Want to make technology work for people? We are looking for an assistant professor to strengthen the area of Professional Learning and Technology (PLT)
We are looking for an excellent, enthusiastic scholar to join the research and education at the section Educational Science and strengthen the area of Professional Learning & Technology (PLT).
Research in the field of Professional Learning & Technology is situated at the intersection of educational science, human resource development, organizational psychology, and organization science. The young and vibrant research group combines fundamental research on individual, team and (inter-)organizational learning processes with more applied research projects in which tools are developed to support (future) professionals in their continuous learning and development. Besides developing and applying technology to facilitate professional learning, this group is also very active in using technology to better grasp learning processes and how they unfold. As a researcher you will have access to our BMS Lab, providing you with 800m2 of high end-lab facilities, a plethora of innovative equipment to carry out research and a mobile lab.
Our projects often focus on learning and development challenges related to large societal transitions or technological developments, such as the energy transition, the digital transformation, or the healthcare transformation. Specifically, we are currently active in setting up and studying learning communities to support the acceleration and integration of learning and innovation processes in inter-organizational collaborations.
We contribute to research, teaching, and knowledge valorization. You will:
Additional information regarding the position can be obtained from Prof. dr. Maaike Endedijk (firstname.lastname@example.org; 06-39270228). You are also invited to visit our homepage.
Please submit your application until May 21, by filling in the form, including a motivation letter and current CV (choose ‘apply now’). In addition, we ask you to include as an appendix to your motivation letter a one-pager in which you describe your envisioned research line and contribution to our teaching program. Screening is part of the application process.
The Faculty of Behavioral, Management and Social sciences (BMS) aims to play a key role in understanding, jointly developing and evaluating innovations in society. Technological developments are the engine of innovation. As a technical university that puts people first, we tailor them to human needs and behavior and use social engineering to integrate them into society. We also ensure adequate governance at public and private level, and robust, inclusive and fair organizational structures. We do this by developing, sharing and applying high-quality knowledge in Psychology, Business Administration, Public Administration, Communication Sciences, Philosophy, Educational Sciences and Health Sciences. Our research and education in these disciplines revolves around tackling and solving societal challenges. The research programs of BMS are closely linked to the research of the UT institutes Mesa+ Institute for Nanotechnology, TechMed Center and Digital Society Institute.
As an employer, the Faculty of BMS offers work that matters. We equip you to create new possibilities for yourself and for our society. With us, you will become part of a leading technical university with increasing, positive social impact. We offer an open, inclusive and entrepreneurial atmosphere, in which we encourage you to make healthy choices, for example through our flexible, adaptable benefits.
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