Assistant Professor in Clinical or Developmental Neuropsychology (Tenure Track, full-time)

Assistant Professor in Clinical or Developmental Neuropsychology (Tenure Track, full-time)

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25 Jun 12 Jul Tilburg

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Tilburg University is looking for an Assistant Professor in Clinical or Developmental Neuropsychology (Tenure Track, full-time) for the Department of Cognitive Neuropsychology of Tilburg School of Social and Behavioral Sciences

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 Developmental Neurosciences. 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.


Tilburg University


  • 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,
  • For non-Dutch candidates: readiness to learn Dutch
  • Team player

We expect the candidate to take courses to acquire the Basic Educational Qualification (BKO).

Conditions of employment

Fixed-term contract: tenure track.

For the tenure track Assistant Professor position a five-year contract applies, with the possibility of tenure (and furthering one’s growth potential) thereafter. Depending on the candidates’ experience, the full-time salary for the position of an Assistant Professor on a full-time basis ranges between € 3746 and € 5127 gross per month based on scale 11 of the Collective Labour Agreement (CAO) Dutch Universities (not included are various allowances). Researchers 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 university offers very good fringe benefits, such as an options model for terms and conditions of employment and excellent reimbursement of moving expenses. 


Tilburg University

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 | Tilburg University


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.  


  • Assistant professor
  • Health; Behaviour and society
  • max. 40 hours per week
  • €3746—€5127 per month
  • Doctorate
  • 17883



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