Lecturer International Public Management

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Uren per week:

32,00 uren

Making our world a better place, by understanding and solving societal challenges, and managing the implementation of those solutions - that is what we train our students in. Are you eager to bring your experience to teaching the next generation of public sector professionals? Join our team!
The International Public Management (IPM) programme at The Hague University of Applied Sciences exists for 12 years now. With over 300 students from around 30 nationalities and staff hailing from several countries, IPM offers a truly diverse work environment. Together with Bestuurskunde en Overheidsmanagement – its Dutch sister programme – IPM was newly accredited in 2017 and is currently designing a new, even more practice-oriented curriculum to be implemented starting in 2020.

To support our team we are looking for a dedicated and skilled professional (0.8 FTE) to teach within our International Public Management programme.

Job Description

  • Teaching theories and practical skills in the field of (international) public administration with a focus on real-life assignments on behalf of external organizations;
  • Facilitating effective group work among students, providing opportunities for in­class discussions and displaying enthusiasm about the subject matter and the learning process;
  • Preparing and designing course materials (classroom-based and online) and developing and grading assessments (such as assignments and exams) for effective learning;
  • Updating the curriculum and the design of modules, using the latest educational insights and reflecting on the skills and knowledge sought by potential employers;
  • Being an active participant in a team of 30+ teachers, also taking on additional tasks such as liaising with professional organizations, mentoring students, supervising thesis projects, and external communication.

Qualifications and Competencies

  • A Master’s degree in Public Management or related subjects such as Economics or Politics;
  • At least 3 years of recent work experience in relevant professional settings (government, IGOs, NGOs, consultancies, etc.), ideally with first-hand knowledge of public administration in non-European countries;
  • A strong professional network at regional, national or international level that allows for the development of collaborative projects between THUAS and external partners;
  • Proven organizational skills, strong attention to detail and the ability to prioritize tasks and meet set deadlines;
  • A clear aptitude for teamwork and willingness to take up shared team-management tasks;
  • Strong interpersonal and coaching skills; a passion for intercultural environments;
  • Excellent communication skills in English (as evident from prior experience with e.g. drafting project proposals, policy papers, blogs, presenting orally in various forms) are a must; fluency in other (non-European) languages is highly preferred;
  • Expertise in designing and implementing applied, quantitative research, and affinity with e-governance / Open Data issues would be valuable assets;
  • Previous teaching experience is desirable, preferably with innovative didactic methods; possession of teaching certificates (BKO/BKE or similar) is an asset.

What we offer
A salary of up to € 4.892,31 gross per month (scale 11) for a full-time work week, excluding 8% holiday pay. Our employment conditions are in keeping with the Collective Labour Agreement for higher professional education.
In addition to the base salary, we offer:

  • A full 13th month;
  • An appointment of 0.8 FTE, 32 hours per week in a temporary position for a period of one year, with the possibility of extension;
  • An easily accessible work space The Hague, by both car (plenty of parking space) and train (next to the Hollands Spoor station);
  • A generous leave policy of about 53 days for a full-time appointment including the compulsory free days and the national holidays;
  • The space and resources for professional and personal development;
  • 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. This is what we do at The Hague University of Applied Sciences. We share our knowledge and teach students the skills they need to be strong and confident enough to fulfil their ambitions. We make this happen by emphasising three core values: global citizenship, internationalisation and networking. This helps students become critically aware of the world around them.

As a University of Applied Sciences we wish to reflect that we are at the heart of society. In addition to the diversity among our students, The Hague University of Applied Sciences values a diverse employee base. The Hague University of Applied Sciences seeks an inclusive campus with a diverse student and staff population where equal opportunities stand out.

Are you our new lecturer?
 Please send in your CV and Cover Letter before 23 September 2019 using the application button ´solliciteren´ below. In your letter, kindly mention your (earliest) availability. The first round of interviews will take place on 1 October 2019. The second round of interviews is tentatively planned for 9 October 2019.  
Suitable candidates will be invited to complete a questionnaire and to attend a first round of interviews with the programme’s management team. The second round consists of a short test lecture (approx. 25 minutes), a small assignment, and interviews with additional colleagues.
For more information about this vacancy, please contact Mr Ludger Niemann, Team leader of IPM via l.h.h.niemann@hhs.nl .
Do you need more information on the application process? Please contact Marianne Hollestein at team Resourcing, via +31 (0)70-445 8612 or vacatures@hhs.nl .

 You can apply for this position through the application button. Applications sent to these e-mail addresses will not be considered.
Recruitment in response to this job opportunity is not appreciated.