At ISPM we are always curious. We work with passion. We take responsibility. We strive for excellence. We champion diversity and the international arena. We will make the world better through sport.  Do you share these qualities and are you eager to help us prepare our students to become game changers in an international sports network? Then we gladly invite you to apply!

At The Hague University of Applied Sciences (THUAS), the International Sport Management (ISPM) programme is growing. To support this growth we are looking for new team members to fulfill a variety of roles. For this specific vacancy, we are looking for a Lecturer with a focus on Sport & Society.
What exactly will you do? 
As a Lecturer for the ISPM programme you will provide education in modules such Sociology, Community Sport, Sport for Development or (Social) Entrepreneurship. Besides teaching, you are also responsible for coaching graduation students, developing education, coordinating projects and internship guidance. Together with your colleagues you will ensure that the quality of education remains at the highest level, fed by a vision developed by the team. In short, this is an opportunity for you to engage with educational excellence and inspire sport leaders of the future.

This is you:
We believe the most important thing is that you connect with the culture at our university of applied sciences and that you agree with our values, our way of working and our worldview. 
In addition, we also find the following important to be a successful lecturer: 
  • You have a minimum of two years’ experience teaching international sport topics and/or 5 years’ experience working in the international sport industry;
  • You have excellent digital skills and can quickly adapt to new digital (learning) methods;
  • You have completed a Master's degree in Sport Sociology / Management / Economics or a related field;
  • You have a broad network in the international sport industry;
  • You have the BDB (Foundation Course Didactic Competence) or equivalent international teaching qualification;
  • You have a proficient level of English (minimum C1 level);
  • You have a proficiency in Dutch (level B) or are willing to obtain this level.
  • You currently live in the Netherlands or are willing to relocate to The Netherlands.

This is how you will contribute:
  • You will be responsible for creating learning and teaching materials and you will deliver these through a variety of (blended) didactic methods such as lectures and seminar sessions, both online and on campus;
  • Student experience is at the heart of what we do. You will therefore be expected to collect and analyse student’s feedback and support students through their learning journey;
  • You will design and deliver appropriate assessments in line with the Educational Programme Plan;
  • Depending on your experience you will either be expected to work as part of a teaching team or to independently lead modules;
  • You will engage in a selection of programme related committees such as Assessment Committee or Work Field Advisory Committee;
Do you want to know more about the programme and the faculty?
  • The Faculty of Health, Nutrition & Sports aims to connect education and research to societal needs on local, national and international levels. Our faculty combines seven programmes: Nutrition & Dietetics, Skin Therapy, Nursing, Physical Education, Human Movement Technology, Sport Studies (Dutch track) and ISPM (International track). All programmes educate a new generation of health, nutrition and sports professionals;
  • The Sport Studies Program has two tracks, Sportkunde and the ISPM programme. The programs are connected to each other;
  • International Sport Management is a three year Bachelor degree programme and was established in 2017. Our growing programme has an international student population with over 30 different nationalities. Our current first year cohort consists of 130 students;
  • The content of the programme is based on 3 streams: Management, Sport and Society and Professional Development. The delivery of the content, together with the international staff (current staff members from Finland, Brazil, UK, Turkey, Austria, Greece and The Netherlands) and student population, embodies the international dimensions of the programme;
  • On campus classes are offered in the state-of-the-art Sport Campus Zuiderpark in The Hague.

What can you expect from us? 
  • We really want you to be successful as a lecturer and that you enjoy yourself at THUAS. That is why we offer you: 
  • An appointment as soon as possible in a temporary post for the period of one year (0.6 fte – 1.0 fte) with an option for extension (D4) in salary scale 11; 
  • A salary of a minimum of € 3,881,09 and a maximum of € 5,332,48 for a full working week, excluding 8% vacation allowance. (Our terms of employment are in accordance with our labour agreement);
  • A guaranteed end-of-year pay of 8.3%. 
> Read more about our attractive working conditions on terms of employment  

What is it like to work at THUAS? 
If you work at THUAS, you work at one of the most dynamic and open organisations in the City of Peace and Justice. Together with 2,500 colleagues, you help 26,000 students from over 120 countries to prepare for a promising future in a world that changes every day. We do this by growing and evolving along with the world and the wishes of our students. We work together intensively with colleagues, with students and in the professional field. Furthermore, we look ahead, we are critical, and we stand in the middle of society. 
Diversity, inclusiveness and equality are at the heart of everything we do. We strive for the composition of the student and staff population to reflect the society in which we work, and we want to offer everyone equal opportunities. We realise that this requires constant attention. We invest in this ourselves, and we would like you to help us with this. 

> Read more about our story and our core values here: Our story 
> THUAS as an inclusive campus The Hague University inclusive 

Do you want to apply as a lecturer International Sport Management at THUAS? 
  • You can apply up to and including April 1, 2023, exclusively via the application button below; 
  • The interviews will take place between April 11 – 14, 2023;  
  • Giving a trial lesson will be part of the further procedure;  
  • Substantive information about the vacancy can be obtained by contacting Esthrella Khouw, programme manager International Sport Management by e-mail:;
  • General information on the application process can be obtained by e-mail:
Please include the following four questions in your motivation letter: 
  1. What is appealing to you to become a lecturer, specifically at the International Sport Management Programme at THUAS?  
  2. What kind of (blended learning) didactic skills have you obtained so far that you would utilize within this position to create a gamechanger-attitude of your students?  
  3. How would you contextualize module specific theory (i.e. Sport for Development) into the applied International Sport Management setting with focus on sustainable development or inclusion?  
  4. In what kind of team do you like to work and what do you think is important in team cooperation?  

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