Associate Professor positions in Imaging Physics

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Delft University of Technology (TU Delft)


The Department of Imaging Physics in the faculty of Applied Sciences at TU Delft invites applications for Associate Professor positions. You are expected to establish an independent research line in an important area of imaging physics that adds to our current research portfolio. The proposed research is expected to be challenging and aiming for fundamental scientific or technological breakthroughs in the respective field, and to incite enthusiasm with peers, students, and the general public. We look forward to a convincing case for relevance to societal challenges and for the viability of the externally funded research line, based on a promising perspective in personal and collaborative grants and in public-private partnerships. We will consider any proposal of relevance, not exclusively those that fit with our current portfolio. An overview of our research and current team of scientists can be found at

We offer new faculty at any level financial support in setting up their research group. For associate professors, we are looking for candidates that have a clear prospect of growing to the level of full professor.

Are you a junior scientist aspiring to start a research line in the field of imaging physics, or are you a senior scientist in a thriving field in imaging looking for a next step in your academic career? Check our job posts for Assistant Professor or Full Professor.


We seek principal investigators with an outstanding scientific track record, researchers with a creative and collaborative mentality who appreciate scientific and engineering challenges in imaging physics and who through their research, management skills, and teaching qualities can inspire co-workers and students alike. Candidates are expected to establish a strong, externally funded research program and to show commitment to excellence in teaching at undergraduate (Dutch or English) as well as graduate level (English).


Delft University of Technology is built on strong foundations. As creators of the world-famous Dutch waterworks and pioneers in biotech, TU Delft is a top international university combining science, engineering and design. It delivers world class results in education, research and innovation to address challenges in the areas of energy, climate, mobility, health and digital society. For generations, our engineers have proven to be entrepreneurial problem-solvers, both in business and in a social context.

At TU Delft we embrace diversity as one of our core values and we actively engage to be a university where you feel at home and can flourish. We value different perspectives and qualities. We believe this makes our work more innovative, the TU Delft community more vibrant and the world more just. Together, we imagine, invent and create solutions using technology to have a positive impact on a global scale. That is why we invite you to apply. Your application will receive fair consideration.

Challenge. Change. Impact!


The salary for associate professors varies from € 5.506 - €7.362 per month gross depending on experience.

Salary and benefits are in accordance with the Collective Labour Agreement for Dutch Universities. The TU Delft offers a customisable compensation package, a discount on health insurance and sport memberships, and a monthly work costs contribution. Flexible work schedules can be arranged.

For international applicants we offer the Coming to Delft Service and Partner Career Advice to assist you with your relocation. An International Children's Centre offers childcare and there is an international primary school.
Inspiring, excellent education is our central aim. We expect you to obtain a University Teaching Qualification (UTQ) within three years if you have less than five years of teaching experience. This is provided by the TU Delft UTQ programme.

TU Delft sets high standards for the English competency of the teaching staff. The TU Delft offers training to improve English competency. If you do not speak Dutch, we offer courses to learn the Dutch language.

Meer informatie

For more information about the position contact the Head of Department Prof.dr. Sjoerd Stallinga, e-mail: If you would like more information about the selection procedure, please contact Nicolette Meerstadt, Department Manager, email, tel: +31(0)15 27 84 095.

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