Lecturer in Artificial Intelligence (4 years) (0,8 - 1,0 fte)

Lecturer in Artificial Intelligence (4 years) (0,8 - 1,0 fte)

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18 Jan 15 Feb Tilburg

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The Department of Cognitive Science and Artificial Intelligence in the Tilburg School of Humanities and Digital Sciences is looking for an enthusiastic new colleague in the domain of artificial intelligence.

Job description

This position is especially suitable for academics who have just obtained their PhD or are in the final stages of obtaining their degree and wish to continue their academic career. 

The successful candidate will teach and supervise in educational programs offered by the department: tBSc Cognitive Science & Artificial Intelligence, MSc Cognitive Science & Artificial Intelligence, and MSc Data Science & Society (with four tracks: Health, Media, Governance, and Business), including a premaster program. Annually, the programs attract approximately 150 new bachelor students, 100 new premaster students, and 350-400 new master students. 

As a part of the appointment, the successful candidate is expected to conduct research in a relevant domain in cognitive science and artificial intelligence. Core research domains include computational linguistics, human-AI interaction, deep learning for perception, and robotics and serious games.


Tilburg University


The successful candidate has:

  • Obtained or is in the final stages of obtaining a PhD in a relevant discipline;
  • Published in international journals or proceedings;
  • Excellent methodological skills, particularly in machine learning (deep learning expertise is an advantage);
  • Sound programming skills in Python and R; 
  • Acquired, or is willing to acquire, the University Teaching Qualification; and
  • The ability to communicate in English fluently.

Conditions of employment

The position will be ranked in the Dutch university job ranking system (UFO) as teacher 4. The starting gross salary for a full-time appointment is (minimally) € 3.282,- up to (maximally) € 4.490,- gross per month. The successful candidates will be offered a four-year contract.

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. 


Tilburg School of Humanities and Digital Sciences

Research and education at the Tilburg School of Humanities and Digital Sciences (TSHD) has a unique focus on humans in the context of the globalizing digital society, on the development of artificial intelligence and interactive technologies, on their impact on communication, culture and society, and on moral and existential challenges that arise. The School of Humanities and Digital Sciences consists of four departments: Communication and Cognition, Cognitive Science and Artificial Intelligence, Culture Studies and Philosophy; several research institutes and a faculty office. Also the University College Tilburg is part of the School. Each year around 275 students commence a Bachelor or (Pre) Master Program. The School has approximately 2000 students and 250 employees.

Tilburg School of Humanities and Digital Sciences


  • Lecturer
  • Language and culture; Behaviour and society
  • 32—40 hours per week
  • €3282—€4490 per month
  • 19263



Warandelaan 2, 5037 AB, Tilburg

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