TT Assistant Professor (education profile) in Biomolecular Sciences

Updated: 19 days ago
Job Type: Temporary
Deadline: 17 May 2021

We are looking for an early-career academic, who is interested to start a tenure-track that focuses on education and who can strengthen our teaching and research in the field of Biomolecular Sciences. The candidate will develop and implement the modernization and harmonization of our practical education. The candidate will become coordinator of several practical courses, of various size in terms of student enrolment and throughout the entire curriculum, and set up a collegial consultation with other staff members. Tasks involved are the evaluation of the outcome of educational approaches using hybrid practical teaching, the implementation of improvements across all practical courses to allow a coherent and innovative usage of such hybrid methods, and improved integration of practical courses with theoretical ones.

As Assistant Professor with an education profile you will:

● teach in the degree programmes Biology (major Molecular Life Science; BSc), Chemistry (Bsc), Life Science and Technology (BSc) and Biomolecular Sciences (MSc).
● play a significant role in the development of education at FSE, both at the course and the programme levels
● develop either your own research line or contribute to running research lines within the Groningen Biomolecular Sciences and Biotechnology Institute (GBB)
● contribute to the supervision of PhD students in the one of the GBB research groups
● contribute to the organization of the faculty, for example by participating in working groups and committees, especially in the domain of education

At the stage of Assistant Professor 60% of your time is devoted to teaching and education development, 30% for research and 10% for organizational tasks. After five years you will be assessed for tenure and promotion to the level of Associate Professor (see Conditions of employment).

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