Dear colleagues, Please, consider below open position (www.academictransfer.com/36031) and forward to suitable candidates. Kind regards Stephan Assistant Professor of Design of Distributed Socio-Technical Systems ==================================================================== Specifications ============== Location Delft Function types Professors, associate professors, assistant professors and lecturers Scientific fields Engineering Hours 38.0 hours per week Salary maximum € 5330 Education Doctorate Job number ATTBM16-023 Translations en About employer Delft University of Technology (TU Delft) Short link www.academictransfer.com/36031 Apply for this job within 20 days Job description =============== We are seeking a candidate with a strong background in computer science, design science and technology, or a related field, who is intrigued by interdisciplinary research in large-scale socio-technical systems. We need someone with drive and commitment to make a difference in surmounting the challenges to these systems caused by societal developments. Participatory systems designed and studied within the Systems Engineering Group include distributed energy markets, supply-demand networks, international food chain management, crisis management, and health systems, as well as systems designed to increase citizen participation for safety. This position extends our current research portfolio to focus on the design of system dynamics. Research through design, often in co-creation with relevant stakeholders, is the methodology most often deployed. Could you strengthen our international, interdisciplinary, leading-edge research group? Do you have the background, drive and commitment to explore the design space for participation, to analyse, design and orchestrate coordination of self-management and emergence, to study dynamics of participatory system behaviour, to explore changing roles and their implications, and to work together with experts from many different fields? A Tenure Track, a process leading up to a permanent appointment with the prospect of becoming an Associate or full Professor, offers young, talented academics a clear and attractive career path. During the Tenure Track, you will have the opportunity to develop into an internationally acknowledged and recognised academic. We offer a structured career and personal development programme designed to offer individual academics as much support as possible. For more information about the Tenure Track and the personal development programme, please visit www.tudelft.nl/tenuretrack. Requirements ============ Applicants should have the following qualifications: 1. a strong background in system design; 2. a PhD in Computer Science, Design Science, Multi-Agent System Technology, or a related field; 3. excellent scientific credentials; 4. experience with different design approaches for complex system design; 5. demonstrated appreciation for, experience with and ability to work in an academic, interdisciplinary environment with both social scientists and computer scientists, preferably with research experience; 6. excellent didactic qualities and experience in teaching in interdisciplinary teaching programmes; 7. a track record in attracting external funding; 8. a strong (international) network within the academic, industry and national and international governmental organisations. Conditions of employment ======================== A tenure-track position is offered for six years. Based on performance indicators agreed upon at the start of the appointment, a decision will be made by the fifth year whether to offer you a permanent faculty position. The TU Delft offers a customisable compensation package, a discount for health insurance and sport memberships, and a monthly work costs contribution. Flexible work schedules can be arranged. An International Children’s Centre offers childcare and an international primary school. Dual Career Services offers support to accompanying partners. Salary and benefits are in accordance with the Collective Labour Agreement for Dutch Universities. The TU Delft sets specific standards for the English competency of the teaching staff. The TU Delft offers training to improve English competency. Inspiring, excellent education is our central aim. If you have less than five years of experience and do not yet have your teaching certificate, we allow you up to three years to obtain this. For more information about this position or to apply, please contact Prof. F. M. T. Brazier, phone: +31 (0)15-2787529, email: f.m.brazier@tudelft.nl. To apply, please e-mail a detailed CV, list of publications and references along with a letter of application by 5 October 2016 to Olivie Beek, vacature-tbm@tudelft.nl. When applying for this position, please refer to vacancy number ATTBM16-023. Contract type: Temporary, Tenure track with possibility of advancement Employer ======== Delft University of Technology (the TU Delft) is a multifaceted institution offering education and carrying out research in the technical sciences at an internationally recognised level. Education, research and design are strongly oriented towards applicability. The TU Delft develops technologies for future generations, focusing on sustainability, safety and economic vitality. At the TU Delft you will work in an environment where technical sciences and society converge. The TU Delft comprises eight faculties, unique laboratories, research institutes and schools. Department ========== Technology, Policy & Management – Designing systems to enable participation in today’s networked society is one of the main challenges in system design. Addressing this challenge is the aim of the “Governance and Participation” research programme within the Faculty of Technology, Policy and Management (TPM) at the TU Delft. Analysing, modelling and designing the dynamics of participatory socio-technical systems is core to this programme. The Systems Engineering Group within the TU Delft is seeking to fill an open tenure-track position in the design of large-scale distributed socio-technical systems, in particular in the design of self-organisation and emergence (www.participatorysystems.org). Additional information ====================== F. M. T. Brazier +31 (0)15-2787529

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