AIMS Rwanda seeks junior research chair

The African Institute of Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) Rwanda is looking for a Junior Research Chair in Data Science at Quantum Leap Africa (QLA). The position will be research-oriented without any teaching responsibilities; giving seminars is expected, and giving a short course is encouraged. Other teaching opportunities can be arranged depending on preference and demand.
The position comes with a competitive salary and administrative support, as well as financial support to attend and organise scientific events, to hire students, and to cover expenses related to leading a research group at AIMS. The new Junior Research Chair will work jointly with the AIMS-Carnegie Research Chair in Data Science, Professor Franca Hoffmann. The appointment will be for a period of 3 years with a possibility of extension.
The start date for the position is October 2021, but an earlier start date is possible. To apply, please complete an application form and submit the following by 30 April 2021 at 23:59 CAT:
  1. Research statement (3-7 pages including references)
  2. CV including a publications list
  3. Recommendation letters: candidates should arrange for at least two letters from senior researchers to be sent directly to the QLA Program Coordinator Ms Molly Mutesi at
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