Makerspace Employee

Makerspace Employee

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24 Oct 1 Dec Delft

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Makerspace Employee

Job description

The StudioLab is a design research community of the Faculty of Industrial Design. It has about 60 members from staff, students, and guests. This include professors, lecturers, research staff, PhD and MSc students. The StudioLab hosts research from different groups at the Department of Human Centered Design and aims to promote cross-pollination between projects, between research and education, between making and thinking and between theory and design. In the center of the StudioLab there is a makerspace with facilities for tinkering with material and interactive technology. This space also houses the technical staff taking care of the technical aspects of StudioLab projects.

The position is for a new employee as a member of the technical staff of the Studiolab. The technical staff provides support for solving problems with technology, aides in the design and realisation of prototypes intended for use in education and research. In addition the technical staff takes care of the daily operation of the makerspace, to eg. keep the equipment operational and the space organised


Delft University of Technology (TU Delft)


  • Basic skills with micro electronics, the applicant has experience making simple electronic circuits and is familiar with the Arduino eco system.
  • Basic skills coding, the applicant has experience developing code for embedded application with Arduino embedded systems (or similar style microcontrollers).
  • Basic skills working with desktop and server oriented systems (Windows, Macos, Linux).
  • The applicant should be willing to acquire more advanced skills in any of the above.
  • Participate in our makers lab, the applicant is willing to take the lead in organising the lab together with colleagues and students.
  • The applicant has an affinity with Industrial Design, is service oriented, willing to help colleagues and students with technical issues and when making interactive systems.   

Conditions of employment

Fixed-term contract: 12 maanden.

  • A salary based on UFO profile education and research officer 1-3 with scale 8-10 of the CAO for Dutch Universities with a minimum of (€ 3072,-) and a maximum of (€ 5090,-) gross per month based on a fulltime contract (38 hours), plus 8% holiday allowance and an end-of-year bonus of 8.3%.
  • An excellent pension scheme via the ABP.
  • The possibility to compile an individual employment package every year.
  • Discount with health insurers.
  • Flexible working week.
  • Every year, 232 leave hours (at 38 hours). You can also sell or buy additional leave hours via the individual choice budget.
  • Plenty of opportunities for education, training and courses.
  • Partially paid parental leave
  • Attention for working healthy and energetically with the vitality program.


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 as one of our core values and we actively engage to be a university where you feel at home and can flourish. We value different perspectives and qualities. We believe this makes our work more innovative, the TU Delft community more vibrant and the world more just. Together, we imagine, invent and create solutions using technology to have a positive impact on a global scale. That is why we invite you to apply. Your application will receive fair consideration.

Challenge. Change. Impact!


Faculty Industrial Design Engineering

Matching the evolution of people with the speed of the revolution of technology. This is the focus of the Faculty of Industrial Design Engineering (IDE). Delft designers act as a bridge between advances in technology and the needs of people, organisations and society to create products, services and systems with purpose.

IDE is a leader in design research across the application areas of mobility, sustainability and health, as well as its development of design tools and methods. A 350-strong research team and over 2,000 students work together in our inspiring hall, labs and studios.

In close cooperation with industry, the public sector and NGOs we rehearse possible futures in research and education to design for a complex future.

Click here to go to the website of the Faculty of Industrial Design Engineering.


  • Education
  • Behaviour and society
  • 24—32 hours per week
  • Higher professional education
  • TUD04548


Delft University of Technology (TU Delft)

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