Assistant professor of Human Computer Interaction with 50% time on education
The Institute of Informatics of the Faculty of Science is looking for an assistant professor in Human Computer Interaction who will bring to the position an …
- Science Park, Amsterdam, Noord-Holland
- Tijdelijk contract / Tijdelijke opdracht
- Uren per week:
- 32 - 38 uur
- € 3746 - € 5826 per maand
The Institute of Informatics of the Faculty of Science is looking for an assistant professor in Human Computer Interaction who will bring to the position an innovative research agenda and relevant teaching expertise. We are looking for a candidate with a strong research profile in human computer interaction and an enthusiasm for teaching. You will teach courses in our masters and bachelors programs as well as supervise students. In this position 50% of your time will be spent on teaching.
You will be joining the newly formed Digital Interactions Lab. Research in the lab focusses on how best to enable and empower people through the design of innovative and inclusive digital technologies. The technologies are developed using user-centered, participatory methodologies, and include virtual and augmented reality as well as mobile, tangible and sensor-based applications.
Please note that this is one of two assistant professor positions being advertised for the Digital Interactions lab: the other post involves approximately 30% teaching time. You may apply for one or both posts
What are you going to do?
You are expected to:
- develop, coordinate, and deliver courses within the bachelor and masters programs focused on human computer interaction and interaction design;
- supervise student research at undergraduate and postgraduate levels;
- conduct research, leading to international, peer-reviewed publications and other forms of research output;
- acquire external funds for research projects;
- i ntegrate new research insights into teaching;
- make an active contribution to the development and implementation of pedagogical innovation;
- perform administrative and management tasks;
- We will base our selection on your scientific track record and on your vision for future research, as well as on your teaching achievements, qualifications and vision for future teaching.
What do we require of you?
- A PhD degree in Human Computer Interaction or a related field;
- demonstrable research experience, as evidenced by publications in leading academic journals and with leading academic publishers;
- enthusiasm for different forms and levels of delivering university teaching, at Bachelors and Masters level;
- the Dutch University Teaching Qualification (UTQ/BKO), or willingness to acquire this within the first two years;
- experience in an academic position where research and teaching are combined;
- experience with new methods of teaching (e.g., hybrid education, online teaching);
- excellent organizational experience and skills;
- enthusiasm, an interdisciplinary attitude, a strong team spirit, and the ability to motivate team members;
- reasonable fluency in Dutch and English are required for teaching and management duties. Appointments are subject to the candidate’s proficiency in both, or their willingness to acquire thorough knowledge of Dutch and English as speedily as possible. Non-native Dutch speakers must achieve an active and passive command of Dutch within two years.
This position is initially available as a temporary employment contract for a period of two years. Depending on performance, the contract may be converted to a permanent contract. The contract will preferably commence between 1 September 2021 and 1 November 2021.
The UFO profile for this position is, dependent on relevant experience, Universitair Docent 2 (scale 11) or Universitair Docent 1 (scale 12).
The salary, depending on relevant experience before the beginning of the employment contract, will range from a minimum of €3.746 gross per month up to a maximum of €5.826 gross per month (salary scale 11-12), based on a fulltime contract (38 hours a week), exclusive 8% holiday allowance and 8.3% end-of-year bonus. A favourable tax agreement, the ‘30% ruling’, may apply to non-Dutch applicants. The Collective Labour Agreement of Dutch Universities is applicable.
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