[xmca] Fwd: JOB ANNOUNCEMENT: Assistant Professor at Tilburg University

From: Peter Smagorinsky (smago@uga.edu)
Date: Mon Nov 06 2006 - 03:03:37 PST


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>Prof. Dr. A. Maes at <mailto:maes@uvt.nl>maes@uvt.nl
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>Tilburg University
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>Tilburg University is an institution for higher education, located in the
>south of the Netherlands,
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>that specializes in human and social sciences. Tilburg University is known
>for its high standards
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>in education and research as well as its good support facilities. In
>national annual rankings
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>Tilburg University takes a top-position. The compact campus offers ample
>opportunity to meet
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>staff and students. Of a student population of over 10,000, 5% are
>international students.
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>Faculty of Arts
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>The teaching and research of the Faculty of Arts are organized around the
>themes of business
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>communication and digital media, cultural studies, discourse studies,
>intercultural communication
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>and human-computer communication. The faculty s inspiring working
>environment stimulates its
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>employees to realize their ambitions.
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>Department of Communication Science
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>The Department of Communication Science is dedicated to research and
>teaching. The research
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>investigates the communicative competence of language users in interaction
>with each other as
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>well as with computers; oral and written language behaviour is studied in
>natural and
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>experimental environments, with a focus on structures and patterns of
>language use that are
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>characteristic of social and human-machine contexts. The teaching consists
>primarily of the
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>undergraduate and graduate programs of the Communication & Information
>Sciences curriculum.
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>At the Department of Communication Science, Faculty of Arts, Tilburg
>University, a position is
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>available for a
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>ASSISTANT PROFESSOR
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>in the field of business communication and digital media
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>(full-time, tenure track, vacancy number 810.06.08 )
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>Main tasks
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>Candidates are expected to:
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> Teach courses in the bachelor and master programme Business
>Communication and
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>Digital Media (e.g. 'Communication and Management' and 'Modality and
>Organisation').
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>For a survey of the teaching program, see
>studiegids.uvt.nl/it10.home?taal=E and
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>(www.tilburguniversity.nl/prospectivestudents/masters/fcc/rmlc/)
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> Participate in the research programme "Multimodality & Cognition". This
>programme
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>focuses on the cognitive and social ramifications of using multimodal and
>digital
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>communication (www.tilburguniversity.nl/faculties/flw/cc/research/). In
>particular, the
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>candidate is expected to contribute to fundamental and applied research
>into the analysis,
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>the development, the use and the evaluation of communication tools and
>media in an
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>organizational context.
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> Develop and supervise bachelor s and master's thesis research related to
>this research
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>programme.
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> Acquire external research projects, preferably focused on digital,
>interpersonal or
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>(inter)cultural facets of communication in organisations.
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> Perform managerial and administrative tasks.
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>Requirements
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> A PhD in one of the following disciplines: Business Communication,
>Organization Studies,
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>Communication and Information Studies, Discourse Studies, Educational
>psychology, or
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>another relevant discipline.
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> Strong or promising research record.
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> Inventive in acquiring external funding from scientific or
>non-scientific sources.
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> Broad deployability in instructional and organizational tasks;
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> Demonstrable didactic qualities.
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>Terms of employment
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>The selected candidate is offered a full-time contract for one year, which
>is concluded by an
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>evaluation. Upon a positive outcome, the contract will be continued for
>four years. After three
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>years the performance will be evaluated with respect to the requirements
>above. A permanent
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>and full-time position is dependent on the positive outcome of this
>evaluation. The position of
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>assistant professor is ranked in the Dutch university employment system
>(UFO) as 'Universitair
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>Docent', level 2 (_ 3.024 up to _ 4.140 gross per month). If applicable,
>the candidate will have to
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>acquire a good command of Dutch.
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>Information
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>More information about the vacancy can be obtained from Prof. Dr. A. Maes
>(maes@uvt.nl).
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>Applications
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>The deadline for applications is December 1, 2006. Applications in Dutch
>or English, including a
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>CV and names of two referents, are to be sent to: mr. A.Q.M. Oostrom
>(Managing Director),
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>Faculty of Arts, Tilburg University, D 302, P.O. Box 90153, 5000 LE
>Tilburg, The Netherlands, or
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>to: solliciterenfdl@uvt.nl (indicating the vacancy number).
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