Teacher Clinical Neuropsychology (0.5 FTE)


Faculty of Behavioural and Social Sciences


University of Groningen

Job description

The Faculty of Behavioral and Social Sciences of the University of Groningen is looking for a Teacher in the field of Clinical Neuropsychology. This temporary position is within the basic unit Clinical and Developmental Neuropsychology.

We expect from the candidate that he/she can provide teaching of developed and regular teaching parts, such as courses in the Bachelor's programme and in the Master tracks Klinische Neuropsychologie and Clinical Neuropsychology. Teaching within the Faculty is provided in various teaching methods, both in English and in Dutch, and in a hybrid form.

The University of Groningen is a research university with a global outlook, deeply rooted in Groningen, City of Talent. Quality has had top priority for four hundred years, and with success: the University is currently in or around the top 100 on several influential ranking lists.

The Faculty of Behavioural and Social Sciences excels in teaching and research in the fields of human behaviour, thinking, learning, and how people live together. We work on societal issues and problems that people experience in daily life. Central to this is individual and societal resilience and how to increase this. To this end, we focus on the topics of migration, the environment and climate, health, upbringing and education, the protection of vulnerable minorities, and sustainable partnerships. The Faculty of Behavioural and Social Sciences employs over 800 staff members. For more information about the Faculty please check the link https://www.rug.nl/gmw/

Within the basic unit of Clinical and Developmental Neuropsychology, clinically oriented research is conducted, focused on people with neurological and psychiatric conditions. The research focuses on the nature of these disorders, the effects of treatment, and the consequences of these disorders for everyday life and participation in society. In addition, the members of the basic unit teach within the bachelor's programme in Psychology and within the mastertracks Klinische Neuropsychologie and Clinical Neuropsychology.


- a completed master's degree in Social and Behavioral Sciences, preferably in the field of clinical (neuro)psychology
- experience and interest in teaching students
- affinity with and knowledge of neuropsychology
- interest in innovative teaching methods
- good oral and writing skills in English and preferably also in Dutch, given the curriculum
- possession of the University Teaching qualification (UTQ) is recommended
- excellent social and communicative skills and ability to work in groups
- important competencies in this position are analytical capacity, environment orientation, presenting and result orientation.

Conditions of employment

Contract length: 05 months.

We offer you in accordance with the Collective Labour Agreement for Dutch Universities:

- depending on qualifications and work experience, a salary of € 2,960 (salary scale 10) to a maximum of € 4,670 (salary scale 10) gross per month for a full-time position
- a holiday allowance of 8% gross annual income an 8.3% end-of-the-year allowance
- attractive secondary and market terms of employment
- the position is classified in accordance with the University Job Classification (UFO) system; the UFO profile is Teacher 4
- a temporary contract for a period of 5 months.

Intended starting date: 1st of March 2023

Job Application

You may apply for this position until 5 February 11:59pm / before 6 February 2023 Dutch local time (CET) by means of the application form (click on "Apply" below on the advertisement on the university website). Only submissions via the application form will be considered.

The University of Groningen strives to be a university in which students and staff are respected and feel at home, regardless of differences in background, experiences, perspectives, and identities. We believe that working on our core values of inclusion and equality are a joint responsibility and we are constructively working on creating a socially safe environment. Diversity among students and staff members enriches academic debate and contributes to the quality of our teaching and research. We therefore invite applicants from underrepresented groups in particular to apply. For more information, see also our diversity policy webpage: https://www.rug.nl/[…]/

Our selection procedure follows the guidelines of the Recruitment code (NVP): https://www.nvp-hrnetwerk.nl/nl/sollicitatiecode and European Commission's European Code of Conduct for recruitment of researchers: https://euraxess.ec.europa.eu/jobs/charter/code

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Additional information

For additional information, please contact:

Prof. dr. Marieke Pijnenborg, head of department

Dr. Janneke Koerts, Associate Professor

In your application, please always include the job opening ID V23.0046

Extra informatie kan worden verkregen via een van de volgende links:

Clinical and Developmental Neuropsychology

Digital application form