Assistant/Associate Professor in Data Science Engineering, University of Twente (Full-Time)

The faculty of Electrical Engineering, Mathematics and Computer Science (EEMCS) welcomes application to the level of assistant or associate professor specifically with a ‘data engineering’ profile, i.e., someone with a research focus and expertise on one or more of the topics below:

  • natural language processing,
  • information extraction,
  • data cleaning,
  • big data processing,
  • sensor data processing,
  • machine learning.

Digitalization of society provides a treasure trove of data, based on an abundance of sensors and connectivity of services and people. Web and social media offer endless possibilities for people to connect, develop, and use digital services. UT increasing data science abilities for data analysis and machine learning drive novel smart services. They provide solutions to benefitting society in a large variety of domains, including health, engineering, safety and security, business, and science.  At the same time, this digitalization comes with challenges.

The mission of the Data management and Biometrics group (DMB) is to work on explainable data science by developing methods for autonomous, reliable, and robust gathering, preparation, and analysis of the data, to enable relevant, trustworthy, and explainable results.

  • Depending on relevant background and experience, the gross monthly salary on a full-time basis ranges from € 3.746,- € to € 6.317,- per month.
  • A minimum of 29 leave days in case of full-time employment based on a formal workweek of 38 hours.
  • Holiday allowance (8%) and end-of-year bonus (8.3%).
  • Furthermore, UT offers excellent professional and personal development programs.
  • Finally, candidates will work in a lively, inspiring, and dynamic working environment in an organization focusing on internationalization and a high degree of responsibility and independence.
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Job Requirements

To be eligible for this position, candidates must meet the following criteria:

  • have a Ph.D. in Computer Science or a related discipline,
  • have strong abilities for high-quality research and teaching in a multi-disciplinary context,
  • are effective in acquiring external funding,
  • are capable of strengthening the DMB group,
  • hold a University Teaching Qualification (UTQ) for Dutch Universities, a similar qualification, or are willing to obtain this,
  • have an excellent command of English. Knowledge of, or willingness to learn Dutch is an advantage.

Application Process

In the application, the following documents must be included:

  • A curriculum vitae (including, list of publications, a research statement, and three names of potential references).
  • A cover letter in which applicants describe their motivation and qualifications for the position.

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Application Deadline: January 30, 2021

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