Java developer

Java developer

with an interest in software for medical applications, full-time for 12-18 months

Maastricht University (UM) is a top-ranked international university, renowned for the quality of the research undertaken in many areas. Researchers at UM work in multidisciplinary teams and in close cooperation with international institutes, business and industry. UM researchers have attracted international attention by taking the lead in several large European research projects. The Dpt of Precision Medicine is an exponentially growing department focussing on Convergence Sciences: projects lying at the intersection of the clinic, technology and biology (visit

The Dpt of Precision Medicine currently has a vacancy for a:

Java developer, with an interest in software for medical applications, full-time for 12-18 months

In this project, you will design new software for medical applications in particular in oncology.

We are looking for a positively minded scientist motivated to learn new approaches and ready to work hard to build a scientific career. Our ideal candidate has:

  • Java Developer Skills and Qualifications, in particular:
    • Java,
    • Java Applets,
    • Web Programming Skills,
    • Web User Interface Design,
    • Software Requirements,
    • Software Development Process,
    • Object-Oriented Design (OOD),
    • Multimedia Content Development,
    • Software Debugging
  • A degree in programming
  • Positive track record with software interfaces
  • Programming experience in Matlab, Python or equivalent;
  • Fluency in English, both in writing and speaking;

Furthermore, the ideal candidate is an independent and practical personality who

  • Is able to take initiatives.
  • Has the ability to get up to speed quickly on new issues and to make sound judgements on them
  • has a can-do, problem-solving attitude
  • Maintains focus
  • Has the ability to plan own workload effectively and to delegate
  • Has a sociable personality and good communication skills

Your place of employment is Maastricht, but you are willing to travel

Conditions of employment and salary are based on the Collective Labour Agreement for the university. Salary in accordance with job scale 8/9, min. 2656 max 4012 gross. Depending on education and experience. Furthermore, our Agreement offers an extended package of secondary benefits, including a holiday bonus, a yearly bonus, bonus to work from home and excellent health insurance arrangements. For international candidates a compensation for moving and a tax reduction scheme can be applied.

Further information will be gladly given byDr. Henry Woodruff, Deputy Head of the D-Lab. Your application should be sent to and include a curriculum vitae, a motivation for your application and a list of achievements. We would welcome recommendation letters.

Your application letter and curriculum vitae can be submitted before September 15th 2020