Researcher - 6 Positions | BISS Institute

Researcher - 6 Positions | BISS Institute

Published Deadline Location
15 Apr 5 May Heerlen
The BISS institute is located in Heerlen at the Brightlands Smart Services Campus, a dynamic centre for new developments in the fields of Data Science, Internet of Things, and Smart Services in the Euregion.
You will be working in a vibrant environment where scientists and researchers from different disciplines focused on data science work on translation of academic knowledge to practice through cases with companies (corporates, SMEs and start-ups) and governmental and non-profit organisations.

Job description

Smart Data Science                                    Faculty of Science and Engineering

Smart Decision Making                             Faculty of Business/Economics

Smart Legal Analytics                                Faculty ofLaw

Smart Brain Science                                   Faculty of Psychology & Neuroscience

Smart Health                                             Faculty of Health, Medicine & Life Sciences

Smart Societies and Institutions           Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences

YOU

You will be working in a vibrant environment where scientists and researchers from different disciplines focused on data science work on translation of academic knowledge to practice through cases with companies and governmental and non-profit organisations. You will work closely with all-star professors from various disciplines. You will set up challenging research projects together with other researchers. 

BISS

The BISS institute is located in Heerlen at the Brightlands Smart Services Campus, a dynamic centre for new developments in the fields of Data Science, Internet of Things, and Smart Services in the Euregion. Within the Brightlands Smart Services Campus an ecosystem is created joining business, governments, and knowledge institutes (like ZUYD University of Applied Sciences, Open University and TNO) in a dynamic way.

The Brightlands Institute for Smart Society (BISS) is Maastricht University’s platform for translational data-driven research and education, joining expertise and staff from all six UM faculties. It offers a flexible, agile, and state-of-the-art Living Lab environment that nurtures collective intelligence and integrative thinking. The multidisciplinary activities will be set up as projects, partner agreements, and programs, featuring innovation, collaboration, awareness, and solutions.

 

 

Specifications

Maastricht University (UM)

Requirements

THE POSITION

We are looking for researchers to support the Principal Investigators in setting up and executing challenging projects. The activities will be built upon the following areas of interest: Smart Health, Smart Decision Making, Smart Legal Analytics, Smart Societies and Institutions, Smart Brain Science, Smart Service Systems, and Smart Data. Initially we offer a temporary 2-year contract. After a positive assessment the position will be extended by another 2 years.

MATCHING SKILLS

  • Master Degree - PhD is a plus;
  • Passion for Data Science;
  • Demonstrated experience in organisational tasks;
  • Team player;
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently as well as in a team;
  • Ideally have experience with writing grant applications and project proposals;
  • Excellent oral and written English communication; Knowledge of Dutch is a plus.

Please include your CV, a letter of motivation and two reference names with your application. 

MAASTRICHT UNIVERSITY

Maastricht University is renowned for its unique, innovative, problem-based learning system. Research at UM is characterized by a multidisciplinary and thematic approach, and is concentrated in research institutes and schools. Maastricht University has around 16,300 students and 4,300 employees. Reflecting the university's strong international profile, a fair amount of both students and staff are from abroad. The university hosts 6 faculties: Faculty of Health, Medicine and Life Sciences, Faculty of Law, School of Business and Economics, Faculty of Science and Engineering, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, Faculty of Psychology and Neuroscience.

MISSION AND FUTURE

UM is a young organization that stands for innovation and internationalization of education and research. The university opts for top-quality education, high-quality research on selected themes, active collaboration with companies and institutions and for contributing to the development of the region, of which Limburg is part. In this context, UM is actively involved in the Brightlands Health Campus, Brightlands Chemelot Campus, Brightlands Smart Services Campus and Brightlands Greenport Venlo and invests part of its strategic resources in these developments. In the related strategic program Knowledge Axis, the UM is investing together with Maastricht University Medical Center, Zuyd University of Applied Sciences, Fontys University of Applied Sciences and Province of Limburg in reinforcement throughout Limburg and Euregion.

 

Conditions of employment

The terms of employment of Maastricht University are set out in the Collective Labour Agreement of Dutch Universities (CAO), supplemented with local UM provisions. For more information on terms of employment, please visit our website www.maastrichtuniversity.nl > Support > UM employees.

Additional information

For more information on these vacancies please contact Ms. Dominika Repcikova: dr.repcikova@maastrichtuniversity.nl

Specifications

  • Technical, Laboratory positions; Postdoc positions; IT; Research, Development, Innovation; Education
  • Natural Sciences; Engineering; Health; Economics; Law; Behaviour and Society; Language and Culture
  • max. 38 hours per week, temporary
  • €3637—€4978 per month
  • University Graduate
  • AT2019.133

Employer

Maastricht University (UM)

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Location

Smedestraat 2, 6411 CR, Heerlen

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Application procedure

Maastricht University is committed to nurturing an inclusive culture and a welcoming atmosphere. This inclusiveness strategy has resulted in a very diverse representation of nationalities and cultures. We strongly believe that diversity (including, but not limited to nationality, age and gender) of the staff and student population will increase the quality of UM education & research. Fostering diversity and inclusivity creates an academic community where individual talents thrive, and values and differences are cherished. We strongly encourage you to apply if you are qualified for this position.

You can send your application to this e-mail: RecruitmentFSE@maastrichtuniversity.nl

Apply via postal mail

Apply via postal mail

You can send your application to this e-mail: RecruitmentFSE@maastrichtuniversity.nl

Don't forget to mention AcademicTransfer and the job number: AT2019.133 in your letter.

Application procedure

Application procedure

Maastricht University is committed to nurturing an inclusive culture and a welcoming atmosphere. This inclusiveness strategy has resulted in a very diverse representation of nationalities and cultures. We strongly believe that diversity (including, but not limited to nationality, age and gender) of the staff and student population will increase the quality of UM education & research. Fostering diversity and inclusivity creates an academic community where individual talents thrive, and values and differences are cherished. We strongly encourage you to apply if you are qualified for this position.

You can send your application to this e-mail: RecruitmentFSE@maastrichtuniversity.nl

Make sure to apply no later than 5 May 2019.