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Tenure-track Junior Professorship (W1) in Materials Informatics and Data Sciences
Published(181 days ago)
Deadline for applications(147 days ago)
The Ruhr Universität Bochum (RUB) is one of the leading research universities in Germany. As a reform-oriented campus university,
it houses the full spectrum of expertise in the main branches of science and research under one roof. Working in an environment
that promotes a dynamic exchange between individual academic disciplines and their cultures, researchers and students alike benefit
from the opportunities of interdisciplinary collaboration.
TENURE-TRACK JUNIOR-PROFESSORSHIP IN MATERIALS INFORMATICS AND DATA SCIENCES
The Faculty of Mechanical Engineering at Ruhr-Universität Bochum will be awarding a W1 Junior-Professorship in Materials Informatics
and Data Sciences at the Interdisciplinary Centre for Advanced Materials Simulation (ICAMS). Pending a positive tenure evaluation, the successful candidate
will be subsequently be appointed to a permanent position as professor (W2). The evaluation criteria can be found under
The tenure-track professorship will represent the field "Data driven Materials Research" in education and research. This comprises:
Survey and statistical analysis of large amounts of materials data from various sources (literature, experiments, ab initio calculations), "data mining";
Development of consistent and searchable data formats for unstructured heterogeneous data;
Correlation of data using machine learning and artificial intelligence methods;
Linking with physically-based material laws, hybrid modelling;
Use of materials data for predictive, knowledge-based materials design and inverse modelling (e.g. damage analysis).
The appointment requirements in accordance with § 36 ff. of the Higher Education Act of North Rhine-Westphalia (Hochschulgesetz NRW; www.rub.de/appointments) must be fulfilled. Other mandatory requirements include:
Qualification for and deep commitment to academic teaching;
Willingness to engage in interdisciplinary research and collaboration;
Experience in project and funding acquisition;
Readiness to participate in academic administration.
Ruhr-Universität Bochum is an equal opportunity employer.
Complete applications (cover letter, academic CV specifying the researcher-ID and track record, list of acquired third-party funding, list of lectures and seminars
as well a 3 page maximum research statement and teaching plan) are to be submitted no later than March, 31st, 2019 in electronic form as one PDF-document to the
chair of the appointment committee Prof. Dr. Ingo Steinbach, Ruhr-Universität Bochum, 44780 Bochum. Email:firstname.lastname@example.org