[TYPES/announce] Vacancy: Assistant or Associate Professor of Computer Science (1, 0 fte)
herman at cs.ru.nl
Thu Jan 13 10:01:00 EST 2011
Assistant or Associate Professor of Computer Science (1,0 fte)
Faculty of Science
Radboud University Nijmegen
Maximum Salary: €4970 UD 1 and € 5,920 UHD 1 gross/month
Vacancy number: 62.03.11
Closing date: 15 March 2011
You will perform and disseminate novel research within one of the
following two research themes.
1.Foundations, with a focus on logic, (symbolic) reasoning and
mathematical reasoning, in particular topics like proof assistants, type
theory and formalization of mathematics.
2.Machine Learning, with an interest in theory and an open eye towards
applications, for example in neuroscience and bioinformatics.
As a member of the scientific staff of the section Intelligent Systems
you will develop and teach courses within the general curriculum of
students of Computer Science, Information Sciences and Artificial
Intelligence. In particular you will contribute to the teaching of
courses in algorithms and complexity theory. Other tasks include
supervision of PhD students, postdoctoral researchers and supporting
staff members, and the further development of the department’s regular
educational and research tasks. Acquisition of external funding is part
of the job profile. Furthermore, you are expected to contribute to the
general organizational tasks of the section Intelligent Systems, like
participating in work groups and committees at the faculty and institute
Whether the position will be filled at the UD (assistant professor) or
UHD (associate professor) level will depend on your CV.
You are a successful researcher (PhD) in computer science, as
demonstrated by publications in leading peer-reviewed journals, and have
the capacity to obtain external funding. Your research experience should
fit within one of the two themes mentioned above.
You have demonstrable excellent teaching experience in the field and
should possess or will obtain the required teaching qualification (for
UD: BKO, for UHD: UKO).
The Radboud University Nijmegen is one of the leading academic
communities in the Netherlands. Renowned for its green campus, modern
buildings, and state-of-the-art equipment, it has nine faculties and
enrols over 17.500 students in approximately 90 study programmes. The
university is situated in the oldest Dutch city, close to the German
border, on the banks of the river Waal (a branch of the Rhine). The city
has a rich history and one of the liveliest city centres in the
Netherlands. The section Intelligent Systems of the Institute for
Computing and Information Sciences (iCIS) at the Radboud University
Nijmegen conducts research on the development and application of
intelligent systems that are able to learn and reason. At the latest
national research assessment, the Intelligent Systems section received
excellent scores and iCIS as a whole came out as the best computer
science institute within the Netherlands.
Conditions of employment
Employment: 1,0 fte
Maximum salary per month, based on a fulltime employment: €4970 for
Assistant Professor (UD 1) and € 5,920 for Associate Professor (UHD 1 )
gross/month, depending on qualifications and experience.
Salary scale: maximum scale 12 (UD) and 14 (UHD)
Duration of the contract: 1 year, with possible extension to permanent
Prof.dr. Herman Geuvers (Foundations)
Telephone: +31 24 3652603
E-mail:herman at cs.ru.nl
Prof.dr. Tom Heskes (Machine Learning)
Telephone: +31 24 3652696
E-mail: tomh at cs.ru.nl
In order to apply please send an application, with reference to vacancy
number 62.03.11, including a full CV, information on research plans and
teaching experience, and names and addresses of three references) before
15 March 2011 -preferably by email- to:
RU Nijmegen, FNWI, P&O, drs. D. Reinders
P.O. Box 9010, 6500 GL Nijmegen, NL
Telephone: +31 24 3652027
E-mail: pz at science.ru.nl
No commercial propositions please. Female applicants are particularly
encouraged to apply.
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