Assistant Professor in Energy and Transport Systems (Tenure Track with a focus on education)

Assistant Professor in Energy and Transport Systems (Tenure Track with a focus on education)

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18 Mar 14 Apr Delft

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Job description

The Faculty of Technology, Policy and Management (TPM) invites applications for a tenure-track position as assistant professor in Energy and Transport Systems. The position is established within the Engineering Systems and Services (ESS) department, where education and research on Energy and Transport Systems take place. The department contributes to one BSc and three MSc programmes at the TPM Faculty and to three joint MSc programmes with other faculties at TU Delft or Leiden University. ESS hosts energy system experts, industry (decarbonization), mobility (passenger as well as freight) and ICT experts (cyber, distributed systems, IT architectures), as well as choice modelling and decision-making scholars. This combination of expertise guarantees that the cross-sectoral and socio-technical characteristics of the coupling of energy transition and transport system innovations are addressed.  

In this position, you will be expected to:

  • Contribute to the educational programmes of the department
  • Perform research in the field of Energy and Transport Systems
  • Interact with a wide range of national and international stakeholders including energy and transport experts, external partners as well as policy makers


Delft University of Technology (TU Delft)


We are looking for a candidate with an interdisciplinary track record to focus on system challenges (engineering and/or economic/governance) of Energy and Transport systems. Supported by your colleagues, you will teach and develop educational courses in the domain of Energy and/or Transport Systems. We expect the candidate to have an appreciation of scientific and engineering challenges in the coupling of these two sectors. You will contribute to the collaborative mentality of the department by your ability to inspire colleagues and students through teaching, research, creativity and management skills.

Conditions of employment

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

The 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. Coming to Delft Service and Partner Career Advice can support with advice for you and your accompanying partner about your individual settling needs in the Netherlands. Once arrived you can be supported with individual consults and diverse workshops. Located on Campus are the International Children’s Centre and an international primary school which are subject to availability as well as several bilingual schools in the nearby surrounding. Salary and benefits are in accordance with the Collective Labour Agreement for Dutch Universities.
The TU Delft sets specific standards for the English competency of the teaching staff. The TU Delft offers training to improve English competency.
Inspiring, excellent education is our central aim. If you have less than five years of teaching experience and do not yet have your teaching certificate, you get the chance to obtain this within three years.


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 (TPM) contributes to sustainable solutions for technological challenges in society by combining the insights from engineering with the humanities and the social sciences. The assistant professor will be positioned in the Engineering Systems and Services (ESS) department. The core activity of the department is to model, understand, forecast, and shape emerging technological innovations and user patterns in the increasingly interconnected sectors of energy, industry, mobility and ICT; and use these insights for improved design, regulation and operation of such engineering systems. ESS aims to contribute to the scholarly debate at the highest international level, and is rooted in both engineering and social sciences. We provide excellent teaching based on our comprehensive systems engineering approach to international and national BSc and MSc students, professionals and via online educational resources (e.g. MOOCs). Teaching activities are supported by a team of educational advisors and a first class (digital) infrastructure.


  • Professor; Associate professor; Assistant professor; Lecturer
  • Engineering; Economics
  • 36—40 hours per week
  • €3637—€5656 per month
  • Doctorate
  • ATTBM 20.019


Delft University of Technology (TU Delft)

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