Lecturer in Applied Health Sciences

Hogeschool West-Vlaanderen



Appointment Characteristics

You will be recruited for a specific duration from 01/09/2019 to 31/12/2019.

There is a possibility that an educational activity can be organized during the evening and / or on Saturday. 

Extension / appointment is possible.

The maximum granted seniority from the private sector and / or as a self-employed person is 10 years for this position. This useful professional experience can be granted if you provide the necessary supporting documents and after examining the complete file. To the extent applicable, seniority may be increased by seniority from the public sector.

Job Description

You can only study the Bachelor of Applied Health Sciences at Howest. The focus is on the preventive aspect of healthcare in all its facets. The graduated bachelor is committed to optimizing the health and quality of life of an individual, group or organization.

Howest wants to strengthen the Applied Health Sciences training team and is looking for a new colleague with the following assignment:

  • You are responsible for coordinating the start-up distance learning and you continue to roll out this process.
  • As a teacher you are responsible for competence-oriented and innovative education. In terms of teaching assignment you are preferably deployable for modules within the learning line "Health Coach" and / or "Networker". You can select suitable and multiple work forms for this.
  • You are responsible for quality assurance within the program, and you supervise internships and / or health-promoting projects of the students.
  • You contribute to the further announcement and positioning of the study program among potential students and in the professional field. You thereby view all possible target groups. You are a pure networker yourself, and therefore you also intensively contribute to the further development of the network of the Applied Health Sciences program.

It is possible to combine various vacant positions within the Applied Health Sciences program.


Required diploma and knowledge:

  • You have a Bachelor's degree with at least five years of relevant work experience
  • OR you have a master's degree with affinity in preventive health care
  • Certificate for specific teacher training is a plus

If you have a foreign diploma, with the exception of the Netherlands, an equivalence certificate from NARIC (www.naric.be) must be added.

Howest competence profile:

  • You take on your professional role in a committed manner.
  • You are open minded.
  • You are a team player.
  • You respond adequately and agile to change and innovation.
  • You are convinced of the importance of social commitment.
  • You are familiar with the work field of the study program.
  • You are a broad networker and you bring your professional network within Howest.
  • You have an attitude of lifelong learning.
  • You have good oral and written contact and communication skills.


Experience within higher education and / or the field of preventive health care is an added value.


Howest, Hogeschool West-Vlaanderen, is an atypical, creative, innovative and entrepreneurial college. We try to put our core values, Serve Empower Care, into practice every day. We take care of our students and train them to be immediately employable professionals.

Howest is an open and pluralistic college, with respect for diversity. As an agile and decisive organization, Howest offers its employees maximum opportunities to develop. Howest offers a team-oriented work environment.

More Info

For substantive information you can contact: 
Evelyne Lagrou - program coordinator Applied Health Sciences

For information about the appointment characteristics you can contact: 
Luc Verhalle - director of personnel and HR

Application Procedure

Candidates will only be sent electronically via https://ses.howest.be  and this at the latest on 16/08/2019. You register with a login and password. We also ask you to upload your CV, motivation letter and diploma in the system. Once registered, you must also effectively apply for this vacancy.

Candidates are screened based on the CV and motivation letter. Those who qualify further are invited for a selection interview.

The selection interview will take place on August 22, from 6:30 pm at the following location: Campus Howest Brugge Centrum (Sint-Jorisstraat 71).

In your application, please refer to Professorpositions.com


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