The candidate is expected to strengthen the position of the Operations department. The candidate has the ability to conduct high quality, original research and publishes regularly in high-ranked international journals. Given the steady growth of our OR programmes and the mainly stochastic expertise of our current OR researchers, we particularly urge candidates with expertise in combinatorics/ routing/ network optimization to apply.
Time for research is allocated according to standardized faculty procedures, which guarantees initially 50% time for research during the tenure track period. Responsibilities include teaching in the bachelor and master programmes of the department. All MSc programmes are taught in English. He/she has to perform research in the area of Operations, initiate new research projects, participate in the coaching of PhD students, support renewal of the educational and research programmes of the department, and participate in committees on university and faculty level.
• background in operations research
• PhD degree
• excellent research skills, publications in top journals in the area of Operations
• enthusiastic and experienced lecturer
• organizational qualities and excellent communication skills
• relevant international academic network
• active involvement in obtaining external funding for research projects.
The University of Groningen offers a salary depending on qualifications and work experience starting from a minimum of € 3,427 gross per month (salary scale 11 Dutch Universities) to a maximum of € 5,330 gross per month (salary scale 12) for a fulltime position, excluding 8% holiday allowance and 8.3% end-of-year bonus and participation in a pension scheme for employees.
The appointment will be for a period of six years, attached is the condition that an evaluation will take place in the third year of the appointment. On the basis of a positive final evaluation in the sixth year of employment, the candidate will be granted tenure. The Tenure Track system is a career path that, when completed successfully, leads to a full professorship.
Once a candidate is selected, the actual starting in this position is as soon as possible.
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