Assistant Professor Communication and Technology (1.0 fte)

Assistant Professor Communication and Technology (1.0 fte)

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7 Jul 1 Sep Enschede

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Job description

You will be teaching (0.7 fte) in the bachelor’s and master’s programmes of Communication Science. For instance, in the bachelor’s programme you will contribute to a module on user experience (UX); in the master’s programme you will teach courses closely related to your research expertise. All teaching will be in English. You will develop a productive and viable research line on communication and technology, and play an active role in the acquisition of research funding (0.3 fte).

Specifications

University of Twente (UT)

Requirements

You have a PhD in a field related to technology and communication, e.g., technical communication, human-computer interaction, or technology & organization. You have affinity with technological innovations and trends. Your research interest covers areas such as usability & UX, appropriation, adoption & implementation, robotics, content strategy & content management, or new media. You are an excellent teacher. You have a good track record in research, reflected in high-quality publications. You have experience in the acquisition of funding. We expect that you will be able to set up and maintain a network within the academic world and with relevant external organisations. You have a (near-)native mastery of the English language. Candidates are required to obtain the Basic Teaching Qualification (BKO). 

Applications (including curriculum vitae, list of publications, research and teaching statement, and three names of potential references) can be submitted by using the application link below before September 1, 2017. Job interviews will be held in week 37.

For further information about this position you can contact prof.dr. Menno D.T. de Jong (phone: +31 6 13478881, e-mail: m.d.t.dejong@utwente.nl) or dr. Joyce Karreman (phone: +31 53 4893312, e-mail: j.karreman@utwente.nl).

Conditions of employment

The position will be at the assistant professor level. You will be employed on a two-year basis. Continuation after that period is a possibility.   The terms of employment are in accordance with the Dutch Collective Labor Agreement for Universities (CAO). Depending on relevant background and experience, the gross monthly salary on a full time basis ranges from 3,475 € to 5,405 € gross per month. Employees are also entitled to a holiday allowance of 8% of the gross annual salary and a year-end bonus of 8.3 %. We offer excellent auxiliary terms of employment, such as professional and personal development programs; a secondary remuneration package; a dynamic environment with enthusiastic colleagues; an organization focusing on internationalization and a high degree of responsibility and independence.

Employer

The University of Twente. We stand for science and technology, high tech, human touch, education and research that matter. New technology which drives change, innovation and progress in society. The University of Twente is the only campus university in the Netherlands; divided over five faculties we provide more than fifty educational programs. The University of Twente has a strong focus on personal development and talented researchers are given scope for carrying out pioneering research. The Faculty of Behavioural, Management and Social Sciences strives to hold a leading position in their fields in relation to the science and technology research programs of the University of Twente. In all these fields, the faculty provides bachelor, master and professional development programs.

Faculty of Behavioural, Management and Social sciences The Faculty of Behavioural, Management and Social sciences (BMS) strives to play a pivotal role in understanding, co-engineering and evaluating innovation in society. Innovation is driven by advances in technology. Through 'social engineering' these technological advances are embedded in society befitting human needs and behaviour, within proper public and private management and business structures. For this the faculty of BMS upholds high quality disciplinary knowledge in psychology, business administration, public administration, communication science, philosophy, educational science and health sciences. All with a focus on the challenges in society. Research is strongly connected to our Institutes on Governance (IGS), ICT (CTIT), Health (MIRA) and Nanotechnology (MESA+).

Specifications

  • Professor, associate professor, assistant professor & lecturer
  • Engineering; Behaviour and society; Language and culture
  • max. 38 hours per week
  • €3475—€5405 per month
  • Doctorate
  • 919417

Employer

University of Twente (UT)

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Location

Drienerlolaan 5, 7522 NB, Enschede

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