Two Assistant Professors in Media and Culture

Updated: about 2 months ago
Deadline: 09 May 2021

You are a dynamic and ambitious researcher with a strong profile, demonstrable by international publications and an international academic network. Your publications show broad knowledge of media from a cultural perspective and a strong affinity with film, television and/or cross-media studies. Your research matches the profile of the ASCA.

You are able to develop and teach courses on a range of media topics, in particular television, film, digital and/or social media, as well as their intersections. Important is proven flexibility in teaching on topics beyond your own research focus, a willingness to work in interdisciplinary teams of teachers and the ability to offer inspiring lectures and tutorials in the BA, MA and minor programmes that aspire to a wide range of students. You have proven excellent administrative, organisation, and coordination skills.

Your experience and profile:

  • holds a PhD in Media and Culture or a related field with a relevant research focus;
  • has an international academic network in the research area concerned;
  • provides research output commensurate with the level of the position;
  • is an active and ambitious researcher with a strong publication record;
  • demonstrates ability and ambition to obtain external research grants;
  • has wide and relevant teaching experience at BA and MA level;
  • has excellent command (near-native fluency) of both Dutch and English; non-native Dutch speakers must achieve an active and passive command of Dutch within two years (passing the state examination for Dutch as a Second Language programme II is a prerequisite for a permanent employment contract);
  • has experience with digital and audio-visual teaching facilities and affinity with ICT in university teaching;
  • is experienced in public pedagogy and practice-based education and/or research;
  • is good team worker and versatile at all levels, capable of multidisciplinary co-operation;
  • has excellent organisational experience and skills;
  • holds the Dutch Basic Teaching Qualification, or is willing to acquire this within the first two years.

Research that entails collaboration with non-academic institutions and agencies in the Netherlands, Europe, and beyond is highly welcome.

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