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Assistant Professor Communication and Technology (1.0 fte)Posted by: University of Twente
Posted date: 2017-Jul-14
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).
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.dejongutwente.nl) or dr. Joyce Karreman (phone: +31 53 4893312, e-mail: j.karremanutwente.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.