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Assistant/Associate Professor in Data-driven Algorithmic Decision Making

The successful candidate will conduct internationally-recognised Artificial Intelligence research in the field of data-driven algorithmic decision making or …

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Mekelweg, Delft, Zuid-Holland
Tijdelijk contract / Tijdelijke opdracht
Uren per week:
38 - 40 uur
€ 3545 - € 5978 per maand


The successful candidate will conduct internationally-recognised Artificial Intelligence research in the field of data-driven algorithmic decision making or automated planning and scheduling, supervise PhD and MSc research students in the field, acquire external research funding, teach and develop new education at the undergraduate and graduate levels in Computer Science, and perform department and university management tasks. The candidate is expected to actively collaborate with other researchers from academia as well as industry to realise this ambition.

Relevant topics of research include, but are not limited to, the development of machine learning techniques in combination with advanced algorithmic techniques for decision-making problems occurring in transportation, energy, and health domains; the intersection of data-driven and knowledge-based planning for these domains; and the explanation of data-driven single- and multi-agent planning decisions. Candidates working on related challenges in AI-driven decision making are also welcome to apply.  


The successful candidate has obtained a PhD degree in Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Computer Science, Operations Research or related field; has research ability as demonstrated through a strong publication record in top-tier venues; and is an enthusiastic team player with the ambition to strengthen and expand the research of the Algorithmics group. Preferably, the candidate has experience in providing education at the university level, and has demonstrated the ability to obtain research funding through the acquisition of national or international research projects.   


At the start of the tenure-track you will be appointed as Assistant Professor for the duration of six years. Section leader, department leaders and you will agree upon expected performance and (soft) skills. You will receive formal feedback on performance and skills during annual assessment meetings and the mid-term evaluation. If the performance and skills are evaluated positively at the end of the tenure track, you will be appointed in a permanent Assistant Professor position.

TU Delft offers a customisable compensation package, a discount for health insurance and sport memberships, and a monthly work costs contribution. Flexible work schedules can be arranged. An International Children’s Centre offers childcare and an international primary school. Dual Career Services offers support to accompanying partners. Salary and benefits are in accordance with the Collective Labour Agreement for Dutch Universities.

TU Delft sets specific standards for the English competency of the teaching staff. TU Delft offers training to improve English competency.

Inspiring, excellent education is our central aim. If you have less than five years of experience and do not yet have your teaching certificate, we allow you up to three years to obtain this.

Additional information

For more information about this position, please contact dr. Mathijs de Weerdt, m.m.deweerdt@tudelft.nl, tel: +31 (0)15 2784516.

For more information about the selection procedure, please contact Mrs.Drs. P.T.M. van den Bergh, HR-adviser, hr-eemcs@tudelft.nl.

To Apply, please submit by email a detailed CV, including publications, along with a letter of application by 19 October 2018 to, hr-eemcs@tudelft.nl.

When applying please mention vacancy number EWI2018-65.

Female candidates are particularly encouraged to apply.