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Assistant Professor of Public organisations / Public Procurement in construction

In this Tenure Track position, you will play a significant part in pursuing the Chair's mission to develop academic insights, theoretical frameworks, …

bijna 4 jaar geleden


Mekelweg, Delft, Zuid-Holland
Tijdelijk contract / Tijdelijke opdracht
Uren per week:
32 - 38 uur
€ 3545 - € 5513 per maand


In this Tenure Track position, you will play a significant part in pursuing the Chair's mission to develop academic insights, theoretical frameworks, practical tools and fundamental principles and increase the level of professionalism of public construction clients. This will stimulate the resilience of the commissioning role of public construction organizations and support them in meeting the demand develivering public services that secure a high performing, flexible, sustainable and circular built environment.

In collaboration with the Design and Construction Management group your focus will be on developing and applying scientific knowledge related to public management and administration, governance structures, management of innovation and change, public procurement, public private collaboration, and project governance. During the tenure period you will continue to build your personal academic profile, with respect to the international scientific community and the several communities of practice in the construction industry. To this end, you will:

• publish in authoritative international journals

• play a role in international conferences and networks

• collaborate with the professional community in developing applications of your academic findings

• initiate and co-author proposals for research grants and funding

• co-ordinate and execute research programmes and projects

• be responsible for particular courses, educational tasks and coordinating parts of the BSc and MSc programmes within the Faculty of Architecture.

For more information about the Tenure Track and the personal development programme, please visit: www.tudelft.nl/tenuretrack  


Applicants should have a PhD degree obtained at an internationally recognised institution, with research skills in the fields related to organisational science, public administration, construction management, public procurement - as demonstrated in academic peer-reviewed publications, as well as experience in teaching academic courses and supervising graduation students and PhD’s. Knowledge of public private collaboration, procurement, and or the construction industry (real estate or infrastructure) is highly valued, and a personal – demonstrated – interest in these issues is prerequisite. Experience with case based research, engaged scholarship and reflective practice is highly appreciated. The applicant should also be able to show management and administrative skills required for the position and preferably already has experience at Assistant Professor level as well as demonstrated competence in written and spoken English and the willingness to learn Dutch.     


At the start of the tenure-track you will be appointed as Assistant Professor for the duration of six years. Head of the Chair, section and department leader 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 traning 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.