Assistant professor in Systems Modeling (Tenure Track with focus on education: 60% teaching, 20% research, 20% organization and management)

Assistant professor in Systems Modeling (Tenure Track with focus on education: 60% teaching, 20% research, 20% organization and management)

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6 Apr 27 Apr Delft

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Job description

The Faculty of Technology Policy and Management invites interested candidates to apply for a Tenure Track position as assistant professor in systems modeling of large-scale, complex systems, with a particular focus on teaching basic programming (in Python) and systems modeling (ABM, SD, DES) techniques at both the bachelor and master level.

In this position, you will be expected to:
- Contribute to the educational programmes of the department
- Perform research in the field of Systems Modeling
- Interact with a wide range of national and international stakeholders

Interested candidates should have a doctorate degree in computer science, artificial intelligence, distributed simulation, or a related field, intrigued by interdisciplinary research in large-scale, socio-technical systems.
Upon hiring the candidate should have the University Teaching Qualification (UTQ / BKO), or finish it within 1-2 years after starting.


Delft University of Technology (TU Delft)


The research profile of prospective candidates should be related to systems modeling and embrace the group’s multi-disciplinary profile.
You should have a clear affinity with, and preferably experience in, teaching programming and systems modeling courses at both the bachelor and master level. You will contribute to the collaborative mentality of the department by your ability to inspire colleagues and students through teaching, research, creativity and management skills.
Please include in your application a motivation letter, your teaching vision (not more than one page each), a curriculum vitae including your ‘top 3’ of impactful achievements in education.

Conditions of employment

Fixed-term contract: tenure track (6 years with the prospect of a permanent contract).

The TU Delft offers a customisable compensation package, a discount for health insurance and sport memberships, and a monthly work costs contribution. Flexible work schedules can be arranged. Coming to Delft Service and Partner Career Advice can support with advice for you and your accompanying partner about your individual settling needs in the Netherlands. Once arrived you can be supported with individual consults and diverse workshops. Located on Campus are the International Children’s Centre and an international primary school which are subject to availability as well as several bilingual schools in the nearby surrounding. Salary and benefits are in accordance with the Collective Labour Agreement for Dutch Universities.
The TU Delft sets specific standards for the English competency of the teaching staff. The TU Delft offers training to improve English competency.
Inspiring, excellent education is our central aim. If you have less than five years of teaching experience and do not yet have your teaching certificate, you get the chance to obtain this within three years.


Technische Universiteit Delft

Delft University of Technology (TU Delft) is a multifaceted institution offering education and carrying out research in the technical sciences at an internationally recognised level. Education, research and design are strongly oriented towards applicability. TU Delft develops technologies for future generations, focusing on sustainability, safety and economic vitality. At TU Delft you will work in an environment where technical sciences and society converge. TU Delft comprises eight faculties, unique laboratories, research institutes and schools.


Faculty Technology, Policy and Management

The Faculty of Technology, Policy and Management (TPM) develops robust models and designs, to solve the complex challenges of today’s networked society. TPM combines insights from the engineering sciences with insights from the humanities and the social sciences.
The Systems Engineering section within the faculty of Technology, Policy and Management focuses on the design of interventions in large-scale, complex systems that enable and support participation of multiple stakeholders.


  • Assistant professor
  • Engineering
  • 30—40 hours per week
  • €3637—€5656 per month
  • Doctorate
  • ATTBM 20.031


Delft University of Technology (TU Delft)

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