Full/Associate/Assistant Professor of Applied Analysis (Tenure Track)

Faculty of Science
Vacancy number: 62.113.18
Application deadline: 17 April 2019


The Mathematics Department at Radboud University (RU) in Nijmegen, Netherlands, is expanding in response to increased investment and seeks to make a number of new appointments. We welcome applications in areas related to the broad area of Applied Mathematics (including modelling, data analysis, applied analysis and computation) and at all levels ranging from assistant professor to full professor. Your research is in a field of Applied Mathematics, on an international level, publishing in top journals. You will teach three semester courses per year (we have reduced teaching for tenure track positions) and you will help develop an applied mathematics track in our Bachelor’s and Master’s curricula.

You will apply for research grants and you have the ambition to apply through NWA, Top Sectoren and Horizon Europe, using your contacts in industry and/or others disciplines. You will expand your industrial and interdisciplinary network, also with an eye to providing project opportunities to Bachelor’s and Master’s students in applied math.

Work environment

The Mathematics Department at Radboud University (RU) in Nijmegen, Netherlands, is expanding in response to increased investment and seeks to make a number of new appointments.
We have recently appointed a full professor in Applied Analysis and this is an opportunity to take an active part in the growth of applied mathematics at RU. We are setting up a new applied mathematics curriculum and already have extensive collaborations with industry and other disciplines, such as astronomy, biology and computer science. We offer a dynamic and growing working environment with young and enthusiastic world class researchers.

The Faculty of Science (FNWI) at Radboud University is devoted to high-quality research and education in the natural sciences: mathematics, physics and astronomy, chemistry, biology and computer science. Research is divided into seven research institutes, including the Institute for Mathematics, Astrophysics and Particle Physics (IMAPP). Interdisciplinarity is encouraged, for example, through interfaces with the Donders Institute for Brain, Cognition and Behaviour and the Institute for Computing and Information Sciences.

We are committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce, and to offering equality of opportunity to all. In order to increase excellence through diversity, we strongly welcome female applicants and applicants from diverse backgrounds.

What we expect from you
•you have an outstanding research record in applied mathematics, as evidenced by publications in leading international academic journals and research grants;
•you have the relevant experience or potential to be able to engage in our undergraduate and postgraduate mathematics teaching programmes, including supervising PhD candidates;
•the focus of your research may lie in any area of applied mathematics, such as mathematical biology, fluid dynamics, probability and statistics, dynamical systems and differential equations, computation, information theory and signal processing, game theory, or operations research;
•your research should have the potential to lead to industrial or interdisciplinary connections.

What we have to offer
•employment: 0.8 - 1.0 FTE;
•depending on your profile, you will be appointed as an Assistant Professor (maximum gross monthly salary of €5,656 (scale 12)) or Associate Professor (maximum gross monthly salary of €6,738 (scale 14)) or as an Full Professor (maximum gross montly salary of €8127);
•in addition to the salary: an 8% holiday allowance and an 8.3% end-of-year bonus;
•duration of the contract: 6 years (Tenure Track) and the other positions in consultation;
•you will be classified as an Assistant Professor (Universitair docent) or as an Associate Professor (Universitair hoofddocent) or as a Full Professor, Level 2 (Hoogleraar 2);
•you will be able to make use of our Dual Career Service where our Dual Career Officer will assist with family related support, such as child care, and help your partner prepare for the local labour market and with finding an occupation.

Are you interested in our excellent employment conditions?

Other Information

The interviews will take place on Monday 13 and Tuesday 14 May 2019. Around April 30 the selected candidates will be invited for an interview. Please be prepared to have three referees send their reference letters before Saturday 11 May, in case you are invited for an interview.

Would you like to know more?

Further information on: Mathematics

For more information about this vacancy, please contact:
Prof. dr. Eric Cator, Head of Applied Stochastics
Telephone: +31 24 365 31 40
E-mail: e.cator@science.ru.nl

Prof. Dr. Gabriel Lord
E-mail: g.j.lord@hw.ac.uk

Are you interested?

You should upload your application (attn. of prof. dr. Eric Cator) exclusively using the button 'Apply' below. Your application should include (and be limited to) the following attachment(s):
•Letter of motivation

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Wednesday, April 17, 2019
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