Assistant Professor in Design and Manufacturing

University of Twente is looking for an Assistant Professor in Design and Manufacturing. Please check the vacancy for more information.

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Vacature details

Geplaatst op
26-7-2022
Aantal uur
40
Vervaldatum
-
Opleidingsniveau
PhD

Functie omschrijving

Are you a passionate researcher with interest and profound knowledge in the exciting and future oriented field of design engineering and manufacturing? That’s great because the Department of Design, Production and Management within the Faculty Engineering Technology of the University of Twente has several openings for assistant professors around topics like:

  • Smart and sustainable manufacturing
  • Human factors in manufacturing and operations
  • Life cycle engineering
  • Information driven product development & engineering
  • Smart learning and research factories


In both research and education you’ll work on innovative technologies, methods and tools to eventually improve the design, manufacturing, operation and circularity of future products and services. While aiming at a sustainable society this explicitly includes the consideration of technical, economic, environmental as well as social aspects. Utilizing advanced opportunities through digitalization is a key aspect.


Your passion and expertise is wanted to support research and education. This includes the development and set up of innovative solutions within our own learning and research factories but also in industrial contexts. Specific fields of action within this position include:

  • Development of innovative solutions along the life cycle of products and services including design, manufacturing, operation and circularity aspects
  • Practical implementation and experimental testing in both research and industrial environments
  • Development and implementation of new educational formats along the topics addressed
  • Investigate latest developments in the field and writing of related publications
  • Strong interaction with related internal and external partners

Functievereisten

  • We are looking for a highly motivated, positive and hardworking researcher with a PhD degree and expertise related to the positions mentioned above
  • You have a relevant engineering background (e.g. manufacturing, design & development) but also skills in areas like information and communication technology (hardware, software/ programming), data analytics/machine learning and modelling/assessment of technical systems
  • We seek candidates with good team spirit and multidisciplinary curiosity, who like to work in an internationally oriented environment where many cultures meet
  • Proficiency in English is a requirement

Aanbod

  • We offer an excellent and stimulating scientific environment on an attractive and green campus with lots of facilities for sports and leisure.
  • The university provides a dynamic ecosystem with enthusiastic colleagues in which internationalization is an important part of the strategic agenda.
  • A fulltime position for 1 year, with the prospect of a permanent position after a positive evaluation;
  • A gross salary between € 3.974,- and € 6.181,- per month, depending on experience and qualifications. The salary is in accordance with Collective Labour Agreement of Dutch Universities;
  • A holiday allowance of 8% of the gross annual salary and a year-end bonus of 8.3% and a solid pension scheme;
  • Professional and personal development programs;
  • A high degree of responsibility and independence, while collaborating with close colleagues, researchers and other university staff is strongly encouraged.

Bedrijfsprofiel Universiteit Twente

The Faculty of Engineering Technology (ET) engages in education and research of Mechanical Engineering, Civil Engineering and Industrial Design Engineering. We enable society and industry to innovate and create value using efficient, solid and sustainable technology. We are part of a ‘people-first' university of technology, taking our place as an internationally leading center for smart production, processes and devices in five domains: Health Technology, Maintenance, Smart Regions, Smart Industry and Sustainable Resources. Our faculty is home to about 2,900 Bachelor's and Master's students, 550 employees and 150 PhD candidates. Our educational and research programmes are closely connected with UT research institutes Mesa+ Institute, TechMed Center and Digital Society Institute.

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