Rhine-Waal University of Applied Sciences in Kleve and Kamp-Lintfort, Germany, offers an innovative and uniquely international environment with first-rate, interdisciplinary and predominantly English-taught bachelor’s and master’s degree programs. In addition to excellence in teaching, we are also committed to excellence in applied research, particularly in the areas of engineering, technology and the natural and social sciences. The university is home to a student body of over 7,000 students from over 100 countries. Rhine-Waal University of Applied Sciences sits on the picturesque Lower Rhine between the industrial and economic hub of the Rhine-Ruhr region and the Netherlands. This idyllic, yet central location offers the perfect backdrop for families, as well as excellent connections to bustling metropolitan areas.

We are currently seeking to fill the following position in the Faculty of Life Sciences, Kleve Campus, to be filled by 15th of August:

Reference number 05/F2/20

Research Associate in health economics

German TV-L pay scale level EG13, fixed-term contract for 2 years according to § 14 Abs.2 (TzBfG), part-time with 75 % of the average weekly hours of the full-time equivalent

Your tasks

  • Preparation, execution and post-processing of lectures with reference to health economics (i.a. in the modules “Health economics”, “European health systems and –policy”, “Data management and demography”) as well as exercises in the fields of economics and accounting in the English and German language in the Bachelor study-courses of the Faculty
  • Coordinating and supporting projects of students with regard to health economics in the bachelor study-courses “Bio Science and Health, B.Sc.” and “Qualität, Umwelt, Sicherheit und Hygiene, B.Sc.” as well as in the master study-course “Gesundheitswissenschaften und –Management”
  • Developing independently teaching materials together with the coordinator and the head of the study course
  • Co-mentoring of Bachelor and Master theses

Your profile

  • A completed master degree above-average in the field of health economics respectively economics with the focal point on health
  • Analytical skills, competent handling with quantitive methods
  • Readiness to continuing higher education
  • High level of independence, sense of responsibility and capacity of teamwork
  • Knowledge of epidemiology and applied statistics of advantage
  • Profound IT-knowledge in the field of data analysis, in particular MS-Office Excel and selected statistic tools
  • Willingness to teach and learn
  • Very good command of the German language (level C1 CEFR)
  • Good command of the English language (level B2 CEFR)

We offer

  • A diverse range of interesting and challenging tasks
  • Work-life balance assistance for employees
  • Numerous opportunities for personal and professional development
  • All the advantages of working in public service in Germany (social benefits), including an annual holiday bonus, capital accumulation benefits, 30 days of paid leave, and a company pension scheme
  • Possibility of telework / home office
  • Employee health management programme

Non-native German speakers must have at least basic proficiency in German.

The work contract is fixed-term and subject to German labour law. In accordance with § 14 (2) Teilzeit- und Befristungsgesetz (TzBfG), applicants for this position must not have been employed at Rhine-Waal University of Applied Sciences in the past.

Rhine-Waal University of Applied Sciences is committed to the professional development and advancement of women. Female candidates are expressly welcomed and encouraged to apply. In accordance with the Gender Equality Act of North Rhine-Westphalia (Landesgleichstellungsgesetz NRW), in cases of equal suitability, aptitude and professional experience, female candidates shall be given preferential consideration over male candidates for vacancies in areas with proportionally fewer female employees, provided there are no specific, overriding reasons for giving preference to a specific male candidate.

In the event of equal suitability, preferential consideration will also be given to disabled candidates or candidates recognised as such by virtue of Section 2 (3) of the German Code of Social Law, Book IX (SGB IX).

We look forward to receiving your application!

Deadline for applications: 22nd July 2020

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