Senior Lecturer in Project Management - Amsterdam Campus

Amsterdam (Gemeenten), Noord-Holland (NL)
€56,912 - €69,737 (Pro Rata)
06 May 2021
End of advertisement period
31 May 2021
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Part Time

Northumbria University is a research-rich, business-focussed, professional university with a global reputation for academic excellence. The University has 3 campuses: in Newcastle upon Tyne, London and Amsterdam. The University has a strong commitment to internationalism, including its valuable and long-standing links with Europe, which it is now seeking to strengthen. Our Amsterdam Campus was established in 2018 and currently offers seven masters programmes and one undergraduate programme with UK accreditation. This post is linked with the degree in Project Mangement that is delivered jointly with the Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences (AUAS) and accredited by the Association of Project Management.

The Campus is fully integrated into Northumbria University, meaning that Amsterdam based academics are full members of the Department of Mechanical and Construction Engineering and therefore contribute to departmental objectives in teaching & research.

To support the further growth of both the Amsterdam Campus and Department of Mechanical and Construction Engineering, we are seeking exceptional candidates who can contribute to teaching and research in the fields of Project Management. The University is aiming to appoint two academics (Part time at 0.5 FTE) across different fields of project management. Appointments will be considered at Senior Lecturer (grade 7). The appointee(s) will lead the programme, contribute to the delivery of Project Management modules and support the programme’s accreditation by the Dutch Authority. You will undertake research and schoarly activities contributing to the Faculty’s research profile and development of its next Research Excellence Framework submission, together with contributing to consultancy, enterprise, and other income generation activities. In collaboration with the Newcastle and Amsterdam based team, you will contribute to the design, planning, teaching and module tutorship of a range of modules including, Project Programme & Portfolio Management; Project Change, Risk & Opportunities Management; Project Feasibility & Economics; People in Project Management; Project Organisations and Information Management; Research Methods; and Dissertation.

You must have excellent interpersonal skills coupled with the ability to teach effectively on a range of Project Management topics using a variety of technologies and approaches to student learning. You must have (or be exceptionally close to completing) a PhD or equivalent in a field relevant to the post ideally coupled with a record of high-quality publications and have clear plans to enhance your research through further publication, funding bids and knowledge exchange. Possession of a university teaching qualification such as Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy (UK) or the Basis Kwalificatie Onderwijs (The Netherlands) or preparedness to acquire this qualification within a reasonable timeframe is essential.

The successful applicant(s) will obtain the dual benefit of being part of a small and vibrant team at our Amsterdam Campus, whilst being embedded in the larger Department of Mechanical and Construction Engineering which operates across our 3 sites. The appointment will initially be made for a period of one-year. At the end of the 1st year there will be a prospect of a second year and/or permanent employment subject to satisfactory performance. The nature of the post is such that the post holder is expected to work and attend at the University’s Campus in Amsterdam such hours as are reasonably necessary for the effective discharge of the duties of the post.  The salary indication for Grade 7 is € 4,391 - € 5,381 per month (pro rata), excluding 8% holiday allowance but including allowances for commuting and pension plan.

For an informal discussion about the role, please contact Dr Robert de Boer [], Director of the Amsterdam Campus, or Professor Laurent Dala [], Head of Department, Mechanical and Construction Engineering.

To apply for this vacancy please click 'Apply Now', and submit a covering letter, CV including research /education statements, and grants and publications list. Please highlight your highest quality research outputs (please indicate a rank from 1 to 4) up to a maximum of 4, since 2017.  In addition, candidates are asked to provide copies of the top 2 research outputs (Journal / book chapter /practice-based portfolio).Where possible candidates are asked to combine all of these documents into a single file.

Northumbria University takes pride in, and values, the quality and diversity of our staff. We welcome applications from all members of the community. The University holds an Athena SWAN Bronze award in recognition of our commitment to improving employment practices for the advancement of gender equality and is a member of the Euraxess network, which delivers information and support to professional researchers.

We welcome applications from the UK and across the world.Visit our web pages for details about the Information and Support for International Colleagues.

Please note this vacancy will close on 31/05/2021