Permanent employment
Den Haag
Master (EQF 7)
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As a lecturer in the program Safety and Security Management Studies (SSMS) you will teach students in the subjects of industrial safety and security. Additional knowledge of cyber security and experience with safety and security issues in corporate business settings is considered beneficial.

You will share your knowledge and experience which will involve teaching a variety of courses. Some are already fully developed (such as safety practice and safety risk management amongst others) while new ones will be developed by you. Moreover, you will organize and coordinate interactive projects and workshops, together with SSMS colleagues, for students and often in collaboration with external partners from the field.

You will guide, coach and assess SSMS students in order to facilitate their integration of theory and practice. This includes supervision of internships and of the final thesis. In doing so, you will help students attain the level of research as well as professional skills required to be highly competent, innovative, and knowledgeable professionals in the field of safety and security management.


Your profile
When reading through your resume, we would like to see:

  • a relevant master’s degree (e.g. engineering, industrial hygiene, environmental health, occupational health and safety, security management, etc.);
  • experience in an international, professional environment, preferably including safety and/or security-related experience in corporate settings;
  • experience in a variety of activities, skills and responsibilities (e.g. in risk management, consultancy, construction, HSE, transportation and logistics, oil and gas, fire safety, shipping and/or aviation, process safety, physical security, facility management, cyber security analysis and/or engineering, etc.);
  • teaching experience or strong interest in teaching, instructing and guiding students with an open mind towards new teaching and learning methods;
  • You are fluent in and confident about your English language skills (C1).


When we meet for an interview, you will be able to convince us that you can be flexible, creative and versatile in meeting your (educational) goals. We encourage you to apply when you can:

  • stimulate and motivate students in their personal and professional development by passing on your own knowledge and experiences reconciling both theoretical and practical approaches in line with the educational goals set in our programme;
  • contribute to a highly collaborative work environment in which you seek and offer support to students and colleagues;
  • share ideas and opinions eloquently and correctly, in a clear and concise manner, both orally and in writing;
  • stay focussed on realising results and attaining (educational) goals as well as signalling opportunities to improve results.



What we offer
A temporary position for a year (D4) for 0.8 FTE (32 hours per week), with the possibility of an extension towards a permanent employment contract, preferably as of 1 May 2020;

  • a salary of up to € 4,892.31 gross per month (lecturer, scale 11) for a full-time work week;
  • the employment conditions are in keeping with the Collective Labour Agreement for higher professional education;
  • 8% holiday pay;
  • a guaranteed end of year pay of 8.3%;
  • an easily accessible workspace in The Hague, by both bicycle, car (plenty of parking space) and train (next to the Hollands Spoor station);
  • a generous leave arrangement of approximately 53 days p/a, including public holidays and compulsory days off;
  • a large network and a dynamic environment among young, motivated international students and employees within the higher education in a metropolitan context, national and international.



Do you want to know more about the department and team?
Safety and Security Management Studies (SSMS) offers a full-time English-language Bachelor programme, which is structured to educate young professionals for work in the international field of safety and security.
Our students hail from all over world, and they are progressively trained from the start to apply their knowledge drawn from real-life situations through individual assignments and group projects. Our staff consists of a diverse and multicultural group of enthusiastic individuals with a broad range of academic and professional backgrounds including specialisations in criminology, history, law, linguistics, and military affairs, amongst several others. The programme also has a strong collaboration with the professional field.

You can find more information here:


Do you want to know more about working at THUAS?
Preparing young people for the future is what The Hague University of Applied Sciences does. We share our knowledge and give the students the skills they need to be strong and confident. We do this by emphasising three core values: global citizenship, internationalisation and networking. This helps students’ lifelong awareness of the world around them.
As a University of Applied Sciences we stand in the middle of society and we also want to reflect this. In addition to our diversity amongst students, The Hague University of Applied Sciences values the same type of diversity in its staff and among students. The Hague University of Applied Sciences seeks an inclusive campus with a diverse student and staff population in which equal opportunities stand out.
THUAS is also very easily accessible by either public transport (we are located right next to the train station Hollands Spoor) or by car (parking garage in the immediate vicinity) from The Hague and from other cities like Delft, Rijswijk, Rotterdam, Utrecht and Amsterdam.


Are you our new colleague?
You can apply for the position by submitting your CV and cover letter in English via the link below. The application deadline is 22 March, 2020. The first round of interviews will be held as of 27 March. The second round, when you pass on to this stage, includes a trial lecture during which you can demonstrate your enthusiasm for this lectureship to staff and students.


Do you want more information?

Further information about this position can be obtained through contacting Mr Mirad Böhm (Programme Manager) at