The Econometric Institute at Erasmus University Rotterdam invites applications for a three-year non-tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level in the area of robust methods for clustering and dimension reduction of rating-scale data. The research for this position will be part of a larger project funded by the Dutch Research Council (NWO) through its Vidi program. The position consists of 50% research time and 50% teaching.
Applicants should have (or be very near completion of) a PhD in statistics, psychometrics, machine learning, econometrics, or any other appropriate field of research, by the start date. Candidates are expected to demonstrate excellence in research and teaching, with proven affinity for topics in the field of robust statistics, psychometrics, and/or machine learning, in particular clustering and dimension reduction methods.
Fixed-term contract: 3 years.
The appointment will be to the position of postdoctoral research fellow for a period of 3 years. Your remuneration will depend on the position, your specific knowledge and experience It will be calculated on the basis of full-time salary ranging between EUR € 3.746, and € 5.127 gross per month (salary scale 11, CAO NU ). Erasmus University Rotterdam offers attractive terms of employment, including a holiday allowance of 8%, a year-end payment of 8.3% and 41 annual leave days in case of a full work week. In addition, EUR takes part in the ABP pension scheme, and we also offer partially paid parental leave. For international spouses we have set up a dual career programme. Moreover, EUR staff members are allowed to make use of the EUR facilities, including the Erasmus sports centre and the University Library. We value diversity and believe that a diversity of talents contributes to our vision and strategy to excel as a university on research and education. This means that we are looking for a person who can complement our team well.
Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) is an internationally oriented university with a strong social orientation in its education and research. Our scientists and students work in close collaboration with internal and external parties to solve global, social challenges, inspired by the always dynamic and cosmopolitan Rotterdam. Our mission is therefore "Creating positive societal impact". Our academic education is intensive, active and application-oriented. Our research increasingly takes place in multidisciplinary teams, which are strongly intertwined with international networks. With our research impact and thanks to the high quality of education, EUR can compete with the top European universities. The Erasmian values function as our internal compass and make Erasmus University recognizable to the outside world: engaged with society, world citizen, connecting, entrepreneurial and open-minded. www.eur.nl
The Econometric Institute has a long and strong research tradition in econometrics, statistics, data science, and operations research, with 50 faculty members across these areas. Research at the Econometric Institute focuses on developing novel methods in econometrics and operations research, and on applications of such methods in finance, marketing, macroeconomics, transportation and logistics.
The Econometric Institute is part of an active research community within the Erasmus School of Economics (ESE). ESE is one of the largest and most successful economics schools in Europe, offering excellent research facilities to its faculty. The school offers an (international) bachelor and master program in econometrics and operations research, attracting 450 bachelor and 250 new master students per year.
Consideration of candidates will begin immediately. For further inquiries, please contact Andreas Alfons (email@example.com).
Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR)
Burgemeester Oudlaan 50, 3062 PA, Rotterdam
Applications should be send to: firstname.lastname@example.org and should include a cover letter, CV, a (job market) paper, three letters of reference (or alternatively a list of three names), and copies of recent teaching evaluations (if any).
Make sure to apply no later than 15 Aug 2021 23:59 (Europe/Amsterdam).
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