Assistant Or Associate Professor In Ai For Pharmaceutical Protein Science/Proteomics (0.8 - 1.0 Fte)

Utrecht University
June 01, 2023
Offerd Salary:€3,974 to €6,181
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Contract Type:Permanent
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Assistant or Associate Professor in AI for pharmaceutical protein

science/proteomics (0.8 - 1.0 FTE)

Job description

We are actively searching for a committed Assistant or Associate Professor in Artificial Intelligence for pharmaceutical protein science/proteomics. You will form a bridge between the Department of Information and Computing Sciences and the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, and will be part of the Utrecht Bioinformatics Center and AI Technology for Life group. The level of the position offered will vary, depending on experience and expertise.


We are looking for an enthusiastic new colleague who bridges two Departments, and fits well with the following qualifications:

  • a PhD in Computer Science, Information Science or another relevant discipline, preferably in the areas of AI, Machine Learning, Data Science;
  • you have experience in protein science;
  • publications with impact, in international conferences and journals;
  • experience with, or good prospects for acquiring external research funds;
  • a vision on future research directions in your own area of expertise;
  • a vision on teaching and your own contribution to teaching;
  • experience with, or readiness to supervise PhD projects;
  • experience with and enthusiasm for teaching and student supervision;
  • the ability to teach in departmental Bachelor's and Master's programmes;
  • experience with or willingness to use innovative teaching methods, and (e-learning) technologies;
  • the ability to speak and write English fluently.
  • Offer

  • An appointment as Assistant Professor or Associate Professor (depending on experience and expertise), starting with a fixed-term contract. Following a positive evaluation after 18 months, this will be converted into a permanent contract.
  • A full-time gross salary – depending on previous qualifications and experience – ranging from €3,974 to €6,181 in scale 11 or 12 (Assistant Professor) or €5,506 to €7,362 in scale 13 or 14 (Associate Professor);
  • salaries are supplemented with a holiday bonus of 8% and a year-end bonus of 8.3% per year;
  • a pension scheme, collective insurance schemes, and partially paid parental leave based on the Collective Labour Agreement Dutch Universities;
  • special perks include the assistance of a new PhD candidate funded by the Departments in order to start up your research, the possibility to develop towards acquiring a Basic Teaching Qualification, supported with educational development programmes offered by the University, and the possibility to travel to conferences.
  • In addition to the employment conditions laid in the CAO for Dutch Universities, Utrecht University has a number of its own arrangements. For example, there are agreements on professional development, leave arrangements and sports. We also give you the opportunity to expand your terms of employment via the Employment Conditions Selection Model. This is how we like to encourage you to continue to grow. About the organization

    Sharing science, shaping tomorrow. A better future for everyone. This ambition motivates our scientists in executing their leading research and inspiring teaching. At Utrecht University, the various disciplines collaborate intensively towards major strategic themes. Our focus is on Dynamics of Youth, Institutions for Open Societies, Life Sciences and Sustainability. You can watch the Utrecht University Campus Tour to get an impression of our university.

    Additional information Do you have any questions? Please contact Professor Sanne Abeln (Information and Computing Sciences) at [email protected] or Professor Albert Heck (Utrecht Institute for Pharmaceutical Sciences) at [email protected].

    Everyone deserves to feel at home at our university. We welcome employees with a wide variety of backgrounds and perspectives.

  • your cover letter, in which you address:
  • why you are applying for this position, and why you are suitable to fulfil this role;
  • your four best accomplishments (with motivation);
  • a full academic curriculum vitae, including a list of publications;
  • a research statement (max two pages) and teaching statement (max two pages);
  • a copy of your PhD certificate;
  • contact details of two or three references.
  • If this specific opportunity is not for you, but you know someone else who may be interested, please forward this vacancy to them.Some connections are fundamental – Be one of them

    The application deadline is 01/06/2023

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