Assistant Professor / Senior Research Position

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Organisation: Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB) & Royal Meteorological Institute of Belgium (RMI)

Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB) and the Royal Meteorological Institute of Belgium (RMI) offer an Assistant Professor / Senior Research position at VUB and RMIB, with focus on the design of AI methods for processing of weather, climate and geophysics data.

The long-term objective is to develop novel Deep Learning methods combined with Physical Modelling for data quality control, information extraction and forecasting from heterogeneous weather, climate and geophysics data.

The organisations offer a full-time position for an initial period of 5 years, renewable for 2 other terms of 5 years after positive evaluation. The appointment takes the form of two half-time contracts to VUB and RMIB respectively.

At the VUB the candidate is appointed at assistant professor level as a 50% ZAP lecturer (bar scale 600) with a temporary appointment for an initial term of 5 years. This can, subject to a positive evaluation, be extended for 2 terms of 5 years with an inclusion in the ZAP framework after 15 years.

At RMIB the candidate is appointed as SW2 (senior researcher) with a half-time employment contract of indefinite duration (19 hours per week).