Within the faculty of Engineering Technology (ET), the department of Design, Production and Management (DPM) is looking for a highly motivated and enthusiastic Assistant Professor in Engineering Design.
Within our department we are looking to extend our group with a new UD, passionate about research and education within the field of mechanical engineering design. For the ideal candidate we expect him/her to have previous experience (research and/or education) in design aspects related to research fields like Smart Industry/Industry 4.0, Set based design, Design of mechatronic systems, Generative design, Machine learning, AI, Design for Additive Manufacturing, CAD/CAM and/or Systems engineering. The candidate should be multidisciplinary in nature and should have a broad affinity with engineering problems and their solution strategies. Industrial experience (Western Europe) is considered an advantage. The candidate will be instructing both bachelor and master level students in educational programmes that include design engineering topics, like Mechanical Engineering and Industrial Design Engineering. The candidate will support existing research lines within the department. Furthermore he/she will get the opportunity to define and explore own design related research areas.
You will execute and support existing research and educational projects by bringing new insights on the state of the art of design to the table.
You will be involved in teaching and developing courses on Design strategies, methods and tools in the field of Design Engineering, both at bachelor and master level;
You will actively engage in the pursuit of new research projects with local, national and international academic and industrial partners.
You will give lectures and teach in English. Mastering Dutch language is not a prerequisite, but an inherent long term goal;
You are willing to obtain the University Teaching Qualification (UTQ).
Are you ready to take on this challenge and join our team?YOUR PROFILE
You hold a PhD in mechanical engineering and have a proven track record in engineering design related education and research;
You have good communication skills and experience with instructing and coaching of students;
You are fluent in English;
You are ready to take up the challenge to acquire research grants and industry focussed projects.
INFORMATION AND APPLICATION
Please upload your application before1st of May 2020using the 'Apply now' button, and include:
a curriculum vitae;
a list of publications;
a research and teaching statement.
Please contact Dr. T.H.J. Vaneker if you have any questions ([email protected] ).OUR OFFER
You will be appointed for two years, with the prospect of a permanent position after a positive evaluation. The university offers a dynamic ecosystem with enthusiastic colleagues in which internationalization is an important part of the strategic agenda.
A gross salary between ? 3.637 and ? 5.656,- gross per month, depending on experience and qualifications;
A holiday allowance of 8% of the gross annual salary and a year-end bonus of 8.3%;
A minimum of 29 leave days in case of fulltime employment;
professional and personal development programs;
a solid pension scheme.
The University of Twente.We stand for life sciences and technology. High tech and human touch. Education and research that matter. New technology which leads change, innovation and progress in society. The University of Twente is the only campus university of the Netherlands; divided over five faculties we provide more than fifty educational programmes. We have a strong focus on personal development and talented researchers are given scope for carrying out groundbreaking research.
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status or disability status. Because of our diversity values we do particularly support women to apply.
The Faculty of Engineering Technology (ET)is one of the five faculties of the University of Twente. ET combines Mechanical Engineering, Civil Engineering and Industrial Design Engineering. Our faculty has approximately 1800 bachelor and master students, 400 employees and 150 PhD candidates. The departments of the faculty cooperatively conduct the educational programmes and participate in interdisciplinary research projects, programmes and the research institutes: Mesa+ Institute, TechMed Centra and Digital Society Institute.