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Academic Adviser IE&IS (0,5 FTE)

Academic Adviser IE&IS (0,5 FTE)

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Industrial Engineering and Innovation Sciences


In this position you will be part of the Education and Student Affairs (ESA) team of the Department of Industrial Engineering & Innovation Sciences. The ESA team is responsible for all support of all education (both Bachelor's and Master's) of the faculty. Behind the scenes, it provides a well-coordinated curriculum, study schedule, evaluation and improvement of subjects, organization and coordination of education and academic advising. 


The academic advisor reports to the Manager ESA of the department. 

Job description 

  • Advising students based on single intervention on study attitude, pace of study, planning and tackling study problems, personal problems and, if necessary, ensuring referral to other professionals; 
  • Monitoring the study progress of both bachelor's and master's students; 
  • Informing students about study-related matters; 
  • Advising on binding study advice for first-year students; 
  • Advising the program directors and the examination committee on requests from students and incorporating these in process and policy advice; 
  • Advising the program directors on the scope and application of relevant regulations and upcoming changes to them; 
  • Participating in university-wide consultation structures and working groups with regard to student guidance, policy, organization and educational innovation. 


  • You have an academic working and thinking level and a strong affinity with Industrial Engineering & Innovation Sciences;
  • You have good face-to-face and (preferably) online communication skills and are able to use the right conversation techniques at the right time;
  • You have a well-developed empathic ability and a certain natural preponderance;
  • You have excellent analytical skills and organizational sensitivity;
  • You are a team player, are result-oriented and have a good organizational ability;
  • Naturally, you have an excellent command of the English language, both spoken and written.  


  • A meaningful job in a dynamic and ambitious university;
  • A parttime (0,5 fte) and temporary appointment for a period of one year. A permanent position will be considered after a positive evaluation of the temporary contract;
  • Depending on experience and education, the salary for a full-time contract ranges between €2.846,- and € 4.490,- in accordance with the Collective Labor Agreement for Dutch Universities;
  • Benefits (such as a pension scheme, pregnancy and maternity leave, partially paid parental leave) in accordance with the Collective Labor Agreement for Dutch Universities;
  • Additionally, an annual holiday allowance of 8% of the yearly salary, plus a year-end allowance of 8.3% of the annual salary;
  • A broad package of fringe benefits, including an excellent technical infrastructure, moving expenses, and savings schemes.

Informatie en sollicitatie

For substantive information about the position, please contact Marjan Vrijnsen – de Corte, Manager ESA IE&IS, by e-mail: m.vrijnsen[at]

If you have any questions about the recruitment and selection procedure, please contact Susan Opgenoorth (e-mail: HRServices.IEIS[at]
For information about terms of employment, click here or contact HRServices.IEIS[at]

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Your application 

If you are interested in this vacancy, please upload your motivation and CV via the "Apply directly/apply now" button.
You can apply for this position until 17 December 2021.

We do not respond to applications that are sent to us in a different way.

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This vacancy will be advertised both internally and externally at the same time. In case of equal suitability, internal candidates will be given priority.