Tenure Track Assistant Professor Mathematics (1.0 fte)

University of Groningen

Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences

Since its foundation in 1614, the University of Groningen has enjoyed an international reputation as a dynamic and innovative center of higher education offering high-quality teaching and research. Balanced study and career paths in a wide variety of disciplines encourage currently more than 30,000 students and researchers to develop their own individual talents. Belonging to the best research universities in Europe, the top 100 universities in the world and joining forces with prestigious partner universities and networks, the University of Groningen is truly an international place of knowledge.

Job description
The Johann Bernoulli Institute for Mathematics and Computer Science (JBI) of the Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences has a vacancy for a Tenure Track Assistant Pprofessor in mathematics. JBI offers excellent opportunities for conducting research in the broad interdisciplinary area between mathematics and its applications. We seek a new faculty member with a high potential for developing an internationally recognized research line within a subfield of mathematics. There is flexibility with respect to the specific research area in mathematics of the candidate, but we encourage particularly candidates with expertise in one of the core fields of Algebra, Analysis, Discrete Mathematics and Optimization, Geometry, Stochastics and their Applications.

You have:
- a PhD degree in the relevant field
- at least two years postdoctoral experience abroad (industrial experience can partly compensate this)
- excellent research qualities in the above mentioned subject area, as evidenced by a publication record in international peer-reviewed journals and renowned conferences, and a relevant international network
- teaching and organizational experience appropriate to career stage
- evidence of successful acquisition of external funding appropriate to career stage.

You are:
- a team player with good communications skills
- open to collaborations with other scientific areas; in particular a strong involvement in the cross-disciplinary research theme Data Science and Systems Complexity is expected
- willing to fulfill the requirements for the University Teaching Qualification
- willing to learn the Dutch language.

Conditions of employment
Contract length: 72 months.
The University of Groningen offers dependent on qualifications and work experience a salary from € 3,400 up to a maximum of € 5,288 (salary scales Dutch Universities 11 or12) gross per month for a fulltime position. The appointment will be initially for a maximum of 6 years at the level of tenure track assistant professor. After 5 years, an assessment of performance will take place based on established criteria. If the outcome of the assessment is positive, the assistant professor will be promoted to associate professor with tenure. Another assessment at the end of a further 4-7 year period is for the promotion to full professor. In addition to the primary salary, the University offers 8% holiday allowance and an end-of-year bonus of 8.3%. The University of Groningen provides career services for partners of new faculty members moving to Groningen. The University of Groningen has adopted an active policy to increase the number of female scientists across all disciplines of the university. Therefore, female candidates are especially encouraged to apply. Applications Interested candidates are invited to submit a complete application including: - a letter of motivation - a Curriculum Vitae, including a list of publications - a list of five self selected ‘best papers’ - a statement about teaching goals and experience and a description of scientific interest and plans - the names of three references complete with title and contact information. You may apply for this position until 28 September / before 29 September 2016 Dutch local time by means of the application form (click on "Apply" below on the advertisement on the university website). Unsolicited marketing is not appreciated.
Maximum salary: 5288.

Additional information
For additional information, please contact:
Prof. J.B.T.M. Roerdink, Director of the Johann Bernoulli Institute
+31 50 3633931,

In your application, please always include the job opening ID 216209
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