Senior Lecturers SISSTEM

Source: Ana Maria Tromp

Senior Lecturers SISSTEM

Senior Lecturers SISSTEM

The University of Aruba, in collaboration with KU Leuven (Belgium), is seeking to expand its research and teaching capacity in bio-environmental engineering, technology, engineering, informatics, and data sciences. In 2019 the curriculum of the new academic bachelor in sciences, technology and engineering and mathematics (STEM) will open its doors and will graduate its first bachelors in 2022. This three-year program will consist of a 180 European credits program with a focus on sustainable development in small island states. A 90 credit master program will start in 2021. For this new STEM sciences program, the University of Aruba is looking for two (2):  

SENIOR LECTURERS (each 1,0 fte.)  

The main responsibilities are:

The senior lecturers will be responsible for the organization, planning, implementation, execution and quality control of the curriculum according to the goals of the program. The senior lecturers will coach the PhD candidates (peer to peer) and will also set up and ensure the implementation of the coaching program for the students of the program.

The ideal candidate: 

  • Holds a master’s degree, preferably a PhD in either bio-environmental sciences, or information and data sciences, or in technology and engineering or equivalent.
  • Has proven experience in academic research, teaching, and coaching.
  • Has an ambition to contribute to sustainable development through sciences.
  • Has excellent supervisory and collaborative team building skills and can also work independently.
  • Is able to provide and receive constructive feedback to/from peers and students as part of his/her strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Has excellent verbal and written communication skills in English.
  • Key competencies: flexibility, accountability, result oriented, leadership, critical and analytic thinking.

The University of Aruba offers: An exciting new opportunity on a 3- year term contract with an attractive benefits package including APFA pension, additional health insurance, and a competitive wage.  

InterestedVisit our website and submit your application letter and resume before Monday, May 13, 2019, through our career portal: If you need further information regarding the position, please contact us at One (or more) job interviews, a medical exam, an assessment test and a certificate of good conduct are in accordance with our rules of application and a standard part of our recruitment and selection procedure.  

Candidates with a demonstrated strong affinity for Aruba and the Caribbean and for challenges in small island states are strongly encouraged to apply.