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|Functietypes||Research, Development, Innovation|
|Uren||32,0 - 40,0 uren per week|
|Salaris||€ 3068 - € 5330|
|About employer||Utrecht University|
We are searching for female candidates with expertise in the foundations of Computer Science, preferably in the areas of Artificial Intelligence, Interaction Technology, Software Systems and Virtual Worlds.We are looking for outstanding candidates who will invigorate and enrich the scope of expertise of our department and can enhance its involvement in interdisciplinary research projects within and outside the university. Current areas of interdisciplinary research include Game Research, Foundations of Complex Systems and Integrative Bioinformatics. The department has close collaborations with the University Medical Center, the departments of Physics and Mathematics, and the Faculties of Humanities and Geosciences.
Appointees are expected to play an active role in all aspects of academic life. Ideally, your eligibility is exemplified by:
- PhD in computer science or another relevant science discipline;
- Track record of international publications in leading conferences and journals;
- Experience with or perspective on acquisition of external research funds;
- Vision on future research directions in own area of expertise;
- Experience with or readiness to supervise PhD projects;
- Active role in (inter-)national scientific and/or societal communities.
Teaching & Leadership
- Enthusiasm for teaching and student supervision;
- Ability to teach in departmental BSc and MSc programmes;
- Willingness to organize scientific events, such as research seminars;
- Willingness to partake in departmental committees.
The Westerdijk Fellowship was created by the Faculty of Science with a view to increase innovative scientific output by attracting outstanding female talent with leadership potential. The fellowship is named after the first Dutch female professor, Johanna Westerdijk, who held the chair of Plant Pathology at Utrecht University.
Additional benefits tenure track
We offer a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level, initially for a period of five years. If the fellow proves successful, a permanent position will be offered. In addition to the standard Utrecht University benefits, we offer:
- Support through a (fully financed) PhD position;
- Technical and/or secretarial support;
- Additional budget of € 50,000 for personal development and conference attendance.
We further offer flexible employment conditions (multiple choice model), working-from-home facilities, partially paid parental leave, a pension scheme and collective insurance schemes. Facilities for sports and childcare are available on our campus, which is just 15 minutes away from the historical city centre of Utrecht.
The candidate is offered a full-time position, with a 50% teaching load; part-time employment is also an option. The gross salary is in the range between € 3,068 and € 5,330 per month, dependent on qualifications and experience (scale 10-12 of the Collective Labour Agreement of Dutch Universities). The salary is supplemented with a holiday bonus of 8% and an end-of-year bonus of 8,3% per year. We further offer the opportunity to obtain a Basic Education Qualification (“BKO”) if you do not already have one. Here you'll find more information.
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 5600 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 Computing Sciences is nationally and internationally renowned for its foundational research in computer science and information science. Its research is positioned with applications in game technology on the one hand, and in natural and medical sciences on the other hand. The research of the department is organised into four divisions: Software Systems, Artificial Intelligence, Virtual Worlds and Interaction Technology.
The Department offers bachelor programs in computer science and information science, and four English-language research masterprograms. High enrollment figures and good student ratings make the educational programmes very successful.