Research Fellow

Research / Academic
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TU Eindhoven

TU Eindhoven (TU/e) is a mid-size technical university located in the heart of the high-tech industry in the Netherlands, named the Brainport region. Eindhoven is the fifth largest city in the Netherlands, and including suburbs it has about 420,000 inhabitants. TU/e is a highly ranked university both in research and education. Our training and research programs are highly regarded and we foster close relationships with companies, organizations and research institutes in the Brainport region and beyond.  Fundamental and applied research are equally valued here. The high rank of the TU/e is due to the impact of its scientific research and also to its scientific co­publications with industry. TU/e is a social and inspiring university with a fine culture. You will quickly feel at home, surrounded by people who share your scientific ambitions. The TU/e currently has nine departments, with over 11,000 students in total.

Job description

We have permanent positions open for Research Fellows within the department of Mathematics and Computer Science (M&CS). A Research Fellow position is a 12 to 36 months combined research-teaching position. A Research Fellow conducts and publishes scientific research and spends about 25% of her/his time on teaching (e.g. tutorials, practical classes and/or lectures). The research topic is open and can in principle be chosen by the candidate. Current focus areas in M&CS are data science/AI, high-tech-systems, networks, (cyber) security, and computational science. We welcome excellent candidates that can contribute to any of these areas.


  • A PhD in mathematics, computer science, or related field completed in the last four years.
  • Above average academic qualifications.
  • Experience with or affinity for teaching.
  • Good communication skills in English, both in speaking and in writing.
  • Strong cooperation skills and the ability to work in a team.

Salary Benefits:

We offer:
  • A challenging job for 12 to 36 months in a dynamic and ambitious university and a stimulating research environment;
  • We offer you support with your professional and personal development;
  • A gross salary per month between € 2709 and € 4978 (based on a fulltime appointment), depending on experience and knowledge in accordance with the Collective Labor Agreement of the Dutch Universities.
  • 8% holiday allowance and 8.3% end of the year allowance.
  • An extensive package of fringe benefits (e.g. support in moving expenses, excellent technical infrastructure, on-campus child care, and excellent sports facilities).
  • A budget for travel expenses and research costs (max € 10,000 per year).
Work Hours:

38 hours per week


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