Lecturer Food Science / Material Science

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Uren per week:

32,00 uren

Always wanted to work in an international and multicultural educational environment where you can contribute to the education of young professionals for the chemical- and food processing industries? Would you like to exchange your knowledge and industrial experience with educational staff members and eager to learn and enthusiastic students?

What exactly will you do?
We are looking for a lecturer that has affinity with Food and Chemical Engineering. Our ideal candidate has gained industrial experience in the Food industry and should be able to share his knowledge and industrial experience with bachelor students and team members.
The candidate should be able to lecture fundamental Food and Chemical Engineering subjects such as Transport phenomena (momentum, heat and mass transfer), thermodynamics, reaction kinetics, unit operations, material science and technology, process and product design.
You will have the opportunity to work in an international environment of the Process & Food Technology (PFT) programme where we welcome the knowledge and industrial experience in process and product development. You will work with team members on integrating industrial insights in the development and implementation of the new futureproof curriculum 2020/2021 for our students. Our programme embraces the educational model CDIO with a total concept of innovative project-based learning.
In this position the candidate will be responsible for technical subject teaching (as well as the study and career coaching of our students. Furthermore, you will maintain and expand the (international) network that contributes positively to the programme educational development.

Your responsibilities include:

  • You will be training, coaching and contributing to the development of the (communicative) skills of our students of all levels in our programme;
  • You will be contributing to the development and organization of educational modules You will be supervising and assessing interns and graduates;
  • You will integrate industrial practice into educational modules.
Your profile
For this job opening we are looking for an enthusiastic and creative candidate with broad demonstrable expertise that will inspire and motivate our students. The candidate is able to work in an international and multicultural setting, should be flexible, and should be able to contribute positively to the team atmosphere.

Do you also fit the job requirements below? Then we would like to invite you to apply for this vacancy.
  • You have at least a relevant Master Degree, for example food engineering, food science and technology, chemical engineering, material science and engineering;
  • You have relevant work experience, preferably in an international / corporate field;
  • You have relevant educational experience, or you are prepared to get a teachers certificate;
  • You have good intercultural communication skills in English and you can easily deal with diversity of people and roles.
What we offer
The international Process & Food Technology (PFT) programme is a growing bachelor programme consisting of 14 enthusiastic colleagues, each with their own area of expertise and with around 300 committed students from around the world. We educate students to become world citizens that can function excellently within an international work environment in the chemical- and food industry. The programme has a strong collaboration with the work field. Industrial partners are actively participating in all levels of the programme’s curriculum. The official language within the programme’s teaching and administration is English. The PFT programme is part of the faculty of Technology, Innovation and Society (TIS). This faculty provides academic education to over 4000 students of different technical bachelor programmes.

Apart from this, we offer the following.
  • A salary up to € 4.892,31 gross per month (scale 11) for a full-time work week, excluding 8% holiday pay. (The employment conditions are in keeping with the Collective Labour Agreement for higher professional education);
  • A full 13th month;
  • An appointment of 0,8 FTE, 32 hours per week in a temporary position starting per September or October 2019 for one year with the possibility of an extension;
  • An easily accessible work space The Hague, by both car (plenty of parking space) and train (next to the Holland Spoor station);
  • A large network and a dynamic environment among young, motivated international students and employees within the higher education in a metropolitan context, national and international.
Do you want to know more about working at THUAS?
Preparing young people for the future is what The Hague University of Applied Sciences does. We share our knowledge and give the students the skills they need to be strong and confident. We do this by emphasising three core values: global citizenship, internationalisation and networking. This helps students be aware of the world around them, their whole lives.

As a University of Applied Sciences, we stand in the middle of society and we also want to reflect this. In addition to our diversity amongst students, The Hague University of Applied Sciences values the same type of diversity in her staff and among students. The Hague University of Applied Sciences seeks an inclusive campus with a diverse student and staff population in which equal opportunities stand out.

Are you our new colleague?
You can apply for the position by submitting your CV and cover letter via the link below. The application deadline is Sunday 25 August 2019. Interviews will be held in the following week, on Friday 30 August 2019. A trial lecture, where you will get the opportunity to show and share your enthusiasm for this lectureship, is a part of this selection procedure and will be scheduled on 10 September 2019.

Do you want more information?
For in-depth information about this vacancy, please contact: Want more information on the application process? Then contact Marianne Hollestein, Resourcing Advisor on +31 (0)70-305 2340 or vacatures@hhs.nl .

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