Assistant professor analog/RF IC Design

Assistant professor analog/RF IC Design

Published Deadline Location
9 Feb 29 Feb Enschede

Job description

As part of the strategic program “Personalized eHealth technology”, we are looking for a highly motivated assistant professor with expertise in Analog/RF Integrated Circuit Design. This strategic program aims to improve our health care by e-health strategies. Key to this is the ability to measure an individual's health status. Apart from sensors and actuators, electronics is needed for sensor interfaces and wireless communication.

In this field, you will develop new lines of funded research and contribute to supervising PhD students. To make a quick start, you will receive a start-up package for this position, which can be used to hire a PhD student.

Contributing to teaching is part of this position.

For this you will (co-)teach in existing courses that are already given by the ICD group and be involved in the development of new courses. Furthermore you will supervise BSc and/or MSc students from mainly Electrical Engineering.

This assistant professor position is part of the ‘sectorplannen 2’, and therefore, you will work in close collaboration with colleagues from the Lab-on-a-chip group (BIOS) and biomedical signals and systems (BSS) group.


University of Twente (UT)


  • You hold a PhD degree in a relevant area of research, such as Analog / RF Integrated Circuit design.
  • You are an enthusiastic and highly motivated researcher, with team spirit and who is not afraid to work in an interdisciplinary team.
  • You have a creative mindset and excellent analytical skills.
  • You have the drive to apply for external projects.
  • You possess a (equivalent of) University Teaching Qualification or are willing to obtain this, and have the ambition to become a skilled and collegial teacher.
  • You possess good communication skills, an excellent command of English (C1 or C2) and an excellent command of Dutch -or willing to learn Dutch within 3 years (C1 level).

Conditions of employment

  • We offer a structural position in a very stimulating scientific environment, with a temporary contract. After positive evaluation, the contract can be converted into a permanent contract.
  • Your salary and associated conditions are in accordance with the collective labour agreement for Dutch universities (CAO-NU).
  • Gross salary between € 4.332,- and € 6.737 per month (scale 11-12) depending on experience and qualifications.
  • Excellent benefits including a holiday allowance of 8% of the gross annual salary, a year-end bonus of 8.3% and a solid pension scheme.
  • Between 29 and 41 leave days in case of full-time employment;
  • Excellent support and facilities for professional and personal development.
  • We are also a family-friendly institution that offers parental leave (both paid and unpaid) and career support for partners.

Additional information

Are you interested in this position? Please send your application via the 'Apply now' button below before 1 March and include:
  • A detailed CV
  • A motivation letter
  • List of publications
  • Contact details of referees
  • Plan of your research and educational ambitions (max. 2 A4)

We would very much like to increase the number of women in the department. Therefore we prefer female candidates. Hence we will start this procedure with only considering female applicants as a first step. If this does not result in a match, we will resume the procedure with male applicants as soon as possible. However, we do invite all candidates to apply immediately.”

For more information regarding this position, you are welcome to contact Bram Nauta (


  • Professor
  • Engineering
  • max. 40 hours per week
  • €4332—€6737 per month
  • Doctorate
  • 1652


University of Twente (UT)

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Drienerlolaan 5, 7522NB, Enschede

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Make sure to apply no later than 29 Feb 2024 23:59 (Europe/Amsterdam).