As Assistant Professor of Information Retrieval, your research programme will help strengthen iCIS’s Data Science department’s Information Retrieval (IR) research on topics including personalisation, heterogeneous information access, entity-oriented search and multi-media information retrieval, in close collaboration with Prof. Arjen P. de Vries and Prof. Martha Larson. You will engage in original research in data science, and Information Retrieval in particular, disseminate your research in the SIGIR community, and contribute to experimental software to support our research. You will co-supervise a PhD candidate in the recently acquired SQIREL-GRAPHS project, which explores the problem of query processing over evolving graph databases, where structured queries formulated in a graph query language are combined with `keyword' queries and the ranking function takes into account the graph structure. You further contribute to research to decentralise search and to simultaneously improve search effectiveness in the context of user tasks while enhancing their privacy.
You will teach at the Bachelor’s and Master’s levels and will supervise students of Computing Science, Information Science, and Artificial Intelligence (e.g. research internships, BSc and MSc theses). The IR staff teaches Big Data (Bsc), Information Retrieval (MSc), Text and Multimedia Mining (MSc), and a Research Seminar (MSc), and coordinates the Data Science specialisation in the Master’s degree programme of Computing Science.
Finally, you will contribute to industrial and societal knowledge utilisation and the visibility of iCIS in the Netherlands and abroad.
The position is intended for a junior faculty member to be appointed at the Assistant Professor level, but if you are an experienced candidate with an established research programme, external funding and significant teaching experience, you may be considered for an appointment at the Associate Professor level.
A maximum gross motnhly salary € 4,757 based on a 38-hour working week (salary scale 11)
- your performance will be evaluated after 6 years. If the evaluation is positive, you will be given a permanent contract
- you will be classified as an Assistant Professor (UD) in the Dutch university job-ranking system (UFO);
Radboud University is an equal opportunity employer, committed to building a culturally diverse intellectual community, and as such encourages applications from women and minorities.
Prof. dr. ir. Arjen P. de Vries