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The Engineering Doctorate (EngD) programme in Process and Equipment Design trains and educates trainees to become a qualified designer, capable of designing “fit for purpose” and “first of its kind” products, processes and equipment. Throughout the programme, the EngD trainee is (besides deepening and broadening knowledge) trained in teamwork, in multi-disciplinary problem-solving, and in project management. EngD trainees will gain expertise in process development, conceptual design and engineering activities. The EngD design programme is a joint initiative of and sponsored by the Dutch chemical industry and the Dutch government. The quality of the programme is assessed and certified on behalf of both parties. More information about the programme is available at www.pdeng.tudelft.nl/ped
In the first year EngD trainees follow advanced courses in engineering disciplines and in gamma disciplines as Economic Evaluation and Project Management. Furthermore a Group Design Project will be carried out. The second year consists of an Individual Design Project carried out in, or in close collaboration with, industry. During these projects, industrial and academic knowledge are brought together and applied in real industrial development and design assignments. Senior personnel of the industrial principal and experienced staff members of the TU Delft jointly supervise the projects. The projects lie in the areas of product, process and/or equipment design in the areas of oil & gas, energy, base & specialties chemicals, pharmaceuticals, foods industries.
The two-year position leads to a Engineering Doctorate (EngD) degree, and is focused on integrating several disciplines in order to innovatively design Chemical Processes and Process Equipment. The gained expertise is in much demand and therefore this programme offers very good prospects for a professional future career in the Dutch and international chemical industries
Applicants should preferably have a MSc degree in:
We seek applicants with the following qualifications:
Fixed-term contract: Initially a 1-year contract, with a possible 1-year extension (2 years total).
The extent of this position is a maximum of 38 hours per week (1 FTE). This position initially has an employment basis of 2 years (1 year with an extension of 1 year). For an estimation of the minimum monthly EngD salary please visit the website www.4TU.nl, chapter Application (salary indication: max. €2009,- per month).
Benefits and other employment conditions are in accordance with the Collective Labour Agreement for Dutch Universities. The successful candidate will be employed by the Delft University of Technology.
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.
Enrolment is possible in February and September.
Delft University of Technology is built on strong foundations. As creators of the world-famous Dutch waterworks and pioneers in biotech, TU Delft is a top international university combining science, engineering and design. It delivers world class results in education, research and innovation to address challenges in the areas of energy, climate, mobility, health and digital society. For generations, our engineers have proven to be entrepreneurial problem-solvers, both in business and in a social context. At TU Delft we embrace diversity and aim to be as inclusive as possible (see our Code of Conduct). Together, we imagine, invent and create solutions using technology to have a positive impact on a global scale.
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