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Department Manager Microelectronics

As department manager of microelectronics, you will be responsible for the efficient and effective organisation and operational management of the department. Interested? Click to read more!

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Mekelweg, Delft, Zuid-Holland
Tijdelijk contract / Tijdelijke opdracht
Uren per week:
36 - 40 uur
€ 4538 - € 5826 per maand
Postdoctoraal, WO
Aantal jaren werkervaring:
10-15 jaar, 5-10 jaar, > 15 jaar


Department Manager Microelectronics

Pro-active, flexible, visionary enthusiastic department manager wanted for one of the most multi-facetted departments of the TU Delft.

Challenge: Maintaining and developing excellence in departmental operations and organization.
Change: Forward-thinking support, supervision and inclusiveness.
Impact: Bolstering and futureproofing the backbone of the department and faculty.

Job description
As department manager of microelectronics, you will be responsible for the efficient and effective organisation and operational management of the department. In this dynamic work environment, in the midst of revolutionary high-tech research, you will play a proactive role and support the department chair and members of the departmental management team in developing, improving and implementing the governance and strategy of the department. Your position will involve close cooperation with the various faculty support units: Finance, Human Resources (HR), Education and Student Affairs, Communication, Campus and Real Estate, Facility Management, the Graduate School and the Valorisation Centre.

Your responsibilities include:
  • Supporting the department chair and members of the departmental management team.
  • Supervising the microelectronics management support team (11 staff) and a team of technicians.
  • Coordinating large projects such as research and education audits and the ongoing relocation of the department.
  • Supporting and overseeing the financial management and administration, including the yearly budget cycle, the regular and timely provision of management information, and supporting the project leaders both in the acquisition phase and operational phase of the projects concerning their project budgets.
  • Establishing and coordinating HR procedures, e.g., (re)appointments of staff, promotions, supporting the yearly result & development cycle.
  • Organising departmental meetings and events.


  • Excellent communication skills in Dutch and English, both spoken and written.
  • Strong organisational capacities with experience in financial management and administration and the ability to develop, implement and monitor strategic and operational plans.
  • An affinity with the research and application domains of the department.
  • Equally strong as individual contributor and team player.
  • A unifying and sensitive approach to organisational and personal relationships.
  • Work experience in a university environment.

At least 5 years of experience in a job with similar responsibilities is a plus.

Conditions of employment
  • A salary according to the Collective Labor Agreement of the Dutch Universities, plus 8% holiday allowance and an end-of-year bonus of 8.3%.
  • An excellent pension scheme via the ABP.
  • The possibility to compile an individual employment package every year.
  • Discount with health insurers.
  • Flexible working week.
  • Every year, 232 leave hours (at 38 hours). You can also sell or buy additional leave hours via the individual choice budget.
  • Plenty of opportunities for education, training and courses.
  • Partially paid parental leave.
  • Attention for working healthy and energetically with the vitality program.

TU Delft (Delft University of Technology)
Delft University of Technology is built on strong foundations. As creators of the world-famous Dutch waterworks and pioneers in biotech, TU Delft is a top international university combining science, engineering and design. It delivers world class results in education, research and innovation to address challenges in the areas of energy, climate, mobility, health and digital society. For generations, our engineers have proven to be entrepreneurial problem-solvers, both in business and in a social context. At TU Delft we embrace diversity and aim to be as inclusive as possible (see our Code of Conduct). Together, we imagine, invent and create solutions using technology to have a positive impact on a global scale.

Challenge. Change. Impact!

Faculty Electrical Engineering, Mathematics and Computer Science
The Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Mathematics and Computer Science (EEMCS) brings together three disciplines - electrical engineering, mathematics and computer science. Combined, they reinforce each other and are the driving force behind the technology we use in our daily lives. Technology such as the electricity grid, which our faculty is helping to make future-proof. We are also working on a world in which humans and computers reinforce each other. We are mapping out disease processes using single cell data, and using mathematics to simulate gigantic ash plumes after a volcanic eruption. There is plenty of room here for ground-breaking research. We educate innovative engineers and have excellent labs and facilities that underline our strong international position. In total, more than 1,100 employees and 4,000 students work and study in this innovative environment.

Click here to go to the website of the Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Mathematics and Computer Science.

Microelectronics Department
The Microelectronics Department is part of the Faculty of Electrical Engineering Mathematics and Computer Science at the TU Delft. It is one of the largest departments at the university, employing 300+ scientific and support staff who perform world-leading research on electronic components, circuits and systems. Due to its societal relevance, much of this research is performed in collaboration with industrial and academic partners. The department is responsible for the education of 700+ MSc and BSc students. This number has grown steadily over the years and as a result, the department keeps growing and evolving as well.

Additional information
For more information you can contact Prof. dr. K.A.A Makinwa, email: k.a.a.makinwa@tudelft.nl.

Application procedure
Are you interested in this vacancy? Please apply before September 1, 2021 via the application form and upload your motivation and CV.
  • A pre-employment screening can be part of the selection procedure.
  • You can apply online. We will not process applications sent by email and/or post.

Acquisition in response to this vacancy is not appreciated.