The University of Aruba, in collaboration with KU Leuven (Belgium), and facilitated with funding from the European Development Fund (EDF), 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) opened its doors and will graduate its first bachelors in 2022. This three-year program consists of a 180 European credits program with a focus on sustainable development in small island states. A 90 credit master program will start in 2022. For this new STEM sciences program, the University of Aruba is looking for: Assistant / Associate Professor (1,0 fte)
The main responsibilities are:
The Assistant/Associate Professor will be responsible for the coordination, planning, organization, implementation, execution and quality control of the STEM curriculum and research according to the goals of the program. The Assistant/Associate Professor will also co-coach PhD candidates (peer to peer) and will set up and ensure the implementation of the coaching program for the students of the program. He or she ensures that the program is embedded in the university’s academic and administrative framework, while consolidating and expanding the international academic network of the program for student and staff development.
The ideal candidate:
The University of Aruba offers:
An exciting new opportunity on a three (3) year term contract with an attractive benefits package including APFA pension, additional health insurance, and a competitive wage.
Candidates with a demonstrated strong affinity for Aruba and the Caribbean and for challenges in small island states are strongly encouraged to apply.
Submit your application letter and resume before Monday, June 15, 2020.