Three Assistant professors in Cognition and Communication (3 or 4 years)

Three Assistant professors in Cognition and Communication (3 or 4 years)

Published Deadline Location
2 Oct 25 Oct Tilburg

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The Department of Communication and Cognition in the Tilburg School of Humanities and Digital Sciences is looking for enthusiastic new colleagues as Assistant Professors in Cognition and Communication.

Job description

The successful candidates are expected to initiate and conduct research in the Tilburg Center for Cognition and Communication (TiCC). Researchers in TiCC explore cognitive and social aspects of human communication through a multidisciplinary approach, combining careful experimentation with survey methods, corpus analyses and computational modelling. Core research domains include (in alphabetical order) communication and technology, cross-cultural communication, information visualization, language production, new media design, social media research, strategic communication and non-verbal communication. Candidates are expected to develop new lines of research fitting within TiCC. 
 
Moreover, the successful candidates contribute to one of the leading programs in the Netherlands in Communication and Information Sciences (CIS), consisting of three tracks: Business Communication and Digital Media (BDM), Communication and Cognition (CC), and New Media Design (NMD). Annually, the CIS program attracts approximately 130 new bachelor students, 300 new premaster students, and 250 new master students. The candidates may contribute to all of the tracks in CIS, and will also supervise bachelor and master theses on various topics. 

Specifications

Tilburg University

Requirements

  • a PhD in a relevant discipline;
  • published in international journals or proceedings,
  • excellent methodological and statistical skills,
  • the intention and ability to write research grants,
  • acquired (or is willing to acquire) the University Teaching Qualification, and
  • the ability to communicate in English fluently and is able (or willing to learn) to communicate in Dutch.

Conditions of employment

The position will be ranked in the Dutch university job ranking system (UFO) as assistant professor (“universitair docent”). The starting gross salary for a full-time appointment is (minimally) € 3,746 up to (maximally) € 5,826 gross per month. 
The positions are full time, but part-time positions of 80% are negotiable.

Tilburg University is rated among the top of Dutch employers and has excellent terms of employment, such as a holiday allowance of 8% and an end-of-year bonus of 8.3% (annually), an options model and reimbursement of moving expenses. 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. The collective labor agreement of the Dutch Universities applies. 

Department

Tilburg School of Humanities and Digital Sciences

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.

Tilburg School of Humanities and Digital Sciences

Specifications

  • Assistant professor
  • Language and culture
  • max. 40 hours per week
  • Doctorate
  • 16994

Employer

Location

Warandelaan 2, 5037 AB, Tilburg

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