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The Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences (AUAS) is for the European School of Physiotherapy (ESP) recruiting a

lecturer/researcher (0,6 - 0,8 fte)

Job description
The ESP offers an intense and high-quality physiotherapy programme for excellent students from all over the world, in English.
As a lecturer, your main responsibility is to teach students human physiology, exercise physiology and biomechanics. You are responsible for the development, preparation, implementation (teaching and examination) and evaluation of courses. Another important task is supervising students (e.g. being a mentor, coaching students in their bachelor thesis and during internship). You will cooperate with other lecturers teaching the same subjects. You will work in a small result-oriented international team of motivated and devoted professionals. The lessons are scheduled on different days of the week (preferably Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday) and during the exam weeks the workload will be higher than regular weeks, so your availability needs to be flexible.
If desired, there’s a possibility to combine this job with working activities within the Dutch Bachelor Physiotherapy Degree programme, the research programme and/or Master of Science programme (currently under construction).

Bachelor programme
The ESP is part of the Faculty of Health. In the Faculty of Health there is a collaboration between the Dutch physiotherapy education, occupational therapy education, exercise therapy education and nursing education. They combine their expertise in the field of paramedic and nursing education, research and patient care.
The ESP offers an intense and high-quality physiotherapy programme for excellent students from all over the world! ESP is an honours programme of the AUAS and is recognised by The Accreditation Organisation of the Netherlands and Flanders (NVAO) as “Small and Intensive Education”.

The ESP is strongly connected with its students and provides a place where direct communication lines between teaching staff and students are promoted. Creating an informal and safe atmosphere of an “extended family” is an important objective of the programme as we believe this leads to motivated students and excellent study results. Upon completion of the ESP programme, students will receive a Bachelor of Science (BSc, Hons) diploma and this title (together with their excellent level) allows them to smoothly continue into any Masters programme or work as a physiotherapist all over the world.

Preferably the candidate should have the following qualifications:
  • Bachelor‘s degree in Physiotherapy;
  • Master's degree and/or PhD degree, preferable in the field of Human Movement Sciences or Sports Sciences;
  • International working experience;
  • an English language proficiency (minimal IELTS level 7.5)
  • cultural awareness, sensitivity and empathy;
  • excellent communication skills and social skills;
  • innovative, open minded, flexible and result oriented;
  • experience in designing, implementing and evaluating courses
  • experience in coaching students;
  • good teaching and research skills (Basic qualification in Didactics and Examination)
  • good ICT skills;
  • expertise in Biomechanics and Exercise Physiology;
  • combine practical experience with theoretical knowledge.
We offer
The activities are part of the organizational function of lecturer-researcher 3 (salary scale 10), the maximum salary is €4094,- gross per month, in case of a full-time appointment (1,0 fte). The position is initially a temporary appointment for a period of one year. This may be extended depending on the suitability of the candidate and on the available formation space at the university.

The AUAS has a comprehensive package of secondary employment conditions, including a generous vacation arrangement and a 13th month pay. In addition, the AUAS offers excellent study and development opportunities and encourages professional growth.

The first round job interviews are planned in calendar week 6 in February 2019. A job interview via Skype is possible.

Further information can be obtained from Marleen Koolen, MSc: .

Further information about the ESP programme can be found on our official website:

Even if you do not fulfill all requirements, please do not hesitate to apply. There is a possibility to divide the tasks and time (fte) amongst two persons.

Please click on the link below to submit an online application. The application deadline is January 17th 2019.

Applications submitted directly to the point of contact or in any other manner will not be processed.

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