Faculty members Mathematics: Assistant, Associate and Full Professors

Faculty members Mathematics: Assistant, Associate and Full Professors

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1 Apr 1 Apr Eindhoven

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The Department of Mathematics and Computer Science at TU Eindhoven is looking for new faculty members to expand its academic staff. We welcome applications in all areas of mathematics and at all levels, ranging from (tenure-track) assistant professor to full professor.

TU Eindhoven. TU Eindhoven (TU/e) is a mid-size technical university located in the heart of the high-tech industry in the Netherlands, named the Brainport region. Eindhoven is the fifth largest city in the Netherlands, and including suburbs it has about 420,000 inhabitants. TU/e is a highly ranked university both in research and education. Our training and research programs are highly regarded and we foster close relationships with companies, organizations and research institutes in the Brainport region and beyond.  Fundamental and applied research are equally valued here. The high rank of the TU/e is due to the impact of its scientific research and also to its scientific co­publications with industry. TU/e is a social and inspiring university with a fine culture. You will quickly feel at home, surrounded by people who share your scientific ambitions. The TU/e currently has nine departments, with over 11,000 students in total.

Growth and development: the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science. Mathematics is one of the two sub-departments of the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science (M&CS) at TU/e. With over 100 (assistant, associate and full) professors, almost 200 PhD and PDEng students, about 1100 Bachelor students and 600 Master students, M&CS is one of the largest of the nine departments of the TU/e. By performing top-level fundamental and applied research, offering high-quality educational programs, and maintaining strong ties with industry, M&CS aims to contribute to science and to innovation in and beyond the region.

The department's relationship with the high-tech industry in the Brainport region means that staff and students can contribute directly to the development of technological innovations with real-world relevance. The department has produced a number of successful spin-offs, and participates in many national and international research consortia. The unique positioning in one of Europe's leading tech regions also means excellent job opportunities for spouses. TU/e actively facilitates career opportunities for partners of successful candidates.

Mathematics currently offers a Bachelor program and a Master program with several tracks, all taught fully in English. Beside a full Mathematics curriculum, we offer also a full Data Science curriculum. Mathematics has a rich research portfolio, ranging from fundamental to application-oriented research in a variety of areas within Mathematics.

See here for more information about the department as a whole, and here for more information about the current research programs.


Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e)


What we are looking for. We seek to appoint mathematicians who are passionate about research as well as teaching. Current focus areas in M&CS are data science/AI, high-tech-systems, networks, (cyber) security, and computational science. We welcome excellent candidates that can contribute to any of these areas as well as candidates that bring new research directions to the department. We have openings at all levels, ranging from tenure track assistant professor positions, to associate and full professor positions. The working language in the department and across the university is English. There is no requirement to speak Dutch for applying for these positions.

An important aspect of TU/e's vision on education is that research and education go hand in hand, both at Bachelor and Master level. Next to your research, education is an important part of your job. The TU/e helps its scientific staff to further develop their teaching skills by offering a training program that leads to an official teaching certification from Dutch Universities (Basic Teaching Qualification).

Furthermore, we require:
  • A PhD degree in Mathematics or related discipline, with a strong publication record.
  • Excellent communication, organization and leadership skills demonstrating the potential to build your own research group.
  • Strong cooperation skills and the ability to work in a team.

  • A successful candidate at the Associate or Full Professor level has a clear international academic reputation in Mathematics.

    Conditions of employment

    What we offer. We offer a position in a successful and internationally-oriented department. The department has an attractive starting package for its new faculty members, which includes the possibility to appoint a PhD student. The city of Eindhoven offers a relaxed, multicultural environment, high quality of life and many options for extra-curricular activities. The city has a mild climate, and it is well-connected by rail, air, and road links with major European cities. The city is at the heart of the Brainport region of Netherlands, a region with high growth, high innovation, and many permanent employment opportunities for expats. Candidates moving to the Netherlands from abroad may qualify for a tax incentive scheme, where 30% of your income is tax free for a (maximum) period of five years. Click here for more information.

    In the first years of employment, your teaching duties will be reduced to 30% (from our standard 50%) leaving 70% of your time for research, developing collaborations with other research groups and industry, and building your own research group.

    Salary will be based on your background and working experience and according to the Collective Labour Agreement Dutch Universities (CAO NU). An Assistant Professor gross salary is in the range of € 3.637,- to € 5.656,-  per month (on a full-time basis). For an Associate Professor the range of the gross salary is € 5.039,- to € 6.738,-  per month (on a full-time basis). For a Full Professor the range of the gross salary is € 5.582,- to € 9.812,-  per month (on a full-time basis). Additionally, we offer a yearly holiday allowance of 8% of the annual salary and a yearly end-of-year bonus of 8.3% of the annual salary. In addition we offer a pension scheme, partially paid parental leave, flexible employment conditions, the possibility to participate in a collective health care plan, and other benefits (including an excellent technical infrastructure, moving expenses, savings schemes, child care and excellent on campus sports facilities).


    • Professor; Associate professor; Assistant professor; Lecturer
    • Engineering
    • max. 38 hours per week
    • Doctorate
    • V32.3681


    Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e)

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