[ecoop-info] Postdoctoral Fellowship Position at the University of Groningen

Paris Avgeriou paris.avgeriou at gmail.com
Mon Feb 11 09:54:48 CET 2019

The University of Groningen is a research university with a global 
outlook, deeply rooted in Groningen, City of Talent. Quality has had top 
priority for four hundred years, and with success: the University is 
currently in or around the top 100 on several influential global ranking 

The FSE Fellowship programme
Our unique FSE fellowship programme offers temporary positions for 
talented junior researchers who want to further develop both their 
research and teaching skills. You will have an appointment for four 
years during which you can do challenging research, have teaching 
responsibilities (approximately 30% of the time), and be offered 
opportunities for training and career orientation.
You will receive didactic training in your first year and have the 
opportunity to obtain a University Teaching Qualification from the third 
year. In addition to the yearly Result and Development Interviews with 
your supervisors, you will have a yearly meeting with a career 
counsellor to discuss your career development and plans.
A personal budget of a €1000 per year is dedicated for additional 
training and career activities.
The preferred starting date of the fellow is before September 2019.

Job description
We are seeking for a candidate who can be embedded in, and contribute 
to, research in software engineering. Relevant research aspects include 
but are not limited to software architecture, software maintenance and 
evolution, requirements engineering, software analytics, software 
testing, human aspects in software engineering and empirical software 
engineering. Preference will be given to embedding you into the current 
Software Engineering group.
You will be responsible for teaching courses at the Bachelor level in 
the Computer Science programme, with a focus on forming broad skills in 
Computer Science. Typical courses that qualify are programming, 
algorithms and data structures, operating systems, as well as software 
engineering courses such as software testing, software quality 
assurance, and software engineering capstone project. Furthermore, you 
will be involved in submitting and supervising Bachelor projects, which 
typically contain a significant research component.


You have

•    A PhD, obtained no longer than 3 years ago, preferably from another 
university than the University of Groningen;
•    a promising research record;
•    affinity with teaching; individuals with actual teaching experience 
will be favoured;
•    an excellent command of English.

Conditions of employment
You will have an initial appointment of one year that will be extended 
by 3 years if you perform satisfactorily. The fellowship will not be 
extended after the four years period. The starting salary is dependent 
on the date you obtained your PhD and your postdoctoral years.
•    0 years: €3.255,- gross per month for a fulltime position.
•    1 year: € 3.389,- gross per month for a fulltime position.
•    2 years €3.514,- gross per month for a fulltime position.
•    3 years €3.637,- gross per month for a fulltime position.

The UFO-profile Researcher/Lecturer (scale 10) applies.

In addition to the primary salary the University offers 8% holiday 
allowance and an end-of-year bonus of 8,3%.

The University of Groningen provides career services for partners of new 
faculty members moving to Groningen.

The University of Groningen has adopted an active policy to increase the 
number of female scientists across all disciplines of the university. 
Therefore, female candidates are especially encouraged to apply.

Interested candidates are invited to submit a complete application 
•    A letter of motivation.
•    A Curriculum Vitae, including a list of publications.
•    A short description (max 1A4) of your teaching interests (extra 
attachment 1).
•    A short description (max 1A4) of your scientific field of interest 
(extra attachment 2).

In this stage of the recruitment we don’t ask for reference letters.
You may apply for this position until 21 March 11:59pm Dutch local time 

Bachelor degree programmes 
Research institute https://www.rug.nl/research/bernoulli/
Research group http://www.cs.rug.nl/search/
For information you can contact
Yvonne Folkers, coordinator of the FSE Fellowship Programme, 
Y.Folkers at rug.nl
Prof. Paris Avgeriou (p.avgeriou at rug.nl)

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