Assistant or Associate Professor

Deze vacature
Geplaatst op
21 juli 2020
Reageren tot
18 augustus 2020
Onderzoek & Wetenschap
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Wat ga je doen als Assistant or Associate Professor?

Job description
MUMC+ 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 inorities and women, and for persons with disabilities.

Wat vragen wij van jou?

Job requirements
Candidates must have a PhD and demonstrate an exceptional research portfolio with an active interest in fundamental and translational research into tumor biology. The successful candidate has a bold vision for the future of cancer research and has the skills to establish a team of researchers in the field of cancer research and radiation therapy. Essential is the ability to set a new direction for expanding the research portfolio within the Department of Radiotherapy 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”. 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.

Applicants with an excellent record of research productivity in cancer biology and a demonstrated ability to develop an independent rigorous research program and funding acquisition in the areas of tumor microenvironment, oncoimmunology, single cell analysis and biomarkers are encouraged to apply. 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 ( New faculty members will join the Biomedical Sciences (BMS) program and Oncology graduate research School GROW and will participate in the PhD, MSc and BSc curriculum. The applicant will have access to state-of-the-art research facilities of the Department of Radiotherapy as well as shared facilities for advanced mass-spectrometry, and ultra-high-resolution microscopy among others and NGS sequencing.

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Hoe ziet je werkomgeving eruit?

The Department of Radiotherapy at Maastricht University Medical Centre ( seeks outstanding candidate, 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.


This is an appointment for undetermined time, preceded by a probation period of 1 year for an average of 36 hours per week. This is in accordance with the Collective Labour Agreement for Dutch University Medical Centres (Cao umc), article 2.4.1., in a fulltime appointment.

Wat bieden wij?

Working conditions
The Cao umc applies to this position. You will receive:

  • a year-end bonus
  • good pension provisions
  • collective health insurance
  • ‘CAO a la Carte’


Depending on education and experience, you will be offered a suitable salary in accordance with the Cao umc.

Heb je nog vragen?

More information
For more information and questions about the position contact:
For more information and questions about the application procedure, please contact our Recruitment Department; +31 43-387 45 97 or email:
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 August 18st.

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

Applications submitted through recruitment agencies will not be considered.

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