The Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science from the West University of Timisoara invites applications for a Visiting Professorship in the spring semester of the academic year 2021 - 2022.

The teaching commitment is one Bachelor’s level course + corresponding labs/seminars on the topic Introduction to neurotechnologies (Introducere în neurotehnologii), proposed by the candidate in accordance with the main directions of the Applied Computer Science programme offered by the Department of Computer Science (for details please see https://www.info.uvt.ro/en/bachelors-programmes/). In addition, the Visiting Professor may be involved in mentoring, co-advising BSc/MSc theses and organizing events within the Department, as well as deliver talks in one of our regular scientific seminars (https://www.info.uvt.ro/en/research-centres/) in accordance with their academic and research interests.

The Visiting Professorship is available to suitable candidates with a PhD in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Mathematics, Statistics or related fields and a permanent affiliation to a higher education or research institution from abroad. We seek scientists who have achieved appropriate recognition in their fields of activity and who can contribute to the development of the curriculum offered by the Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science and the enrichment of its students’ education. Experience in teaching and strong communication skills are expected.

The selected academics will receive a Visiting@UVT grant of 6000 RON (~1200 EUR)/month for three months in the second semester of 2021 - 2022 academic year (March-May 2022). They will be hired on a temporary basis by the West University of Timisoara but will maintain the official employment relationship with their institution of origin.

Applications should include the following:
  ● Curriculum Vitae
  ● List of publications
  ● 1 page description of the candidate’s academic profile
  ● Motivation letter detailing interest in collaboration and benefits for the host institution
  ● Course proposal (title, abstract, topics, objectives, methods, targeted results, selected bibliography)
  ● Letter of support from the host department (recommended)

Candidates should submit their applications by e-mail to: claudia.zaharia@e-uvt.ro no later than November 1, 2021. The decision of the selection committee will be announced on November 15, 2021.