Chemical and process engineers as ambitious professors

Research / Academic


We are looking for Ambitious Professors (rank associate professor or full professor) in the general areas of circular engineering and sustainable technology who want to help shape this new initiative and build out new research groups at the Brightlands Chemelot Campus.

  • You are drawn to interdisciplinary research and education and enjoy working on current and future climate challenges in your research. You are prepared to work in a dynamic and collaborative environment at the Brightlands Chemelot Campus.
  • Your research area and background focus on chemical and/or process engineering with an interest in the development of new technology which can transform the chemical industry. Areas of interests may amongst others include challenges in feedstock, plastic recycling, electrification, carbon capture, new reactor technology, gasification and process optimisation.
  • You enjoy teaching engineering courses and skills and have a strong educational track record enabling you to contribute to the development of new Maastricht University Engineering bachelor’s and master’s  programmes.


You have:

  • A relevant PHD degree with postdoc experience in a relevant area
  • A drive to build and develop new technologies and share those with our students
  • Managerial experience
  • An excellent track record in scholarship and research funding

Salary Benefits:

We offer:

  • A balanced remuneration package according to Dutch universities-VSNU guidelines salary scales, elaborate leave hours, end of year bonus and holiday allowance and if applicable favourable 30% tax ruling and moving allowance
  • Family friendly, international and inclusive university within interesting small scale Euregion
  • Up to date research facilities on the Brightlands Chemelot campus, one of the biggest chemical sites of Western Europe.
Work Hours:

38 hours per week


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