[TYPES/announce] Vacancy: Assistant or Associate Professor of Computer Science (1, 0 fte)

Herman Geuvers 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
The Netherlands

Maximum Salary: €4970 UD 1 and € 5,920 UHD 1 gross/month
Vacancy number: 62.03.11
Closing date: 15 March 2011

Job description
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.
Website: http://www.ru.nl/is/

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

Additional Information
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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