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Position: Assistant Professor in Statistics
Institution: University of Twente
Location: Enschede, Overijssel, Netherlands
Duties: You will spend your time 50/50 on teaching and research, a reduced teaching load in the beginning years is the norm; You will teach theoretical and more applied BSc/MSc courses in statistics and data science; You will give lectures in English. Mastering the Dutch language is not a prerequisite, but naturally a long term goal; A high degree of responsibility and independence, while collaborating with close colleagues, researchers and other university staff is strongly encouraged. There is the possibility to participate in the statistical consulting center
Requirements: You hold a PhD in mathematics/statistics; You have an existing track record in statistics shown by publications in high rank journals or strong evidence of high research potential; You have a strong mathematical background and also interest in applied problems; You are passionate about teaching and advising students; You are fluent in English
   
Text: Assistant Professor in Statistics Job specification Within the faculty of Electrical Engineering, Mathematics, and Computer Science (EEMCS), the department of Applied Mathematics (AM) is looking for a highly motivated and enthusiastic Assistant Professor (f/m) in Statistics. The statistics group in Twente will start its work at the end of 2018 and is expected to expand over the next years. At this moment, the research focus lies on a statistical foundation for machine learning algorithms, nonparametric statistics theory and frequentist Bayesian methods. The group is embedded into a larger research network of scientist working in related areas such as mathematical image analysis, operations research and data science. The challenge You will spend your time 50/50 on teaching and research, a reduced teaching load in the beginning years is the norm; You will teach theoretical and more applied BSc/MSc courses in statistics and data science ; You will give lectures in English. Mastering the Dutch language is not a prerequisite, but naturally a long term goal; A high degree of responsibility and independence, while collaborating with close colleagues, researchers and other university staff is strongly encouraged. There is the possibility to participate in the statistical consulting center. Your Profile You hold a PhD in mathematics/statistics ; You have a n existing track record in statistics shown by publications in high rank journals or strong evidence of high research potential ; You have a strong mathematical background and also interest in applied problems ; You are passionate about teaching and advising students ; You are fluent in English. Please send your application via the 'Apply now' button, and include: your curriculum vitae; a list of publications; your research and teaching statement. Applications should be submitted before December 22nd. 2018. You are welcome to contact Johannes Schmidt-Hieber (through Ms. I.M. Meeuwenoord) for any questions you might have (i.m.meeuwenoord@utwente.nl ). Our offer We offer an excellent and dynamic environment for researchers in AM, with our extraordinary research institutes DSI (www.utwente.nl/dsi/), MIRA (www.utwente.nl/mira/) and MESA (www.utwente.nl/mesa/) with an attractive campus and lots of facilities for sports and leisure; You will be appointed fulltime for 2 years with the prospect of a permanent position after a positive evaluation; The terms of employment are in accordance with the Dutch Collective Labour Agreement for Universities (CAO), and include: a starting salary from € 3.545 to € 5.513 gross per month, based on relevant work experience; a holiday allowance of 8% of the gross annual salary and a year-end bonus of 8.3%; a solid pension scheme. The Organisation The University of Twente. We stand for life sciences and technology. High tech and human touch. Education and research that matter. New technology which drives change, innovation and progress in society. The University of Twente is the only campus university in the Netherlands; divided over five faculties we provide more than fifty educational programmes. The University of Twente has a strong focus on personal development and talented researchers are given scope for carrying out pioneering research. The faculty of Electrical Engineering, Mathematics and Computer Science (EEMCS) comprises three disciplines that shape Information and Communication Technology. ICT is more than communication. In almost every product we use mathematics, electronics and computer technology and ICT now contributes to all of societies' activities. The faculty works together intensively with industrial partners and researchers in the Netherlands and abroad and conducts extensive research for external commissioning parties and funders. The research which enjoys a high profile both at home and internationally, has been accommodated in the multidisciplinary research institutes MESA , CTIT and MIRA.
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