Assistant Professor in Algorithms and Optimization (Tenure Track) at the new Department of Business Analytics, Maastricht University School of Business and Economics
The new department of Business Analytics at the Maastricht University School of Business and Economics (SBE) is committed to high quality research and …
- Tongersestraat, Maastricht, Limburg
- Tijdelijk contract / Tijdelijke opdracht
- Uren per week:
- 38 - 38 uur
- € 3637 - € 4978 per maand
The new department of Business Analytics at the Maastricht University School of Business and Economics (SBE) is committed to high quality research and education. Our goal is to combine academic technical rigor with industrial relevance and impact. The department is looking for a talented and ambitious data scientist for a tenure track Assistant Professor position in Business Analytics/Intelligence. Experts in Algorithms and Optimization are especially encouraged to apply.
The Assistant Professor contributes high quality research in the field of Business Analytics/Intelligence to the department and is committed to collaborate with the other researchers within SBE as well as beyond. The Assistant Professor teaches and coordinates courses in the area of Business Analytics/Intelligence in bachelor, in master, and in post-graduate programs. The Assistant Professor contributes to the design of a new bachelor program in Business Analytics, to the development of this program and further development of the existing master programs related to Business Intelligence. Education is performed within small groups according to the Problem Based Learning principle. We strive to excel in teaching and in innovative teaching methods. All teaching at SBE is in English.
The applicant should hold a PhD degree in econometrics, statistics, data science, computer science, operations research, mathematics, artificial intelligence or related to business analytics and business intelligence fields. The applicant should have commitment to excellence in research. The candidate must have strong affinity to applied research and industrial projects. The applicant should have acquired teaching experience. The department appreciates an open mind to multidisciplinary research, non-mainstream approaches to applications and data-driven research, and the ambition to combine rigor with relevance.
The terms of employment of Maastricht University are set out in the Collective Labour Agreement of Dutch Universities (CAO). Furthermore, local UM provisions also apply. For more information look at the website: http://www.maastrichtuniversity.nl > Support > UM employees.
Initially, candidates are employed on a temporary contract as assistant professor (level 2) and agree to specific development goals. Five years into the appointment, candidates will be evaluated and if the development goals have been met, promoted to assistant professor (level 1) on a permanent contract. The evaluation can be brought forward if criteria are met earlier. On the candidate’s request the evaluation can be deferred in case of special personal circumstances, such as pregnancy leave, parental leave or chronic illness.
Decisions about contract renewal, promotion and tenure are based on individual performance, principally in research and teaching. The tenure track criteria are ambitious but set so as to be attainable. Maastricht University salaries are competitive with those at the top European universities and annual teaching loads are comparable.
Applications should be sent electronically to firstname.lastname@example.org ultimately 31 March 2019 with reference to the vacancy number.
Applications must include curriculum vitae, a motivation letter, and two names of references as well as a relevant job market paper, and any available teaching evaluations.
For more information, please contact Alexander Grigoriev: email@example.com
Selected applicants will be invited for an interview in March-April 2019.