LINGUIST List 12.35

Tue Jan 9 2001

Jobs: (Cog) Ling, Discourse: Asst Prof at Tilburg U

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  1. Alfons Maes, (Cog) Ling, Discourse: Asst Prof at Tilburg U, Netherlands

Message 1: (Cog) Ling, Discourse: Asst Prof at Tilburg U, Netherlands

Date: 8 Jan 2001 12:58:52 -0000
From: Alfons Maes <>
Subject: (Cog) Ling, Discourse: Asst Prof at Tilburg U, Netherlands

Rank of Job: Tenure Track Assistant Professor
Areas Required: (cognitive) linguistics, information science & new media
Other Desired Areas: 
University or Organization: Tilburg University
Department: Faculty of Art
State or Province: Brabant
Country: The Netherlands
Final Date of Application: February 5 2001
Contact: Alfons Maes

Address for Applications:
PObox 90153
Brabant 5000 LE
The Netherlands

The Faculty of Arts at Tilburg University (The Netherlands) offers a
new master's program "Professional Communication and New Digital
Media" which started September 1, 2000. In view of the development of
this program and the set up of research in the field of linguistics
and digital media, the faculty now has a vacancy for:

(vac. no. 810.00.16)

Candidates must be able to contribute to:

- the development of research into the relationship between language,
text and communication on the one hand, and digital media on the
other. The research fits in with expertise in the Departments of
Discourse Studies and Language and Information Science. It focuses on
the effect of digitalization and multimedia on the production, the
processing and the use of information and on learning and constructing
knowledge. This effect can be studied from the perspective of both
individual and social cognition.

- developing and supervising master's thesis research related to the
field of discourse studies, information science and digital media.

- teaching courses in the field of text technology and new media.

- developing and implementing computer-based facilities for teaching
and instruction.

Candidates must meet the following requirements:

- a Ph D in one of the following disciplines: (cognitive) linguistics,
discourse studies, language and information science, alpha
informatics, communication studies, cognitive science, cognitive,
social or educational psychology.

- experienced in language and discourse oriented research in the field
of digital media.

- strong affinity with, and familiarity with, recent developments in
the field of digital media.

- broad deployability in instructional and organizational tasks.

- demonstrable didactic qualities.

Pay classification is according to level of experience and expertise,
with a maximum of Dfl. 9.015.- per month (salary scale 12).

More Information:
More information about the vacancy can be obtained from Dr. A. Maes

See also:

Written applications with curriculum vitae have to be sent to:

Tilburg University, Arts Faculty
C. de Graaf, Faculty Director
PO Box 90153
5000 LE Tilburg
The Netherlands
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