Teacher in the area of Machine Learning / Cognitive Robotics
The School of Science and Engineering has a vacancy for a temporary teacher in the Bachelor’s and Master’s programmes in Artificial Intelligence. The teaching staff in these programmes is associated with the Department of Artificial Intelligence of the Bernoulli Institute of Mathematics, Computing Science and Artificial Intelligence. In these programmes, teaching is in English, promoting an international setting and with a focus on research-driven teaching.
The duties of the Teacher will include, depending on the interests and experience of the candidates:
teaching, tutoring and grading course modules in the Bachelor’s and Master’s programmes in Artificial Intelligence. The course modules to be taught are in the area of Machine Learning, but depending on interest and experience of the successful candidate may also include Cognitive Robotics or other topics in AI.
instructing and advising Bachelor’s and Master’s students during their research projects on Machine Learning / Cognitive Robotics
assisting other staff members in their teaching where needed
recruiting, selecting and managing Teaching Assistants (students) for your course modules.
Part of the appointment includes time for professionalisation activities (up to 10%).
The successful candidate should:
have a PhD or Master’s degree in a relevant field, preferably in Artificial Intelligence
have excellent teaching skills
be fluent in English
preferably have experience in teaching at the University level
possess cross-cultural sensitivity and strong communicative skills
have willingness to integrate within an international group and enjoy working with young people with various cultural and educational backgrounds.
The University of Groningen is a research university with a global outlook, deeply rooted in Groningen, City of Talent. Quality has had top priority for over four hundred years, and with success: the university is currently in the top 100 of several influential ranking lists.
The Faculty of Science and Engineering (FSE) offers education and research in a wide range of science disciplines, from traditional disciplines such as physics and biology to interdisciplinary disciplines such as artificial intelligence and industrial engineering and management. The School of Science and Engineering of the faculty provide respectively 14 Bachelor degree programmes and 26 Master degree programmes to approximately 7000 students. The faculty’s staff and students come from all over the world and nearly all its degree programmes are in English.
Conditions of employment
We offer you in accordance with the Collective Labour Agreement for Dutch Universities:
a salary with a minimum of € 2.836,- up to a maximum of € 4.474,- gross per month (salary scale 10) for a full-time position
in addition to the salary: 8% holiday allowance and 8.3% year-end bonus
an appointment for one year.
minimum of 29 holidays and additional 12 holidays in case of full-time employment
for this position, the following UFO job profile applies: Teacher 4.
Starting date: as soon as possible.
Do you meet our qualification criteria? If yes, your application should include:
You may apply for this position until 16 January 11:59pm / before 17 January 2022 Dutch local time by means of the application form (click on "Apply" below on the advertisement on the university website).
We are an equal opportunity employer that values diversity. We have adopted an active policy to increase the number of female scientists across all disciplines of the university. Therefore, women are encouraged to apply. Our selection procedure follows the guidelines of the Recruitment code (NVP), https://nvp-plaza.nl/download/?id=7714 and European Commission's European Code of Conduct for recruitment of researchers, https://euraxess.ec.europa.eu/jobs/charter/code
Unsolicited marketing is not appreciated.
For information you can contact:
Dr F. Cnossen, +3150 363 6336, f.cnossen rug.nl
Please do not use the e-mail address(es) above for applications.