Vacancy: General Member FASoS Board of Examiners

Are you interested in the teaching and assessment practices at FASoS? Would you like to take part in the quality assurance of the FASoS assessment policy and examinations? Do you have the educational experience and procedural sensitivity that enables you to formulate balanced judgments and recommendations? Then consider the vacancy for General Member of the FASoS Board of Examiners (BoE).

Similar to the other BoE members, a main task of the General BoE Member is to take part in the monthly BoE meetings and deliberations. You will prepare opinion statements according to the agenda and the provided background materials of the meetings, present reasoned arguments and views during the discussions, advise on the advantages and disadvantages of certain courses of action, and provide input for the BoE policy documents and formal position papers. Furthermore, the General Member presides over a number of graduation ceremonies. Occasionally you may be asked to take part in hearings regarding individual cases (e.g. plagiarism and appeals).

Considering the current composition of the BoE, a new member of the BoE should preferably come from the European Studies programmes. For this position we are looking for a colleague from the academic staff who:

  • Is enthusiastic about teaching and the organisation of educational and assessment practices in our Faculty;
  • Holds a PhD title, is appointed on a tenured position, and has taught for at least 2 years at FASoS;
  • Has affinity with the legal aspects of educational processes e.g. the Dutch legislative framework (WHW), the UM assessment policy and Exam Regulations, and formal procedures of the FASoS educational policy.

Optional/additional expectations:

  • Skills with regard to the statistical analysis and display of data is a pre.
  • If the candidate has experience with participation in other FASoS educational committees/organs, this will also be regarded as an advantage.

The selected candidate is expected to take his/her function per 1 September 2018. The remuneration previewed for this position is 70 solver hours on a yearly basis. Interested candidates are encouraged to send a CV and a short motivation letter/email by 28 May to Racheel Wennek (

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