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Lecturer (European) policy Maastricht School of European Studies

Job description

Today, Zuyd is educating over 13,000 talents for the professions of tomorrow. Knowledge is only half the job. It is equally important that they are able to apply what we teach. That vision is tangible in everything we do and in what you will do in your job as lecturer (European) policy. For instance, in our close cooperation with companies, organisations and government bodies. Within our region, but also and especially within Europe and beyond. Is that your view on education as well? Then chances are that you will feel right at home at Zuyd University of Applied Sciences.


You are ready to let the new generation of professionals experience what innovative education feels like. To send them into the world with the sure knowledge that they have an excellent fit with professional practise and the demands from the labour market. The combination of knowledge and its application gives you energy. We will give you room to transfer your passion for your expertise area onto a new group of talents. They will flourish through your passionate lectureship. Just like you will yourself.
We are looking to appoint a dynamic, pro-active and well-qualified lecturer to join the team. You will prepare students for knowledge examinations in the field of European institutions, governance and politics, coach students to carry out professional tasks related to (European) policy and guide students how to carry out research in support of these tasks. We are particularly keen to hire somebody with expertise/ interest in sustainable (CSR) policy and/or quantitative research.
In an ideal world, you will have a relevant Master’s degree in European Studies or affiliated law, policy, politics among other, professional work experience in the (European) policy domain, a keen interest in contemporary issues related to EU governance and politics and excellent communication skills in English, both oral and written. Preferably you have demonstrable experience in lecturing, coaching of students.

Company profile

The Maastricht School of European Studies consists of a multidisciplinary and interculturally diverse team of approximately 25 employees offering a four-year full-time Bachelor programme preparing the next generation of young professionals to become a connector between government, business, and civil society to tackle contemporary societal challenges, across geographical and disciplinary borders.
The position implies teaching and coaching students in the European domain: teaching students in the field of European institutions, governance, politics, coaching students to work together on professional (European) policy-related tasks (groups of approximately 4 students), guiding students how to carry out (quantitative) research in support of the professional tasks they work on and assessing student products. Other tasks can be discussed based on your expertise and experience, such as: coaching students on their applied research during their internship, contributing to the curriculum development in the above-mentioned areas, including assessment and any other tasks that may fit your specific expertise/experience.


Zuyd University of Applied Sciences is a professional and ambitious organisation with some 1,700 employees on 11 locations in 3 cities in the south of The Netherlands.
At Zuyd University we are building future-focussed innovative and sustainable education and development of our region Meuse-Rhine and further afield. Join us at a university where you will get the attention and coaching you deserve. Where you will feel at home and recognised as an expert in your field. Where you will help students grow as professionals and as human beings and where you contribute to their futures.

We offer a temporary year contract with possible extension for another year or a permanent contract, depending on available budget and your performance. It concerns a position for 0.6 – 0.8 FTE. Depending on your specific expertise and availability, this may deviate. The salary is maximised at scale 11. That means a maximum amount of €5,332.48 gross per month on the basis of 1.0 FTE. In addition, there will be a holiday allowance of 8%, an end-of-year allowance of 8.3%, a generous number of days off, extra hours for professionalisation and sustainable deployment, a complete vitality package and the possibility of hybrid working

More information? Any questions? We are curious!

Would you like to talk to us before you apply? No problem. Please contact Emmy Nelissen, emmy.nelissen@zuyd.nl or 06-50427220. Or contact Erline Lamberiks, erline.lamberiks@zuyd.nl.

Are your qualities at home at Zuyd?
Please just react through the application-button! Or do you know anyone who makes a perfect fit? Give them a heads up. You make us both very happy. Thanks in advance.

Don’t wait too long!
We close the vacancy on June 7th so we are looking forward to receiving your application before this date. You may be sure we will react before June 12th.

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