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Position: Academic Writing Coordinator
Institution: Maastricht University
Location: Maastricht, Limburg, Netherlands
Duties: The Maastricht Science Programme is looking for an enthusiastic and motivated educator specializing in academic writing to join our dynamic international team. You will be responsible for developing a curricular learning-line for writing and will be teaching scientific writing modules and workshops. Additionally, you will have the opportunity to lead creative elements of group projects and bachelor theses. You will support students by developing initiatives to build on their writing skills. You will become an active part of our community, advising undergraduate students, organizing (extra-curricular) activities, building a scientific and educational network for our students to explore, and establishing contacts with other faculties and student-facing services within Maastricht. You are stimulating and approachable for students and will readily interact with colleagues within Maastricht University and with other knowledge and business partners
Requirements: We are looking for an individual with a strong track record in academic writing education and a commitment to excellence in teaching. We seek someone with a background in the natural sciences to support existing academic writing initiatives and to grow the programme’s offering in this area. We are looking for an individual with a passion for communicating natural science in the written form who can inspire our staff and students to write well and explore innovative practices. You have an excellent command of written and spoken English. A PhD within the natural sciences is considered a benefit but not essential for this position
   
Text: Academic Writing Coordinator (0.7 FTE), Maastricht Science Programme Published Deadline Location yesterday 25 Oct Maastricht Job description The Maastricht Science Programme is looking for an enthusiastic and motivated educator specializing in academic writing to join our dynamic international team. You will be responsible for developing a curricular learning-line for writing and will be teaching scientific writing modules and workshops. Additionally, you will have the opportunity to lead creative elements of group projects and bachelor theses. You will support students by developing initiatives to build on their writing skills. You will become an active part of our community, advising undergraduate students, organizing (extra-curricular) activities, building a scientific and educational network for our students to explore, and establishing contacts with other faculties and student-facing services within Maastricht. You are stimulating and approachable for students and will readily interact with colleagues within Maastricht University and with other knowledge and business partners. Specifications max. 26.6 hours per week €2790—€4402 per month Maastricht View on Google Maps Maastricht University (UM) Requirements Who are we looking for? We are looking for an individual with a strong track record in academic writing education and a commitment to excellence in teaching. We seek someone with a background in the natural sciences to support existing academic writing initiatives and to grow the programme’s offering in this area. We are looking for an individual with a passion for communicating natural science in the written form who can inspire our staff and students to write well and explore innovative practices. You have an excellent command of written and spoken English. A PhD within the natural sciences is considered a benefit but not essential for this position. Conditions of employment Fixed-term contract: 2 year. What do we offer in return? · An academic staff / lecturer position at maximally 0.7 FTE; · Initially a temporary 2-year contract. Depending on the development of the programme and performance, a permanent position is possible; · Remuneration according to salary level 10 (from €2790,- to a maximum of €4402,-), depending on experience and qualifications, based on a full-time appointment (1,0 fte); · An international academic environment and student community. Employer Maastricht University - Faculty of Science and Engineering The Maastricht Science Programme (MSP) is a highly selective bachelor’s degree programme in the natural sciences, situated in the Faculty of Science and Engineering at Maastricht University in the Southern Netherlands. As one of the most international universities in Europe, Maastricht University is consistently ranked in the top ten of universities younger than 50 years worldwide. At MSP, we follow the tradition of the Liberal Arts and Sciences, with an emphasis on student-centred learning in a small-scale college community. Our student-centred learning is characterized by the opportunity for students to build their own curriculum in the natural sciences, intensive staff-student interactions in small groups, community building, extracurricular activities and personal guidance. The programme is taught in English. The Maastricht Science Programme has experienced continuous growth since its start in 2011. Currently, more than 550 students from over 50 countries are enrolled in our programme. Additional information Maastricht University http://www.maastrichtuniversity.nl/ 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 has a multidisciplinary and thematic approach and is concentrated in research institutes and schools. Maastricht University has around 18,000 students and 4,400 employees. Many students and staff are from abroad, reflecting the university's strong international profile. 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. Maastricht University is committed to nurturing an inclusive culture and a welcoming atmosphere. This inclusiveness strategy has resulted in a diverse representation of nationalities and cultures. We strongly believe that diversity (including, but not limited to nationality, age and gender) of the staff and student population increases the quality of UM education & research. Fostering diversity and inclusivity creates an academic community where individual talents thrive, and values and differences are cherished. 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 on terms of employment and working conditions look at the website https://www.maastrichtuniversity.nl/support/um-employees/you-and-your-work/employment-conditions/general-terms-employment Twitter
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