Assistant Professor (Tenure Track) in Mathematics

Assistant Professor (Tenure Track) in Mathematics

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25 Jun 14 Aug Delft

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Job description

Taking into account the current gender diversity we especially ask female candidates to apply.

We offer a full-time tenure track position, but candidates preferring a part-time position are also explicitly invited to apply. The successful candidate will have demonstrated excellence in research and preferably have experience in teaching and supervision of students. Her responsibilities include:

  • Setting up a successful research programme.
  • Acquiring and managing externally funded projects.
  • Participating in our teaching programme, which includes service teaching for engineering students.

The candidate will also be responsible for teaching and supervising students and interns at various levels (Bachelor, Master, and PhD).

A Tenure Track, a process leading up to a permanent appointment with the prospect of becoming an Associate or full Professor, offers young, talented academics a clear and attractive career path. During the Tenure Track, you will have the opportunity to develop into an internationally acknowledged and recognised academic. We offer a structured career and personal development programme designed to offer individual academics as much as support as possible.


Delft University of Technology (TU Delft)


The candidate is a (preferably) female university graduate with a PhD in Mathematics in a viable and promising area, related to research directions present at DIAM and complementing the institute’s research portfolio in a meaningful way. She has a proven track record of excellence in her research field, as evidenced by refereed publications in top quality journals. She is a future leader in her field. The candidate is able to make significant contributions to research, is an enthusiastic team player, and has excellent communication skills. She shows the potential to be an inspired and dedicated teacher.

Conditions of employment

Fixed-term contract: Tenure.

At the start of the tenure-track you will be appointed as Assistant Professor for the duration of six years. Section leader, department leaders and you will agree upon expected performance and (soft) skills. You will receive formal feedback on performance and skills during annual assessment meetings and the mid-term evaluation. If the performance and skills are evaluated positively at the end of the tenure track, you will be appointed in a permanent Assistant Professor position. TU Delft offers a customisable compensation package, a discount for health insurance and sport memberships, and a monthly work costs contribution. Flexible work schedules can be arranged. An International Children’s Centre offers childcare and an international primary school. Dual Career Services offers support to accompanying partners. Salary and benefits are in accordance with the Collective Labour Agreement for Dutch Universities. TU Delft sets specific standards for the English competency of the teaching staff. TU Delft offers training to improve English competency. Inspiring, excellent education is our central aim. If you have less than five years of experience and do not yet have your teaching certificate, we allow you up to three years to obtain this.     


Faculty Electrical Engineering, Mathematics and Computer Science

The Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Mathematics and Computer Science (EEMCS) is known worldwide for its high academic quality and the social relevance of its research programmes. The faculty’s excellent facilities accentuate its international position in teaching and research. Within this interdisciplinary and international setting the faculty employs more than 1100 employees, including about 400 graduate students and about 4000 students. Together they work on a broad range of technical innovations in the fields of sustainable energy, telecommunications, microelectronics, embedded systems, computer and software engineering, interactive multimedia and applied mathematics.

Research at the Delft Institute of Applied Mathematics (DIAM) centres around the analysis of mathematical models arising in science and engineering. This research is both fundamental and applied in nature, and is often inspired by technical applications. The department plays an active role in translating research results into concrete, practical applications. It maintains intensive contacts with other TU Delft departments, the major technological institutes, and the research laboratories of major companies. Within its own subject field, the department provides teaching for the Applied Mathematics BSc and MSc programmes, and also contributes to the teaching of mathematics courses within other academic programmes at the TU Delft and within national programmes such as “MasterMath”.

The Delft Institute of Applied Mathematics consists of six research groups: Analysis, Mathematical Physics, Numerical Analysis, Applied Probability, Statistics, and Optimisation. More information about the Delft Institute of Applied Mathematics can be found at The department organizes lunch seminars, where colleagues from the various sections explain aspects of their work for the whole DIAM staff. It also has a yearly social activity where staff members interact informally. These initiatives contribute to the positive atmosphere felt at DIAM.


  • Professor; Associate professor; Assistant professor; Lecturer
  • Engineering
  • 36—40 hours per week
  • €3389—€4978 per month
  • Doctorate
  • EWI2019-44


Delft University of Technology (TU Delft)

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