application deadline: September 1st 2020Assistant/Associate Professor of Visual Computing
The Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Mathematics and Computer Science (EEMCS) is known worldwide for its high academic quality and the social relevance of its research programmes. The faculty’s excellent facilities accentuate its international position in teaching and research. Within this interdisciplinary and international setting the faculty employs more than 1100 employees, including about 400 graduate students and about 2100 students. Together they work on a broad range of technical innovations in the fields of sustainable energy, telecommunications, microelectronics, embedded systems, computer and software engineering, interactive multimedia and applied mathematics.
The Department of Intelligent Systems (INSY) conducts research on processing, interpretation and securing of data. Our aim is to enable man and machine to deal with the increasing volume and complexity of data and communication. We have a strong focus on security, multimedia, and health sciences. The Department pursues its mission by combining fundamental research, engineering and design approaches to model- and knowledge-based methods and algorithms. We actively seek research and technology-transfer collaboration with international scientific peers, companies, and societal organisations.
The Computer Graphics and Visualizsation Group (graphics.tudelft.nl) has a strong research record with expertise in visualisation, modeling, game technology and visual analytics. Besides these major topics, interaction techniques, virtual/augmented reality, vision, perception, computational photography, and simulation play an important role. The group also participates strongly in Delft Data Science, the Delft Research Initiatives “Environment” and “Health” and aims to find solutions for tomorrow’s problems. It maintains a strong network of partners worldwide from academia, medical centres and industry.
The Department of Intelligent Systems at Delft University of Technology is looking for an Assistant Professor/Associate Professor in the field of visual computing, which can include the areas of computer graphics, computer vision, image processing, display technology, data-driven solutions, and perceptual methods. The Assistant Professor/Associate Professor will supervise PhD students, interns, and Bachelor’s and Master’s students, and will teach at the BSc and MSc levels. The appointee will also be responsible for management tasks, acquisition of research projects, and valorisation.
A Tenure Track, a process leading up to a permanent appointment with the prospect of becoming an Associate or full Professor, offers young, talented academics a clear and attractive career path. During the Tenure Track, you will have the opportunity to develop into an internationally acknowledged and recognised academic. We offer a structured career and personal development programme designed to offer individual academics as much support as possible. For more information about the Tenure Track and the personal development programme, please visit www.tudelft.nl/tenuretrack.
The candidate we seek is a motivated and dedicated researcher. The candidate holds a PhD degree in a relevant discipline (e.g. computer science, mathematics, physics, electrical engineering). Additionally, the candidate should:
• be a team player. Experience in initiating and participating in (international) research programmes and in collaborative projects with scientific/industrial partners is an advantage.
• be an enthusiastic teacher with the motivation to engage in the educational environment and an openness towards modern teaching methodologies.
• preferably, have experience with different application domains and a keen eye for technical and scientific solutions.
• have proficiency in English of at least level C1-II (a certificate is not needed).
Conditions of employment
A tenure-track position is offered for six years. Based on performance indicators agreed upon at the start of the appointment, a decision will be made by the fifth year whether to offer you a permanent faculty position.
The TU Delft offers a customisable compensation package, a discount for health insurance and sport memberships, and a monthly work costs contribution. Flexible work schedules can be arranged. An International Children’s Centre offers childcare and an international primary school. Dual Career Services offers support to accompanying partners. Salary and benefits are in accordance with the Collective Labour Agreement for Dutch Universities.
The TU Delft sets specific standards for the English competency of the teaching staff. The TU Delft offers training to improve English competency.
Inspiring, excellent education is our central aim. If you have less than five years of experience and do not yet have your teaching certificate, we allow you up to three years to obtain this.
Information and application
For more information about this position, please contact Prof. Elmar Eisemann, phone: +31 (0)15-2782528, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. To apply, please e-mail a detailed CV that includes a list of publications, contact information of at least three scientists whom we can contact for letters of recommendation, and a research and teaching statement along with a short letter of application as well as a list of the three most significant articles.