Monday, March 14, 2016

[DMANET] 2 assistant-professor positions Applied Geometric Algorithms at TU Eindhoven

The Department of Mathematics and Computer Science at TU Eindhoven has
two vacancies for assistant-professor positions in the group Applied
Geometric Algorithms, which is part of the section Algorithms and
Visualization. The Applied Geometric Algorithms group
( mainly focuses on (applications of)
geometric algorithms to spatial data in the areas of GIScience
(including automated cartography and moving object analysis),
geo-visualization, visual analytics, and e-humanities. The Applied
Geometric Algorithms group has recently been founded and currently
consists of one professor, one assistant professor, one postdoc, and
five PhD students.

As a prospective candidate you have expertise and experience in
scientific research and education in (geometric) algorithms. The
research of the group encompasses both algorithmic theory and efficient
engineering to achieve results of theoretical and practical
significance. Candidates who can further strengthen the connections of
the group to various aspects of Data Science, Topology, Statistics, or
Human Computer Interaction, are particularly encouraged to apply. It is
expected that the new assistant professors will develop a vigorous
research program, supervise graduate students, be committed to teaching
at different levels, and attract research funding.

The ideal candidate is an expert in (applied) algorithms research and
complements the existing strengths of the group and the section well. He
or she will develop an independent research line, is (or will become) an
inspiring teacher, and has a proactive attitude towards acquiring
research funding.


• Performing excellent research in the field of applied (geometric)

• Acquiring research funding and supervising PhD students.

• Developing and teaching courses.

• Supervising student projects, internships, and Master's theses.

• Performing organizational activities within the department.


We are looking for candidates with a PhD in relevant areas of computer
science. We expect experience and excellence in scientific research, as
reflected in peer reviewed scientific publications. We are looking for
candidates with experience in and a passion for academic teaching. Our
ideal candidate has an enthusiastic, motivating, and inspiring
personality, likes taking initiatives, and has a proactive attitude.
Proficiency in written and verbal communication in English is a must.

We offer:

• A challenging job in a dynamic and ambitious university and a
stimulating research environment;

• Support with your professional and personal development;

• A gross salary between € 3.400 and € 4.654 per month depending on
experience and knowledge, plus 8% holiday allowance and 8.3% end-of-year

• An extensive package of fringe benefits (e.g. support in moving
expenses and commuting expenses, excellent technical infrastructure,
on-campus child care, and excellent sports facilities).

The department has a policy to appoint all new assistant professors in
the Tenure-Track system. In this case an appointment will be made for
four years. An evaluation will take place after three years, to assess
whether you fulfill the assistant professor appointment criteria. If
this evaluation is positive, the employment contract will be converted
into a contract of employment for an indefinite period. The evaluation
criteria are fixed at the departmental level and are available upon request.

In the case of candidates who are clearly at a further stage in their
career, the department can also offer a tenured position from the start.

More information can be obtained from:

About the position:
prof.dr. Bettina Speckmann, e-mail:

About the employment conditions:
mr. Charl Kuiters, HR advisor, e-mail:

-------------------- Deadline: April 24, 2016 --------------------


The application should consist of the following parts:

• Cover letter explaining your motivation and qualifications for the

• Detailed Curriculum Vitae (including a list of publications);

• Research statement;

• Teaching statement;

• Names of at least two referees.

Please apply via
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