Ruhr-Universität Bochum

TENURE-TRACK JUNIOR-PROFESSORSHIP IN MATERIALS INFORMATICS AND DATA SCIENCES

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22.02.2019 - 09:13
Job-ID
BO-2019-02-21-236257
Job type

Description

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.

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 appointed to a permanent position as professor (W2). The evaluation criteria can be found at www.icams.de/content/open-positions/tt_criteria.

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).

 

Requirements

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 as 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: icams@rub.de

Kontaktdaten

Contact person
Mr Prof. Ingo Steinbach
Location
Universitätsstr.
150
44801 Bochum
Germany
Phone
+49 234 3229371
E-mail address

Type of employment

Vollzeit

Weitere Informationen

Institute / Institution
Faculty of Mechanical Engineering
Period of employment
by arrangement
Application Deadline
Sunday, 31. March 2019 - 23:59

Compensation

W 1 BesG NRW