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    Full-time Position
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    Education & Instruction
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  • Degree Required
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    • Date Posted
      October 08,2021
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    Lecturer in Work and Organizational Psychology

    Vacancy details of Lecturer in Work and Organizational Psychology

    Publication date

    21 September 2021

    Closing date

    15 October 2021

    Level of education



    22,8 hours per week

    Salary indication

    €3,807 to €5,211 gross per month, based on 38 hours per week

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    Are you able to stimulate students to successfully Master new knowledge and skills? Are you enthusiastic about a scientist-practitioner approach? Are you interested in working for one of Europe's leading teaching and research universities? This may be the position for you.

    Effective immediately, we are seeking an inspiring Work- and Organizational Psychology lecturer. The W&O Psychology group provides a bachelor specialization, a Master’s program with four specialized master’s tracks, and is involved in the Psychology Research Master’s program. Within the Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences, the discipline of Psychology offers a range of Bachelor's and Master’s degree programs. As a lecturer, you will be part of the Work and Organizational Psychology program group. The teaching and research in our programs is internationally oriented, offering courses both in English and in Dutch.

    What are you going to do

    Your role as a lecturer will consist of a combination of the following job tasks:

    • develop and teach (part of the) courses and working groups in the area of work and organizational psychology with a focus on sport and performance psychology;
    • supervising students with their Master’s thesis and Master’s internship;
    • supervising peer group meetings for internship students and providing workshops for students in preparation for their internships.

    What do we require of you

    You have:

    • a PhD in work and organizational psychology, social psychology, organizational behavior, sport psychology, behavioral economics, or related field;
    • a completed BKO (Basic Teaching Qualification) is a plus;
    • knowledge and expertise in sport, performance and/or organizational psychology;
    • English proficiency.

    You are:

    • enthusiastic about the scientist-practitioner model in teaching;
    • a proactive, and consientious team player;
    • focused on quality;
    • adaptable to changing circumstances;
    • high on self-regulation;
    • good at planning and organizing.

    Our offer

    We are looking for a teacher for a temporary employment of 22.8 hours per week for the duration of two years. Upon proven suitability, unchanged organizational developments and sufficient formation space, the intention is to extend the employment for one year. There is a probationary period of two months.

    Salary depends on past education and relevant work experience, with a minimum salary of €3807 and a maximum salary of €5211 gross per month, based on a full-time appointment for a 38-hour working week and in accordance with the Collective Labour Agreement for Dutch Universities). We additionally offer an extensive package of secondary employee benefits, including a generous holiday scheme and year-end bonus.

    About us

    The University of Amsterdam (UvA) is the Netherlands' largest university, offering the widest range of academic programmes. At the UvA, 30,000 students, 6,000 staff members and 3,000 PhD candidates study and work in a diverse range of fields, connected by a culture of curiosity. Curious about our organisation and attractive fringe benefits such as a generous holiday arrangement and development opportunities? Here you can read more about working at the University of Amsterdam.

    Want to know more about working at the Faculty of Social and Behavioral Sciences? Check out our website.

    We offer a motivating work environment with a variety of duties and sufficient scope for individual initiative and development within an inspiring organization. We cherish inquisitive minds and persevering spirits, and allow you the opportunity to dig deeper with your questions. Diverse, unique, dynamic, internationally oriented and ambitious: these are all characteristics which typify UvA staff. Strongly committed to the city of Amsterdam and the international society of which it is part, the UvA stands for independence, creativity, innovation, an international perspective and a critical yet open mindset.


    Do you have any questions or do you require additional information? Please contact:

    • Prof. Astrid Homan

    Job Application

    The UvA is an equal-opportunity employer. We prioritize diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for everyone. We value a spirit of enquiry and perseverance, provide the space to keep asking questions, and promote a culture of curiosity and creativity.

    Do you recognize yourself in the job profile? Then we look forward to receiving your application by 15 October 2021. You can apply online by using the link below.

    Applications in .pdf should include:

    • your CV
    • your motivation letter
    • previous teaching evaluations

    Interviews will take place on October 20, 21, or 22, 2021.

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