Tenure Track Assistant Professor Mathematical Physics (1.0 fte)

University of Groningen

Faculty of Science and Engineering

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 Science and Engineering has a vacancy for a tenure track assistant professor in Mathematical Physics. 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 the unit “Dynamical Systems, Geometry & Mathematical Physics”. Candidates with expertise in either of the fields semiclassical quantum mechanics and/or integrable systems are particularly encouraged to apply. Both of these fields connect to present research activities in mathematics in Groningen.

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 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
- 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 a gross monthly salary dependent on qualifications and work experience from € 3,427 (salary scale 11 Dutch Universities) up to a maximum of € 5,330 (salary scale 12) gross per month for a full time position. In addition to the primary salary, the University offers 8% holiday allowance and an end-of-year bonus of 8.3%. 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. There will be another assessment at the end of a further 4-7 year period for the promotion to full professor. 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 You may apply for this position until 31 July 23.59h / before 1 August 2017 Dutch local time by means of the application form (click on "Apply" below on the advertisement on the university website). 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. Unsolicited marketing is not appreciated.
Maximum salary: 5330.

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 217103
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