Lecturer/Researcher in Sanitation/Sanitary Engineering (m/f), The Netherlands


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Lecturer/Researcher in Sanitation/Sanitary Engineering (m/f), The Netherlands

(SENIOR) Lecturer/Researcher in Sanitation/Sanitary Engineering (m/f)

Location: Delft, The Netherlands

Main Role:

  • Lecturing in the MSc Programme in Urban Water and Sanitation
  • Organization of modules within that programme;
  • Lecturing in and organization of International Short and Refresher Courses;
  • Active participation in research, including the mentoring of MSc and PhD students;
  • Developing new educational materials, including innovative learning products (i-learning);
  • Active participation in acquisition and execution of research and capacity building projects.

Competency Requirements:
  • PhD degree in Civil, Environmental or Chemical Engineering or other relevant field;Minimum two years of professional experience in the sanitation / sanitary engineering field;
  • Experience in developing countries is a plus;
  • Experience with and/or affinity for capacity building (education and training) activities;
  • Affinity for laboratory and field work;
  • Proficiency in English is a prerequisite; working knowledge of one or more 'large' languages is a plus;
  • Excellent communication and writing/reporting skills;
  • Ability to work in multi-disciplinary teams;
  • Ability to function in a multi-cultural environment;
  • Readiness to travel and participate in education, research and capacity building projects abroad.


Applications in English can be sent by 30 April 2013 (closing date) including curriculum vitae, statement of teaching and research interests and motivation letter (as one PDF file with your family name as the filename), to UNESCO-IHE, attn. Human Resources Management (E: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.), PO Box 3015, 2601 DA Delft, The Netherlands, stating vacancy-number 13-EEWT-02.
Additional information about the vacancy can be obtained from Dr. Saroj Sharma, Deputy Head of Environmental Engineering and Water Technology Department (+31 15 215 1772 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.).

For more information follow this link: www.unesco-ihe.org/About/Vacancies/Senio...ing-m-f-1.0-FTE-open

[posted by Tilmann Vorhoff on behalf of SuSanA secretariat]
Posted by a member of the SuSanA secretariat held by the GIZ Sector Program Water Policy – Innovations for Resilience
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