Lecturer Information Sciences / Business Information Systems (2 positions)

Updated: 9 months ago
Deadline: 06 Dec 2018

Are you an information scientist with strong teaching skills and a proven background in Business Information Systems and Information Sciences? Then Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam would like to get to know you. Apply for the position of:

Lecturer Information Sciences / Business Information Systems (2 positions)

Location:                       AMSTERDAM

Hours per week:              32 - 40 hours

Job description
The candidate will be responsible for teaching various topics related to Business Information Systems in the “Information Sciences” (IS) Bachelor and Master programmes.  Moreover, the candidate has affinity with current and new research in the field of Business Information Sciences and will be embedded into a research group within the department.

Your duties
● develop and teach IS related bachelor courses such as Conceptual Modelling, Requirements Engineering, Information Management, Service Science, ICT4D, Research Methods etc.
● supervise BSc and MSc Information Sciences thesis projects
● contribute to administrative tasks of the department related to education
● completed PhD in Information Sciences or closely related field
● proven track record in academic teaching

We offer a challenging position in a socially involved organization. On full-time basis the remuneration amounts to a minimum gross monthly salary of € 3,389.- and a maximum € 4,978.- in accordance with salary scale 10 and 11, depending on your education and experience. The job profile (Docent 4 or 3) is based on the university job ranking system and is vacant for 0.8 to 1.0 FTE.

The employment contract will affect a period of 2.5 years.

Additionally, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam offers excellent fringe benefits and various schemes and regulations to promote a good work/life balance, such as:
● a maximum of 41 days of annual leave based on full-time employment
● 8% holiday allowance and 8.3% end-of-year bonus
● considerable employer’s contribution to the ABP pension scheme
● contribution to commuting expenses
● optional model for designing a personalized benefits package

About Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
The ambition of Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam is clear: to contribute to a better world through outstanding education and ground-breaking research. And to be a university where personal education and societal involvement play a leading role. Where people from different disciplines and backgrounds work together on innovations and on generating new knowledge. Our teaching and research embrace the whole spectrum of science – from the humanities, the social sciences and the pure sciences through to the life sciences and the medical sciences.

Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam is home to more than 23,000 students. We employ more than 4,500 individuals. The VU campus is easily accessible, located in the heart of Amsterdam’s Zuidas district, a truly inspiring environment for teaching and research.

The Faculty of Science
The Faculty of Science inspires researchers and students to find sustainable solutions for complex societal issues. From forest fires to big data, from obesity to medicines and from molecules to the moon: our teaching and research programmes cover the full spectrum of the natural sciences. We share knowledge and experience with leading research institutes and industries, both here in the Netherlands and abroad.

Working at the Faculty of Science means working with students, PhD candidates and researchers, all with a clear focus on their field and a broad view of the world. We employ more than 1,250 staff members, and we are home to around 5,750 students.

Diversity is one of our university’s core values. We are an inclusive community, and we believe that diversity and international activities enhance the quality of education and research. We are always looking for people who can enhance diversity on our campus thanks to their background and experience.

Are you interested in this position? Send us an e-mail with your curriculum vitae and cover letter by 6 December 2018. Mention vacancy number 18419.

Name:                 Stefan Schlobach
Position:              Programme director Bachelor IS (former IMM) VU
E-mail:                informatica.secretariaat.beta@vu.nl

Also for vacancy questions, please use this e-mail address.

Relocation support
If you have any questions regarding moving to Amsterdam, and working at VU Amsterdam, you may contact:

Name:                 Wytske Siegersma
Position:              Relocation Advisor
E-mail:                relocations@vu.nl
Telephone:          +31 (20) 59 85037

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