One Lecturer in Decision Theory (4 months 0,3 fte) (V39.2998)

One Lecturer in Decision Theory (4 months 0,3 fte)

preferable starting date: 15 October 2017
Position
Other academic staff
Departments
Department of Industrial Engineering & Innovation Sciences
FTE
0,3
Date off
31/08/2017
Reference number
V39.2998

Job description

The Department of Philosophy and Ethics at Eindhoven University of Technology in the Netherlands seeks a fixed-term lecturer with strong competency in the area of decision theory for a large Decision Theory course for engineering undergraduates.  Candidates will have earned a PhD or have a dissertation defense date scheduled by the date of application. Fluency in English is required. Since the Department strives for a better gender balance, women are especially encouraged to apply. 

Tasks

  • Teaching Decision Theory at BSc level as responsible lecturer. 

Job requirements

The candidate is expected to have the following qualifications:

  • A Ph.D. degree or defense date scheduled;
  • Excellence in teaching as shown by course evaluations;
  • Excellent communication and organization skills;
  • Mastery of the English language;
  • Ability to teach a collaborative course together with a lecturer from Psychology; affinity with technology and the engineering sciences.

Conditions of employment

We offer:

  • a challenging job in a dynamic and ambitious group and department;
  • a fixed-term, four-month appointment for the period October 15, 2017 – February 15, 2017;
  • a gross monthly salary between € 2.588,00 and € 4084,00 (based on a fulltime salary), depending on experience and knowledge;

This salary excludes the standard yearly holiday allowance of 8% of the yearly salary and end year allowance of 8.3% of the yearly salary.

Information and application

More information about the Department of Philosophy and Ethics can be found at http://p-e.ieis.tue.nl/. If you need more information about these positions please contact the head of the Department, Dr. Wybo Houkes; phone: +31 40-247 5943; email: W.N.Houkes@tue.nl. Information about the terms of employment can be obtained from Ms. Kim van Puijenbroek, HR Advisory IE&IS; (pz.ieis@tue.nl). Further information about Eindhoven University of Technology can be found at www.tue.nl

Application

Your application must contain the following documents (all in English):

  • Cover letter where you motivate your interest in the vacancy and explicitly state in which ways you represent a good match;
  • An extensive curriculum vitae, including teaching evaluations;
  • Names and contact information of two persons willing to provide teaching references;
  • If your degree is not from an English-spoken program, proof of proficiency in English (such as IELTS or TOEFL) needs to be included in your package. 

If you are interested, we invite you to apply before 1 September, 2017. Interviews will be held in the second week of September. You can apply by pressing the ‘apply now’ button for this vacancy on the TU/e web-site. 

(Please note that a maximum of 5 documents can be uploaded, so if you have more than 5 documents you will need to combine them. Please do not send applications by e-mail).