University of Twente (UT)

Hypathia Chairs

The Hypatia Chairs have been introduced to increase the number of female talent in academic top positions.

An Hypatia chair is an unique opportunity for female professors, as they will have the chance to shape the way in which their specific research can be facilitated within the University of Twente, in close collaboration with fellow researchers within the faculties.

For the University of Twente, the Hypatia chairs are an unique opportunity to increase diversity within our organization, leading to better results, more innovation, equal opportunities and an attractive proposition to the labour market.

The name Hypatia is inspired by the fourt/fifth century Greek scientist Hypatia, who was a teacher in the field of mathematics and philosophy, and is the earliest female mathematician of whose life and work reasonably detailed knowledge exists. In her days, she was very influential as she had the ability to transfer her phenomenal knowledge in an inspiring way. She is a shining example of our High Tech Human Touch approach.

Hypatia Chairs are a mark of quality. A candidate must meet all conditions and requirements before being considered for a post. Vacant chairs will remain unfilled until the right candidate is found.

Check out the details and application link of the positions below:

Full Professors in the domain of Behavioural, Management and Social Sciences

Full Professor in Applied Mechanics and Data Analysis

Full Professors in Electrical Engineering, Mathematics and Computer Science

Full Professors in Science and Technology

Full Professors in Geo-information Science and Earth Observation

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