Tenured academic staff / Tenure track lecturer Mathematical epidemiology

Updated: about 17 hours ago
Deadline: 30 Sep 2021
The Faculty of Sciences, capacity group Mathematics and statistics, research group Centre for Statistics of Hasselt University seeks a (m/f/x)

Tenured academic staff / Tenure track lecturer Mathematical epidemiology
The scientific research conducted within the Center for Statistics, a division of I-BioStat, is internationally renowned, both for its theoretical as well as for its applied component. The education and consultancy records are excellent.
For more information: https://www.uhasselt.be/censtat
The Interuniversity Institute for Biostatistis and statistical Bioinformatics (I-Biostat) unites the Center for Statistics (CenStat) at Universiteit Hasselt
& Leuven Biostatistics and statistical Bioinformatics Centre (L-BioStat)
For more information: www.ibiostat.be
Other research group in the capacity group mathematics-statistics are the research groups computational mathematics and dynamical systems.
For more information:
Education task
  • You will have educational responsibilities for courses in the domain of epidemiology in the Master of Statistics at Hasselt University. 
  • You will also teach courses in mathematics and statistics in various other programmes (bachelor/masters) at Hasselt University. 
  • You can also be involved in the organisation and supervision of Bachelortheses/Mastertheses.

Research mission
  • It is expected that you will strengthen and/or extend (both from a methodological and an application area perspective) the current research themes in infectious disease epidemiology at CenStat and I-BioStat. 
  • You will search for collaboration with research groups computational mathematics and/or dynamical systems.
  • You attract researchers and acquire funds for fundamental, applied and innovative research.
  • You will supervise PhD-students. 
  • You show organizational commitment and contribute to the objectives from the capacity group mathematics-statistics.
  • You have obtained a PhD in statistics or mathematics (or equivalent)
  • A demonstrable experience in mathematical epidemiology
  • You have proven scientific experience in theoretical and data-driven research and have published in international scientific publications.
  • You have got experience with respect to various aspects of academic education: coordination and organization of courses, development of teaching materials and supervision of practical projects and dissertations.
  • You are cooperative, you can work well in teams and you show commitment.
  • You are fluent in written and oral communication.
  • A demonstrable experience in preparation and acquisition of scientific grants at national/international level is an added advantage.
  • You are involved in national/international partnerships.
  • Academic staff must meet the statutory language requirements for knowledge of the official administrative language (Dutch, CEFR level B2) and the language of instruction (CEFR level C1). If necessary, Hasselt University offers concrete, tailored support measures to help achieve the required language level.
The appointment will be as following:
- Either an appointment as a lecturer in the tenure track system during 5 years. This will lead to an immediate permanent contract as a senior lecturer, if the Board of Directors favorably assesses the party involved, based on previously set public grading criteria.
- Otherwise, we will offer a fulltime appointment as a lecturer or higher, which will lead to tenure. In case of a first appointment as a member of the academic staff, the Board of Directors of the University can decide on a temporary appointment for a period up to 3 years. This will lead to a permanent contract if the Board of Directors favorably assesses the party involved.
Selection procedure
You can only apply online up to and including 30 September 2021.
The selection procedure consists of a preselection based on application file, an introductory interview, a in-depth interview (with assignment) and an assessment center. If required, a selection exam can be held after preselection.
Further information
Prof. dr. Christel FAES, +32-11-268285, christel.faes@uhasselt.be
Prof. dr. Niel HENS, +32-11-268232, niel.hens@uhasselt.be
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