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Are you interested in high-end technological design? Then, the Professional Doctorate in Engineering (PDEng) programme is very interesting for you. The PDEng …
Are you interested in high-end technological design?
Then, the Professional Doctorate in Engineering (PDEng) programme is very interesting for you. The PDEng programme is a 2-year post MSc technological programme with a focus on technological design. This programme at the University of Twente contains an educational part (~50%) that will be followed at the University, and a design project (~50%) that will be carried out at Asito. The educational programme will have an in-depth and broadening character with ample attention for professional development and will be partly tailored to the design project. In collaboration with Asito, high level, creative and new designs for complex issues will be aimed at.
We are searching for the best MSc graduated candidates (or graduates with several years of experience) in the field of Computer Science, Business & IT, Civil Engineering or a related discipline. Knowledge of IoT, Big data, ICT architecture, are very beneficial to this project. Candidates should have a demonstrable affinity with design and multidisciplinary assignments. Besides, you must have the ambition and talent to accelerate in finding solutions / creating designs for complex technological issues with a multidisciplinary character. Important professional skills are mastering Dutch language, English language skills, communication and interpersonal skills, teamwork, initiative and self-reflection. Candidates with a non-Dutch qualification and who have not had secondary and tertiary education in English can only be admitted with an IELTS-test showing a total band score of at least 6.5, internet TOEFL test (TOEFL-iBT) showing a score of at least 90, or a Cambridge CAE-C (CPE).
An interview will be part of the selection procedure.
Please send your letter of motivation, with a curriculum vitae, a list with grades of courses attended, references and, if applicable, a list of publications before 01-09-2018 through the link below.
If you have any further questions about this vacancy of the PDEng programme in Civil Engineering, please contact prof.dr. J van Hillegersberg:
We offer a contract for 24 months. During these two years you follow a tailor made post-master design programme with a combination of education (~50%) and working on a design project (~50%). The salary will be € 1.828,- gross per month. Additionally, the University of Twente provides excellent facilities for professional and personal development, a holiday allowance and an end-of-year bonus.
On successfully completing the programme, you will receive a certified degree. You will be entitled to use the academic degree Professional Doctorate in Engineering (PDEng) and will be registered as a Technological Designer in the Dutch register kept by the Royal Institution of Engineers in the Netherlands (KIVI).