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University of Twente
Sunday, May 5, 2019
Monday, June 3, 2019
The Department of Governance and Technology for Sustainable Development (CSTM), University of Twente (UT), the Netherlands, invite applications for an Assistant Professor position in Complexity Science for Sustainable Development. The Assistant Professor will be embedded within the Faculty of Behavioural, Management and Social sciences (BMS) and will be part of the BMS Resilience Research Program. The latter unites researchers from various social sciences with a shared focus on technology and computational methods to explore how individuals, communities, cities or regions withstand, cope, adapt and continue developing in the face of gradual stress, abrupt shocks or disruptive innovations. The BMS Resilience Research Program does so by using computational methods – data analytics, agent-based modeling, gaming and visualization (see also BMS Tech4people Lab) – as research tools in developing solutions towards the UN Sustainable Development goals. An ideal candidate will share an emphasis on computational methods and sustainable urban-regional development challenges. The new Assistant Professor could also connect to the 4TU.Federation strategic research program on resilience of social-technical-environmental systems‘Designing Systems for Informed Resilience Engineering’ (DeSIRE). For more details refer to: https://www.utwente.nl/en/bms/cstm/vacancies/
Your key job responsibilities include:
You are a highly motivated and qualified academic who has an ambition to combine cutting edge research and innovative teaching in the rapidly evolving area of complex adaptive systems.
For more information please contact Prof.dr. T. Filatova, firstname.lastname@example.org . Please upload your application via www.utwente.nl/vacatures/en before May 5th 2019. Your application should include (1) a motivation letter clearly stating how you meet the selection criteria and also outlining your research and teaching interests, (2) a detailed CV with the full publications list, (3) a two-page statement with your personal vision on research and teaching, and (4) names and contact information of 3 references. The first interviews will take place on May 20th. Reviews of applications will continue until the position is filled.
We offer young, talented academics an attractive career opportunity. You will be appointed as an Assistant Professor for 4 years, with a possibility of a permanent contract. By starting your career at UT, you receive an opportunity to develop as an internationally acknowledged and recognized academic. An employment at the UT entitles you to:
The University of Twente. We stand for life sciences and technology. High tech and human touch. Education and research that matter. New technology which leads change, innovation and progress in society. The University of Twente is the only campus university of the Netherlands; divided over five faculties we provide more than fifty educational programmes. We have a strong focus on personal development and talented researchers are given scope for carrying out groundbreaking research.
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status or disability status. Because of our diversity values we do particularly support women to apply.
Faculty of Behavioural, Management and Social sciences
The Faculty of Behavioural, Management and Social sciences (BMS) strives to play a pivotal role in understanding, co-engineering and evaluating innovation in society. Innovation is driven by advances in technology. Through 'social engineering' these technological advances are embedded in society befitting human needs and behaviour, within proper public and private management and business structures. For this the faculty of BMS upholds high quality disciplinary knowledge in psychology, business administration, public administration, communication science, philosophy, educational science and health sciences. All with a focus on the challenges in society. Research is strongly connected to our institutes: Mesa+ Institute, TechMed Centra and Digital Society Institute.
Prof. dr. T. Filatova