|Publication date||12 May 2020|
|Closing date||15 June 2020|
|Level of education||PhD|
|Hours||38 hours per week|
|Salary indication||€3,637 to €6,738 gross per month|
Are you a female mathematician working in analysis or dynamical systems who is passionate about scientific research and education and enjoys participating in multi-disciplinary projects?
The Analysis group of the KdVI consists of two subgroups: the group working on Numerical Analysis and Applied Analysis, and the group working on Pure Analysis and Dynamical Systems.
We are looking for a new colleague with expertise in the broad field of analysis. To improve the gender balance in the institute the KdVI wishes to fulfill this position with a female candidate. The possibility for scientific interaction with the current Analysis group, in particular with the Pure Analysis and Dynamical Systems group, is considered a plus, but applicants from all areas of analysis will be considered for the position.
In the numerical analysis group solution methods for PDEs are developed and analysed, in particular adaptive methods and the construction of preconditioners. Further topics of current research are problems from numerical linear algebra, computational geometry, and MR Fingerprinting reconstructions. The research in the dynamical systems group concerns low-dimensional systems in both real and complex variables. In recent years there has been particular interest in semi-group actions and iterated function systems, and on dynamical systems emerging naturally in statistical physics.
You are expected to:
We will base our selection on your scientific track record and on your vision for future research, as well as on your teaching achievements, qualifications, and vision for future teaching.
We offer you a tenure-track agreement for five years (which is part of a six-year temporary employment contract). At the start, we will draw up an agreement with you, specifying the tenure-track requirements for research, teaching and management tasks that need to be fulfilled in order to assess progress after three years and after five years. The requirements in this agreement are negotiable and depend on your experience and scientific profile. Following a positive assessment after five years, the exployment contract will become permanent.
Start dates are negotiable. The positions will be filled at the level of Assistant or Associate professor, depending on qualifications. The starting salary will be in accordance with university regulations for academic personnel, and depending on experience and qualifications. It will range from a minimum of €3,637 up to a maximum of €6,738 gross per month (salary scale 11-14) based on full-time employment. This is exclusive 8% holiday allowance and 8.3% end-of-year bonus. A favourable tax agreement, the ‘30% ruling’, may apply to non-Dutch applicants. The Collective Labour Agreement of Dutch Universities is applicable.
Are you curious about our extensive package of secondary employment benefits like our excellent opportunities for study and development? Then find out more about working at the Faculty of Science.
The Faculty of Science has a student body of around 6,500, as well as 1,600 members of staff working in education, research or support services. Researchers and students at the Faculty of Science are fascinated by every aspect of how the world works, be it elementary particles, the birth of the universe or the functioning of the brain.
The Korteweg-de Vries Instituut voor Wiskunde (KdVI) is the mathematical research institute of the Faculty of Science. The KdVI offers a stimulating scientific environment in which research focuses mainly within the research programmes (1) Algebra, Geometry and Mathematical Physics, (2) Pure, Applied and Numerical Analysis, and (3) Stochastics. It also provides the lecturers and instructors for the mathematics teaching within the Science faculty and within the national programme Mastermath. The KdVI participates in the NWO research clusters GQT, STAR, NDNS+, DIAMANT, and the NWO-Gravity programmes NETWORKS and the Quantum Software Consortium. There is formal (and informal) collaboration with the Centrum voor Wiskunde & Informatica (CWI), the VU University and the financial industry. The KdVI organises popularising activities such as ’Leve de Wiskunde’, Masterclasses and online webclasses. The institute has about 30 faculty members and 40 postdocs and PhD students.
The Analysis group of the KdVI consists of two subgroups: the Numerical Analysis and Applied Analysis group headed by Prof. Rob Stevenson, and the Pure Analysis and Dynamical Systems group headed by Prof. Han Peters. The Analysis group contains three other full-time staff members, one part-time staff member, one postdoc and a number of PhD students. The research in the pure analysis and dynamical systems group addresses dynamics of both real and complex dynamical systems in low dimensions. The group currently closely interacts with the discrete mathematics group of the KdVI. The research in the Numerical Analysis and Applied Analysis group addresses numerical solution methods for PDE's, as well as problems from computational geometry and medical imagining.
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The UvA is an equal-opportunity employer. We prioritise diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for everyone. We value a spirit of enquiry and perseverance, provide the space to keep asking questions, and promote a culture of curiosity and creativity.
Do you recognize yourself in the job profile? Then we look forward to receiving your application by 15 June 2020. You may apply online by using the button below.
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Because of the severe underrepresentation of women among the academic staff at the KdVI within the Faculty of Science, this vacancy is specifically designed to recruit female talent. We are highly motivated to further improve the gender balance in the KdVI, and we strongly encourage female candidates to apply.
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