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Assistant Professors Information and Computing Sciences (Tenure Track 0.8 -1.0 FTE)

Utrecht University's Faculty of Science is looking for a Assistant Professors in Information and Computing Sciences (Tenure Track 0.8-1.0 FTE). Are you interested? Then please read the full profile and apply.

9 maanden geleden


Domplein, Utrecht, Utrecht
Tijdelijk contract / Tijdelijke opdracht
Uren per week:
32 - 40 uur
€ 3255 - € 5656 per maand


Due to our successful educational programmes and our ambitions in research, the Department of Information and Computing Sciences is expanding. We are therefore actively searching for three or more motivated and committed female Assistant Professors in Information and Computing Sciences. Please note that the levels of the positions offered will vary, depending on experience and expertise.
You have a background in Computing and Information Sciences, preferably in the areas of Algorithms, Computer Science Education, Process Management and Analytics, Information Science, Artificial Intelligence and possibly in Data Science and Software.

You possess a proven commitment and talent for research. As teaching is an essential part of the work, we are searching for people with a demonstrable motivation to teach. The Department is expanding and provides a dynamic work environment. If you are excited to actively participate and collaborate in shaping the department, you are very welcome to apply. Our approach is characterized by a connected, open and can-do spirit that stimulates personal initiative and curiosity. You are encouraged to take ownership and create value while sharing your knowledge both internally and across the wider (global) community. Every day we aim to live up to this mission, because we believe it is the only way to make the breakthroughs that will help solve the challenges facing the world. In order to start up your research you will be assisted by a PhD candidate funded by the Department.


We are looking for Assistant Professors who fit well with the following qualifications:

  • a PhD in Computer Science, Information Science or another relevant discipline;
  • publications with impact, in international conferences and journals;
  • experience with or good prospects for acquiring external research funds;
  • vision on future research directions in own area of expertise;
  • experience with or readiness to supervise PhD projects;
  • active role in international scientific communities;
  • experience with and enthusiasm for teaching and student supervision;
  • ability to teach in departmental BSc and MSc programmes;
  • well-developed didactical skills;
  • experience with or willingness to use innovative teaching methods and (e-learning) technologies;
  • vision on teaching and your own contribution to teaching;
  • ability to speak and write English fluently.

    The Department finds gender balance specifically and diversity in a broader sense very important. Under European jurisdiction it is permitted to specifically recruit underrepresented groups.


We offer a position (0.8 - 1.0 FTE) in an international working environment and ultimately meant to be tenured upon good performance. The gross salary - depending on previous qualifications and experience - ranges between €3,255 and €5,656 (scale 10 - 12 according to the Collective Labour Agreement Dutch Universities) per month for a full-time employment. Salaries are supplemented with a holiday bonus of 8% and a year-end bonus of 8.3% per year. In addition, Utrecht University offers excellent secondary conditions, including an attractive retirement scheme, (partly paid) parental leave and flexible employment conditions (multiple choice model). More information about working at Utrecht University can be found here.

Special perks include the assistance of a PhD candidate funded by the Department in order to start up your research, the possibility to develop towards a Basic Teaching Qualification, supported with educational development programmes offered by the University and the possibility to travel to conferences.

Utrecht is an attractive city located in the heart of the Netherlands, one of the world’s most open and connected countries. Utrecht University reflects this philosophy by offering a flexible work/life balance that prioritizes your well-being within an understanding and supportive, international environment.

Additional information

For more information about this position, please contact Prof Marc van Kreveld (Research Director) via M.J.vanKreveld@uu.nl or Marloes Reichardt-Buijs, HR Officer of the Department, via M.S.Reichardt-Buijs@uu.nl.