Recognition & Rewards
With the Recognition & Rewards program, Tilburg University actively contributes to the joint national initiative to revise the system of recognizing and rewarding academics in such a way that it does justice to the domains of education, research, societal impact, leadership and team spirit.
Within Tilburg University, Recognition & Rewards is part of the broad vision on talent development Use (y)our Talents, not only for academics, but for all employees of Tilburg University.
With its commitment to Recognition & Rewards, Tilburg University aims to enable its employees to fully develop their talents, both individually and as a team, in a culture appropriate to its core values—Connected, Curious, Caring, and Courageous—in a safe and inclusive work environment based on openness, transparency, and trust, and with the leadership that enables this, in line with the connected leading philosophy.
To achieve this ambition, Tilburg University sets the following goals:
- Diversification of career paths.
- Attention to the individual and to the team.
- Focus on quality in criteria for recruitment, selection, development, and promotion.
- Recognition for Open Science.
- Encouraging Connected Leading.
A number of principles have been formulated that will guide the policy to be developed in the follow-up process, in the areas of; relationship between domains, choice of emphasis, individual and collective interest, and harmonization and differentiation. Are you curious about these principles? You can request them by firstname.lastname@example.org.
Where are we now?
On this page you can find information about the concrete steps being taken to implement the new way of recognizing and rewarding within Tilburg University.
The Recognition & Rewards Steering Committee formulated a vision and ambition for Tilburg University. This vision and ambition formed the starting point for the dialogue about the new approach to recognizing and rewards that the Steering Committee entered into with the academic community.
Experiences of staff members
Read about the experiences of staff members with the way of recognizing and rewarding. The articles highlight examples and role models, as well as dilemmas that arise.
The words of academics
On this page, you can hear the words of academics on Recognition & Rewards. In these videos, a number of Tilburg University academics share what Recognition & Rewards means to them. They are asked what they hope Recognition & Rewards will mean for them in their careers, but also what it will mean for Tilburg University and for academia in general.
Frequently asked questions
On this page, you will find a collection of frequently asked questions about Recognition & Rewards. This program—aimed at a culture and systemic change to achieve recognition and appreciation of a greater diversity of talents within our university community—generates much enthusiasm but also many questions.
Recap Recognition & Rewards Festival 2022
View the visual summaries of various sessions that day here.
We look forward to hearing from you!
If you have any questions, comments or would like to share your views please contact dr. Elke van Cassel: