Assistant/Associate Professor of Advanced Techniques for Machine and Equipment Design
The assistant or associate professor we are looking for will strengthen the focus on Machine and Equipment Design in the field of Transport and/or Production …
- Mekelweg, Delft, Zuid-Holland
- Tijdelijk contract / Tijdelijke opdracht
- Uren per week:
- 38 - 38 uur
- € 3637 - € 6738 per maand
The assistant or associate professor we are looking for will strengthen the focus on Machine and Equipment Design in the field of Transport and/or Production Engineering and Logistics. You will work on novel approaches for design and modelling of handling equipment functioning in logistic chains. This involves complex multi-machine systems facing increasing process demands such as higher capacities and zero downtime while saving resources and minimizing costs. Your research contributes to the mission of Delft University of Technology: combining science, design and engineering in a socially responsible manner. You will supervise PhD and MSc and BSc students, acquire external funding, teach and develop new courses at undergraduate and graduate levels in Mechanical Engineering, and undertake managerial tasks as required. You will actively collaborate with other research institutes and industry.
The scope of relevant topics of research for this position includes, but is not limited to, large-scale dynamic structures, integrated mechanical systems design, topology optimisation, design optimization, advanced modelling techniques, (production) machine design, granular materials, biomass/bulk solids handling, novel materials, applying machine learning for design, simulation based design, kinematics and dynamics, virtual and rapid prototyping, self-adaptability, metamodeling.
We welcome applicants that have a clear vision on how their research contributes to the field of Machine and Equipment Design, and the research in the Transport Engineering and Logistics section. Candidates should have a PhD and a background in mechanical, industrial or maritime engineering or another relevant field, are active researchers with a multidisciplinary mindset, and are enthusiastic team players. Having experience in university level teaching and applying for research funding would be appreciated.
At the start of the tenure-track you will be appointed as Assistant Professor for the duration of six years. Section leader, department leaders and you will agree upon expected performance and (soft) skills. You will receive formal feedback on performance and skills during annual assessment meetings and the mid-term evaluation. If the performance and skills are evaluated positively at the end of the tenure track, you will be appointed in a permanent Assistant Professor position.
TU Delft offers a customisable compensation package, a discount for health insurance and sport memberships, and a monthly work costs contribution. Flexible work schedules can be arranged. An International Children’s Centre offers childcare and an international primary school. Dual Career Services offers support to accompanying partners. Salary and benefits are in accordance with the Collective Labour Agreement for Dutch Universities.
TU Delft sets specific standards for the English competency of the teaching staff. TU Delft offers training to improve English competency.
Inspiring, excellent education is one of our main aims. If you have less than five years of experience and do not yet have your teaching certificate, we allow you up to three years to obtain this.
For information about this position you can contact Dr D.L. Schott, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information about the selection procedure please contact Nathalie van Benthem, HR advisor, email: email@example.com.
To apply, please send a detailed CV, motivation letter, a research and teaching statement, electronic copies of your top three publications and contact data of at least three references. All required documents should be combined to a single pdf file. Applications should be submitted by email at the earliest convenience to application-3mE@tudelft.nl. When applying for this position, please refer to vacancy number 3mE19-02.