Vacancies at VU Computer Science for Assistant & Associate Professors
3 Assistant Professors (UD) / Associate Professors (UHD) in Computer Science
Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam has three openings available for faculty appointments at the junior or mid-career levels. In exceptional cases, a senior faculty appointment will also be considered. The positions are expected to be filled by the beginning of the 2018-19 academic year.
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Applications should be sent by email to firstname.lastname@example.org before April 12, 2018. Please mention the vacancy number in the e-mail header.
Assistant Professors (UD) / Associate Professors (UHD) in Computer Systems
The High Performance Distributed Computing group of the Computer Systems section studies parallel and distributed programming systems in combination with real-world applications. Modern applications with societal impact (e.g., Internet-of-Things, blockchains, Bioinformatics) often need to address a wide spectrum of techniques for data generation and processing, using a range of computing infrastructures from small sensors to big supercomputers.
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CWI spin-off company DuckDB Labs helped create startup MotherDuck which aims to connect DuckDB to the cloud. MotherDuck sports some big names: its CEO is Jordan Tigani, founding engineer at Google’s BigQuery, Google’s fully managed data analysis platform. A big part of the $47.5 million funding comes from Andreessen Horowitz, a prominent venture capital firm, specialized in technology startups.
Breaking ground as the first international conference on Hybrid Human Artificial Intelligence, HHAI22 held its first-ever in-person meeting in Amsterdam in the summer of 2022, establishing the beginnings of an international research community. ADS contributed to the conference by hosting a Meetup around the topic of Hybrid Intelligence.
There are legal rules and ethical frameworks, but little or no practical guidance on responsible design. In her inaugural lecture “System error, please restart”, Nanda Piersma argues what ‘responsible’ means and how we can carry out the (further) development of IT systems in such a way that they earn our trust.