EngD Traineeship Designer Bioprocess Engineering 02/23

EngD Traineeship Designer Bioprocess Engineering 02/23

Published Deadline Location
24 Jun 9 Sep Delft

Job description

In the Designer in Bioprocess Engineering programme, you develop yourself into a visionary team-player with a state-of-the-art background in biosciences and chemical engineering, prepared for innovative bioprocess design. You gain business knowledge, e.g., economical evaluation and project management, to evaluate the implementation of developed processes in an industrial environment.

Throughout the programme, you are trained to develop and apply an independent attitude, a critical approach, creativity and a focus on innovative application in the interdisciplinary field of Biochemical Engineering. The biotech industries in the Netherlands and abroad value graduated Designers in Bioprocess Engineering and offer them a range of careers in all facets of bioprocess development.

In the first year, EngD-trainees take mandatory courses and a personal selection from advanced courses in fermentation technology, microbiology, downstream processing, environmental biotechnology, or biocatalysis, along with economic evaluation and project management courses. 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.

Specifications

Delft University of Technology (TU Delft)

Requirements

Applicants should preferably have a MSc degree in:

  • Biochemical Enginering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Food or Environmental Technology
  • Biotechnology
  • Other, with equal merit, within the discretion of the Selection Committee

We seek applicants with the following qualifications:

  • Open, creative mind and a critical attitude
  • Excellent command of English
  • Affinity for working and studying in an international team
  • Demonstrated interest in process design and development
  • Sense of the application of technology in industry
  • Goal of a career in industry.

Conditions of employment

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.

Employer

Delft University of Technology

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.

Challenge. Change. Impact! 

Department

Department

With more than 1,000 employees, including 135 pioneering principal investigators, as well as a population of about 3,400 passionate students, the Faculty of Applied Sciences is an inspiring scientific ecosystem. Focusing on key enabling technologies, such as quantum- and nanotechnology, photonics, biotechnology, synthetic biology and materials for energy storage and conversion, our faculty aims to provide solutions to important problems of the 21st century. To that end, we train students in broad Bachelor's and specialist Master's programmes with a strong research component. Our scientists conduct ground-breaking fundamental and applied research in the fields of Life and Health Science & Technology, Nanoscience, Chemical Engineering, Radiation Science & Technology, and Engineering Physics. We are also training the next generation of high school teachers and science communicators.

Click here to go to the website of the Faculty of Applied Sciences.

The webpage of the Department of Biotechnology can be found here.

Additional information

Please visit www.tudelft.nl/engd/bpe  (or www.4TU.nl/sai/en/programmes-and-tracks/bpe). For more information contact Ms. Patricia Carrion Gordon, phone: +31 (0)15-2783438, e-mail: p.f.carriongordon@tudelft.nl for any additional information.

Please note our application deadline of 5 months for non EU nationals and 3 months before start date for EU nationals. You can now apply for starting in February 2023

With regard to selection, students with an honour track have precedence in the application procedure.

Specifications

  • Research, development, innovation
  • Engineering
  • University graduate
  • TUD02424

Employer

Delft University of Technology (TU Delft)

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Mekelweg 2, 2628 CD, Delft

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Application procedure

To enter the online application procedure, we ask you to submit in English, through the application form:

  • Letter of application in which you explain your interest in the traineeship in Bioprocess Engineering and in design in general (not more than 1 A4 page)
  • Curriculum Vitae (not more than 2 pages A4)
  • Master's and Bachelor's degrees transcripts including grades obtained (plus a scale that indicates the maximum, minimum and passing grades)
  • Copies of Master's and Bachelor's diplomas
  • A copy of your passport or ID card
  • Two reference letters from supervisors of  (research) projects or (scientific) work (These can be upload by you through the application form, or ask your referees to e-mail them to our coordinator p.f.carriongordon@tudelft.nl)

Please note that EngD applicants are required to provide evidence of proficiency in the English language. The applicant must submit a TOEFL-score of 100 (or higher) or IELTS-score with a minimum of 7.0  in each of the four sections. Please note that the TOEFL MyBest scores will not be accepted. Certificates should not be older than two years.(Applicants whose native language is English or hold a degree from an institution in an English speaking country where English is the language of instruction, are exempted. Nationals from the USA, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand and Canada are exempted from the English test requirement.) 

A presentation and an interview will be part of the selection procedure.

A pre-employment screening can be part of the selection procedure.

Application procedure

Application procedure

To enter the online application procedure, we ask you to submit in English, through the application form:

  • Letter of application in which you explain your interest in the traineeship in Bioprocess Engineering and in design in general (not more than 1 A4 page)
  • Curriculum Vitae (not more than 2 pages A4)
  • Master's and Bachelor's degrees transcripts including grades obtained (plus a scale that indicates the maximum, minimum and passing grades)
  • Copies of Master's and Bachelor's diplomas
  • A copy of your passport or ID card
  • Two reference letters from supervisors of  (research) projects or (scientific) work (These can be upload by you through the application form, or ask your referees to e-mail them to our coordinator p.f.carriongordon@tudelft.nl)

Please note that EngD applicants are required to provide evidence of proficiency in the English language. The applicant must submit a TOEFL-score of 100 (or higher) or IELTS-score with a minimum of 7.0  in each of the four sections. Please note that the TOEFL MyBest scores will not be accepted. Certificates should not be older than two years.(Applicants whose native language is English or hold a degree from an institution in an English speaking country where English is the language of instruction, are exempted. Nationals from the USA, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand and Canada are exempted from the English test requirement.) 

A presentation and an interview will be part of the selection procedure.

A pre-employment screening can be part of the selection procedure.

Make sure to apply no later than 9 Sep 2022 23:59 (Europe/Amsterdam).