Assistant Professors Geoscience & Engineering

Assistant Professors Geoscience & Engineering

Published Deadline Location
11 Nov 18 Dec Delft
We are looking for several Assistant Professors on an interesting range of (bio)geo related topics.

Job description

The Department of Geoscience & Engineering (GSE) has committed to a mission statement to “contribute to the Responsible Use of the Geosphere considering the Impact on the Earth System and Society”. 

GSE is inspired by the societal challenges posed by climate change, energy transition, resource security and a sustainable society in an urbanized delta. The research in our department can be characterized as “application-inspired, fundamental research.”

To meet the challenges of the future, GSE is expanding into new and exciting opportunities. To enable this, we are inviting highly motivated and talented academics to join our team. Colleagues that share our enthusiasm, vision, and ambition.

Positions for Assistant Professors in Geoscience & Engineering

We choose not to present detailed job descriptions of the different vacancies since we strongly believe that academic staff should pursue and develop their own line of research. We aim to compose a well-balanced and diverse team of colleagues with different skills and expertise in Geoscience & Engineering.

Specifically, we want you to tell us how you think you can contribute by adding to our Departmental vision and goals. 

We are interested in receiving your proposal, i.e., vision on research and education particularly, but not exclusively, in the fields of:

  • Biomineralisation, bio-facilitated remediation, bio-facilitated geoengineering, biogeochemical controlled fluid – rock interaction.
  • Biogeochemical conversions and transport phenomena in contaminated sites, including landfills and tailing facilities: physico-chemical investigations and modeling of processes.
  • Climate resilience, sustainable use of geo-resources, using earth-system modelling, data assimilation.

Besides research, key job responsibilities of this job include;

Education: contributing to the development and teaching of graduate courses in our new MSc programs Environmental Engineering and Applied Earth Sciences)

Organization: Contributing to organizational / administrative activities and committees with the Department and Faculty.

Projects: Initiating and contributing to new research projects. We encourage proactive engagement with both government and private partners for increased societal impact.

Specifications

Delft University of Technology (TU Delft)

Requirements

Our general job requirements are:

  • A PhD in a relevant discipline.
  • An affinity with teaching, preferably with teaching experience.
  • The ability to build successful professional networks and relationships.
  • An appreciation for a culturally diverse environment.

Importantly, we want to learn about your vision and plans for the domain of your expertise. What is your scientific drive and motivation? Where do you see your and the department’s research developing, what would be your contribution and why is this relevant? What is your vision on education?

Conditions of employment

Fixed-term contract: depending on start date.

Our intention is to offer you a permanent position after a probation period in which you will be evaluated based on performance indicators agreed upon at the start of the appointment. We expect that you have the potential to grow towards an Associate Professor and/or Full Professor role in the future.

Inspiring, excellent education is our central aim. We expect you to obtain a University Teaching Qualification (UTQ) within three years if you have less than five years of teaching experience. This is provided by the TU Delft UTQ programme.
TU Delft sets high standards for the English competency of the teaching staff. The TU Delft offers training to improve English competency. If you do not speak Dutch, we offer courses to learn the Dutch language within three years.

Salary and benefits are in accordance with the Collective Labour Agreement for Dutch Universities. The TU Delft offers a customisable compensation package, a discount on health insurance and sport memberships, and a monthly work costs contribution. Flexible work schedules can be arranged.

For international applicants we offer the Coming to Delft Service and Partner Career Advice to assist you with your relocation. An International Children's Centre offers childcare and there is an international primary school.

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

Faculty Civil Engineering and Geosciences

The Faculty of Civil Engineering & Geosciences (CEG) is committed to outstanding international research and education in the field of civil engineering, applied earth sciences, traffic and transport, water technology, and delta technology. Our research feeds into our educational programmes and covers societal challenges such as climate change, energy transition, resource depletion, urbanisation and the availability of clean water, conducted  in close cooperation with a wide range of research institutions. CEG is convinced that Open Science helps to achieve our goals and supports its scientists in integrating Open Science in their research practice. The Faculty of CEG comprises 28 research groups in the following seven departments: Materials Mechanics Management & Design, Engineering Structures, Geoscience and Engineering, Geoscience and Remote Sensing, Transport & Planning, Hydraulic Engineering and Water Management.

Click here to go to the website of the Faculty of Civil Engineering & Geosciences.

To discover more about Research, Education, our Lab facilities and your possible future colleagues at the Department of Geoscience and Engineering, check out our website: https://www.tudelft.nl/citg/over-faculteit/afdelingen/geoscience-engineering/vacancies/vacancies-gse

Additional information

For information about these vacancies, you can contact prof. Timo Heimovaara T.J.Heimovaara@tudelft.nl, +31 6 3882 9119

Specifications

  • Lecturer; Assistant professor; Associate professor; Professor
  • Natural sciences
  • 32—38 hours per week
  • €3974—€5439 per month
  • Doctorate
  • TUD02635

Employer

Delft University of Technology (TU Delft)

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Mekelweg 2, 2628 CD, Delft

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Application procedure

For information about the procedure you can contact recruitment-citg@tudelft.nl.

Are you interested in this vacancy? Please apply as soon as possible but Sunday 18 December 2022 23:59 CET at the latest, via the application button and upload your:

  • letter of motivation with a clear explanation of the fit within the department (max  2 pages),
  • 'personal research & teaching statement' (max 3 pages),
  • detailed CV,
  • contact information of two persons who can provide references, 
  • publication list,
  • abstracts of your MSc and PhD thesis,
  • and two selected publication.

You can apply online. We will not process applications sent by email and/or post.

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

Acquisition in response to this vacancy is not appreciated.

Application procedure

Application procedure

For information about the procedure you can contact recruitment-citg@tudelft.nl.

Are you interested in this vacancy? Please apply as soon as possible but Sunday 18 December 2022 23:59 CET at the latest, via the application button and upload your:

  • letter of motivation with a clear explanation of the fit within the department (max  2 pages),
  • 'personal research & teaching statement' (max 3 pages),
  • detailed CV,
  • contact information of two persons who can provide references, 
  • publication list,
  • abstracts of your MSc and PhD thesis,
  • and two selected publication.

You can apply online. We will not process applications sent by email and/or post.

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

Acquisition in response to this vacancy is not appreciated.

Make sure to apply no later than 18 Dec 2022 23:59 (Europe/Amsterdam).