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Top position in Artificial Intelligence research

WorkplaceNijmegen, Geert Grooteplein Zuid 10, All regions, Netherlands

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.
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Radboud AI for Health
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.

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 strives 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.


Top position in Artificial Intelligence research

Job description
To exploit the opportunities that Artificial Intelligence (AI) offers for healthcare , the Radboud AI for Health team is looking for specialists and researchers in AI technology at the level from associate professor in a career track to full professor or in a tenure track.

Joining Radboud AI for Health means becoming part of a vibrant environment that brings together specialists in AI technology developing and applying groundbreaking AI applications for healthcare. A rapidly growing group of international influential researchers with a leading position in the field of Artificial Intelligence. A unique ground for innovation in healthcare in a close cooperation between the Radboudumc and the Radboud University. All in the beautiful Dutch historical city of Nijmegen and in a dynamic, enjoyable and inclusive AI-team of about 60 highly skilled colleagues.

Worldwide we are known as experts in analyzing X-ray and CT images with AI and for our exceptional knowledge and innovations in the field of analyzing microscopic images in Pathology using AI. We support doctors and healthcare staff in our clinic. In doing so, we make many processes better, more efficient and, in some cases, even automatic. Our vision is that the translation of AI-applications to the clinic could significantly improve the quality of care. Our common goal is the best care for patients and to make sure it is affordable, now and in the future. And in education we share our knowledge with our students: PhD’s and master students with a fresh pair of eyes in science.

Our ambition is to fully exploit the opportunities AI offers to make unconventional advances in health and healthcare. As a next step we are now investing in new ‘talent’ in Radboud AI. Therefore we are recruiting researchers in several areas at levels from associate professor in a career track to full professor and researchers in different areas at levels from postdoc to assistant professor. Join our team!


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.

We offer

Terms of 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%.
  • As a full-time employee, 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.

Contact and Address

All additional information about the vacancy can be obtained from mr. Bob de Jonge, senior policy advisor. Use the application 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 .

What else can you expect?
When you join us, we require a certificate of conduct (verklaring omtrent het gedrag, vog) and there will be, depending on the type of job, a screening based on the provided cv. You do not have to do anything for this; we will tell you more later. Read more what our International Office can do for you when moving to the Netherlands, about the application process or view our frequently asked questions.

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