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Senior Policy OfficerPosted by: University of Twente
Posted date: 2018-Apr-16
The University of Twente’s research focuses on Science for Science, but it is also socially relevant and oriented towards society: Science for Industry and Society. To this end, a portion of the university’s research is planned on the basis of consultations with societal stakeholders, including industry and government bodies. Achieving scientific and societal breakthroughs increasingly requires input from multiple disciplines and a combination of the technical and social sciences: High Tech, Human Touch.
Do you have a passion for research, innovation and policy? We are seeking a Senior Policy Officer for the Strategy and Policy department's Research and Knowledge Transfer cluster.
Your tasks and focus areas will be in the field of research and strategic relationships and networks. Your roles will include initiator, intermediary and liaison.
We are looking for a colleague who:
Application and information
A reference check or an assessment can be part of the procedure.
Please submit your application before 1 May 2018 by filling in the form including a motivation letter and current CV (choose ‘apply now’ below).
Conditions of employment
We offer a challenging full-time position in an inspiring multidisciplinary and international environment. The successful candidate will be employed for the duration of 1 year and with the prospect of a continuation of the contract.
Your gross monthly salary will be € 5.405,- maximum, depending on your background and relevant experience. This salary is according to scale 12 of the Collective Labour Agreement for Dutch Universities. Additionally, the University of Twente provides excellent facilities for professional and personal development, an 8% holiday allowance, and an 8,3% end of year bonus.
The University of Twente. We stand for life sciences and technology. High tech and human touch. Education and research that matter. New technology which drives change, innovation and progress in society. The University of Twente is the only campus university in the Netherlands; divided over five faculties we provide more than fifty educational programmes. The University of Twente has a strong focus on personal development and talented researchers are given scope for carrying out pioneering research.
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status or disability status. Because of our diversity values we do particularly support women to apply.