Assistant Professor Position (Tenure Track) in Artificial Intelligence

Assistant Professor Position (Tenure Track) in Artificial Intelligence

Published Deadline Location
22 Sep 14 Nov Wageningen

Job description

Are you an expert in Artificial Intelligence? Are you interested in contributing to the development of smart socio-technical systems? Are you willing to excel further in your career in a vibrant research environment which supports excellence, innovation and collaboration?

We are looking for you!

Wageningen University is a top-class university, ranking among the world's leading institutions in the food, agriculture and environmental domains. The Information Technology (INF) group at Wageningen University is doing research on the topics of smart systems development, and system-of-systems engineering, which is primarily centered in the life sciences domain. In this context, we focus on artificial intelligence, data science, software engineering and socio-technical systems engineering. In the last years, the group has rapidly grown and developed a solid research agenda on smart systems engineering. To further strengthen our research and education activities in artificial intelligence and data science, the INF group invites applications for a tenure track assistant professor position in the area of artificial intelligence.

In a challenging career trajectory, you are responsible for:
  • conducting high quality scientific research and publishing in reputed scientific journals
  • acquiring, coordinating and implementing innovative (inter)national research projects in one or more of the above areas
  • collaborating with colleagues and supervising PhD students, MSc and BSc theses
  • developing and teaching courses
  • contributing to the further development of the INF group
Training and coaching are provided to accomplish all of these tasks.

Specifications

Wageningen University & Research

Requirements

You are an ambitious and enthusiastic scientist devoted to excellence in research and education in the above-mentioned fields. Further, you have:
  • a PhD degree in computer science, artificial intelligence or a related area
  • a solid background and experience in artificial intelligence and data science
  • demonstrated research and teaching potential
  • affinity with current IT issues in the industry
  • affinity with business information systems
  • proof of independence and international recognition
  • a clear vision on research and project acquisition opportunities
  • experience and interest in working in interdisciplinary teams
  • excellent communication skills and team spirit
  • good didactic qualities and enthusiasm for teaching and working with students
  • active knowledge of English (spoken and written, a minimum of CEFR C2 level). For more information about this proficiency level, please visit our special language page.

Conditions of employment

  • 8% holiday allowance;
  • a structural year-end bonus of 8.3%;
  • excellent training opportunities and secondary employment conditions;
  • flexible working hours and holidays can possibly be determined in a consultation so that an optimal balance between work and private life is possible;
  • excellent pension plan through ABP;
  • 232 vacation hours, the option to purchase extra and good supplementary leave schemes;
  • a flexible working time: the possibility to work a maximum of 2 hours per week extra and thereby to build up extra leave;
  • a choice model to put together a part of your employment conditions yourself, such as a bicycle plan;
  • a lively workplace where you can easily make contacts and where many activities take place on the Wageningen Campus. A place where education, research, and business are represented;
  • use the sports facilities on campusample opportunities for own initiative in a learning environment
  • We offer a versatile job in an international environment with varied activities in a pleasant and open working atmosphere.
In addition to these first-rate employee benefits, you will be offered a fixed-term, 7 year contract which, upon positive evaluation based on criteria elaborated in the University's Tenure Track policy, can lead to a permanent employment contract as professor. Depending on your experience, we offer a competitive gross salary of between € 3.974,- and € 5.439,- for a full-time working week of 38 hours in accordance with the Collective Labour Agreements for Dutch Universities (CAO-NU) (scale 11).

Wageningen University & Research encourages internal advancement opportunities and mobility with an internal recruitment policy. There are plenty of options for personal initiative in a learning environment, and we provide excellent training opportunities. We are offering a unique position in an international environment with a pleasant and open working atmosphere.

You are going to work at the greenest and most innovative campus in Holland, and at a university that has been chosen as the "Best University" in the Netherlands for the 17th consecutive time.

Coming from abroad
Wageningen University & Research is the university and research centre for life sciences. The themes we deal with are relevant to everyone around the world and Wageningen, therefore, has a large international community and a lot to offer to international employees. Applicants from abroad moving to the Netherlands may qualify for a special tax relief, known as the 30% ruling. Our team of advisors on Dutch immigration procedures will help you with the visa application procedures for yourself and, if applicable, for your family.

Feeling welcome also has everything to do with being well informed. Wageningen University & Research's International Community page contains practical information about what we can do to support international employees and students coming to Wageningen. Furthermore, we can assist you with any additional advice and information about helping your partner to find a job, housing, schooling, and other issues.

Employer

Wageningen University & Research

Wageningen University & Research
The mission of Wageningen University & Research is "To explore the potential of nature to improve the quality of life". Under the banner Wageningen University & Research, Wageningen University and the specialised research institutes of the Wageningen Research Foundation have joined forces in contributing to finding solutions to important questions in the domain of healthy food and living environment. With its roughly 30 branches, 7,200 employees (6,400 fte) and 13,200 students and over 150.000 participants to WUR's Life Long Learning, Wageningen University & Research is one of the leading organisations in its domain. The unique Wageningen approach lies in its integrated approach to issues and the collaboration between different disciplines.

Read the 5 reasons why your future colleagues enjoy working at WUR and watch this video to get an idea of our green campus!

We will recruit for the vacancy ourselves, so no employment agencies please. However, sharing in your network is appreciated.

Additional information

For more information about this position, please contact Prof.dr.ir. Bedir Tekinerdogan, Chair holder.
E-mail address: bedir.tekinerdogan@wur.nl telephone +31 317 485 477.

Alternatively, additional information can be obtained through one of the following links. For more information about the procedure, please contact Jeanine van 't Veer Drost, Recruiter, via recruitment.ssg@wur.nl.

Do you want to apply?
You can apply directly using the apply button on the vacancy page on our website which will allow us to process your personal information with your approval.

This vacancy will be listed up to and including 14 November 2022.

Equal opportunities
Wageningen University & Research (WUR) employs a large number of people with very different backgrounds and qualities, who inspire and motivate each other. We want every talent to feel at home in our organisation and be offered the same career opportunities. We therefore especially welcome applications from people who are underrepresented at WUR. For more information please go to our inclusivity page. A good example of how WUR deals with inclusiveness can be read on the page working at WUR with a functional impairment.

Specifications

  • Lecturer; Assistant professor; Associate professor; Professor
  • Agriculture
  • max. 38 hours per week
  • Doctorate
  • P1066838-1

Employer

Wageningen University & Research

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Droevendaalsesteeg, 6708 PB, Wageningen

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Application procedure

For more information about this position, please contact Prof.dr.ir. Bedir Tekinerdogan, Chair holder.
E-mail address: bedir.tekinerdogan@wur.nl telephone +31 317 485 477.

Alternatively, additional information can be obtained through one of the following links. For more information about the procedure, please contact Jeanine van 't Veer Drost, Recruiter, via recruitment.ssg@wur.nl.

Do you want to apply?
You can apply directly using the apply button on the vacancy page on our website which will allow us to process your personal information with your approval.

This vacancy will be listed up to and including 14 November 2022.

Equal opportunities
Wageningen University & Research (WUR) employs a large number of people with very different backgrounds and qualities, who inspire and motivate each other. We want every talent to feel at home in our organisation and be offered the same career opportunities. We therefore especially welcome applications from people who are underrepresented at WUR. For more information please go to our inclusivity page. A good example of how WUR deals with inclusiveness can be read on the page working at WUR with a functional impairment.

Application procedure

Application procedure

For more information about this position, please contact Prof.dr.ir. Bedir Tekinerdogan, Chair holder.
E-mail address: bedir.tekinerdogan@wur.nl telephone +31 317 485 477.

Alternatively, additional information can be obtained through one of the following links. For more information about the procedure, please contact Jeanine van 't Veer Drost, Recruiter, via recruitment.ssg@wur.nl.

Do you want to apply?
You can apply directly using the apply button on the vacancy page on our website which will allow us to process your personal information with your approval.

This vacancy will be listed up to and including 14 November 2022.

Equal opportunities
Wageningen University & Research (WUR) employs a large number of people with very different backgrounds and qualities, who inspire and motivate each other. We want every talent to feel at home in our organisation and be offered the same career opportunities. We therefore especially welcome applications from people who are underrepresented at WUR. For more information please go to our inclusivity page. A good example of how WUR deals with inclusiveness can be read on the page working at WUR with a functional impairment.

Make sure to apply no later than 14 Nov 2022 23:59 (Europe/Amsterdam).