Looking for: student assessor EEMCS

Do you want to defend the interests of all EEMCS students for one year?

Do you want to defend the interests of all students of the faculty for one year? Do you want to gain experience in management and governance and learn about the ins and outs of the faculty and the university? Do you want to build up a professional network, both inside and outside of the faculty? Apply for the position of student assessor!

The Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Mathematics and Computer Science (EEMCS) is looking for a new student assessor (student member) as of 1-9-2019 to be part of the faculty board. The board consists of the dean, the portfolio holders Education, Research and Operations and the student assessor.


What does the student assessor do? The student assessor is a valuable link between the faculty and the students. As a student member you advise the Faculty Board on the faculty policy, in particular related to education, student affairs and internationalisation. You work closely with students and staff of the faculty and university. In addition, you take on your own projects that benefit the interests of the students within the faculty. You actively participate in the meetings of the faculty board.

You keep yourself informed of national developments in the field of education and maintain contact with the student members of the faculty council, the Study Associations, other assessors (both UT and national), the Student Union, the University Council and other relevant parties. By doing so, you represent the faculty both within the UT community and outside of it.

For whom? We are looking for an enthusiastic student who:

  • Studies at one of our faculty’s bachelor or master programs;
  • Wants to defend the interest of the faculty’s students for one year;
  • Knows what’s on the students’ minds and is able to advise the board on this;
  • Is interested in education, student affairs and administrative processes;
  • Is communicative and likes to share his/her opinion with others;
  • Has a good sense of integrity and can properly deal with confidential information;
  • Preferably has experience with board membership or the university/faculty council.

Appointment The appointment as a student assessor runs from September 1, 2019 to September 1, 2020. During this period, you will need to spend around 6 hours per week to fulfill all the student assessor tasks. Most of these hours can be used/planned flexibly. For your work as a student assessor, you receive a fixed compensation of € 150 per month in accordance with the FOBOS regulation.

Interested? For more information or questions you can contact the current student assessor, Lynn Bruins, via student-facultyboard-ewi@utwente.nl.

Send your CV and accompanying letter of motivation to the student members of EEMCS faculty council via a.vanwilligen@utwente.nl no later than 27 May 2019. The student members of the faculty council nominate the suitable candidates. The faculty board selects the new student assessor and asks the Executive Board of the UT to appoint the assessor.