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Are you the new Faculty of Science's student assessor?

Published on 17-10-2023 15:00
Are you interested in governance policies and processes regarding education? Are you looking for a challenging position that also looks good on your resume? Then the position of student assessor is just right for you!
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As the Faculty of Science’s student assessor you sit in on meetings of the Faculty Board, where you contribute from your perspective as a student. It is your job to monitor developments at our faculty and assess how this might affect students. You will also have the opportunity to put issues on the board’s agenda, so they’ll know what is going on within the student population. To do this effectively, you are in regular contact with the Faculty of Science’s programme committees, student associations and the Faculty Student Council. Furthermore, you take part in a network of science student assessors in the Netherlands! This way, you can keep track of the nationwide developments in higher education, and relate this to our Faculty. 

The tasks of student assessor take between 8 and 10 hours per week. You will be contracted at the UvA and a salary. If you want to know more, please contact either the Faculty Student CouncilExternal link or the current student assessor Dave van WijkExternal link

The studentassessor

  • Attends Executive Team meetings;
  • functions independently and participates from a student's perspective in the discussions in the weekly Executive Team meeting;
  • delves into topics that are (or could be) on the agenda when appropriate;
  • may serve on faculty committees;
  • by maintaining contacts with among others program committees, study associations and the Faculty Student Council, is and remains as well informed as possible about what is going on among students;
  • participates in the network of UvA and Beta professors.

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The studentassessor is a student who

  • is enrolled in an Faculty of Science-bachelor or master programme and is at least in the second year of the bachelor;
  • has a good view on education and on matters concerning students in the faculty;
  • has experience or demonstrable interest in administrative processes and educational policy;
  • has a sense of responsibility and relationships;
  • has a relevant network inside and outside the faculty or is able to build one in a short period of time;
  • has an excellent command of the Dutch language both in writing and verbally, as meetings and meeting documents of the executive team are in Dutch.

The deadline for applications is 5 November, read more about the positionExternal link.