Senior Researcher/Project Leader – Empowering Citizens

1 year ago

Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences

Location
Language
Amsterdam
English
Level
Type
Associate, Mid-senior level
Part-time, Temporary
Profession
Deadline
Project manager, Researcher
13.09.2020
Location
Language
Level
Type
Profession
Deadline
Amsterdam
English
Associate, Mid-senior level
Part-time, Temporary
Project manager, Researcher
13.09.2020

About Us

The Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences/Hogeschool van Amsterdam (AUAS/HvA) is a knowledge institution that educates tomorrow’s professionals in a wide array of fields and disciplines of higher education. With a distinct focus on applied sciences, the AUAS enables students, lecturers and researchers to develop cutting-edge – and practical – knowledge and innovations.

About the Role

The Research Program Urban Technology of the Faculty of Technology, Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences (AUAS/HvA) is looking for a Senior Researcher/Project Leader Empowering Citizens (0,4 FTE). For our Urban Analytics team. We invite applicants for a senior researcher position of 0,4 FTE for a period from September 2020 until December 2021 for the European NSR Interreg project Empowering Citizens. Your challenge You will be involved in the overall Urban Analytics team of the research programs of Urban Technology and the faculty of Digital Media and Creative Industries. The teams perform data studies, focusing on the domains of energy and logistics. The Urban Analytics team is characterized by an experimental mindset, we like to try new unexplored research directions. In the project Empowering Citizens, we develop a digital platform to enable local municipalities to start and accelerate energy transition initiatives. The project has already been running for 18 months and needs a new project leader and senior researcher. The project leader is responsible for the international cooperation within this project and our work package, including the communication with the other partners and the project coordinator, the project management and financial reports, the presentation of our results and the coordination between the work packages. As a researcher, you will further develop the digital platform and publish the research results in scientific and professional publications. Furthermore, you will be engaged in managing subprojects within the AUAS/HvA and in guiding junior researchers and minor and thesis students involved in the subprojects.

About You

You have completed a master’s degree or Ph.D. in a relevant field. You have evident knowledge of online platforms and digital design. You are good at managing information streams, structuring and presenting information, for instance through report writing. You have project leadership skills. You are able to guide junior researchers. You are flexible and up for the challenge of working in a new experimental setting. You have experience with international (research) projects. You have good verbal and written English skills. With your passion for research you can inspire your students and team members. You are a creative thinker, innovator, and motivator. Experience and knowledge about energy transition is of added value.

What We Offer

We offer a diverse and dynamic position in a challenging and friendly environment. We employ the senior researcher for 0,4 fte. Salary scale 11 (CAO – HBO Collective Agreement for Universities of applied science) applies to this position of researcher/lecturer. The gross salary is maximum €5.026 per month based on full-time employment. The post wilI involve a temporary appointment for the remaining project running time (December 2021). The AUAS/HvA has a comprehensive package of benefits, including a generous holiday scheme and a 13-month salary. In addition, the AUAS/HvA offers excellent educational and developmental opportunities and encourages employees to professionalize on a permanent basis.

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