Lab Manager HF-Labs

Lab Manager HF-Labs

Published Deadline Location
13 Feb 5 Mar Delft
Are you a team player with a passion for technology, education and research? Then join us in creating an efficient and high-quality learning and research environment at the TU Delft.

Job description

The department of Human-Centered Design of the Faculty of Industrial Design Engineering is TU Delft is seeking an enthusiastic and skilled Lab Manager with a technical background for the Human Factors (HF) Labs. These Labs offer state of the art infrastructure for human factors / ergonomics research and education. The labs encompass various rooms dedicated to physical factors (3D Body Scanning lab), perceptual factors (Vision Lab, Sound Lab, and Light Lab), and user research (Comfort lab, Hospitality lab, and Control lab). They support a wide range of research projects and course-related project work.

As the Lab Manager, you will be responsible for organizing and managing access to the HF infrastructure and materials, providing support as an operator, providing guidance to students and researchers on instrument usage, and contributing to the setup of test configurations. Additionally, you will play a vital role in supporting education, conducting workshops, procuring instruments and lab supplies, performing maintenance tasks, and providing services to departments and external entities.   

Specifications

Delft University of Technology (TU Delft)

Requirements

Strong attention to detail, flexibility, and practical problem-solving skills.

  • Technical experience in informatics, electronics, and related areas, enabling you to tackle complex challenges.
  • Familiarity with topics such as measuring, sound and light physics, 3D scanning & printing, computer-aided design (CAD), and materials.
  • Strong affinity with scientific research and education as demonstrated by earlier experience.
  • Proficiency in both Dutch and English languages.
  • A service-oriented mindset, focused on providing optimal support to internal and external stakeholders.
  • Pedagogical background is a plus, as you will be instructing and guiding students.
  • Ability to work independently, navigate within the organization, and demonstrate a long-term commitment.

Conditions of employment

Fixed-term contract: 12 maanden.

  • Duration of contract is 12 months with prospect for extension / with prospect of permanent.
  • A job of 32-40 hours per week.
  • A salary based on scale 9-10, depending qualifications and experience of the CAO for Dutch Universities with a minimum of € 3226 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.

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 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!

Department

Afdeling

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.

Additional information

For more information about this vacancy, please contact Toon Huysmans (T.Huysmans@tudelft.nl)

For information about the application procedure, please contact Amanda Nieuwpoort (HR-HCD@tudelft.nl).     

Specifications

  • Technical and laboratory
  • 32—40 hours per week
  • Higher professional education
  • TUD05018

Employer

Delft University of Technology (TU Delft)

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Mekelweg 2, 2628 CD, Delft

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Application procedure

Are you interested in this vacancy? Please apply before March 5th, 2024 via the application button and upload your motivation and CV.

  • 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.
  • Please do not contact us for unsolicited services.

Application procedure

Application procedure

Are you interested in this vacancy? Please apply before March 5th, 2024 via the application button and upload your motivation and CV.

  • 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.
  • Please do not contact us for unsolicited services.

Make sure to apply no later than 5 Mar 2024 23:59 (Europe/Amsterdam).