Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Water Smart Solutions based on Resource Recovery

Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Water Smart Solutions based on Resource Recovery

Published Deadline Location
14 Jan 1 Mar Delft

Job description

The Department of Water Management is actively looking for an ambitious and enthusiastic Postdoctoral Research Fellow in the field of water smart solutions based on resource recovery. The successful candidate will join the Urban Water Infrastructure (UWI) group led by Prof. Zoran Kapelan and will be employed as part of the ongoing EU Wider Uptake project, co-investigated by Prof Jan Peter van der Hoek.

The successful candidate is expected to contribute to research, education and other activities in the UWI group and the Department, starting in May 2022.

The key job responsibilities include:

  • Research: Delivering high quality, internationally leading research in the field of water-smart solutions based on resource recovery. The potential research areas include but are not limited to the development of new methods, metrics and tools for the assessment of smartness of these solutions and related roadmaps ensuring their wider uptake in practice.
  • Education: Supporting the UWI group and the Department of Water Management in the development and delivery of undergraduate and especially postgraduate taught courses with focus on urban water management. Supervising MSc and BSc students and assisting PhD students, preparing and assessing student projects, assignments and exam papers.

Specifications

Delft University of Technology (TU Delft)

Requirements

The successful candidate needs to have:

(i) A PhD or equivalent degree in civil or chemical engineering, industrial ecology or related disciplines;

(ii) Knowledge of water/wastewater treatment, resource recovery and related technologies;

(iii) Proven ability to deliver high quality research as evidenced in publications record and otherwise;

(iv) Independence and teamwork skills with proactive attitude to work;

(v) Capacity to communicate effectively with peers, students, stakeholders and external partners;

(vi) Good understanding of the higher education environment including diversity and inclusion values.

Preference will be given to candidates who have:
a) Experience in developing water and wastewater based resource recovery solutions including related assessment of smartness and sustainability of these solutions;
b) Experience in obtaining funding for research projects;
c) Experience in teaching and supervising students.

Conditions of employment

Salary and benefits are in accordance with the Collective Labour Agreement for Dutch Universities. The TU Delft offers a customisable compensation package, a discount on health insurance and sport memberships, and a monthly work costs contribution. Flexible work schedules can be arranged.

For international applicants we offer the Coming to Delft Service and Partner Career Advice to assist you with your relocation. An International Children's Centre offers childcare and there is an international primary school.

Employer

Delft University of Technology

Delft University of Technology is built on strong foundations. As creators of the world-famous Dutch waterworks and pioneers in biotech, TU Delft is a top international university combining science, engineering and design. It delivers world class results in education, research and innovation to address challenges in the areas of energy, climate, mobility, health and digital society. For generations, our engineers have proven to be entrepreneurial problem-solvers, both in business and in a social context. At TU Delft we embrace diversity and aim to be as inclusive as possible (see our Code of Conduct). Together, we imagine, invent and create solutions using technology to have a positive impact on a global scale.

Challenge. Change. Impact! 

Department

Faculty Civil Engineering and Geosciences

The Faculty of Civil Engineering & Geosciences (CEG) is committed to outstanding international research and education in the field of civil engineering, applied earth sciences, traffic and transport, water technology, and delta technology. Our research feeds into our educational programmes and covers societal challenges such as climate change, energy transition, resource depletion, urbanisation and the availability of clean water, conducted  in close cooperation with a wide range of research institutions. CEG is convinced that Open Science helps to achieve our goals and supports its scientists in integrating Open Science in their research practice. The Faculty of CEG comprises 28 research groups in the following seven departments: Materials Mechanics Management & Design, Engineering Structures, Geoscience and Engineering, Geoscience and Remote Sensing, Transport & Planning, Hydraulic Engineering and Water Management.

Click here to go to the website of the Faculty of Civil Engineering & Geosciences.

Additional information

For more information about this vacancy please contact Prof. Zoran Kapelan (z.kapelan@tudelft.nl). If you would like more information about the application procedure please recruitment-citg@tudelft.nl. 

Specifications

  • Postdoc
  • Engineering
  • €2846—€4490 per month
  • Doctorate
  • TUD01937

Employer

Delft University of Technology (TU Delft)

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Application procedure

Are you interested in this vacancy? Please apply before 28 February 2022 via the application button and upload: 

  • Motivation letter explaining why you are the right candidate for the position (1 page)
  • CV including publications record (max 5 pages)
  • Abstract/summary of your PhD thesis (in English)
  • Study transcripts
  • The names and contact addresses of three references

Please note:

  • You can apply online. We will not process applications sent by email and/or post.
  • Incomplete applications will not be processed.
  • A pre-Employment screening can be part of the selection procedure.
  • Acquisition in response to this vacancy is not appreciated.

Application procedure

Application procedure

Are you interested in this vacancy? Please apply before 28 February 2022 via the application button and upload: 

  • Motivation letter explaining why you are the right candidate for the position (1 page)
  • CV including publications record (max 5 pages)
  • Abstract/summary of your PhD thesis (in English)
  • Study transcripts
  • The names and contact addresses of three references

Please note:

  • You can apply online. We will not process applications sent by email and/or post.
  • Incomplete applications will not be processed.
  • A pre-Employment screening can be part of the selection procedure.
  • Acquisition in response to this vacancy is not appreciated.

Make sure to apply no later than 1 Mar 2022 0:59 (Europe/Amsterdam).