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Assistant Professor in Clinical Psychology / Mental Health

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    Maastricht University (UM)
    Cultural studies
    Established Researcher (R3)
    Leading Researcher (R4)
    01/04/2019 00:00 - Europe/Brussels
    Netherlands › Maastricht

Job description

The Department of Clinical Psychological Science of the Faculty of Psychology and Neuroscience is devoted to research and education in the domain of clinical psychology/experimental psychopathology (EPP). We are looking for a new, enthusiastic, and bright assistant professor to strengthen our team.

0.45 fte of your work is devoted to educational activities in the (clinical) psychology and mental health courses and trainings of the bachelor or master curricula of FPN and FHML. Guiding students in writing their bachelor or master thesis is also an important part of your educational work.

The remaining 0.55 fte has to be devoted to conducting research within the domain of clinical psychology. Your research interest should reasonably fit within the research spectrum of the EPP research institute at Maastricht University (see http://www.epp-research.nl).


Contract type:

Tenure track construction:

Initially, the candidate will be employed on a temporary contract as assistant professor (level 2) and agree on specific development goals. Five years after the initial appointment, the work of the candidate will be evaluated and if the development goals are met, he/she will be promoted to assistant professor (level 1) on a permanent contract. The evaluation can be brought forward if criteria are met earlier. On the candidate’s request the evaluation can be deferred in case of special personal circumstances, such as pregnancy leave, parental leave or chronic illness.

Selection process

Please send your application to: hrm-rw-vacatures@maastrichtuniversity.nl

Maastricht University is committed to nurturing an inclusive culture and a welcoming atmosphere. This inclusiveness strategy has resulted in a very diverse representation of nationalities and cultures. We strongly believe that diversity (including, but not limited to nationality, age and gender) of the staff and student population will increase the quality of UM education & research. Fostering diversity and inclusivity creates an academic community where individual talents thrive, and values and differences are cherished. We strongly encourage you to apply if you are qualified for this position.

Additional comments



Maastricht University is renowned for its unique, innovative, problem-based learning system, which is characterized by a small-scale and student-oriented approach. Research at UM is characterized by a multidisciplinary and thematic approach, and is concentrated in research institutes and schools. Maastricht University has around 16,000 students and 4,000 employees. Reflecting the university's strong international profile, a fair amount of both students and staff are from abroad. The university hosts 6 faculties: Faculty of Health, Medicine and Life Sciences, Faculty of Law, School of Business and Economics, Faculty of Science and Engineering, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, Faculty of Psychology and Neuroscience.

For more information please contact Prof.dr. Peter Muris, department head CPS (peter.muris@maastrichtuniversity.nl)

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Offer Requirements

Specific Requirements


You have a master degree in Psychology and have acquired a Ph.D. title on the basis of research on abnormal/clinical psychology, preferably within the context of EPP.

You have good educational competencies and skills, and already possess a BKO certification.

You are capable of initiating and maintaining your own research line (in collaboration with other researchers of the EPP research institute) and have a solid publication track-record.

Work location(s)
1 position(s) available at
Maastricht University (UM)
6229 GR
Universiteitssingel 40

EURAXESS offer ID: 390410
Posting organisation offer ID: 52994


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