Wednesday, October 12, 2022

[DMANET] Assistant Professor in Algorithms at TU Eindhoven

The Algorithms, Geometry, and Applications (ALGA) group at TU Eindhoven has a vacancy for an assistant professor in any field within algorithms. The application deadline is November 23, 2022.

More details here
and also below.

Research in ALGA spans a spectrum of exciting topics within algorithms, including computational geometry and topology, graph algorithms and parameterized complexity, and distributed and streaming algorithms, with applications to visualization, GIS, networks, and more. As a new faculty member, you may strengthen the research in one of these existing topics or you may expand ALGA's research portfolio. The position comes with an attractive starting package that includes the possibility to hire a PhD student.

We are looking for a strong researcher in any field within algorithms. As teaching is an essential part of the work, we are searching for a candidate who is not only a passionate researcher but also a motivated teacher. In particular, we are looking for applicants with the following qualifications:

- Experience in algorithms research, proven by a PhD in algorithms or another relevant discipline and by publications in leading international conferences and journals in the area.
- Experience with or enthusiasm for teaching, both at BSc and MSc level, and for supervising MSc and PhD students.
- Motivation for setting up collaborations and acquiring research funds.
- Willingness to contribute to the department, for example by serving on departmental committees.
- Good communications skills and good command of English; candidates need not speak Dutch.

You will join a dynamic and internationally oriented research group in a thriving university. You will work on a beautiful, green campus within walking distance of Eindhoven city center. In addition, we offer you:

- A Tenure Track of up to five years and – if successful – a subsequent development track towards Associate Professor. Alternatively, we offer a one-year contract as Assistant Professor which can become permanent on the same employment level upon successful evaluation.
- Salary in accordance with the Collective Labour Agreement for Dutch Universities.
- A year-end bonus of 8.3% and annual vacation pay of 8%.
- A dedicated mentoring program to help you get to know the university and the Dutch (research) environment.
- High-quality training programs for academic leadership and teaching.
- An excellent technical infrastructure, on-campus children's day care and sports facilities.
Partially paid parental leave and an allowance for commuting, working from home and internet costs.
- A Staff Immigration Team is available for international candidates, as are a tax compensation scheme and partner career support.

Eindhoven University of Technology is an internationally top-ranking university in the Netherlands that combines scientific curiosity with a hands-on attitude. Fundamental knowledge enables us to design solutions for the highly complex problems of today and tomorrow. The Department of Mathematics and Computer Science is one of the largest departments of Eindhoven University of Technology. The department provides highly ranked bachelor and master-level programs in mathematics, computer science, and data science and conducts internationally recognized research in these fields.

Would you like to know more about the position or the ALGA research group? Please contact Mark de Berg m.t.d.berg[at] or Bettina Speckmann b.speckmann[at]

For information about terms of employment, please contact Hella Ploegmakers, Recruiter, h.a.m.ploegmakers[at] (phone: +31 43559625).

Please apply via this link and enclose

- A cover letter describing your motivation and qualifications for this position.
- A full academic curriculum vitae, including a list of publications and contact details of 2-3 references.
- A research statement (max two pages) which describes your research interests and plans.
- A teaching statement (max two pages) which describes your teaching vision and prior experience.
- A copy of your PhD certificate, or a letter from your university stating when your defense will take place.

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