PhD Teaching Assistant (V32.3554)

PhD Teaching Assistant

The department of Mathematics and Computer Science of the Eindhoven University of Technology, the Netherlands has open positions for PhD-Teaching Assistants (5 years).
Position
PhD-student
Department(s)
Department of Mathematics & Computer Science
FTE
1,0
Date off
31/12/2018
Reference number
V32.3554

The department of Mathematics and Computer Science (M&CS) of the Eindhoven University of Technology, the Netherlands has a permanent position open for PhD-TA students. The PhD-TA position is a five year research-teaching position and should lead to a PhD thesis. A PhD-TA student conducts and publishes scientific research and spends about 30% of her/his time on teaching (e.g. tutorials, practical classes and/or lectures). The research topic is open and can in principle be chosen by the candidate.

If you are interested in a PhD-TA position please make sure you arrange the requested steps mentioned in the vacancy before applying.

Job requirements

  • You have a solid background in mathematics and/or computer science;
  • You have good communication skills in English, both in speaking and in writing;
  • You have a sound understanding of mathematical (in particular combinatorial) optimization and/or theoretical computer science;
  • You have experience in teaching and have developed didactic skills;
  • In addition, you are inquisitive, analytically talented, and preferably equipped with implementation skills;
  • Creativity and team spirit are also very welcome.

We offer

  • A challenging job for 5 years in a dynamic and ambitious university and a stimulating research environment;
  • We offer you training components towards a University Teaching Qualification (UTQ,in Dutch BKO) or components of a Post-Graduate Certificate in Education (teaching in Dutch secondary schools);
  • We offer your support with your professional and personal development;
  • A gross salary per month of € 2266,- (first year) as a PhD up to € 2897,- (final year) in accordance with the Collective Labor Agreement of the Dutch Universities;
  • 8% holiday allowance and 8.3% end of the year allowance;
  • An extensive package of fringe benefits (e.g. support in moving expenses, excellent technical infrastructure, on-campus child care, and excellent sports facilities).

Information

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Application 

To apply for a PhD-TA position, the following should be arranged:

  • The candidate should have full support from a promoter and a daily supervisor (who could be the same person as the promoter) from the department of M&CS;
  • The candidate should have prepared a written research proposal that is approved by the anticipated supervisors (or formulated together with the anticipated supervisors);
  • The candidate should provide a written motivation for applying for a PhD-TA (including the motivation for teaching);
  • The candidate should provide a detailed curriculum vitae, including teaching experience and an overview of the performance of her/his graduate program (e.g. course grades);
  • The candidate should provide at least one reference (who could be one of the supervisors);
  • The candidate should provide copies of diplomas.

If you are interested in a PhD-TA position please make sure you arrange the requested steps mentioned in the vacancy before applying.

If you would like to apply, please send us your application by using the 'apply for this job' button at the top of this page. Applications via e-mail will not be accepted.