Tenure Track Assistant Professor Precision Drug Therapy (1.0 FTE)

Tenure Track Assistant Professor Precision Drug Therapy (1.0 FTE)

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22 May 13 Aug Groningen

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The Tenure Track position of Assistant Professor Precision Drug Therapy (Precisie Farmacotherapie) is opened within the Faculty of Science and Engineering and will be embedded in the department PharmacoTherapy, -Epidemiology & -Economics (PTEE) of the Groningen Research Institute

Job description

The Tenure Track position of Assistant Professor Precision Drug Therapy (Precisie Farmacotherapie) is opened within the Faculty of Science and Engineering and will be embedded in the department PharmacoTherapy, -Epidemiology & -Economics (PTEE) of the Groningen Research Institute of Pharmacy (GRIP; http://www.rug.nl/grip). The successful candidate will join a dynamic, multidisciplinary, group of researchers in this department, stemming from the disciplines of pharmacotherapy, pharmacogenetics, pharmacoeconomics, clinical pharmacology, clinical pharmacy, and clinical pharmacoepidemiology. We are active in research focusing on studies using “real world” health care data. We have access to various databases and recently started a collaboration with the Lifelines cohort study, genetic department and our in-house prescription database IADB.nl called Pharmlines Initiative. This tenure-track position will complement the existing research lines in the department PTEE (https://www.rug.nl/research/grip/pharmacotherapy-epidemiology-and-economics/) and create new collaborative opportunities.

Tasks:
• development of an independent, AI & Big Data/ pharmacoepidemiological/ statistical, research programme in the field of Precision Drug Therapy; the research should compete on a worldwide level and lead to publications in top journals
• acquisition of external research funds
• teaching in undergraduate- and graduate-level courses (to an averaged maximum of 30% of the time)
• supervision of BSc, MSc, and PhD students
• contribution to organisation and management within the department and institute, for example by participating in working groups and committees, in the fields of teaching, research and management.

Specifications

University of Groningen

Requirements

You have:
• a PhD degree and minimally two years postdoctoral experience abroad
• excellent research qualities in relevant specific areas of AI, statistics, epidemiology, as evidenced by a publication record in international peer-reviewed journals and renowned conferences, and a relevant international network
• teaching and organisational experience appropriate to career stage.

You are:
• a team player with good communications skills
• able to acquire substantial research grants from external sources
• willing to fulfill the requirements for the University Teaching .
Qualification
• willing to learn the Dutch language (if applicable).

Conditions of employment

Fixed-term contract: 84 months.

We offer you in accordance with the Collective Labour Agreement for Dutch Universities:

- a gross monthly salary dependent on qualifications and work experience from € 3,637 (salary scale 11) up to a maximum of € 5,686 (scale 12) for a full-time position
- a holiday allowance of 8% gross annual income an 8.3% year-end bonus
- an appointment initially for a maximum of 7 years at the level of tenure track assistant professor. The successful candidate will participate in the career track of the Faculty of Science and Engineering known as Career Paths in Science. After 5 years, there will be an assessment of performance based on established criteria. If the outcome of the assessment is positive, the assistant professor will be promoted to associate professor with tenure. There will be another assessment at the end of a further 4-7 -year period for the promotion to full professor.

Department

Faculty of Science and Engineering

Since its foundation in 1614, the University of Groningen has enjoyed an international reputation as a dynamic and innovative centre of higher education offering high-quality teaching and research. Balanced study and career paths in a wide variety of disciplines encourage currently more than 32.000 students and researchers to develop their own individual talents. Belonging to the best research universities in Europe and the top 100 universities in the world (see our ranking: https://www.rug.nl/about-us/where-do-we-stand/rankings), the University of Groningen is truly an international place of knowledge.

Specifications

  • Lecturer; Assistant professor; Associate professor; Professor
  • Natural sciences
  • max. 38 hours per week
  • max. €5686 per month
  • University graduate
  • 220184

Employer

University of Groningen

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Location

Broerstraat 5, 9712 CP, Groningen

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