Your challenge

You will work in a young and ambitious environment with people dedicated to improve surgical care worldwide. Your goal is to support a group of young talented researchers in global surgery, and to initiate new projects that take on new challenges in this emerging field of research. You will coordinate research projects and supervise educational activities for students and PhD candidates in global surgery.

This role is challenging and provides opportunities for growth.
We initially offer you a 0.4 fte position with the possibility to expand, depending on the growth of our organization and our collaborative success in raising funds for new research projects.

Your profile

We are looking for a research coordinator with at least the following experience and qualifications:

  • experience with a post-doctoral profile in global health.
  • experience with coordinating, supervising and teaching research students and/or PhD candidates.
  • excellent command of English is required, Dutch optional.

In a natural way you possess enthusiasm for the goals that global surgery stands for and, with your excellent communication skills, you know how to propagate this. Are you also proactive in your work ethic, education minded and ambitious with regard to research, then you may be our new research coordinator!

Your work environment

Worldwide, 5 billion people lack access to safe and affordable surgical care. Global Surgery Amsterdam (GSA) is a platform which aims to improve surgical care through research, education and training for surgical conditions that have the most important health impact globally. Projects are developed through a collaboration between actors in high income countries and stakeholders in low -and middle-income countries.

The research coordinator will be appointed at the Department of Plastic, Reconstructive and Hand Surgery at the Amsterdam UMC, a department with a long history supporting surgical care in LMICs, and you will work together with an experienced research staff. GSA also collaborates, amongst others, with Amsterdam Skills Centre (ASC) and the Amsterdam Institute of Global Health and Development (AIGHD) Hence, you will work closely together with other researchers in the surgical and global health fields.

For more information about the organisation, visit the website of GSA.

We offer

Salary Scale 12: 4763 tot 6122 euro gross when employed full-time (depending on qualifications and experience).

In addition we offer:

  • additional benefits include an 8.3% end-of-year bonus and 8% holiday pay.
  • being part of a young and dynamic organization with growth potential.
  • a part-time research position, embedded within the Amsterdam UMC, with growth potential.
  • pension is accrued at the ABP. VUmc contributes a large part of the premium (70%).
  • in addition to excellent accessibility by public transport, we reimburse 75% of your travel costs (commuting costs).

For more information about our employment conditions, please visit our website.

Information and application

Don’t hesitate to call us!
If you’re interested about this position, you can contact Matthijs Botman, via telephone number 06-48073683.
If you need more information about the application procedure, contact Anne Drost, corporate recruiter at 020-444 4529.

You can apply till 12 July 2020 by using the apply button.

Acquisition based on this vacancy is not appreciated.