Delft

EngD Traineeship Designer Bioprocess Engineering 02/23

24.06.2022
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  • Tijdelijk
Delft University of Technology (TU Delft)

Functieomschrijving

In the Designer in Bioprocess Engineering programme, you develop yourself into a visionary team-player with a state-of-the-art background in biosciences and chemical engineering, prepared for innovative bioprocess design. You gain business knowledge, e.g., economical evaluation and project management, to evaluate the implementation of developed processes in an industrial environment.

Throughout the programme, you are trained to develop and apply an independent attitude, a critical approach, creativity and a focus on innovative application in the interdisciplinary field of Biochemical Engineering. The biotech industries in the Netherlands and abroad value graduated Designers in Bioprocess Engineering and offer them a range of careers in all facets of bioprocess development.

In the first year, EngD-trainees take mandatory courses and a personal selection from advanced courses in fermentation technology, microbiology, downstream processing, environmental biotechnology, or biocatalysis, along with economic evaluation and project management courses. A group design project will be carried out. The second year consists of an individual design project carried out in, or in close collaboration with, industry.

Functie-eisen

Applicants should preferably have a MSc degree in:

  • Biochemical Enginering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Food or Environmental Technology
  • Biotechnology
  • Other, with equal merit, within the discretion of the Selection Committee

We seek applicants with the following qualifications:

  • Open, creative mind and a critical attitude
  • Excellent command of English
  • Affinity for working and studying in an international team
  • Demonstrated interest in process design and development
  • Sense of the application of technology in industry
  • Goal of a career in industry.

Bedrijfsomschrijving

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 and aim to be as inclusive as possible (see our Code of Conduct). Together, we imagine, invent and create solutions using technology to have a positive impact on a global scale.

Challenge. Change. Impact! 

Arbeidsvoorwaarden

The extent of this position is a maximum of 38 hours per week (1 FTE). This position initially has an employment basis of 2 years (1 year with an extension of 1 year). For an estimation of the minimum monthly EngD salary please visit the website www.4TU.nl, chapter Application (salary indication: max. €2009,- per month).

Benefits and other employment conditions are in accordance with the Collective Labour Agreement for Dutch Universities. The successful candidate will be employed by the Delft University of Technology.

The 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. 

Enrolment is possible in February and September.

Meer informatie

Please visit www.tudelft.nl/engd/bpe  (or www.4TU.nl/sai/en/programmes-and-tracks/bpe). For more information contact Ms. Patricia Carrion Gordon, phone: +31 (0)15-2783438, e-mail: p.f.carriongordon@tudelft.nl for any additional information.

Please note our application deadline of 5 months for non EU nationals and 3 months before start date for EU nationals. You can now apply for starting in February 2023

With regard to selection, students with an honour track have precedence in the application procedure.