Tenure Track Assistant Professor in Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience/Developmental Neuropsychology, Faculty of Psychology and Neuroscience

Updated: 15 days ago
Deadline: 23 Nov 2021

Fixed-term contract: five years.

Initially, candidates will be employed on a temporary contract as assistant professor (level 2), and will, together with the supervisor and tenure track committee put together a development plan stating specific development goals. The candidate’s development will be monitored on a regular basis by the tenure track committee. Five years into the appointment, an end-evaluation will take place and if goals have been met the candidate will be promoted to assistant professor (level 1) on a permanent contract. The evaluation can be brought forward if criteria are met earlier. On the candidate’s request the evaluation can be deferred in case of special personal circumstances, such as pregnancy leave, parental leave or chronic illness.

We offer a salary as stipulated in the Collective Labour Agreement of the Dutch Universities. Within this framework, the salary offered is competitive with a minimum of € 3,807 and a maximum of € 5,922 per month (depending on experience) for a full-time position of 38 hours/week. In addition, there is an annual holiday allowance (8% of annual income) and an annual end-of-year bonus (8.3% of annual income).

Applicants from outside The Netherlands may be eligible for the so-called 30% ruling, a tax cut for highly skilled migrants that applies for a maximum of five years. If you are moving to Maastricht from more than 40 kilometers away, you may qualify for a one-time reimbursement of your relocation costs

The terms of employment of Maastricht University are set out in the Collective Labour Agreement of Dutch Universities (CAO). Local UM provisions also apply. Notable terms include a pension scheme, an optional collective healthcare plan and partially paid parental leave. Furthermore, UM makes use of a selection model, which allows you to exchange employment conditions to adapt them to your preferences and circumstances. For more information look at the website www.maastrichtuniversity.nl  > About UM > Working at UM.

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