[Ieee_vis_open_positions] Assistant professor Visual Analytics, Eindhoven University of Technology

Wijk, J.J. van J.J.v.Wijk at TUE.nl
Mon Mar 28 17:40:44 CEST 2016

Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e) has an open position  for an Assistant Professor Visual Analytics.

The rapid expansion of education and research on Data Science of TU/e urges a need for
further growth of the Visualization group, as visualization is considered a crucial aspect
of data science. The group will participate actively in the new Bachelor, Master and
Post Doctorate Engineering programs on data science; at TU/e in Eindhoven and also in
cooperation with Tilburg University in ‘s-Hertogenbosch. Furthermore, the high interest in
data science of government, the health sector, industry, and business provides many
opportunities for expansion of our research.

We aim to strengthen our position in visual analytics, and are looking for a strong candidate
with a deep interest in the use of combinations of automated and visual methods, driven by a
desire to develop new methods for analysis, presentation and interaction that make a difference
for real-world applications. Also, the candidate enjoys to pass knowledge and experience to new
generations of students, and to guide them doing research and solving real-world problems.
Specifically, we expect that candidates:

•Perform research on visual analytics;
•Acquire research funding;
•Develop and teach courses in visualization and visual analytics;
•Supervise student projects at Bachelor, Master, PD Eng, and PhD level; in Eindhoven and also as
  active contribution to our new joint activities in ‘s-Hertogenbosch.

Candidates must:

•have a PhD in visualization or visual analytics;
•be highly motivated, top quality researchers with a strong track record;
•be inspired by questions and data from practice;
•have a broad experience with different aspects of data science, including collection, storage,
  and analysis of huge data sets;
•be familiar with current technology and tools of data science;
•have experience with teaching and supervision of students;
•have a strong affinity with modern, action-based learning methods.

Appointment and Salary:
We offer:
•A challenging job in a dynamic and ambitious university and a stimulating research environment;
•Support with your professional and personal development;
•A gross salary between € 3.400 and € 4.654 per month depending on experience and knowledge,
  plus 8% holiday allowance and 8.3% end-of-year allowance;
•An extensive package of fringe benefits (e.g. support in moving expenses and commuting expenses,
  excellent technical infrastructure, on-campus child care, and excellent sports facilities).

Information and application

See http://jobs.tue.nl/en/vacancy/assistant-professor-visual-analytics-256111.html  for more information;
for information about the research and teaching aspects of this position you can contact prof. dr. Jack van Wijk,
email: j.j.v.wijk at tue.nl

Please apply before April 24, 2016.

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