Scientific Programmer

Scientific Programmer

Published Deadline Location
4 Aug 11 Sep Nijmegen

Job description

Would you like to support cutting-edge research and teaching into cybersecurity and AI with your programming expertise? As a scientific programmer, you will help researches solve scientific challenges by designing and constructing experimental prototypes. A meaningful position, where you help us combine research on the foundations of computer science with societally relevant problems.

As a scientific programmer you will support researchers in cybersecurity and AI by designing, constructing and rolling out experimental prototypes. Moreover, you will help prepare tutorials for students and organise lab materials. 

You should have a strong background in computer science, but we do not expect you to have any cyber security-specific knowledge. As such, you will also be able to support data science and software science groups.

Finally, since the intersection of AI and cybersecurity is a relatively new field with many unsolved challenges, this will also allow you to provide feedback on interesting research directions and actively participate therein.

Specifications

Radboud University

Requirements

  • You have completed a relevant MSc or PhD degree (e.g. in computer science or electrical engineering). 
  • You are proficient in one or more modern programming languages (Python, C/C++, assembly, Rust, Go) and have experience with Verilog/VHDL.
  • You have knowledge of machine learning/deep learning and data mining.
  • You have knowledge of TensorFlow/PyTorch/Keras. You have experience in GPU and parallel programming.
  • You have a communicative and accessible attitude and can function well in a team.
  • You are flexible and can work independently.
  • You are strongly motivated to deliver a usable and maintainable product. You have a good command of English.

Conditions of employment

Fixed-term contract: It concerns a temporary employment for 1 year with the possibility of a permanent contract.

  • It concerns an employment for 1.0 FTE.
  • The gross monthly salary amounts to a minimum of €2,960 and a maximum of €4,670 based on a 38-hour working week, depending on previous education and number of years of relevant work experience (salary scale 10).
  • You will receive 8% holiday allowance and 8.3% end-of-year bonus.
  • It concerns a temporary employment for 1 year with the possibility of a permanent contract.
  • You will be able to use our Dual Career and Family Care Services. Our Dual Career and Family Care Officer can assist you with family-related support, help your partner or spouse prepare for the local labour market, provide customized support in their search for employment and help your family settle in Nijmegen.
  • Working for us means getting extra days off. In case of full-time employment, you can choose between 29 or 41 days of annual leave instead of the legally allotted 20.
Work and science require good employment practices. This is reflected in Radboud University's primary and secondary employment conditions. You can make arrangements for the best possible work-life balance with flexible working hours, various leave arrangements and working from home. You are also able to compose part of your employment conditions yourself, for example, exchange income for extra leave days and receive a reimbursement for your sports subscription. And of course, we offer a good pension plan. You are given plenty of room and responsibility to develop your talents and realise your ambitions. Therefore, we provide various training and development schemes.

Employer

The position is available in the Digital Security group of the Institute for Computing and Information Sciences (iCIS) at Radboud University and you will be working with members of the Data Science group as well. Research at iCIS focuses on three themes: software science, digital security and data science. These themes build upon Radboud University's long-standing tradition of combining cutting-edge research on the mathematical foundations of computer science with societally relevant problems that are susceptible to scientific solutions. During recent evaluations, iCIS has been consistently ranked as the No. 1 Computing Science department in the Netherlands. Evaluation committees praise our flat and open organisational structure and our ability to attract external funding.



Radboud University
We want to get the best out of science, others and ourselves. Why? Because this is what the world around us desperately needs. Leading research and education make an indispensable contribution to a healthy, free world with equal opportunities for all. This is what unites the more than 24,000 students and 5,600 employees at Radboud University. And this requires even more talent, collaboration and lifelong learning. You have a part to play!

Additional information

For questions about the position, please contact Joan Daemen, head of DiS at +31 24 365 22 51 or joan.daemen@ru.nl. 

Specifications

  • Research, development, innovation; Education; IT
  • Natural sciences
  • €2960—€4670 per month
  • University graduate
  • 1194728

Employer

Location

Houtlaan 4, 6525 XZ, Nijmegen

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Application procedure

You can apply until 11 September2022, exclusively using the button below. Kindly address your application to Joan Daemen. Please fill in the application form and attach the following documents:
  • A letter of motivation.
  • Your CV.

The first round of interviews will take place on Thursday 22 September. You would preferably begin employment on 1 November.
We can imagine you're curious about our application procedure. It offers a rough outline of what you can expect during the application process, how we handle your personal data and how we deal with internal and external candidates.

Application procedure

Application procedure

You can apply until 11 September2022, exclusively using the button below. Kindly address your application to Joan Daemen. Please fill in the application form and attach the following documents:
  • A letter of motivation.
  • Your CV.

The first round of interviews will take place on Thursday 22 September. You would preferably begin employment on 1 November.
We can imagine you're curious about our application procedure. It offers a rough outline of what you can expect during the application process, how we handle your personal data and how we deal with internal and external candidates.

Make sure to apply no later than 11 Sep 2022 23:59 (Europe/Amsterdam).