[Comp-neuro] Tenured Academic Staff Computational Neuroscience

Erik De Schutter erik at tnb.ua.ac.be
Mon Apr 2 06:43:45 CEST 2007

The University of Antwerp (Belgium) is seeking to fill the following  
full-time vacancy (m/f) at the Department Biomedical Sciences of the  
Faculty Pharmaceutical, Biomedical and Veterinary Sciences:

Tenured Academic Staff
Computational Neuroscience

Job description:

The assignment consists of lecturing duties, scientific research and  
service to the Neuroinformatics national node and to society. During  
the first period of (maximum) ten years, scientific research will be  
the main activity.
The candidate is expected to acquire external funding (national and  
Profile and requirements:

- you hold a doctoral degree in (computational) neuroscience
- your work interfaces well with experimental neuroscience and  
integrates with the research of the Laboratory for Theoretical  
- you have an international scientific CV, your academic achievements  
are situated within the top 10% of the broader field of study.

We offer:

A full-time position as ‘docent’ (= level of lecturer, starting  
annual salary of about 45,000€ without bonuses) or higher,  
commensurate with the experience and the academic qualifications. The  
appointment is initially for a period of three years, after which it  
can become tenured depending on a favourable evaluation.
The expected date of appointment is October 1, 2007 or later.

Please fill out the mandatory application form (see http:// 
www.ua.ac.be/personeelsdienst or call +32 3 265 31 53/54) and send it  
to the University of Antwerp, Campus Middelheim, Personnel Department  
(cel AP), Middelheimlaan 1, BE-2020 Antwerpen, Belgium, at the latest  
on 28th April 2007.
Please add to your application form:
- a detailed research proposal for the next five years (5-10 pages)
- a report of their previous activities of scientific research.
Further information can be obtained from:

Prof. Dr. D. Snyders (Dirk.Snyders at ua.ac.be), Chairman of the  
Department of Biomedical Sciences, regarding the profile and the  
description of duties;
Prof. Dr. E. De Schutter (erik at tnb.ua.ac.be) for information about  
the Laboratory for Theoretical Neurobiology.
Dr. E. Spruyt (tel. +32 3 265 30 12), Head of the Research  
Department, regarding the special research status;
Ms. V. Bogaert (tel. +32 3 265 31 64), Head of the Academic Personnel  
service, regarding the terms of the appointment.

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