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Job posted by Delft University of Technology via AcademicTransfer (09/08/2014 02.45)

'HR Excellence in Research' logo awarded to institutions actively implementing the European Charter and Code for Researchers Asst./Assoc. Professor of Chemical & Process Engineering

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The Chair of Intensified Reaction and Separation Systems at Delft University of Technology is seeking to appoint an Assistant or Associate Professor to develop a ground-breaking research programme in the field of process intensification. All research topics related to process intensification will be considered, but special preference will be given to candidates interested in alternative forms of energy to intensify chemical reactors or in intensified processes for manufacturing advanced materials. You will be involved in teaching at the BSc and MSc levels within the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering. Collaborative initiatives are strongly encouraged. You will write research proposals for national and international funding organisations. This is a tenure-track position for a period of five years with the possibility of a permanent faculty position at the end of the contract, subject to mutual agreement.
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Applicants should have the following qualifications:
• A PhD degree related to process engineering such as mechanical, materials or chemical engineering. A PhD degree in applied sciences such as chemistry or physics with some chemical engineering background is also suitable.
• A strong interest in research beyond the applicant's own specialisation is expected.
• An affinity for working on the interface with other disciplines (catalysis, chemistry, applied physics, precision engineering, materials engineering, electronics, etc.) is preferred.
• An excellent academic track record reflected by peer-reviewed journal publications, conference contributions, and international research experience.
• Experience in teaching and and mentoring of students is considered an advantage.
• A fluent command of English is mandatory.

Nr of positions available : 1

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Research Fields


Career Stage

Early stage researcher or 0-4 yrs (Post graduate)
Experienced researcher or 4-10 yrs (Post-Doc)
More Experienced researcher or >10 yrs (Senior)

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The position offered is a tenure-track position for a period of five years. Based on performance indicators agreed upon at the start of the appointment, a decision will be made in the final year whether to offer you a permanent faculty position.
TU Delft offers an attractive benefits package, including a flexible work week, free high-speed Internet access from home (with contracts of two years or longer), and the option of assembling a customised compensation and benefits package (the 'IKA'). 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.
Inspiring, excellent education is our central aim. If you have less than five years of experience and have not yet obtained your teaching certificate, we allow you up to three years to complete this.
For more information about this position, please contact Prof. A. Stankiewicz, phone: +31 (0)15-2786678, e-mail: To apply, please e-mail a detailed CV, list of publications, list of references, statement of teaching and statement of research along with a letter of application by 15 September 2014 to:
When applying for this position, please refer to vacancy number 3ME14-25.


Required Research Experiences
Main Research Field Technology
Required Languages
Language ENGLISH
Language Level Good
Required Education Level
Degree Field Technology
Required Research Experiences
Years of Research Experience 1
Required Education Level
Degree Doctorate
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Delft University of Technology

Mechanical, Maritime and Materials Engineering
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2628 CN - Delft
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