Tutors for the undergraduate programmes

Erasmus School of Philosophy is looking for:

Tutors for the undergraduate programmes

As a tutor at Erasmus School of Philosophy you will be teaching tutorials for the Double Degree, Part-time and Full-time undergraduate programmes of philosophy. Your precise tasks will be defined in coordination with the lecturer of the specific courses, but they range from: teaching close-reading, leading class discussions, taking in-depth questions on specific texts, grading assignments or exams, assisting teachers organizing courses etc.

The position will be for 0,25-0,5 FTE (4-8 courses in a year). You will be contracted under the CAO (collective labor agreements) in salary scale 10, increment 0. The position is for at least one year, with a possible extension of another year. And also after that, under strict conditions, another two year extension is possible.


          Grasping, understanding and being able to explain complex philosophical problems and texts;

          Coordination with the lecturer on the content and format of the tutorial;

          Leading and teaching tutorials ranging from 10-25 students;

          Assisting the lecturer with the assessment of students.

A tutorship at Erasmus School of Philosophy is an interesting experience in both gaining a further understanding of the material treated in the bachelor programmes and teaching this material to small classes of students. It could be the first step in a further academic career.

We offer both training before and during the year. This training will include a kick-off day, supervision by senior tutors and several evaluations and group meetings during the year.

Minimum requirements:

          A (Double Degree) bachelor or master in Philosophy;

          A good command of English;

          Previous experience with leading tutorials (preferred);

          Soft skills such as being able to own the room and being aware of your audience.

If you are interested in the position of tutor for Erasmus School of Philosophy, please send an email before May 17th of 2019 to: office@esphil.eur.nl and mention “Tutor 2019-2020” in the subject line. Please also include a short motivation for applying, an indication of your command of English, and your CV.

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