Vacancies 98701-Full-professor/career-track-towards-full-professor-in-AI-for-analyzing-medical-images-in-Patho

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About the position

  • 32-36 hours per week
  • Temporary
  • 5 years with a possible extension

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Job description

Radboud Artificial Intelligence (AI) for Health already has a world leading position in medical image analyses for Pathology and Radiology. To further exploit the opportunities that AI offers for the improvement of healthcare in these medical specialisms, our team is looking for a researcher in...

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Job description

Radboud Artificial Intelligence (AI) for Health already has a world leading position in medical image analyses for Pathology and Radiology. To further exploit the opportunities that AI offers for the improvement of healthcare in these medical specialisms, our team is looking for a researcher in AI technology at the level from associate professor in a career track to full professor.

In this challenging and new position you are internally and externally the leader in applying AI for analyzing medical images in Pathology and Radiology. You will establish and lead a new research group on the crossroad of these two specialisms and as an authority in your field you will represent Radboud AI for Health in relevant forums and networks, nationally and internationally. By doing so, you are also a key player in raising funds for research. Your focus will be on doing research and effectuate groundbreaking innovations in AI for healthcare in your field. This in an international team of highly skilled and inspiring specialists with the ambition to significantly improve the quality of care by using AI technology. At the same time, as an inspiring teacher, you will share your knowledge with our PhD’s and master students and participate in developing new educational courses.

The next twenty years the amount of medical images in Pathology and Radiology that need to be analyzed will multiply significantly. But the resources to analyze all the data will not grow as such. AI offers unique possibilities to extract biomarkers from huge amounts of medical images to predict better outcomes, effectiveness of (expensive) medication and choose the right therapy. Also, AI can improve the quality of the medical images.

With a combined AI analysis of radiological and pathological data we expect to improve oncological care for various cancer types. You will have the lead in research that will change healthcare in Pathology and Radiology in a drastic way.

We offer a responsible and influential position with direct impact on the quality of future medical care at the global leader in Artificial Intelligence for healthcare.


Department

Radboud AI for Health is the global leader in Artificial Intelligence for healthcare. A rapidly growing international group of about 60 highly skilled researchers in AI with the ambition to make groundbreaking advances in healthcare by using AI technology. Radboud AI for Health is a cooperation...

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Department

Radboud AI for Health is the global leader in Artificial Intelligence for healthcare. A rapidly growing international group of about 60 highly skilled researchers in AI with the ambition to make groundbreaking advances in healthcare by using AI technology. Radboud AI for Health is a cooperation between the Radboudumc and the Radboud University, based in the beautiful Dutch historic city of Nijmegen
 
Read more about Radboud AI for Health and its ambition.
 
Radboudumc
Radboud university medical center is a university medical center for patient care, scientific research, and education in Nijmegen. With 10.000 employees and a turnover of over 1 Billion Euro, the Radboud university medical center striver to be at the forefront of shaping the healthcare of the future. We do this in a person-centered and innovative way, and in close collaboration with our network. We want to have a significant impact on healthcare. We want to improve with each passing day, continuously working towards better healthcare, research, and education. And gaining a better understanding of how diseases arise and how we can prevent, treat, and cure them, day in and day out. This way, every patient always receives the best healthcare, now and in the future. That's why we do what we do.

Read more about our strategy and what working at Radboud university medical center means. Our colleagues would be happy to tell you about it. #weareradboudumc

Radboud University
At Radboud University we want to get the best out of science, others and ourselves. Why? Because this is what the world around us desperately needs. Leading research and education make an indispensable contribution to a healthy, free world with equal opportunities for all. This is what unites the more than 22,000 students and 5,000 employees at Radboud University. And this requires even more talent, collaboration and lifelong learning. You have a part to play!


Profile

You are an excellent investigator and experienced in leading eminent and pioneering research in AI. You have outstanding leadership qualities, you know how to attract and inspire talented researchers. Ensuring a stimulating, honest and ambitious culture comes natural to you. In doing so, you look...

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Profile

You are an excellent investigator and experienced in leading eminent and pioneering research in AI. You have outstanding leadership qualities, you know how to attract and inspire talented researchers. Ensuring a stimulating, honest and ambitious culture comes natural to you. In doing so, you look beyond the boundaries of your own research group and you contribute significantly to our collective mission and vision. At the same time you are an inspiring teacher.

You are able to develop teaching activities, to supervise and mentor students and to coordinate and implement teaching in various teaching formats. Besides this, you are an open and empathetic colleague. Pleasant collaboration within and outside your research group and with our medical staff is one of your main goals. You are able to carry out your innovative vision and ideas in close cooperation with all the professionals involved. Therefore you have excellent communication skills and you are a real motivator for others to develop, with a modern view on team science.

In addition:

  • You have a PhD degree.
  • You have approximately 8 years of work experience after completion of your PhD.
  • You have proven financial recruitment power as demonstrated by two research grants obtained in competition. Preferably at least one important personal grant that financed your own appointment and your research group.
  • You have obtained Basic Teaching Qualification (BKO), or you are willing to do so.
  • You are a key player in a broad network relevant to your field at a national and international level.
  • Finally, you recognize yourself in the Radboud way of working.

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Terms of employment

The salary depends on education and experience. Scale 14 (max 7.298) or scale 16 (max 8.897) gross per month for full-time employment. Working at Radboud university medical center means that you are ahead of the curve and working together on the healthcare of the future. But there is more. Our...

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Terms of employment

The salary depends on education and experience. Scale 14 (max 7.298) or scale 16 (max 8.897) gross per month for full-time employment. Working at Radboud university medical center means that you are ahead of the curve and working together on the healthcare of the future. But there is more. Our secondary terms of employment are impressive. These are fully tailored to you thanks to our Employment Conditions Selection Model. At Radboud university medical center, you will be given trust, and you will take the responsibility to handle everything together. We provide annual courses, both professional and personal.

  • In addition to your monthly salary and an annual vacation allowance of 8%, you will receive an end-of-year bonus of 8.3%.
  • If you work irregular hours, you will receive an allowance.
  • As a full-time employee (36 hours per week), you are entitled to approximately 168 vacation hours (over 23 days) per year.
  • Radboud university medical center pays 70% of the pension premium. You pay the rest of the premium with your gross salary.
  • You get a discount on health insurance as well: you can take advantage of two group health insurance plans. UMC Zorgverzekering and CZ collectief.
 
 
In addition to our terms of employment, we also offer employees various other attractive facilities, such as childcare and sports facilities. Want to learn more? Take a look at the CAO UMC.


Application procedure

This vacancy is open until filled. Radboudumc feels strongly about achieving an even male/female representation in the position of professor and prefers to appoint a female candidate when equally qualified.

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Application procedure

This vacancy is open until filled. Radboudumc feels strongly about achieving an even male/female representation in the position of professor and prefers to appoint a female candidate when equally qualified.

What else can you expect?

When you begin employment, we will request a certificate of conduct (VOG) and, depending on the position, you may be screened. You do not need to do anything for this; we will inform you later. 
 
Radboud university medical center is an employer that welcomes everyone. Every colleague brings valuable experience, expertise, and creativity. We believe in the benefits of a diverse and inclusive organization. #weareradboudumc

Read more about our application procedure or take a look at the frequently asked questions
 
We are recruiting for this vacancy ourselves. We only accept applications directly from the applicants themselves, but intermediaries are welcome to share our vacancies in their networks.​


Contact

All additional information about the vacancy can be obtained from Prof. Alain van Gool, full professor. Use the Apply button to submit your application.

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Contact

All additional information about the vacancy can be obtained from Prof. Alain van Gool, full professor. Use the Apply button to submit your application.

Is it too soon for you to directly apply for this job? Do you first want to know more about Radboud AI for Health and what it can bring you? Please read more about our AI research leaders and why they chose for Radboudumc.

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