We are looking for an Assistant Professor in Psychometrics (Quantitative research methods) Tenure Track, full-time
As a lecturer, you teach courses in research methods, psychometrics, and applied statistics in the bachelor programs (Psychology, Human Resource Studies, Organization Studies, and Sociology) and the two research master programs of our School. Teaching includes coordinating one or two courses, teaching lectures and tutorials, and supervising research internships, bachelor theses, and master theses.
As a researcher, you participate in the department’s research program that focuses on latent variable models of individual differences (structural equation models, factor analysis, latent class and finite mixture models, item response models), applied statistics and data science (Bayesian modelling, high dimensional data analysis, database integration), survey methodology (response styles, sampling, norming), and meta-research (publication bias, meta-analysis, statistical decision-making). The department has a strong tradition of working with the other (substantive) research programs in our School.
We are looking for an ambitious and talented researcher and dedicated teacher with a (nearly completed) PhD in psychometrics and/or focused on quantitative research methods for the social or behavioral sciences. Candidates have proven to be able to publish their research findings in recognized scientific journals in the field, should have affinity with teaching, and should have experience in teaching and supervising students. We expect the candidate to take courses to acquire the University Teaching Qualification (in Dutch: BKO).
Terms of employment
This tenure track Assistant Professor position entails a five-year contract, with the possibility of tenure (and furthering one’s growth potential) thereafter. Depending on the candidates’ experience, the full-time salary for the position of an Assistant Professor on a full-time basis ranges between € 3637 and € 4978 gross per month based on scale 11 of the Collective Labour Agreement (CAO) Dutch Universities (not included are various allowances). Researchers from outside the Netherlands may qualify for a tax-free allowance equal to 30% of their taxable salary. The university will apply for such an allowance on their behalf. The university offers very good fringe benefits, such as an options model for terms and conditions of employment and excellent reimbursement of moving expenses.
Applications and information
Additional information about Tilburg University and the Department of Methodology and Statistics can be retrieved from: www.tilburguniversity.edu. Specific information about the vacancy can be obtained from Prof. dr. J. M. Wicherts, tel. +31-13-4663215, email: J.M.Wicherts@tilburguniversity.edu
Applications, including a curriculum vitae and a letter of motivation should be sent as soon as possible but before August 15, 2019 to drs. Hans-Georg van Liempd, Managing Director Tilburg School of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Tilburg University (only by using the link below). The interviews will take place in August or early September. Preferred starting date is 1 December 2019 at the latest.
Tilburg School of Social and Behavioral Sciences
Tilburg University is een moderne gespecialiseerde universiteit. Het onderwijs en onderzoek van de Tilburg School of Social and Behavorial Sciences (TSB) zijn georganiseerd rond de thema’s Health, Care & Well-Being, en People, Work, & Organizations. Met een inspirerende werkomgeving daagt de school haar medewerkers uit om hun ambities te verwezenlijken. Betrokkenheid en samenwerking zijn daarbij belangrijke uitgangspunten.
Tilburg School of Social and Behavioral Sciences
Department of Methodology and Statistics
The Department of Methodology and Statistics is responsible for the teaching and the research in the area of methodology and statistics for the social and behavioral sciences. The department is a member of the national graduate school Interuniversity Graduate School for Psychometrics and Sociometrics (IOPS) and participates in the Tilburg Experience Sampling Center (TESC), the Center of Research on Psychology in Somatic diseases (CoRPS), and the Data Science Center Tilburg (DSC/t).
Tilburg University hanteert de NVP-sollicitatiecode van de Nederlandse Vereniging voor Personeelsmanagement & Organisatieontwikkeling.
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