Is it OK to call HR for additional details on a job posting?
In short "Yes" it is OK to call.
Is the job open to non-EU citizens?
This is definitely within the wheelhouse of HR. They should be able to answer this question. That is what they are there for.
How important is mastery of Dutch language for that particular position?
This one should also ...
Yes, this is very OK.
If you have any questions about the post, it is better to ask for more information than submit an application and it ended up being a waste of yours and the recruiter's time.
As an expat working in the Netherlands, I'd just add a point of caution: make sure that the information you're asking for clarification is indeed not written in ...
Rule of thumb: When in doubt, always ask.
The company (if a sensible one) will appreciate your efforts for calling them to confirm the eligibility, which saves a lot of time and effort for both the sides.
If I get a negative response / vibe for calling a prospective employer up for legitimate reasons, I'll think twice to even make an application.
If an employer provides contact information, it's done with the expectation that you may want to contact them. And, given the example questions you've posted, it seems like you have a legitimate need to contact them - these are typical questions that a candidate may want to clear with HR prior to applying for a job, and if the answers aren't specified in the ...
Is it OK to call company for more details about a job post (not an application)?
Yes this is always OK. If the job posting is unclear, it is better for everyone to clarify things before going into the interview process. This avoids wasting anyone's time. Don't consider your calls "cold calls", the company posted a position and you are merely inquiring ...
From my experience, where you search will depend on whether you are looking for a science job in the industry or in academia and what type of science jobs you are looking for.
I can only share my experience from Berlin. Some of the universities and institutes post jobs in English on their website. I'm sharing a link to Bernstein Center for