11/09/2019

Four Assistant Professor Positions within the Information Technology group at Wageningen University (Tenure Track)


  • ORGANISATION/COMPANY
    Wageningen University & Research
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Technology
  • RESEARCHER PROFILE
    Established Researcher (R3)
    Leading Researcher (R4)
  • APPLICATION DEADLINE
    28/10/2019 00:00 - Europe/Brussels
  • LOCATION
    Netherlands › Wageningen
  • TYPE OF CONTRACT
    Temporary
  • HOURS PER WEEK
    38.0

Are you an expert in Software Engineering, Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning, Data Science or Business Information Technology? Are you interested in contributing to the development of smart socio-technical systems? Are you willing to excel further in your career in a vibrant research environment which supports excellence, innovation and collaboration?

We are looking for you!

Wageningen University is a top-class university, ranking among the world's leading institutions in the food, agriculture and environmental domains. The Information Technology (INF) group at Wageningen University is doing research on the topics of smart systems development, and system-of-systems engineering, which is primarily centered in the life sciences domain. In this context, we focus on software engineering, data science, and socio-technical systems. In the last years, the group has rapidly grown and developed a solid research agenda on smart systems engineering. To further strengthen our research and education activities, the INF group invites applications for four tenure track assistant professor positions in the following areas:

  1. Software Engineering
  2. Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning
  3. Data Science
  4. Business Information Technology

In a challenging career trajectory, you are responsible for:

  • conducting high quality scientific research and publishing in reputed scientific journals
  • acquiring, coordinating and implementing innovative (inter)national research projects in one or more of the above areas
  • collaborating with colleagues and supervising PhD students, MSc and BSc theses
  • developing and teaching courses
  • contributing to the further development of the INF group

Training and coaching are provided to accomplish all of these tasks.

Benefits

For the position of Assistant Professor, we offer a gross salary of € 3637,- to € 5656,- per month, depending on expertise and experience (scale 11 - 12 of the Collective Labour Agreement for Dutch Universities) for a full working week of 38 hours.

In addition, we offer:

  • 8% holiday allowance;
  • a structural year-end bonus of 8.3%;
  • excellent training opportunities and secondary employment conditions;
  • flexible working hours and holidays can possibly be determined in a consultation so that an optimal balance between work and private life is possible;
  • excellent pension plan through ABP;
  • 232 vacation hours, the option to purchase extra and good supplementary leave schemes;
  • a flexible working time: the possibility to work a maximum of 2 hours per week extra and thereby to build up extra leave;
  • a choice model to put together a part of your employment conditions yourself, such as a bicycle plan;
  • a lively workplace where you can easily make contacts and where many activities take place on the Wageningen Campus. A place where education, research, and business are represented;
  • use the sports facilities on campus ample opportunities for own initiative in a learning environment
  • We offer a versatile job in an international environment with varied activities in a pleasant and open working atmosphere.

Wageningen University & Research stimulates internal career opportunities and mobility with an internal recruitment policy. There are ample opportunities for own initiative in a learning environment. We offer a versatile job in an international environment with varied activities in a pleasant and open working atmosphere.

Selection process

Additional information about the vacancy can be obtained from:
Prof.dr.ir. Bedir Tekinerdogan
E-mail address: bedir.tekinerdogan@wur.nl

For more information about the procedure, please contact Karin den Ridder, HR advisor, e-mail karin.denridder@wur.nl

Alternatively, additional information can be obtained through one of the following links.

Please apply online by uploading your CV and letter of application describing your background and fit the job description before 28 October 2019 at www.wageningenur.nl/en/Jobs/Vacancies.htm or via Academic Transfer.

Additional comments

Additional information about the vacancy can be obtained from:
Prof.dr.ir. Bedir Tekinerdogan
E-mail address: bedir.tekinerdogan@wur.nl

For more information about the procedure, please contact Karin den Ridder, HR advisor, e-mail karin.denridder@wur.nl

Alternatively, additional information can be obtained through one of the following links.

Please apply online by uploading your CV and letter of application describing your background and fit the job description before 28 October 2019 at www.wageningenur.nl/en/Jobs/Vacancies.htm or via Academic Transfer.

Web site for additional job details

Offer Requirements

Specific Requirements

You are an ambitious and enthusiastic scientist devoted to excellence in research and education in the above-mentioned fields. Further, you have:

  • a PhD degree in computer science or a related area;
  • a solid background and experience in one or more of the four mentioned areas;
  • demonstrated research and teaching potential;
  • affinity with current IT issues in the industry;
  • proof of independence and international recognition;
  • a clear vision on research and project acquisition opportunities;
  • experience and interest in working in interdisciplinary teams;
  • excellent communication skills and team spirit;
  • good didactic qualities and enthusiasm for teaching and working with students.

This position requires an excellent English language proficiency (a mininum of CEFR C2 level). For more information about this proficiency level, please visit our special language page

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Work location(s)
1 position(s) available at
Wageningen University & Research
Netherlands
Wageningen
6708 PB
Droevendaalsesteeg

EURAXESS offer ID: 445053
Posting organisation offer ID: 285749

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