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Full professor in Institutional Aspects of (Higher) Education and TechnologyPosted by: University of Twente (UT)
Posted date: 2018-Aug-03
Ranked among the top 1% of universities worldwide, the UT prides itself on the capacity to combine technologies of the future in engineering, behavioural and social sciences to produce creative and innovative graduates and ground breaking knowledge to address societal challenges. Rapid technological advancements fundamentally affect our societies and also have a major impact on our education, research and innovation systems.
You will address the challenges confronting the design, implementation and evaluation of 21st century educational and research policy and practice on different levels - from the classroom and organisational level to the national and international levels. Using different disciplinary perspectives, you will study the functioning of educational institutions (i.e. schools, colleges, universities, etc.), sectors and systems in response to technological and educational developments as well as governmental steering mechanisms. You analyse how the enabling environments evolve and affect the behaviour of educational organisations, their staff and their students.
You will teach in the study programmes of BMS and professional training activities of CHEPS.
For more information on this position, you can contact prof.dr. Hans Vossensteyn, head of the CHEPS group (j.j.vossensteynutwente.nl, tel. +31534893263). Please send your application, at the latest on the 30th of September 2018, with a short overview of your research plans and ambitions (2-3 pages), and a CV (including contact information for at least two academic references), via the applicationlink below. The first selection of candidates will take place in October.
Conditions of employment
We offer a full time tenured position as Professor with a competitive salary (maximum €9.563,- euro gross per month) and the intention to grant tenure after three years. You can find information about our excellent terms of employment at www.utwente.nl, such as:
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.
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status or disability status. Because of our diversity values we do particularly support women to apply.
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+). a