Chair in Human Factors (Full professor) University of Amsterdam, Faculty of Science – Informatics Institute Netherlands

Chair in Human Factors (Full professor)

Faculty of Science – Informatics Institute

 

Publication date
14 December 2018


Level of education
PhD


Salary indication
€5,582 to €8,127 gross per month


Closing date
15 February 2019


Hours
38 hours per week


Vacancy number
18-762

Information and communication technology have become ubiquitous. Sensors and mobile devices are everywhere. This internet of things has become an integral part of our life and its growth will continue. The omnipresent mutual interaction between people, information technology, and the environments in which they live, work, and play, generates deep scientific challenges.

 

Are you interested in addressing these challenges? The University of Amsterdam's Informatics Institute (IvI) is seeking a candidate to create and lead a new research group in human factors in the context of the internet of things.

 

Job description

We are looking for colleagues who have an excellent record of internationally recognized research that complements our existing expertise in artificial intelligence, data science, systems, and computational science. Examples of your expertise include, but are not limited to, human computer interaction, computer supported cooperative work, social computing, ubiquitous computing, large-scale interactive systems, analysis of human-system interaction, context-aware computing, human data interaction, and intelligent user interfaces.

 

Are you a candidate with vision and thoughtfulness? Let us know how your research can tackle the exciting challenges generated by the pervasiveness and intelligence of technology. Do you value practice-informed and interdisciplinary research and outreach? Come work with us and help extend a collaborative academic environment in which teaching, research, and innovation go hand-in-hand. As our colleague, you can contribute to our vibrant undergraduate and graduate programs in information studies, data science and artificial intelligence

 

We particularly encourage those of diverse backgrounds to apply. We strongly believe that diversity of education, experience, career, and perspectives will lead to a better environment for the researchers in our institute and a better intellectual environment for the team as a whole. This is something we value deeply.

 

Requirements

What do we require of you:

  • a PhD in computer science or a related discipline;

  • proven ability to engage in cutting-edge research;

  • demonstrated to have creative and inspiring skills with excellent leadership capabilities;

  • a strong track record in the acquisition of funded research;

  • proven teaching and supervision skills, preferably with a certificate of academic teaching quality and excellent didactic qualities;

  • willingness and ability to perform administrative, organisational and managerial tasks.

 

Further information

For more information about the position, please contact:

  • Prof. Paul Groth

 

Appointment

We offer a challenging job at a dynamic and ambitious university, a permanent appointment and an attractive package of fringe benefits, for instance: generous leave arrangements, application for attractive fiscal arrangements are possible for employees from abroad, attractive retirement benefits, collective health insurance and excellent parental leave packages.

 

We offer a challenging job at a dynamic and ambitious university, a permanent appointment and an attractive package of fringe benefits, for instance: generous leave arrangements, application for attractive fiscal arrangements are possible for employees from abroad, attractive retirement benefits, collective health insurance and excellent parental leave packages.

 

The gross monthly salary of the Full professor will range from €5,582 up to a maximum of €8,127 (salary scale HL2) effective 1 February 2019. The salary is based on a full-time appointment (38 hours per week) and depending on qualifications, expertise and on the number of years of professional experience. The total salary includes an additional 8% holiday allowance and 8,3% end-of-year bonus, under the Collective Labour Agreement of Dutch Universities.

 

Job application

 

The UvA is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We value a spirit of enquiry and endurance, provide the space to keep asking questions and cherish a diverse atmosphere of curiosity and creativity.

 

The Informatics Institute strives for a better gender balance in its staff. We therefore strongly encourage women to apply for this position.

 

You can send in your application no later than 15 February 2019 using the link below. Please upload the following information in a single PDF file:

  1. a letter of motivation (1 page maximum);

  2. a curriculum vitae, including list of publications and teaching track record;

  3. a research statement (2 pages maximum);

  4. a teaching statement (1 page maximum);

  5. a list of three references from different institutes.

 

The single pdf can be uploaded in de field marked CV in the application form.

 

At this stage of the procedure, please do not send letters of reference or proofs of your academic writing.

 

Late or incomplete applications will be considered at the committee’s discretion. #LI-DNP


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