We are looking for an Assistant Professor who can strengthen our position in the field of electrochemical synthesis and catalysis. The candidate is expected to establish an independent, internationally recognized research group. Electrochemical synthesis, complemented with i.e. photo-redox catalysis, will be a major contributor to the development of novel sustainable chemical transformations (i.e. low waste, low energy). As affiliated to the ARC CBBC, the candidate will have ample opportunities to strengthen academic and industrial cooperation with other CBBC partners (from the University of Groningen, Utrecht University, Eindhoven University of Technology, Shell, AkzoNobel, Nouryon and BASF).
As an Assistant Professor you will:
At the stage of Assistant Professor, 60% of your time is for research, 30% for teaching activities and 10% for organizational tasks.
We encourage you to apply if you have:
And you are:
The University of Groningen is a research university, currently in or around the top 100 on several influential ranking lists. The Faculty of Science and Engineering (FSE) is the largest faculty within the University, offering first-rate education and research in a wide range of science and engineering disciplines.
The position we offer will be embedded in the Stratingh Institute for Chemistry (https://www.rug.nl/research/stratingh/) and affiliated with the nationwide ARC CBBC programme (arc-cbbc.nl).
We offer you a full-time position as an Assistant Professor in our faculty’s tenure track system Career Paths in Science and in accordance with the Collective Labour Agreement for Dutch Universities:
Consider our website for more information about the working conditions at the University of Groningen: https://www.rug.nl/(...)with-us/that-is-why/.
As an Assistant Professor you will enter a tenure track that, if followed successfully, will lead to a Full Professorship in approximately 10 years. In case of a full-time contract, you will initially be appointed for 7 years and your performance will be assessed after 5 years. Please consider Career Paths in Science for a complete description of our tenure track system as well as the criteria for promotion: https://www.rug.nl/(...)paths-in-science.pdf.
We invite you to submit a complete application including:
You may apply for this position until 19 April 11:59pm/before 20 April 2020, Dutch local time (CET) by means of the application form (click on "Apply" below on the advertisement on the university website).
The selection interviews in Groningen will take place in the second half of May or in June 2020.
We are an equal opportunity employer that values diversity. We have adopted an active policy to increase the number of female scientists across all disciplines of the university. Therefore, women are encouraged to apply. Our selection procedure follows the guidelines of the Recruitment code (NVP), http://nvp-plaza.nl/download/?id=7714 and European Commission's European Code of Conduct for recruitment of researchers, https://euraxess.ec.europa.eu/jobs/charter/code
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