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AISB opportunities Bulletin Item

Vacancy Assistant Professor Game & Media Technology, Utrecht

The department Information and Computing Sciences of Utrecht University is 
looking for an

           Assistant Professor in Game and Media Technology

We search for candidates that have a strong scientific interest in one or
more of the following computer science areas: geometric modeling and
reconstruction, computer graphics, applied computational geometry,
geometric pattern recognition and 3D biometrics.

The tasks consists of both research and teaching. You are expected to 
perform independent, original research at an internationally recognized 
level. You will teach courses in the master program Game and Media Technology, 
and in the bachelor program Computer Science offered by the department. You 
are expected to supervise master students and PhD students.

The position is related to the education and research of the groups 
Multimedia & Geometry, and Games & Virtual Worlds, which carry out the 
master program Game & Media Technology, see 
and The large number of students, 
and high student appreciation scores make the Master program Game & Media 
Technology very successful. 

We perform fundamental and application oriented research, with an emphasis 
on the algorithmic aspects. The department participates in the Center for 
Advanced Gaming and Simulation, 

We ask 
Candidates should have a PhD in computer science or related discipline. 
Scientific creativity and productivity must be shown by publications in 
international journals and conferences within the indicated areas. 
Candidates preferably have teaching experience.

We offer
The position is for a period of five years. The salary will be max.  4,284.- 
gross per month (scale 10/11) depending on qualifications and experience. 
The salary is supplemented with a holiday allowance of 8%, and an end-of 
year bonus of 6,4% gross per year. In addition we offer partially paid 
parental leave, subsidy for child care, flexible employment conditions in 
which you may trade salary for vacation days or vice versa. The employment 
conditions are based on the Collective Employment Agreement of the Dutch 

For more information contact dr. R. Veltkamp .
See also

To apply, please send your application including your motiviation, a CV, 
list of publications, and at least two references to 
    Faculty of Science
    Personnel Department
    attn. Mrs H. Blom
    P.O. Box 80.010
    3508 TA Utrecht
    The Netherlands 

or send an email to 

Please cite vacancy number 62811.

The application deadline is August 7, 2008.