Full Professor in Computer Science

Full Professor in Computer Science

Published Deadline Location
27 Jul 1 Oct Enschede

Job description

In a world in which trust and resilience of our communication infrastructures become of key importance for our digital society and our digital sovereignty becomes at stake, it is important to understand how crucial networks and systems should be designed in a responsible way. The Design and Analysis of Communication Systems (DACS) group of the University of Twente (UT) is an internationally leading group in the area of network security and performs research in these societal challenges.

Within DACS there is a new position for a Full Professor who performs research on network and IoT security, with a focus on Open and Software Defined Networking.


University of Twente (UT)


We are looking for a highly motivated and enthusiastic scientist with a PhD degree in computer science, electrical engineering or related fields.

You have several years of (international) experience in the academic or industrial environment, with a proven track record of high-quality research producing scientific publications.

You have experience in management of professionals, aimed at developing researchers and finding opportunities to collaborate

Strong scientific network; proven by joint collaborations, projects and publications

You have a proven track record in obtaining research grants.

You are an enthusiastic and highly motivated lecturer and are able to contribute to the teaching duties of the DACS chair in the Computer Science and Electrical Engineering studies.

You have excellent communication, organisation and leadership skills. Fluent command of English is required.

You will work in a challenging multidisciplinary environment. It is therefore essential to show willingness to look beyond disciplinary boundaries.

How to apply:

Please send your application before October 1st 2020 via the 'Apply now' button, and include:

  • your curriculum vitae
  • a list of publications
  • your research and teaching statement.
  • You are welcome to contact prof.dr. Dirk Heylen for any questions you might have (d.k.j.heylen@utwente.nl )

Conditions of employment

We offer an excellent and stimulating scientific environment with an attractive campus and 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 structural position, starting with a temporary appointment with the prospect of a permanent position after a positive evaluation;
  • The terms of employment are in accordance with the Dutch Collective Labour Agreement for Universities (CAO), and include:
  • a starting salary from € 5.749 to € 8.371 (scale H2) gross per month, based on relevant work experience;
  • 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 based on a formal workweek of 38 hours. A fulltime employment in practice means 40 hours a week, therefore resulting in 96 extra leave hours on an annual basis.
  • professional and personal development programs;
  • a solid pension scheme.

Are you up for the challenge to improve the world of Computer Science with your research as well as teaching in one of the most top-rated departments in the Netherlands?


The University of Twente. We stand for life sciences and technology. High tech and human touch. Education and research that matter. New technology which drives change, innovation and progress in society. The University of Twente is the only campus university in the Netherlands; divided over five faculties we provide more than fifty educational programmes. The University of Twente has a strong focus on personal development and talented researchers are given scope for carrying out pioneering research.

The faculty of Electrical Engineering, Mathematics and Computer Science (EEMCS) comprises three disciplines that shape Information and Communication Technology. ICT is more than communication. In almost every product we use mathematics, electronics and computer technology and ICT now contributes to all of societies' activities. The faculty works together intensively with industrial partners and researchers in the Netherlands and abroad and conducts extensive research for external commissioning parties and funders. The research which enjoys a high profile both at home and internationally, has been accommodated in the multidisciplinary research institutes MESA+, CTIT and MIRA.


  • Lecturer; Assistant professor; Associate professor; Professor
  • Engineering
  • max. 40 hours per week
  • €5749—€8371 per month
  • Doctorate
  • 1115288


University of Twente (UT)

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Make sure to apply no later than 1 Oct 2020 23:59 (Europe/Amsterdam).