[Humanist] 27.319 job at Groningen

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Sat Sep 7 08:03:58 CEST 2013

                 Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 27, No. 319.
            Department of Digital Humanities, King's College London
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        Date: Fri, 06 Sep 2013 13:09:50 +0100
        From: Willard McCarty <willard.mccarty at mccarty.org.uk>
        Subject: assistant professor, Groningen

Assistant Professor Communication and Information Studies (1,0 fte) 


Since its foundation in 1614, the University of Groningen has enjoyed an 
international reputation as a dynamic and innovative center of higher 
education offering high-quality teaching and research. Balanced study 
and career paths in a wide variety of disciplines encourage the 27,000 
students and researchers to develop their own individual talents. As one 
of the best research universities in Europe, joining forces with 
prestigious partner universities and networks, the University of 
Groningen is truly an international place of knowledge.
Job description

The faculty is looking for an Assistant Professor in the area of 
Computer communication (60% teaching, 40% research). Computer 
communication is one of the programmes of the Master Communication and 
Information Sciences. Computer communication focuses on the interaction 
between humans and computers, as well as the interaction between humans 
and organizations by means of computers.


The candidate must:
have a PhD in Computer communication or a related field
have experience both in teaching and research
be able to teach in the Bachelor programme (courses like Introduction to 
computer communication, web design and social media)
be able to teach in the Master programme Computer communication, 
including supervision of Master theses
be an active researcher in the areas of Discourse, Communication and 
Computational linguistics
be in possession of a Basic Teaching Qualification (BKO) or is prepared 
to acquire this qualification within a reasonable timeframe
have good management capacities and organisational skills
be willing to take up residence in or near Groningen.
Conditions of employment

The University of Groningen offers a salary dependent on qualifications 
and work experience of between € 3,259 and € 5,070 (CAO-NU, scale 11-12) 
gross per month for a full-time position. The appointment will initially 
be for one year. Before the end of the temporary appointment, there will 
be an assessment of performance based on established criteria including 
research and teaching qualifications. A positive appraisal will lead to 
a permanent position.

You may apply for this position before 23 September 2013 Dutch local 
time by means of the application form (click on "Apply" below on the 
advertisement on the universities website).

Interviews will be planned in the first week of October.

For information you can contact:

Dr G.J.M. van Noord, +31 50 3637811,  g.j.m.van.noord at rug.nl
Ms. C. Mast, +31 50 3635855,  c.mast at rug.nl

[Posted at the request of Professor John Nerbonne, j.nerbonne at rug.nl.]
Willard McCarty (www.mccarty.org.uk/), Professor, Department of Digital
Humanities, King's College London, and Research Group in Digital
Humanities, University of Western Sydney

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