Assistant professor (tenure track) in Technology-based entrepreneurship

Assistant professor (tenure track) in Technology-based entrepreneurship

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10 Mar 8 Apr Delft

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Job description

We are looking for an ambitious team-player in technology-based entrepreneurship. The position we offer is a tenure track that provides you with the opportunity to develop new educational programmes across the faculties of TU Delft. You are an engaged teacher with a solid experience in teaching and coaching entrepreneurship to engineers with a hands-on mentality. You have a strong vision on how to develop a research agenda on entrepreneurship that contributes to the education activities of the DCE. You will be part of a team that is developing new educational programmes across the faculties of the TU Delft. The close engagement with all faculties of TU Delft and the vibrant entrepreneurial ecosystem in Delft provides great opportunities to make significant research contributions. Entrepreneurship education and research is facing growing interest among students, faculty members and founders of entrepreneurial start-ups, providing you with many opportunities to make your career a success.


Delft University of Technology (TU Delft)


We seek a candidate who is an engaged and ambitious teacher and researcher with a solid experience in teaching and coaching entrepreneurship with a hands-on mentality.
You should have a PhD, or will finish your PhD soon, in the field of entrepreneurship and you have a proven passion for educating students.

Conditions of employment

Fixed-term contract: tenure track (6 years with the prospect of a permanent contract).

This position is part of a Tenure Track career path with an emphasis on education. At the start of the tenure-track you will be appointed as Assistant Professor for the duration of six years. 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.


Technische Universiteit Delft

Delft University of Technology (TU Delft) is a multifaceted institution offering education and carrying out research in the technical sciences at an internationally recognised level. Education, research and design are strongly oriented towards applicability. TU Delft develops technologies for future generations, focusing on sustainability, safety and economic vitality. At TU Delft you will work in an environment where technical sciences and society converge. TU Delft comprises eight faculties, unique laboratories, research institutes and schools.


Faculty Technology, Policy and Management

The Faculty of Technology, Policy and Management contributes to sustainable solutions for technical challenges in society by combining the insights from engineering with the humanities and the social sciences.

The Delft Centre for Entrepreneurship (DCE) of the Faculty Technology Policy and Management of the Delft University of Technology (TU Delft) operates in a vibrant entrepreneurial ecosystem. We provide entrepreneurship programs at bachelor, master and PhD level across the faculties of the TU Delft and serve annually approx. 700 students. Students from our programs who start companies find accommodation in the Europe’s largest tech-incubator YES!Delft and elsewhere. The Delft Centre for Entrepreneurship currently employs 8 FTE who are active in research, education and EU projects. The research program of DCE focuses on  technology-based entrepreneurship. A common, although not exclusive, interest within the centre is the role of technology-based entrepreneurship in society. Technologies in Digital Society, Health Systems, Circular and Clean Energy and in  Emerging Countries open new opportunities for entrepreneurs to pursue and has become important themes in both research and education throughout the faculties of TU Delft. Our centre has a focus on developing new research approaches, methods and teaching techniques in technology-based entrepreneurship. The centre works closely with scientists, teachers, entrepreneurs and policymakers across the university, e.g. Delft Global, Delft Enterprises, TheGreenVillage, RoboHouse and the Valorisation Centre and with regional partners such as World Horti Centre and many others.


  • Assistant professor
  • Engineering
  • max. 38 hours per week
  • €3637—€5656 per month
  • University graduate
  • ATTBM 20.010


Delft University of Technology (TU Delft)

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