Assistant professor in Data Engineering and AI

Assistant professor in Data Engineering and AI

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15 May 24 Jun Amsterdam

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Job description

The Informatics Institute (IvI) is seeking a tenure track assistant professor interested in the intersection of artificial intelligence and data engineering.

You will be joining the INtelligent Data Engineering Lab (INDE Lab). The lab's broad aim is to tackle problems relating to the preparation, management, integration and reuse of data using empirical insights into data science practice. The lab is situated within Amsterdam’s larger data science and artificial intelligence ecosystem (e.g. Amsterdam Data ScienceInnovatiotion Center for Artificial Intelleigence (Icai)) and values practice-informed and interdisciplinary research and outreach.

We strongly encourage applications coming from a unique perspective. Tell us how your background fits with the aims of the lab, even if your profile is slightly different from the profile / requirements written below.

What are you going to do?

You are expected to:

  • contribute to the development of the research lab through innovative research;
  • contribute to the IvI's education program. The program includes bachelor's and masters’ programs in information science, data science and artificial intelligence. Teaching is approximately 30% of the position’s total time;
  • acquire funding from sources such as the national funding agency NWO, EU funding via H2020 and industry;
  • contribute to outreach, both in terms of engaging with the media as well as applying the state of the art research tools to applications in society are valued. UvA spinoffs that bring technology to industry and society are highly encouraged.

Specifications

University of Amsterdam (UvA)

Requirements

  • A PhD degree in Computer Science or closely related field;
  • a background in database systems, natural language processing, information science or artificial intelligence;
  • interest in (but not limited to): automated knowledge base construction, information integration, semi-structured/semantic data management, and machine learning for data management;
  • a strong publication record as demonstrated by international peer reviewed publications;
  • proven experience building systems and developing algorithms;
  • proven experience in applying for research funding;
  • a track record and affinity for teaching and supervision (at the undergraduate and graduate levels), preferably with a certificate of academic teaching quality (e.g. Dutch BKO).​

International research experience is preferred as is a highly collaborative and enthusiastic approach.

Conditions of employment

Our offer

The type of contract is negotiable and depends on experience and your scientific profile. A tenure track is an option, as is a faculty position after positive evaluations. The committee will make an offer pending your preferences and your experience and track record.

We offer a temporary employment contract for 38 hours per week, preferably starting on 1 October 2020 for the duration of five years. You will be offered a permanent contract after positive assessment and evaluation.

The full-time gross monthly salary of the assistant professor position (UD 2/UD 1) will range from €3,637 to €5,656 (salary scale 11-12), depending on qualifications and on the number of years of professional experience, based on a full-time contract (38 hours a week). These amounts are exclusive 8% holiday allowance and 8.3% end-of-year bonus. A favourable tax agreement, the ‘30% ruling’, may apply to non-Dutch applicants. The Collective Labour Agreement of Dutch Universities is applicable.

Are you curious about our extensive package of secondary employment benefits like our excellent opportunities for study and development? Then find out more about working at the Faculty of Science.

Employer

University of Amsterdam

With over 5,000 employees, 30,000 students and a budget of more than 600 million euros, the University of Amsterdam (UvA) is an intellectual hub within the Netherlands. Teaching and research at the UvA are conducted within seven faculties: Humanities, Social and Behavioural Sciences, Economics and Business, Law, Science, Medicine and Dentistry. Housed on four city campuses in or near the heart of Amsterdam, where disciplines come together and interact, the faculties have close links with thousands of researchers and hundreds of institutions at home and abroad.  

The UvA’s students and employees are independent thinkers, competent rebels who dare to question dogmas and aren’t satisfied with easy answers and standard solutions. To work at the UvA is to work in an independent, creative, innovative and international climate characterised by an open atmosphere and a genuine engagement with the city of Amsterdam and society.

Department

Faculty of Science – Informatics Institute

The Faculty of Science has a student body of around 6,500, as well as 1,600 members of staff working in education, research or support services. Researchers and students at the Faculty of Science are fascinated by every aspect of how the world works, be it elementary particles, the birth of the universe or the functioning of the brain.

Specifications

  • Assistant professor
  • Natural sciences
  • max. 38 hours per week
  • €3637—€5656 per month
  • Doctorate
  • 20-295

Employer

University of Amsterdam (UvA)

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Location

Science Park 904, 1098 XH, Amsterdam

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