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Assistant Professor / Associate Professor of Visual Computing

The Department of Intelligent Systems at Delft University of Technology is looking for an Assistant Professor/Associate Professor in the field of visual …

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Mekelweg, Delft, Zuid-Holland
Tijdelijk contract / Tijdelijke opdracht
Uren per week:
38 - 40 uur
€ 3389 - € 5656 per maand


The Department of Intelligent Systems at Delft University of Technology is looking for an Assistant Professor/Associate Professor in the field of visual computing, which can include the areas of computer graphics, computer vision, image processing, display technology, data-driven solutions, and perceptual methods. The Assistant Professor/Associate Professor will supervise PhD students, interns, and Bachelor’s and Master’s students, and will teach at the BSc and MSc levels. The appointee will also be responsible for management tasks, acquisition of research projects, and valorisation.

We offer a competitive starting package including one funded PhD student, excellent hardware and software facilities, adequate travel funds, and strong teaching support both through our highly qualified teaching team and through a large pool of enthusiastic teaching assistants.


The candidate we seek is a motivated and dedicated researcher. The candidate holds a PhD degree in a relevant discipline (e.g. computer science, mathematics, physics, electrical engineering). Additionally, the candidate should:

  • be a team player. Experience in initiating and participating in (international) research programmes and in collaborative projects with scientific/industrial partners is an advantage.
  • be an enthusiastic teacher with the motivation to engage in the educational environment and an openness towards modern teaching methodologies.
  • preferably, have experience with different application domains and a keen eye for technical and scientific solutions.
  • have proficiency in English of at least level C1-II (a certificate is not needed).      


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 our central aim. 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.

Additional information

For information about this vacancy, you can contact Prof. Elmar Eisemann, Head of the section, email: e.eisemann@tudelft.nl, tel: +31 (0)15 278528.

For information about the selection procedure, please contact Emiel Turlings, HR-Advisor, email: hr-eemcs@tudelft.nl.

To apply, please e-mail, before September 8, 2019: (1) a cover letter describing your motivation and suitability for the position; (2) a detailed CV including a list of publications; (3) the names of at least three references, (4) a research statement covering your long term vision, strategy, and societal impact; (5) a teaching statement; (6) a diversity and inclusion statement.

When applying for this position, please refer to vacancy number EWI2019-46.