across different disciplines

·       Oral and written communication skills in Dutch and English

·       Collaborative team player

·       Cooperating skills

·       Proactive, service-oriented attitude and being able to work independently

Conditions of employment

Fixed-term contract: Two years.

Contract is for two years, upon a positive evaluation your contract will become for an indefinite period of time.

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



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 16,300 students and 4,300 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.


  • Technical, Laboratory positions; Research, Development, Innovation
  • Engineering
  • max. 40 hours per week
  • €2261—€3895 per month
  • Higher Professional Education
  • AT2019.062


Maastricht University (UM)

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