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Tenure Track Assistant Professor in Pure Mathematics (0.8 - 1.0 FTE)

The Faculty of Science at Utrecht University is looking for an Assistant Professor in Pure Mathematics. Interested? Read more and apply here.

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Domplein, Utrecht, Utrecht
Tijdelijk contract / Tijdelijke opdracht
Uren per week:
32 - 40 uur
€ 3637 - € 4978 per maand


The Department of Mathematics of Utrecht University invites applications for two Tenure Track positions. We are primarily interested in candidates working in algebraic or differential geometry, but welcome excellent applications in neighbouring areas as well. We are looking for young scientists that are eager to play a committed role in all aspects of academic life. One of the positions is associated with the Westerdijk framework for female scientists (see below).


We are seeking applicants with the following qualifications:
• a PhD in Mathematics or related discipline;
• significant research achievements and promise for the future;
• a track record of publications in leading international journals;
• high potential for the acquisition of external research funds;
• readiness to supervise Postdocs and/or PhD candidates;
• a committed role in (inter-)national activities in scientific and/or societal communities;
• commitment towards teaching and student supervision;
• ability to teach in and develop teaching material for Bachelor's and Master's programmes in Mathematics, based on an indepth understanding of current developments in the field;
• ideas about organising events, such as research conferences, workshops and seminars; • willingness to acquire a working knowledge of the Dutch language within the first two years of the appointment.
In view of our aspiration to improve the gender balance we strongly encourage women to apply.


This is an appointment of 0.8 - 1.0 FTE for the duration of five years (Tenure Track). The position will be subject to a mid-term evaluation after approximately 2.5 years and an end-term evaluation. Following a positive evaluation the position will become permanent after 5 years. In case of sufficient seniority, the position can be tenured at a higher level. Female candidates will also be considered for a Westerdijk Fellowship. The fellowship is an attractive startup package created by the Faculty of Science in order to increase its number of female scientists. The Fellowships are named after Johanna Westerdijk, appointed in 1917 on the chair of Plant Pathology at Utrecht, who was the first female Professor in The Netherlands.
The minimum gross salary is €3,637 and the maximum gross salary is €4,978 (scale 11 of the Collective Labour Agreement of Dutch Universities) per month for a full-time employment. Besides that, you will receive a holiday allowance of 8 % and a year-end bonus of 8.3 %. Utrecht University also has an appealing package of terms of employment, including the choice for a good balance between work and private (a good arrangement for leave, among other things), possibilities for development and an excellent pension scheme. More information on working at Utrecht University can be found here. For international employees, the University offers help with finding housing, child care and schools, as well as a partner programme and a Dutch language course.

Additional information

For more information about this position, please contact Prof Carel Faber via c.f.faber@uu.nl or +31 (030) 253 17 23.