Monday, August 15, 2016

[DMANET] Tenure Track Assistant Professor Algorithms Utrecht University

Tenure Track Assistant Professor Algorithms (0,8-1,0 fte)
Department of Information and Computer Science, Utrecht University

Job description
The Department of Information and Computer Science of Utrecht University, the Netherlands,
is looking for an Assistant Professor (Universitair Docent - UD) in the field of algorithms and complexity,
in particular parameterized algorithms. You have expertise and experience in scientific teaching and
research in algorithms. You will teach in the Bachelor's and Master's programmes of the department
in courses related to your expertise. You will be expected to develop an independent research line in
this specific field, in cooperation with the other members of the department.

The tasks include:
- Carry out scientific research in the field of algorithms and complexity, in particular in the area of parameterized algorithms;
- Supervising PhD students and acquiring research funding;
- Developing and teaching courses, especially within the Master's programme Computing Science and
the Bachelor's programme Computer Science;
- Supervising internships and theses;
- Organizational activities within the department and/or faculty.


* We are looking for candidates with a PhD, preferably in the above mentioned areas.
* Experience in performing (post)graduate teaching within a university setting is desired.
* The candidate shall have published on the aforementioned areas in national and international conferences and/or journals.
* Well-developed teaching skills and command of English in speaking and writing is a requirement.

Candidates who prefer part-time employment are also invited to apply by specifying the desired part-time ratio.
We aim to employ more women in areas where they are underrepresented.
Female candidates are therefore especially invited to apply.

The candidate is offered a 0.8 - 1.0-time tenure-track position for 3 - 5 years, depending on experience.
Salary depends on education and experience between €3.044,- (scale 10) and €5.288,- (scale 12) gross
for a full-time appointment.
The salary is supplemented with a holiday bonus of 8% and an end-of-year bonus of 8.3% per year.
In addition we offer: a pension scheme, a partially paid parental leave, flexible employment conditions.
Conditions are based on the Collective Labour Agreement Dutch Universities. The research group will
provide the candidate with necessary support on all aspects of the project. We also offer the opportunity
to obtain a Basic Teaching Qualification ("BKO") if you do not already have one.
More information about working at Utrecht University<>.

About the organization
A better future for everyone. This ambition motivates our scientists in executing their leading research and inspiring teaching. At Utrecht University<>, the various disciplines collaborate intensively towards major societal themes. Our focus is on Dynamics of Youth, Institutions for Open Societies, Life Sciences and Sustainability.
The city of Utrecht is one of the oldest cities in the Netherlands, with a charming old center and an internationally oriented culture that is strongly influenced by its century-old university. Utrecht city has been consistently ranked as one of the most livable cities in the Netherlands.

The Faculty of Science<> consists of six departments: Biology, Pharmaceutical Sciences, Information and Computing Sciences, Physics and Astronomy, Chemistry and Mathematics. The Faculty is home to 4800 students and nearly 1500 staff and is internationally renowned for the quality of its research. The Faculty's academic programmes reflect developments in today's society.

The Department of Information and Computer Science<> is nationally and internationally renowned for its fundamental research in computer science and information science. Its research is positioned with applications into game technology on the one hand, and into natural and medical sciences on the other hand. The research of the department is at this moment grouped into four divisions: Software Systems, Artificial Intelligence, Virtual Worlds and Interaction Technology.
The Department offers Bachelor programmes in Computer Science and Information Science, and four English-language research Master programmes including Computing Science.

Additional information
Additional information about the vacancy can be obtained from: Prof Dr Hans Bodlaender;, +31 (30) 253 4409.
As part of the selection procedure, the candidate is expected to give an outline of his/her research plans in a written report and an oral presentation.

To apply please attach a letter of motivation, curriculum vitae and (email) addresses of two referees. Application deadline is September 12, 2016.
To apply, please click the application button, reachable via this link:,55523865,0,0,0,845492,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0&PortalID=4124&preview=1&VacatureID=845492

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