Lecturers/coaches Creative Business
Due to significant growth, the Academy of Communication & Creative Business, NHL Stenden University of Applied Sciences is looking for suitable candidates for the position of
Lecturers/coaches Creative Business (4,0 fte)
(starting date as soon as possible)
Would you like to contribute to the quality of education and to the social task of universities of applied sciences in the Netherlands? Are you the link between education and the creative business industry?
Who are we looking for
We are looking for enthusiastic colleagues with a passion for education and coaching students in becoming a creative business professional. You preferably have up-to-date professional knowledge and experience in the creative industry in a media-related field/environment. We are specifically interested in expertise in the following areas:
- (Design-driven) research
Entrepreneurship/value creation in the media
Where will you be working
The Academy of Communication & Creative Business, with over 100 colleagues and 1,600 (national and international) students, consists of a young and enthusiastic teaching/support team. We value self-initiative, creativity, commitment and dialogue. We celebrate successes together with our students. We aim to develop education together with the creative (media) industry, both nationally as well as internationally. Working from the educational concept ‘Design-Based Education’, we aim to immerse our students in real-life design processes.
What will you be doing
Your core task will be coaching and guiding students in real-life creative industry projects. You will support students in developing a designer’s mindset, challenging themselves and working with research-based deliverables that have direct practical value for our promoters/clients. Another responsibility of the position is mentoring/coaching students in their personal and professional development in becoming a creative business professional.
Broad experience in and knowledge of the creative (media) industry, e.g. developing, producing, starting up, heading interactive or social media, entertainment, film, music, (serious) gaming, or other new media.
Linking creativity with business sense, having an eye for new business and revenue models.
Knowledge of (social media/marketing) trends and topics in creative business, such as branding, design thinking, new marketing models and technology, SEO and SEA, artificial intelligence and big data.
Experience in developing media products and services (you know what is going on in the media industry and can respond to this).
Knowledge of how to coach and mentor students in a creative design process.
Experience as a teacher in higher education is a plus, not a must.
Preferably, a master's degree in a relevant field.
A basic qualification of didactic competence or the willingness to attain it.
Fluent in English, preferably (but not necessarily) fluent in Dutch.
About NHL Stenden University of Applied Sciences
Make it happen by doing. That is what we believe in at NHL Stenden. We grant our students the opportunity to develop their talents to the fullest. They choose their own direction for their studies and professional growth in a challenging learning environment. We foster strong bonds with companies and organizations in the region but also abroad.
Being an international multi campus university, we stimulate our students to venture beyond their own professional area, thus gaining new knowledge and participating in innovative projects. We create a meeting point where knowledge and culture join and where we make new connections with the professional field. NHL Stenden ambitiously provides knowledge that works!
What we offer
The employment regards the position of lecturer/researcher B. The salary consists of, dependent on age and experience, a maximum of € 5.026,85 (level 11 of the Collective Labour Agreement for Universities of Applied Sciences) gross per month for a fulltime position, exclusive of 8% holiday benefits and an 8.3% year-end bonus. The agreement will initially be entered into for the duration of 1 year.
Are you the enthusiastic and inspiring colleague that we are looking for? Please send your motivation and curriculum vitae with the application button (sollicitatieknop) to the attention of Ms. Elin Derks, indicating subject 2788 ACCB.
You may respond until January 3th. For content inquiries, please do not hesitate to contact Elin Derks or Hennie Westerhuis (team leaders).
Unsolicited marketing is not appreciated.