Assistant or Associate Professor

Deze vacature
Geplaatst op
15 november 2018
Reageren tot
15 januari 2019
Onderzoek & Wetenschap

Over deze afdeling

About the department

The Department of Radiotherapy at Maastricht University Medical Centre seeks outstanding candidates, for a full-time, tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor depending on qualifications. The position will include mentoring to develop a strategy to attain a full professor appointment.

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Job description

Maastricht UMC+ seeks candidates whose experience in teaching, research, and community service have prepared them to be among the new research leaders that will strive for scientific excellence and take responsibility to realize the vision of our Comprehensive Cancer Centre. MUMC+ is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and is committed to equal employment opportunity for underrepresented minorities and women, and for persons with disabilities.
Successful candidates will join a department with an internationally recognized team of biologists, physicists and clinicians conducting fundamental, translational and clinical research. The team is constantly seeking connection between research and clinical research questions, and in this multidisciplinary environment develops clinical trials with a focus on translational radiation therapy and tumor microenvironment.

New faculty members will join the Biomedical Sciences (BMS) and Oncology graduate research School GROW and will participate in graduate, MSc and BSc teaching. The applicant will have access to state-of-the-art research facilities of the Department of Radiotherapy as well as shared facilities for advanced masspectrometry, and ultra-high-resolution microcopy among others.


Job requirements

Candidates must have a PhD and hold an exceptional research portfolio with an active interest in fundamental and translational research into tumor biology. The successful candidate will possess a bold vision for the future of cancer research and have the skills to establish a team of researchers in the field of cancer research and radiation therapy. Essential to the position is the ability to set the new direction for expanding the research portfolio within the Department of Radiotherapy including research into proton therapy and by participating in departmental fundraising. The research direction should also align with the vision of the Comprehensive Cancer Center mission “function preservation in cancer patients”.

Applicants with an excellent record of research productivity and demonstrated ability to develop a rigorous research program in the areas of OncoImmunology, Biomarkers and single cell analysis are encouraged to apply. Other profiles may be considered as well. Experience in handling complex and extensive data is a plus.
The successful candidate is expected to contribute to the strategy of the oncology center of the MUMC+, especially to translational part of clinical trials run together with our affiliated Maastro Clinic (

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This is an appointment for undetermined time, preceded by a probation period of 1 year. This is in accordance with the Collective Labour Agreement for Dutch University Medical Centres (Coa umc ), article 2.4.1. in a fulltime appointment.


Working conditions

According to the Collective Labour Agreement for Dutch University Medical Centres (Cao umc), we offer you:

  • a year-end bonus of 8.3%;
  • good retirement provisions;
  • a collective health insurance;
  • Cao a la Carte.



Salary and appointment rank will be commensurate with the applicant’s accomplishments and in compliance with the Collective Labour Agreement for Dutch University Medical Centres (Cao umc).


More information

For more information and questions about the position and the application procedure, please contact our Recruitment Department; +31 43-387 45 97.
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Further general information on terms of employment and working at Maastricht UMC+ can be found at

Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, cover letter, statement of research interests, statement of teaching, and three letters of recommendation in pdf format by December 31st.

The application procedure may involve online screening via search engines and social networks.

Applications submitted through recruitment agencies will not be considered.


Wij verzoeken je, vóór 15 januari 2019, digitaal te solliciteren via deze website door gebruik te maken van de "solliciteren" knop. Sollicitaties via andere kanalen kunnen door ons niet in behandeling worden genomen.

Let op: Het online screenen, bijvoorbeeld via zoekmachines en social networks kan deel uit maken van de sollicitatieprocedure.

Acquisitie naar aanleiding van deze vacature wordt niet op prijs gesteld.