Lecturer of Artificial Intelligence and Data Science (0.5 - 0.6 FTE)
University College Groningen
University of Groningen
Do you want to be a part of our international and dynamic community? Do you have a PhD or completing one and would you like to teach in our varied curriculum? Then be sure to read on!
The University College Groningen (UCG) is a faculty of the University of Groningen. The faculty is an international community, staff and students are from across the globe. The atmosphere of UCG is characterized as informal, committed and dynamic and the learning environments are generally small-scale and interactive.
In September 2014 UCG started a Liberal Arts and Sciences programme, which offers broad academic education with a focus on engagement to societal challenges through project-based education and interdisciplinary integration.
As a lecturer you will be teaching and further develop central Artificial Intelligence and Data Science courses in our program. We prefer you will also be able to contribute to teaching another computing Science course and one or more courses in our Mathematics continuum (Mathematics, Calculus, Linear Algrebra) or in the Statistics sequence. The position may also involve some combination of supervising bachelor theses or contributing to the teaching of other elements of our Liberal Arts and Sciences core curriculum such as projects. We believe it is important that you also engage in research, ideally in an interdisciplinary way which would also involve UCG students.
- a PhD in Computing Science, Computer Engineering, Artificial Intelligence or a closely related discipline, candidates in the process of finishing their PhD are also welcome to apply
- teaching experience, good student evaluations and preferably a University Teaching qualification
- experience in AI/machine learning demonstrated by a publication track record, teaching experience or industry experience
- experience in project-based education is preferred
- you are a teamplayer and a good communicator
- an international background or experience
- you have an affinity for working in working in an interdisciplinary setting
- near-native English proficiency.You are able to demonstrate experience with educational innovation and active learning methods
- you are willing to learn the Dutch language, for which support is available.
Conditions of employment
Contract length: 24 months.We offer you in accordance with the Collective Labour Agreement for Dutch Universities:
- a salary, depending on qualifications and work experience, with a minimum of € 3,974 to a maximum of € 5,439 (salary scale 11) gross per month for a full-time position
- a holiday allowance of 8% gross annual income
- an 8.3% end-of-the-year allowance
- participation in a pension scheme for employees. Favourable tax agreements may apply to non-Dutch applicants. The appointment will be on a temporary basis for 2 years.
The conditions of employment comply with the Collective Labour Agreement for Dutch Universities (CAO NU). For more detailed information about working conditions and working for the University of Groningen, please check: https://www.rug.nl/about-us/work-with-us/
Starting date: 1 August 2023
You may apply for this position until 30 March 11:59pm / before 31 March 2023 Dutch local time (CET) by means of the application form (click on "Apply" below on the advertisement on the university website).
Applications should include:
- a cover letter that explains the motivation for applying for this position
- a full curriculum vitae
- a teaching statement that contains a description of courses taught and teaching qualifications.
Only complete applications submitted by the deadline will be taken into consideration.
The selection interviews will begin in April 2022.
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For additional information, please contact:
Dr T. Schlathölter, Director of Academic Staff
Dr Oksana Kavatsyuk, Academic Director Smart Techologies
In your application, please always include the job opening ID V23.0152