Assistant Professor in Clinical or Cognitive Neuropsychology (0.8-1.0) with a focus on education

Assistant Professor in Clinical or Cognitive Neuropsychology (0.8-1.0) with a focus on education

Published Deadline Location
27 Jul 31 Aug Tilburg
Tilburg School of Social and Behavioral Sciences of Tilburg University is looking for an:
Assistant Professor in Clinical or Cognitive Neuropsychology (0.8 - 1.0 FTE) with a focus on education for the Department of Cognitive Neuropsychology.

Job description

Members of the Department of Cognitive Neuropsychology supervise students and teach a variety of modules at both Bachelors’ and Masters’ level and participate in the two-year Research Master Medical Psychology, covering a variety of significant topics from the neurosciences. 

The Assistant Professor will work in the area of the Clinical or Cognitive Neuropsychology, and will conduct research (20% of the workload) and education (80% of the workload). The tasks are:

  • Conducting empirical research in developmental or clinical neuropsychology
  • Writing and publishing articles,
  • Teaching courses (in Dutch or English) in the Neurosciences or other courses offered by the department, on the BSc and MSc level,
  • Supervising individual student projects at BSc - and MSc -level.

Specifications

Tilburg University

Requirements

  • PhD degree in Psychology, (bio)medical sciences, or related areas,
  • Background in neuropsychology,
  • Interest in functional neuroimaging (fMRI, resting state, connectivity),
  • Passionate researcher/teacher,
  • High-quality publications in scientific journals,
  • Successfully applied for grants,
  • Experience and affinity with teaching in the area of Neurosciences,
  • Profound knowledge of English and Dutch,
  • Team player

We expect the candidate to take courses to acquire the University Teaching Qualification (UTQ, in Dutch: BKO).

Conditions of employment

We offer an employment contract for 18 months during which you should show your competence in research and education. After a positive assessment of your performance this will be converted into a permanent contract. 
Tilburg University offers an excellent benefits package and strives for a good work-life balance. Secondary employment conditions such as study facilities and the possibility of partly determining your own terms of employment by means of a so-called options model. Depending on the candidates’ experience, the full-time salary for the position of an Assistant Professor on a full-time basis ranges between €3.974 and €5.439 gross per month based on scale 11 of the Collective Labour Agreement (CAO) Dutch Universities. Tilburg University applies equal policies and actively promotes transparent pay for men and women by applying predetermined parameters based on the candidate’s experience. 

Employer

Tilburg School of Social and Behavioral Sciences

Tilburg University is a modern, specialized university. The teaching and research of the Tilburg School of Social and Behavioral Sciences are organized around the motto of "Understanding Society". The school’s inspiring working environment challenges its workers to realize their ambitions; involvement and cooperation are essential to achieve this.

Tilburg School of Social and Behavioral Sciences

Department

Department of Cognitive Neuropsychology

The Department of Cognitive Neuropsychology of Tilburg University consists of a vibrant mix of people interested in cognitive and clinical neuropsychology. The Department of Cognitive Neuropsychology is an intellectually exciting and productive group, advancing fundamental understanding in the cognitive neuroscience and clinical neuropsychology. The research of the department is highly recognized both nationally and internationally. There is a strong ongoing collaboration with the departments of Neurology & Neurosurgery of the Elisabeth Hospital in Tilburg. Conjoint projects focus on cognitive impairments in patients with various neurological diseases such as stroke and brain tumours. There is access to a state-of-the-art MR scanner with functional neuroimaging capabilities. 

Additional information

Information
Additional information about Tilburg University and the Department of Cognitive Neuropsychology can be retrieved from: www.tilburguniversity.edu

Specific information about the vacancy can be obtained from Prof. dr. J. Vroomen, tel. +31-13-4662394, email: J.Vroomen@tilburguniversity.edu.

Specifications

  • Assistant professor
  • Language and culture; Behaviour and society
  • 32—40 hours per week
  • €3974—€5439 per month
  • Doctorate
  • 20608

Employer

Location

Warandelaan 2, 5037 AB, Tilburg

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Application procedure

Apply only by using the link on the vacancy website of Tilburg University. Send in your application, with a curriculum vitae and a letter of motivation, before September 1 2022. 

The (online) interview will take place on September 9. 

Application procedure

Application procedure

Apply only by using the link on the vacancy website of Tilburg University. Send in your application, with a curriculum vitae and a letter of motivation, before September 1 2022. 

The (online) interview will take place on September 9. 

Make sure to apply no later than 31 Aug 2022 23:59 (Europe/Amsterdam).