Assistant Professor Artificial Intelligence

Assistant Professor Artificial Intelligence

Published Deadline Location
5 Jul 31 Aug Tilburg
Assistant Professor Artificial Intelligence 1,0 fte

The Department of Cognitive Science and Artificial Intelligence (CSAI) at Tilburg University (TiU) is looking for an enthusiastic new colleague, whose scientific focus is in line with one or more of the main topics of research at the department. The candidate is expected to contribute to the teaching in the bachelor/master program ‘Cognitive Science and Artificial Intelligence’ and/or the master program ‘Data Science and Society.’

Job description

The candidate’s research should be situated in one of the following main areas:
•    Human-AI Interaction
•    Deep Learning for Visual and Auditory Perception
•    Autonomous Agents, Gaming & Robotics
•    Computational Linguistics
•    AI for Sustainability

Besides excellent terms of employment, the department offers its members access to modern research facilities, such as a computer cluster with GPU computing capability, experimental labs, as well as robots, virtual reality facilities, and sensing technologies. The department is highly involved in activities of the Jheronimus Academy of Data Science (JADS) in Den Bosch and MindLabs in the center of Tilburg.

Specifications

Tilburg University

Requirements

Profile
The position calls for ambitious scientists with experience in both teaching and research. A successful candidate
•    Has a PhD and a strong publication record in Computer Science, Artificial Intelligence, Cognitive Science, or another relevant discipline;
•    Has a record in developing and teaching bachelor and master courses, and experience with supervising master theses;
•    Has the ability to acquire external funding for research;
•    Has the ability to work in an interdisciplinary team;
•    Has the ability to communicate in English fluently;  
•    Has acquired or is willing to acquire the University Teaching Qualification (UTQ); Tilburg University offers courses for acquiring this certification; 
•    Knowledge of business intelligence is a pre for at least one of the vacancies.
Both junior and senior candidates can apply. Positions will be filled according to background and experience of the candidate. 

Conditions of employment

Terms of employment
The position will be ranked in the Dutch university job ranking system (UFO) as assistant professor (“universitair docent”). The starting gross salary for a full-time appointment for an assistant professor is (minimally) € 3974,- in scale 11 up to (maximally) € 6181,- in scale 12 gross per month (max € 82.940,- all-in per year). The positions are full time, but part-time positions of 80% are negotiable. 
In principle, successful candidates receive a permanent contract after 12 months (for internal candidates) or 18 months (for external candidates).
Successful candidates must remain at least 80% of their working days in the Netherlands (as a requirement of tax and social security laws). 
 
Tilburg University is rated among the top Dutch employers and has excellent terms of employment. Candidates from outside the Netherlands may qualify for a tax-free allowance equal to 30% of their taxable salary. The university will apply for such an allowance on their behalf. The Tilburg School of Humanities and Digital Sciences (TSHD) will provide assistance in finding suitable accommodation. The university offers very good fringe benefits (it is one of the best non-profit employers in the Netherlands), such as a holiday allowance of 8% and an end-of-year bonus of 8.3% (annually), an options model for terms and conditions of employment and reimbursement of moving expenses. The collective labor agreement of the Dutch Universities applies.

Additional information

Information
For more information on this position, please contact the Head of the Department, dr. Marie Postma
(Marie.Postma@tilburguniversity.edu )

Specifications

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Location

Warandelaan 2, 5037 AB, Tilburg

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Application procedure

Applications
Applications should include a cover letter in English, a Curriculum Vitae (including two references), and a one-page statement about the candidate’s contribution to Cognitive Science and/or Artificial Intelligence. The deadline for application is August 31, 2022. Interviews will be held shortly after the deadline. If you are interested in applying for the position, please use http://www.tilburguniversity.edu/about-tilburg-university/working-at/wp/ 

 

Application procedure

Application procedure

Applications
Applications should include a cover letter in English, a Curriculum Vitae (including two references), and a one-page statement about the candidate’s contribution to Cognitive Science and/or Artificial Intelligence. The deadline for application is August 31, 2022. Interviews will be held shortly after the deadline. If you are interested in applying for the position, please use http://www.tilburguniversity.edu/about-tilburg-university/working-at/wp/ 

 

Make sure to apply no later than 31 Aug 2022 23:59 (Europe/Amsterdam).