Junior Professor (W1, tenure track) in Big Data Analytics in Physics Research (f/m/d), Faculty of Mathematics, Computer Science and Natural Sciences
RWTH Aachen University
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Junior Professor (W1, tenure track)
in Big Data Analytics in Physics Research
Faculty of Mathematics, Computer Science and Natural Sciences
This is a junior professorship appointment with a tenure track career path towards a W2 professorship. The position is funded by the Tenure Track Program of the German federal and state governments. This call for applications is therefore particularly targeted at early career researchers. For further information about the tenure track process, please visit www.rwth-aachen.de/tenuretrack.
We are seeking qualified applicants for teaching and research in the area of Big Data Analytics in physics, in particular in
view of the big data challenges in particle and astroparticle
physics. The starting date is 1 October 2020. Candidates should have a track record in developing
and applying modern techniques for data science, such as
machine learning for data analysis and interpretation, novel
data processing architectures or visualization methods.
Candidates are expected to actively contribute to the data
science activities at RWTH Aachen University, in particular the
profile area Computational Science and Engineering, and to
the High Performance Computing section of the Jülich Aachen
Research Alliiance JARA. Participation in academic self
administration is desireable.
You should have a completed university degree and a special aptitude for scientific work which is generally verified by means of an outstanding doctorate. Ability in and commitment to teaching are essential. The application should include supporting documents regarding success in teaching. German is not necessary to begin but will be expected as a teaching language within 5 years.
Please send a cover letter stating research aims and a CV to: Dekan der Fakultät für Mathematik, Informatik und Naturwissenschaften der RWTH Aachen University, Prof. Honerkamp, 52056 Aachen.
In addition, please complete the questionnaire, accessible at www.fb1.rwth-aachen.de/jobs
You can also send your application via email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please note, however, that communication via unencrypted e-mail poses a threat to confidentiality as it is potentially vulnerable to unau-thorized access by third parties. For information on the collection of personal data pursuant to Articles 13 and 14 of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), please visit https://www.rwth-aachen.de/gdpr-information
The deadline for applications is 30 April 2020.
This position is also available as part-time employment per request.
We welcome applications from all suitably qualified candidates regardless of gender. RWTH Aachen University is certified as a family-friendly university and offers a dual career program for partner hiring. We particularly welcome and encourage applications from women, disabled people and ethnic minority groups, recognizing they are underrepresented across RWTH Aachen University. The principles of fair and open competition apply and appointments will be made on merit.