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Joint UTWENTE-ING Associate Professor of AI & Finance

ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE (AI) IS A HOT TOPIC. THE NETHERLANDS IS WORKING HARD AND FAST TO TAKE ITS AI STRATEGY AND INNOVATIVE POWER TO A HIGHER LEVEL AND YOU CAN MAKE A VITAL CONTRIBUTION.

Read more about a unique vacancy at the University of Twente that will connect you directly to Kickstart AI, the catalyst for artificial intelligence in the Netherlands.

Are you a senior researcher and an excellent teacher? Do you have a connection with the financial world and a large dose of enthusiasm about the possibilities of AI in this sector? And are you ready to merge your strengths with those of five high-profile Dutch companies – Ahold, ING, KLM, NS, and Philips? Then our vacancy for a joint University of Twente-ING Associate Professor of AI & Finance may be the perfect opening for you.

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In this vacancy, you get to be a bridge between scientific research and high-tech innovations in finance.Sebastian Piest (35), Researcher AI, Hightech Business and Entrepreneurship Department, UT

Part of the Kickstart AI initiative

As an Associate Professor and  active contributor to the Kickstart AI initiative, you will be specifically assigned to the close collaboration with ING Bank’s FinTech Research. The job offers a unique opportunity for you to get the rich possibilities of AI and experimental research applied in the business world.

Fusing tech and social sciences

At UT, we see technology as a people story: the science we develop is aimed at impacting people and society. Against the backdrop of our strategy for this decade, Shaping 2030, we want to connect the world of research and teaching with the day-to-day realities of financial business. Building on some 80 years of impressive efforts to develop AI, we are now looking at the social, ethical, and legal sides of this exciting and game-changing technology. In your position, you will research ground-breaking technology, while also teaching students and discussing challenging societal issues, such as Valuation, Explainability, and Compliance.

The atmosphere here is pragmatic and informal – as well as highly professional.’Sebastian Piest (35), Researcher AI, Hightech Business and Entrepreneurship Department, UT

Looking to augment your career in AI and FinTech, while working for the UT and ING simultaneously? This is your chance!


WORKING AT THE UT

We encourage and value an entrepreneurial attitude. We offer great career prospects, ambitious and talented colleagues. A lot of opportunities to continue developing your skills. And, naturally, a great salary and excellent secondary employment conditions. In addition, the greenery and facilities at our magnificent campus constitute the perfect work environment in the 'smart-city of Twente.

Our facilities for top research are state-of-the-art: MESA+ NanoLabBioNanoLabVirtual Reality LabDataLabExperimental Centre for Technical Medicine (ECTM)LEO-Center for Service Robotics, the supersonic wind tunnel, DesignLabBMS LabTPRC, SmartXp, and TCO. In modern laboratories, our researchers often work together on simulations, tests, and prototypes with external parties. Learn more via our Research page.