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Two Assistant Professors and One Associate Professor for Artificial Intelligence

Country/Region : Netherlands, The

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Given the rapidly growing number of students, the Artificial Intelligence department at Radboud University (Nijmegen, Netherlands) is seeking two assistant professors and one associate professor. As part of the Donders Institute for Brain, Cognition and Behaviour, the department has a distinct neurocognitive focus and close interactions with the computer science, neuroscience and psychology departments. The department’s ambitions are (1) to develop intelligent machines that show human-level performance in challenging real-world settings, (2) to understand the computational basis of the human mind and (3) to improve the interaction between humans and machines.
We seek candidates who conduct foundational research in AI (e.g. probabilistic modelling, neural networks, reinforcement learning, or multi-agent systems) and/or create innovative future technology (e.g. cognitive robotics, cognitive computing, data science, smart systems, brain-machine interfacing, or augmented/virtual reality) that has significant societal impact and will improve the way we live our lives.
You will be expected to:
• develop courses and conduct teaching at undergraduate and post-graduate levels;
• perform top-quality research in Artificial Intelligence;
• establish and execute an externally funded research programme;
• interact and collaborate with other researchers and specialists in academia and/or industry;
• be an inspiring member of our staff and have excellent communication skills.
What we expect from you:
• a PhD degree in Artificial Intelligence, Computer Science, Applied Mathematics, Cognitive Science, Computational
Neuroscience or a related discipline and several years of post-doctoral experience.
• excellent track record in scientific research, as evidenced by publications in academic journals.
• proven ability to provide inspiring teaching in English.
• Dutch university teaching qualification or the willingness to obtain one.
• experience in the acquisition of external funding and an entrepreneurial mindset.
• ability to work with others in a team.
What we have to offer:
• employment: 1.0 FTE;
• in addition to the salary: an 8% holiday allowance and an 8.3% end-of-year bonus;
• depending on your profile, you will be appointed as an Assistant Professor (maximum gross monthly salary of €4,757, based
on a 38-hour working week, scale 11) or Associate Professor (maximum gross monthly salary of €5,861 based on a 38-hour
working week, scale 13);
• the duration of the tenure track will depend on your expertise and experience;
• you will be classified as an Assistant Professor (Universitair docent) or as an Associate Professor (Universitair hoofddocent),
Level 2 in the Dutch university job-ranking system (UFO).
If you are interested, please use the following link for further information and to apply:

Last modified: 2017-07-31 23:08:32