University of Twente

University of Twente

Assistant/Associate Professor in mathematical statistics or statistical learning

Netherlands

Closing in 12 days

Within the faculty of Electrical Engineering, Mathematics, and Computer Science (EEMCS), the Department of Applied Mathematics has a vacancy for one new Assistant or Associate Professor in mathematical statistics or statistical learning.

We invite interested candidates to explore whether Twente is a potential match, via the website of the mathematics department and the website of the statistics group!

As an Assistant/Associate Professor

  • You develop your own identity as a mathematician and are encouraged to attract national or European research grants to support your research line;
  • You will be involved in the teaching program of the department of Applied Mathematics at the Bachelor and Master level, and the department also supplies service teaching to other programmes and faculties;
  • Young staff members spend the first three years of their employment 33% on teaching and 67% research; later, the standard division is 50/50;
  • During the first three years, you will acquire the University Teaching Qualification (UTQ).
  • Your profile
  • You hold a PhD in Mathematics or a closely related field;
  • You have an existing track record in research in one of the relevant areas, shown by publications in high rank journals, or otherwise strong evidence of high research potential;
  • You are ready to take up the challenge to acquire research grants, either via personal schemes, such as within the NWO Innovational Research Incentives Scheme (VENI/VIDI/VICI) and the European Research Council, or in collaboration with others.
  • You have good communication skills and you are an inspiring teacher;
  • You have an excellent command of the English Language.
  • The UT and the faculty of EEMCS are inclusive toward underrepresented groups and strives to increase the proportion of female staff. Female applicants are particularly welcome.
  • Our offer
  • You will work in a lively, and inspiring working environment with enthusiastic colleagues in an organization focusing on internationalization and a high degree of responsibility and independence.
  • We offer a position with an initial contract of one year, with the prospect of a permanent contract after a positive evaluation. Part-time is negotiable. Criteria for evaluation comprise a strong track record of publications, evaluation of teaching capacities and a demonstrated ability to acquire funding and to achieve an international network and reputation;
  • The position is at Assistant- or Associate Professor level, with a monthly salary ranging from € 4.332,-- (scale 11) to € 8.025,-- (scale 14) gross depending on qualifications.
  • The terms of employment are in accordance with the Dutch Collective Labour Agreement for Universities (CAO) and include a holiday allowance of 8% of the gross annual salary and a year-end bonus of 8.3%.
  • We are a family-friendly institution that offers parental leave (both paid and unpaid) and career support for partners. We offer excellent professional and personal development programs and a secondary remuneration package including a travel allowance.
  • Information and application

    Please send your application before 1st of March via the 'Apply now' button, and include

  • your curriculum vitae,
  • a list of publications,
  • three names for potential reference letters,
  • and a research/teaching statement.
  • For any questions, you are welcome to prof. dr. J. Schmidt-Hieber ([email protected]).

    Starting date should be in 2024.

    The interviews will take place on April 11, please take this into account.

    About the department

    Statistics Research Group Twente: The research focus of the statistics group is on the development of statistical methodology for new data applications and the theoretical analysis of machine learning methods, in particular neural networks. A list of members of the statistics group can be found here. The statistics group is embedded within a larger data science initiative at the University of Twente's department of applied mathematics.

    The Department of Mathematics has as objective to develop mathematics in the context of important societal problems. We do fundamental research and also encourage and support interdisciplinary collaborations. In applications we focus on systems that are crucial to every-day life. We contribute to smart grids that make energy networks more efficient, mathematical models that assist medical doctors, schedules that make hospitals more efficient and numerical schemes to study multiscale fluid problems and wave propagation from nano to kilometer scales.

    The faculty of Electrical Engineering, Mathematics and Computer Science (EEMCS) uses mathematics, electronics and computer technology to contribute to the development of Information and Communication Technology (ICT). With ICT present in almost every device and product we use nowadays, we embrace our role as contributors to a broad range of societal activities and as pioneers of tomorrow's digital society. As part of a people-first tech university that aims to shape society, individuals and connections, our faculty works together intensively with industrial partners and researchers in the Netherlands and abroad, and conducts extensive research for external commissioning parties and funders. Our research has a high profile both in the Netherlands and internationally. It has been accommodated in three multidisciplinary UT research institutes: Mesa+ Institute, TechMed Centre and Digital Society Institute.

    About the organisation

    The faculty of Electrical Engineering, Mathematics and Computer Science (EEMCS) uses mathematics, electronics and computer technology to contribute to the development of Information and Communication Technology (ICT). With ICT present in almost every device and product we use nowadays, we embrace our role as contributors to a broad range of societal activities and as pioneers of tomorrow's digital society. As part of a people-first tech university that aims to shape society, individuals and connections, our faculty works together intensively with industrial partners and researchers in the Netherlands and abroad, and conducts extensive research for external commissioning parties and funders. Our research has a high profile both in the Netherlands and internationally. It has been accommodated in three multidisciplinary UT research institutes: Mesa+ Institute, TechMed Centre and Digital Society Institute.

    Want to know more? Schmidt-Hieber, A.J. (Johannes)

    Full Professor

    Schmidt-Hieber, A.J. (Johannes)

    Full Professor

    Do you have questions about this vacancy? Then you can contact Johannes for all substantive questions about this position and the application procedure. For general questions about working for the UT, please refer to the chatbot.

    Contact

    Phone:+31534896958

    Email:[email protected]

    How to apply Step 1

    Apply. When you see a vacancy that appeals to you, you can apply online. We ask you to upload a CV and motivation letter and/or list of publications. You will receive a confirmation of receipt by e-mail.

    Step 2

    Selection. The selection committee will review your application and you will receive a response within 2 weeks after the vacancy has been closed.

    Step 3

    1st interview. The 1st (online or in person) meeting serves as an introduction where we introduce ourselves to you and you to us. You may be asked to give a short presentation. This will be further explained in the invitation.

    Step 4

    2nd interview. In the second interview, we will further discuss the job content, your skills and your talents.

    Step 5

    The offer. If the conversations are positive, you will be made a suitable offer.

    Your Colleagues
  • Hurink, J.L. (Johann)
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  • Brune, C. (Christoph)
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  • Büter, J.B. (Britt)
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    Job details

    Title

    Assistant/Associate Professor in mathematical statistics or statistical learning

    Employer

    University of Twente

    Location

    Netherlands

    Published

    February 09, 2024

    Application deadline

    March 10, 2024

    Job type

    Associate Professor/Professor

    Field

    Computer Science,Engineering,Mathematics

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