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CALL CLOSED. Rosalind Franklin fellowships in Mathematics, Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence

30 April 2019

The Univesity of Groningen offers 27 Rosalind Franklin Fellowships at the Faculty of Science and Engineering. Six positions are open for candidates from all research fields represented at the faculty. In addition, we have 21 positions for candidates from specific research fields in the disciplines Mechanical Engineering & Applied Physics, Computer Science & Artificial Intelligence, Mathematics, Chemistry and Physics.
The positions in Mathematics, Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence concern the following research fields:

1. Geometry and its applications
2. Systems and dynamical data

Computer Science & Artificial Intelligence
1. Cognitive artificial intelligence
2. Software intensive systems
3. Human computer interaction and visualisation
4. Machine learning and pattern recognition

Please click here for more information about these fields.
More information about the required qualifications and conditions of employment are available here.

As Rosalind Franklin Fellow you will:
- set up and develop your own research line and independent research group
- supervise PhD students
- acquire external funding
- promote the societal relevance of your research
- teach in and contribute to the development of degree programs
- contribute to the organization of the faculty, for example by participating in working groups and committees, in the domains of teaching, research and management.

At the stage of Assistant Professor 60% of your time is for research, 30% for teaching activities and 10% for organizational tasks.

In exceptional cases candidates can be offered a position as Associate or Full Professor.  


We encourage you to apply if you have:

- a PhD degree
- at least two years of postdoctoral experience outside of the Netherlands, preferably in a different country than where you received your PhD, and a relevant international network
- excellent research qualities, as shown by a publication record in international peer-reviewed journals and proceedings of renowned conferences
- a good track record in teaching, appropriate to your career stage
- demonstrable organizational competences
- cross-cultural sensitivity
- good command of spoken and written English.

And you are:

- a team player with good communication skills
- able to acquire substantial research grants from external sources
- willing to obtain a University Teaching Qualification (Dutch: BKO) within three years
- able to speak the Dutch language or motivated to speak it within five years.

Conditions of employment

We offer you a full-time position as Assistant Professor in our faculty’s tenure track system Career Paths in Science that leads up to Full Professor and:

- a salary, depending on qualifications and work experience, from € 3,637 up to a maximum of € 5,656 gross per month (scale 11 or 12 CAO Dutch Universities, depending on your career stage) for a full-time position
- holiday allowance and end-of-year bonus of respectively 8% and 8.3% of your yearly salary
- a pension scheme
- paid maternity and parental leave
- the possibility to work part-time (90% or 80%)
- dual career support for partners of new faculty members moving to Groningen
- a mentor program and a broad range of opportunities for personal development.

Last modified:04 July 2019 3.31 p.m.

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