Assistant/Associate Professor in Mathematics of Scientific Machine Learning

Updated: 3 months ago
Deadline: 20 Apr 2024

10 Feb 2024
Job Information

University of Twente (UT)
Research Field

Researcher Profile

Leading Researcher (R4)
Established Researcher (R3)

Application Deadline

20 Apr 2024 - 21:59 (UTC)
Type of Contract

Job Status

Not Applicable
Hours Per Week

Is the job funded through the EU Research Framework Programme?

Not funded by an EU programme
Is the Job related to staff position within a Research Infrastructure?


Offer Description

We offer a position in the Mathematics of Imaging & AI group within the Department of Applied Mathematics (AM) at the University of Twente (UT). We are looking for a highly committed research scientist whose focus is at the interface of data science and nonlinear analysis of PDEs and inverse problems. This includes for instance the theory of uncertainty quantification, harmonic analysis, geometric deep learning or data-driven reduced modelling with impact in the mathematics of scientific machine learning.

You will actively develop your mathematical profile as well as collaborations within the multi-disciplinary research context at the UT; for example, within the MDS or SACS clusters, the Digital Society Institute (DSI) or within the TechMed Centre . On a national level you will be supported by the NWO sectorplan Beta and will profit from engagement in a strategic research initiative (SRI) on “Bridging Numerical Analysis and Machine Learning” of the 4TU Applied Math Institute or the national NWO AI & Mathematics network .

You will be involved in the teaching program of the department of Applied Mathematics at the Bachelor and Master level, and the department also supplies service teaching to other programmes and faculties. and you will transfer your specific expertise to the master program.[BB1] During the first three years, you will acquire the University Teaching Qualification (UTQ). The research and teaching share is 50/50, with a reduction of teaching to 30% during the first three years.

Are you ready to take on this challenge and join our team?

Specific Requirements
  • You are passionate about innovative research, illustrated by publications in international journals.
  • You are ready to take up the challenge to acquire research grants, either via personal schemes, such as within the now Innovational Research Incentives Scheme (VENI/VIDI/VICI) and the European Research Council, or in collaboration with others.
  • You have excellent communication skills, allowing efficient interaction with colleagues from other departments and are proficient in English.
  • You have acquired a PhD degree and have a strong affinity with- and training in inverse problems, PDEs, uncertainty quantification, learning theory, nonlinear analysis, numerical analysis or scientific computing.
  • The UT and the faculty of EEMCS are inclusive toward underrepresented groups and strives to increase the proportion of female staff. Female applicants are particularly welcome.

Additional Information
  • You will work in a lively, and inspiring working environment with enthusiastic colleagues in an organization focusing on internationalization and a high degree of responsibility and independence.We offer a position with an initial contract of one year, with the prospect of a permanent contract after a positive evaluation. Part-time is negotiable. Criteria for evaluation comprise a strong track record of publications, evaluation of teaching capacities and a demonstrated ability to acquire funding and to achieve an international network and reputation;
  • The position is at Assistant- or Associate Professor level, with a monthly salary ranging from € 4.332,-- (scale 11) to € 8.025,-- (scale 14) gross depending on qualifications.
  • The terms of employment are in accordance with the Dutch Collective Labour Agreement for Universities (CAO) and include a holiday allowance of 8% of the gross annual salary and a year-end bonus of 8.3%.
  • We are a family-friendly institution that offers parental leave (both paid and unpaid) and career support for partners. We offer excellent professional and personal development programs and a secondary remuneration package including a travel allowance.

Additional comments

Please submit your application before April 20, 2024 using the 'Apply now' button below, and include:

  • a curriculum vitae;
  • a list of publications;
  • a research and teaching statement;
  • and three names of potential references.

Interviews will take place on May 24, 2024. Please indicate in your application if you are not available on that day.

You are welcome to contact prof.dr. Christoph Brune (phone +31 534893384, email [email protected] ) for more information.

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Universiteit Twente
Postal Code
Drienerlolaan 5

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Drienerlolaan 5
Postal Code

7522 NB


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