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Wed Mar 3 2004

Jobs: Cog Ling, Communication: Asst Prof, Tilburg U

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  1. maes, Multimodal Digital Communication: Asst Prof, Tilburg University

Message 1: Multimodal Digital Communication: Asst Prof, Tilburg University

Date: Tue, 2 Mar 2004 12:39:36 -0500 (EST)
From: maes <>
Subject: Multimodal Digital Communication: Asst Prof, Tilburg University

University or Organization: Tilburg University
Department: Arts Faculty Communication & Cognition Group
Rank of Job: Assistant Professor
Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics, Cognitive Science, Pragmatics,
 Multimodal digital communication


The Faculty of Arts at Tilburg University (The Netherlands), in
particular the Communication and Cognition Group announces two tenure
track positions at the assistant professor level.

(vac. no. 810.04.03)

Main tasks:
Candidates are expected to:
� Teach courses in the programme "Business Communication and Digital
 Media" (for a survey, see ).
� Participate in the research programme ''Multimodality & Cognition''
 of the Communication and Cognition Group. This programme is focused
 on the cognitive and social ramifications of using multimodal and
 digital communication. See for a description of the programme
 ( )
� Develop and supervise bachelor's and master's thesis research
 related to this research programme.
� Use computer-based and collaborative facilities for teaching and
� Execute managerial and administrative tasks.

� We are inviting applications from candidates with one of the
 following two profiles:
� Expertise in the field of the processing, the use and the design of
 multimodal, digital communication. Strong preference for a candidate
 with a PhD in one of the following disciplines: (cognitive)
 linguistics, discourse studies, language and information science,
 communication studies, cognitive science, (cognitive, perception or
 educational) psychology.
� Expertise in the field of social, cultural and organisational
 aspects of digital and multimodal communication (management,
 implementation, (inter)cultural aspects in organisations). Strong
 preference for a candidate with a PhD in one of the following
 disciplines: business communication, communication studies,
 information management, information sciences, social psychology,
 organisation studies, cultural anthropology.
� 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 2.934,-- euro per month (salary scale 11) with a possible
upgrade to scale 12.

Furthermore, the usual facilities (desk, computer, some travel money)
are offered, as well as support with housing, immigrations, etc.

Address for Applications:

	Attn: Prof. Dr. Alfons Maes
	POBox 90153
	Tilburg, 5000 LE

	Applications are due by 20-Mar-2004

Contact Information:
	Prof. Dr. Alfons Maes

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