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Do you have the ambition to use and develop new computational techniques from the fields of machine learning and computational science to help understand the physical and natural world? Are you interested to bridge the 3rd (computational) and 4th (data driven) paradigms of science and connect to scientists from across the natural sciences? We are looking for a full (or associate) professor to help lead the new UvA AI for Science Lab lead by the institute for Informatics.
We are seeking a candidate to chair the AI for Science Lab either at Full professor or Associate professor level (depending on qualifications). You are expected to make significant contributions in world-class research and top-quality academic teaching, as well as effective contributions to management and organization of the research group and the Informatics Institute. The AI for Science lab is a new lab supported by AMLab and CSL, two groups within the Informatics Institute. Your research should focus on developing methods, techniques and approaches from AI and Computational Science to address important scientific challenges.
What are you going to do?
You are expected to:
The lab will initially be supported with 5 PhD students, as head of the lab you will be expected to supervise these students and secure further funding to support the research.
What do we require?
As an Informatics Institute we are looking for people who both develop and apply new techniques.
We invite a wide range of candidates to apply, but examples of suitable profiles could be:
We offer a challenging job at a dynamic and ambitious university and an attractive package of fringe benefits, for instance: generous leave arrangements, application for attractive fiscal arrangements are possible for employees from abroad, attractive retirement benefits, collective health insurance and excellent parental leave packages.
The gross monthly salary will be in accordance with the University regulations for academic personnel. The gross monthly salary of the Full professor will be €5,582 to €8,371 (scale H2) gross per month. We offer a permanent tenured employment contract.
The gross monthly salary of the Associate professor will be €5,190 to €6,940 (scale 13-14) gross per month. We offer a temporary employment contract with career plan depending on experience and qualifications. If the performance is positively assessed, the employment contract will be converted into a permanent tenured employment contract.
The salary is exclusive 8% holiday allowance and 8.3% end-of-year bonus. A favourable tax agreement, the ‘30% ruling’, may apply to non-Dutch applicants. The Collective Labour Agreement of Dutch Universities is applicable.
Are you curious about our extensive package of secondary employment benefits like our excellent opportunities for study and development? Take a look here.
With over 5,000 employees, 30,000 students and a budget of more than 600 million euros, the University of Amsterdam (UvA) is an intellectual hub within the Netherlands. Teaching and research at the UvA are conducted within seven faculties: Humanities, Social and Behavioural Sciences, Economics and Business, Law, Science, Medicine and Dentistry. Housed on four city campuses in or near the heart of Amsterdam, where disciplines come together and interact, the faculties have close links with thousands of researchers and hundreds of institutions at home and abroad.
The UvA’s students and employees are independent thinkers, competent rebels who dare to question dogmas and aren’t satisfied with easy answers and standard solutions. To work at the UvA is to work in an independent, creative, innovative and international climate characterised by an open atmosphere and a genuine engagement with the city of Amsterdam and society.
The Faculty of Science has a student body of around 7,000, as well as 1,600 members of staff working in education, research or support services. Researchers and students at the Faculty of Science are fascinated by every aspect of how the world works, be it elementary particles, the birth of the universe or the functioning of the brain.
The mission of the Informatics Institute is to perform curiosity-driven and use-inspired fundamental research in Computer Science. The main research themes are Artificial Intelligence, Computational Science and Systems and Network Engineering. Our research involves complex information systems at large, with a focus on collaborative, data driven, computational and intelligent systems, all with a strong interactive component.
University of Amsterdam (UvA)
Science Park 904, 1098 XH, Amsterdam
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