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(junior) researcher Data Analytics (0,2 fte, one full day per week)

The Research Program Urban Technology of the Faculty of Technology, Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences (AUAS/HvA) is looking for a 


for our Urban Analytics team. We invite applicants for an one day per week researcher position for a period of 12 months with the possibility to extend after that period. Every year we recruit new data analysts that we train and that work in our research projects. Preferably we look for master students in need for a side job. 

The position 
You will be involved in the overall Urban Analytics team of the research program Urban Technology. You participate actively in research projects in the field of machine learning and data analytics. Our research environment consist of Ubuntu servers with an R and Python programming environment, github and mainstream data managing software (SQL, Excel, Tableau). 

We are looking for 
You are in your final year of a bachelor or in a master program in Artificial Intelligence, Mathematics, Statistics, Econometrics, Operations Research or Computer Science. You have interest in data analysis and have knowledge about statistics at a bachelor level. You have computer skills with R or Python, SQL and visualization techniques are a pre. You are interested in applied research, working in an environment with business partners. You are able to consult with business partners. You have good verbal and written Dutch and English skills. 

The research program 
Urban Technology is a research program of the Faculty of Technology at the University of Applied Science Amsterdam that focusses on research, design and the realization of smart technical solutions for the city. There are four active research themes: Urban Design, Mobility, Circular City and Energy. The program has a current staff of 7 professors and about 45 fte researchers. The faculty includes 6.614 students in engineering, logistics, built environment, aviation, forensics, maritime officer and applied mathematics. To support the research groups we have built up a urban analytics group, which will perform data analyses, mathematical modelling and apply computer algorithms together with the research groups. 
The group will also build an expertise and knowledge center, where researchers, students and lecturers can find techniques and references for the data studies they want to perform. 

What we offer 
We offer a diverse and dynamic position in a challenging and friendly environment. Salary scale 7 (CAO – HBO Collective Agreement for Universities of applied science) applies to this position of education-research employee 4. The gross salary is maximum € 2995,- per month based on full-time employment. The post will initially involve a temporary appointment for 6 months and extension will be dependent on demonstrated suitability for the post and the possibilities for creating a permanent position. 

The AUAS (AUAS Academy) has a comprehensive package of benefits, including a generous holiday scheme and a 13-month salary. In addition, the AUAS offers excellent educational and developmental opportunities and encourages employees to professionalize on a permanent basis. 

If you would like to have more information, do not hesitate to contact Nanda Piersma 06 2244 9921, vacatures@hva.nl. For more information about the Urban Technology research programme, please visit: http://www.hva.nl/urban-technology. 

Click on the link below this vacancy notice to apply online. Applications sent directly to the contact person or sent by any other means will not be considered. This vacancy has been published simultaneously internally and externally. In the event of equivalent suitability, internal candidates will be given preference over external candidates. 

We apply the AUAS Job Application Code to this vacancy’s recruitment and selection process. 
No (recruitment) agencies please.


Gepubliceerd op: 
23 juli 2019