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Delft Institute of Applied Mathematics is offering a Tenure Track position at the level of Assistant Professor for the research group Statistics. Tasks and responsibilities of the Assistant Professor include
• conducting research in the area of (mathematical- and applied) statistics, preferably connected to the area of (computational) statistical learning;
• co-supervising PhD students;
• teaching courses for students in bachelor and master programs at TU Delft; these courses include statistics- as well as basic mathematics courses like linear algebra and calculus;
• supervising bachelor- and master students in their graduation projects
• participation in our Statistics Helpdesk, where researchers at TU Delft are supported in the statistical aspects of their research.
The Assistant Professor will play an important role in further developing the existing education program in the area of statistics, especially also in the direction of (computational) statistical learning. In addition, the candidate will acquire and manage externally funded projects. The teaching load is about 50% of the working time.
A Tenure Track, a process resulting into a permanent appointment with the prospect of becoming an Associate or Full Professor, offers young, talented academics a clear and attractive career path. During the Tenure Track, you will have the opportunity to develop into an internationally acknowledged and recognised academic. We offer a structured career and personal development programme designed to offer academics as much as support as possible. For more information about the Tenure Track and the personal development programme, please visit www.tudelft.nl/tenuretrack.
The candidate has a PhD in Mathematics or a related discipline (e.g. Econometrics) specialized in Statistics, preferably with expertise in statistical learning and with post-doctoral experience.
The candidate shows promise and potential to be a prominent researcher in his/her field and an inspiring and dedicated teacher. He/she has a good track record in the research field of Statistics, visible from refereed publications in high-quality journals. He/she has also shown to be able to collaborate with researchers in application areas, e.g. related to the engineering disciplines of the TU Delft.
The university sets specific requirements for the English language quality of its faculty, and offers training to improve the level if that should be necessary. In addition, applicants should be willing to learn Dutch.
Fixed-term contract: Tenure.
At the start of the tenure-track you will be appointed as Assistant Professor for the duration of six years. Department chair, section heads and you will agree upon expected performance and (soft) skills. You will receive formal feedback on performance and skills during annual assessment meetings and the mid-term evaluation. If the performance and skills are evaluated positively at the end of the tenure track, you will be appointed in a permanent Assistant Professor position.
TU Delft offers a customisable compensation package, a discount for health insurance and sport memberships, and a monthly work costs contribution. Flexible work schedules can be arranged. An International Children’s Centre offers childcare and an international primary school. Dual Career Services offers support to accompanying partners. Salary and benefits are in accordance with the Collective Labour Agreement for Dutch Universities.
Inspiring, excellent education is our central aim. If you have less than five years of experience and do not yet have your teaching certificate, we allow you up to three years to obtain this.
The Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Mathematics and Computer Science (EEMCS) is known worldwide for its high academic quality and the social relevance of its research programmes. The faculty’s excellent facilities accentuate its international position in teaching and research. Within this interdisciplinary and international setting the faculty employs more than 1100 employees, including about 400 graduate students and about 2100 students. Together they work on a broad range of technical innovations in the fields of sustainable energy, telecommunications, microelectronics, embedded systems, computer and software engineering, interactive multimedia and applied mathematics.
Research at the Delft Institute of Applied Mathematics (DIAM) centres around the study of mathematical models arising in science and engineering. This research is both fundamental and applied in nature, and is often inspired by technical applications. The department plays an active role in translating research results into concrete, practical applications. It maintains intensive contacts with other TU Delft departments, the major technological institutes, and the research laboratories of major companies. Within its own subject field, the department provides teaching for the Applied Mathematics BSc and MSc programmes, and also contributes to the teaching of mathematics courses within other academic programmes at the TU Delft and within national programmes such as “MasterMath”.
The Delft Institute of Applied Mathematics consists of six research groups: Analysis, Mathematical Physics, Numerical Analysis, Applied Probability, Statistics, and Optimisation. More information about the Delft Institute of Applied Mathematics can be found at www.ewi.tudelft.nl/en/the-faculty/departments/applied-mathematics/.
Delft University of Technology (TU Delft)
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