[Elsnet-list] Job Announcement Tilburg University

Fons Maes Maes at uvt.nl
Mon Aug 8 18:55:49 CEST 2005

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fons maes

Job Announcement Tilburg University (Deadline September 10 2005)

Within the Department of Communication Science, Arts Faculty, Tilburg 
University, applications are invited for the position of


*(vac. no. 810.05.06)*

*Main tasks*

Candidates are expected to

· Teach courses in the bachelor and master programme “Business 
Communication and Digital Media” (for a survey, see 
<http://studiegids.uvt.nl/it10.home?taal=E>) and in the research master 

· Participate in the research programme "Multimodality & Cognition". 
This programme focuses on the cognitive and social ramifications of 
using multimodal and digital communication 
<http://www.tilburguniversity.nl/faculties/flw/cc/research/>). In 
particular, the candidate is expected to contribute to research into the 
relationship between computer mediated communication and learning.

· Develop and supervise bachelor’s and master's thesis research related 
to this research programme.

· Be creative and innovative in using computer-based and collaborative 
facilities for teaching and instruction, and in developing policy with 
respect to e-learning in teaching and research.

· Execute managerial and administrative tasks.


· A Ph D in one of the following disciplines: learning psychology, 
(cognitive) linguistics, discourse studies, cognitive psychology, 
language and information science, communication studies, cognitive 
science, or another relevant discipline.

· Experienced in experimental research in the field of multimodal 
discourse, communication and digital media.

· Strong affinity and familiarity with recent developments in the field 
of digital media

· Broad deployability in instructional and organizational tasks;

· Demonstrable didactic qualities.


The collective labour agreement of Tilburg University applies. Pay 
classification is according to level of experience and expertise, with a 
minimum of 2.950,-- euro per month (salary scale 11).

Furthermore, the usual facilities (desk, computer, some travel money) 
are offered, as well as support with housing, immigrations, etc. (no 
guarantees, though).


More information about the vacancy can be obtained from Prof. Dr. A. 
Maes (_maes at uvt.nl_).


Applications should be sent by September 15. 2005 to:

Tilburg University, Arts Faculty

Drs. O. Zweekhorst, Managing Director

vacancy no. 810.05.06 Room U 40
P.O. Box 90153
5000 LE Tilburg
The Netherlands
Or by email: solliciterenFDL at uvt.nl

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