The Plant is Hiring!

The newly established ‘Playground & Laboratory for New Technologies: The Plant’, a research and education infrastructure at the Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences at Maastricht University is hiring a Creative Lab Technologist and a Research Software Engineer to contribute to its mission. The Plant aims to support researchers, educators, and students in engaging with technologies and opening up new societally relevant research and teaching paths, through collaboration, exchange, and experimentation. The Plant will add to the digital infrastructure at Maastricht University by catering to needs that are specific to the humanities and social sciences, while also fostering ground-breaking interdisciplinary research and education: group-based and technology-oriented with diverse and atypical outputs, including but not limited to podcasts, (online) digital exhibitions and collections, videos, datasets, interactive 2D/3D visualisations, databases, prototypes, and software. The PLANT will also support current and future efforts in the areas of Open Science, data management, FAIR data and data-related ethical and legal requirements.

Further information:

Creative Lab Technologist: 

Research Software Engineer:  

Deadline to apply: 12 February 2023

Application Documents: Motivation Letter, CV, Portfolio (if applicable)
Interviews: Late February 2023
Starting date: 1st April

Duration of appointment: 1 year full-time, with a possibility of tenure
Remuneration: According to Collective Labour Agreement (see specifics for each position) + Holiday allowance 8% + End-of-Year Bonus 8.3%, Pension Scheme, Parental Leave, 40 days off per year, Bicycle plan etc.