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Assistant Professor in Circularity of Engineering Structures

The candidate is expected to develop a fundamental understanding of the critical engineering factors for circularity in the design, build, maintain and …

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Stevinweg, Delft, Zuid-Holland
Tijdelijk contract / Tijdelijke opdracht
Uren per week:
36 - 40 uur
€ 3637 - € 5656 per maand


The candidate is expected to develop a fundamental understanding of the critical engineering factors for circularity in the design, build, maintain and operate cycle of construction (and other, similar product cycles), specifically in the fields of materials and civil&environmental engineering. These factors include all engineering practices, i.e., innovative technologies and materials but also information flows, regulations and economic driving factors. The candidate shall aim to develop her own group of researchers, delivering research output that can guide relevant stakeholders in producing more circular constructions and form the basis of advanced engineering courses in this field.


The candidate has completed a PhD on a topic which demonstrates her ability to think in fundamental concepts and to model complex processes involving large amounts of data. The candidate should be comfortable with process modelling. The candidate should also be able to communicate with a multidisciplinary group of stakeholders and to develop the necessary skills for attracting funding for PhD studies and managing a group of researchers. The candidate should have a clear style of communication of results in order to reach an audience with a varied background, including students. A postdoc experience in recycling of construction materials and/or reuse of structures will be an advantage.


At the start of the tenure-track you will be appointed as Assistant Professor for the duration of six years. Section leader, department leader and you will agree upon expected performance and (soft) skills. You will receive a start-up package and 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 and parttime employment is possible. 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.

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Additional information

For information about this vacancy, you can contact Prof.dr. Peter Rem e-mail P.C.Rem@tudelft.nl, tel +31 (0)15 27 83617 and Prof.dr. Andrei Metrikine e-mail A.Metrikine@tudelft.nl.

TU Delft creates equal opportunities and encourages women to apply.