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9 Professor Positions for Female Candidates in the Department of Applied Physics

Research / Academic
Eindhoven
At Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e), we believe diversity broadens our research scope and enhances the quality of our education. Our Irène Curie fellowship program is aimed to advance talented female researchers to thrive and be successful in top positions in science. The program addresses the aspirations and needs of women in industry, academia, and research institutes to support their ambition to become a Professor at our European top research university.

The Department of Applied Physics at TU/e is an ambitious and inclusive department that presently consists of twelve research units and four research centers, each of which is comprised of several independent Principal Investigators (PIs). Our research is broadly centered around the themes of i) Fluids, Bio and Soft Matter, ii) Plasma and Beams, and iii) Nano, Quantum, and Photonics.

As part of a nation-wide initiative to stimulate the physical sciences, the department invites applications for nine (9) new faculty positions at all levels including (tenure-track) Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, and Full Professor. Candidates in all areas related to Applied Physics will be considered, including, but not limited to:
  • Permeable media
  • Soft matter physics and/or fluid dynamics
  • Complexity
  • Spintronics and/or nanophotonics
  • Nanomaterials for Energy
  • Electronic quantum materials
  • Plasma surface interaction
  • Plasma physics: elementary processes
  • Ultracold plasmas

Do you want to join our open academic community? Do you want to set up your own, independent research line and team, while still being able to profit from the benefits that come with working together in research units and in an open-atmosphere department? Then apply now!

You will be offered the opportunity to establish an independent, largely externally funded research program in collaboration with colleagues at our department and at national and international institutions. Substantial starting packages to kick-off your career in our department are available. In order to empower you, we provide support such as training programs for academic leadership and the university teaching qualification and an informal mentoring scheme to help you get to know the university and the Dutch (research) environment. 

Flexible work schedules can be arranged. Family friendly initiatives are in place, such as dual-career services to support accompanying partners, an international spouse program, and excellent on-campus children day care and sports facilities.

Requirements:

We encourage you to apply if you have a PhD degree and at least two years of postdoctoral experience.

Salary Benefits:

  • A challenging job in a dynamic and ambitious university with the autonomy to develop your own research line and participate in the curriculum of the department;
  • A Tenure Track of five years with the prospect of becoming associate professor. After a maximum of 4 years the tenure decision will be made. If you have a more senior profile, you will receive a tailor-made career proposal.
  • As an Irène Curie Fellow, you are entitled to a substantial start-up package to kick-off your career.
  • In order to empower you, we provide support such as training programs for academic leadership and the university teaching qualification and a dedicated mentoring program to help you get to know the university and the Dutch (research) environment
  • Salary and benefits are in accordance with the Collective Labour Agreement for Dutch Universities.
  • Additionally, an annual holiday allowance of 8% of the yearly salary, plus a year-end allowance of 8.3% of the annual salary;
  • A broad package of fringe benefits (including an excellent technical infrastructure, moving expenses, savings schemes).
  • Family friendly initiatives are in place, such as the Dual Career Opportunity program to support accompanying partners, an international spouse program, and excellent on-campus children day care and sports facilities.
Work Hours:

38 hours per week

Address:

De Rondom 70