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Fontys is looking for a Program coordinator / Teacher Master of Urbanism

31 mei 2021 Vacatures

Program coordinator / Teacher Master of Urbanism

Will you inspire our current and future students to make cities and regions more sustainable and inclusive?
MA+U Master of Architecture // Master of Urbanism is part of Fontys Hogeschool voor de Kunsten (FHK) in Tilburg and includes two international master’s programs; Architecture (MSc) and Urbanism (MSc). A diverse group of over 80 Master’s students, a permanent team of coordinators and more than 50 guest lecturers annually form the academy community. We strongly believe in the power of design and the ability of designers to contribute to social issues in interdisciplinary teams. Architects and urban planners who graduate from Tilburg are able to operate in various professional contexts and have an entrepreneurial, investigative and design-oriented attitude. With the diploma from the academy they can immediately register in the architects’ register.

What will you be doing?
As the coordinator of the Urbanism program, you will be responsible for the development of the curriculum of the English-language master’s program in Urbanism. You will approach and supervise (guest) lecturers and coach students in their study careers. As a coordinator you are a member of the result responsible team and you participate in the weekly team meeting in which we are jointly responsible for the vision and direction of the academy. You will also contribute to the post HBO course Urban Planning for Professionals. Together with the team, you ensure a strong connection with the field in which the students work and from which we recruit our teachers. One of the core tasks is to establish connections with preparatory courses and to contribute to the recruitment of new students.

What do we ask of you
As a person:

  • You are able to create an inspiring curriculum for the students; You have a good understanding of what is going on and you can translate this into an educational program;
  • You are able to give direction to the course of the program in cooperation with the team and the field;
  • You have a good network in the field, both at agencies, municipalities and knowledge institutions. You can use this network to formulate interesting study assignments for our students;
  • You can work well with others;
  • You have good social skills and interest in the personal development of students;
  • Excellent command of the English language; both oral and written;
  • Good research skills.

In terms of education and background:
You have knowledge of and experience with multiple teaching formats and techniques and working methods such as:

  • You have an academic degree; urban planning or similar;
  • You have affinity with higher education and a vision of inspiring, talent-centered education;
  • You have a teaching certificate or are willing to obtain one;
  • You have your own practice or currently employed at a appealing company or organization.


Information about this vacancy
Type of contract: temporary contract for 1 year, with the prospects of permanent

Scale for a full-time appointment: scale 11 (min. 3658,64 – max. 5026,85)

Starting date: a.s.a.p.

Deadline: June 13, 2021

What do we offer?
Do you personally find growth and development just as important as we do? Then we will be happy to meet you! We challenge you to develop your talents further and to contribute to our ambitions. We will naturally support you in this. For example, we offer a wide range of career and development possibilities and we have an extensive programme for a healthy and active lifestyle (Fontys Vitaal or the Fontys Vitality Programme). Furthermore, we have an end-off-the-year bonus, a number of collective insurance schemes, flexible working hours and a leave scheme.

The work environment
At Fontys School of Fine and Performing Arts you will find qualitative art education in a dynamic environment in which change is more the rule than the exception. We are a university that is flexible and able to respond well to the changes around us.

Fontys School of Fine and Performing Arts is located in a beautiful building in the heart of Tilburg, where it provides a space for all art disciplines, arts education and performing arts, bachelor’s and master’s programmes. Practical and research-based learning is central to the programmes. In addition to bachelor’s and master’s programmes, we are committed to developing talent before, during and after studies. We believe in an art world without borders and aim to experiment through research, by working together with a diversity of partners. Future teachers and artists stimulate each other to explore and give shape to the world inside and outside FHK.

At Fontys School of Fine and Performing Arts you work in an international, interdisciplinary environment where art students are visible and where it is bursting with energy.

Link to video about FHK: https://youtu.be/kCliTe9b1FM

Is this your job?
Then apply quickly here!

You can contact Alda Alagic (teacher), 06-20968695 if you have specific questions. You also send your application to this person. For information about the procedure or other questions? Then please contact the Recruitment Office (P&O services), 08850 75366.

After the deadline date of the website, the vacancy text will be removed.

We will handle only applications submitted online via the vacancy form.

No recruitment agencies please.