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The candidates are expected to contribute to the teaching in the bachelor/master program ‘Cognitive Science and Artificial Intelligence’ and/or the master program ‘Data Science and Society.’ Among the disciplines studied in the department are artificial intelligence, cognitive science, and data science, with a special focus on (but not limited to) machine learning and deep learning, virtual reality, computational cognitive neuroscience, (serious) games, decision making, networking, computational linguistics, and robotics. Besides excellent terms of employment, the department offers its members access to modern research facilities, such as a computer cluster with GPU computing capability, experimental labs, as well as robots, virtual reality facilities, and sensing technologies.
Both junior candidates and senior candidates can apply. If a position is offered, it will be in line with the background and experience of the candidate.
Fixed-term contract: 5 years.
We offer a tenure track position (0.8 - 1.0 FTE) for five years in an international working environment. Successful candidates receive a tenure track position, which is turned into a permanent position when our tenure requirements are met (these are available upon request).
The gross salary - depending on previous qualifications and experience - ranges between € 3,637 and € 5,656 (scale 11-12 according to the Collective Labour Agreement Dutch Universities) per month for a full-time employment). Salaries are supplemented with a holiday bonus of 8% and a year-end bonus of 8.3% per year. In addition, Tilburg University offers excellent secondary conditions, including an options model for terms and conditions of employment. Candidates from outside the Netherlands may qualify for a tax-free allowance equal to 30% of their taxable salary. The university will apply for such an allowance on their behalf. The Tilburg School of Humanities and Digital Sciences will provide assistance in finding suitable accommodation and has reimbursement of moving expenses.
The collective labor agreement of the Dutch Universities applies. The start of the employment is negotiable with a high preference for starting January 1, 2020 at the latest.
Onderzoek en onderwijs aan de Tilburg School of Humanities and Digital Sciences (TSHD) heeft een unieke focus op de mens in de context van de globaliserende digitale samenleving, op de ontwikkeling van kunstmatige intelligentie en interactieve technologieën, op de impact ervan op communicatie, cultuur en maatschappij, en op morele en existentiële uitdagingen die zich voordoen. De School of Humanities and Digital Sciences bestaat uit vier departementen: Communicatie en Cognitie, Cognitieve en Kunstmatige Intelligentie, Cultuurstudies en Filosofie; verschillende onderzoeksinstituten en een faculteitsbureau. Ook het University College Tilburg is onderdeel van de School. Jaarlijks starten ongeveer 275 studenten met een Bachelor- of (Pre)Masteropleiding. De School telt ongeveer 2000 studenten en 250 medewerkers.