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2 Open-rank tenure-track faculty positions in information systems

Erasmus University Rotterdam

Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University (RSM) invites applications for two open-rank tenure-track faculty positions in Information Systems, starting in September 2020. The position is in RSM’s department of Technology and Operations Management, section Business Information Management (BIM). The rank for the position is assistant professor or associate professor. Final year PhD candidates, assistant professors and associate professors are invited to apply. The possibility of starting in January 2020 can be discussed.

Apply before: November 1, 2019

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Full Professor in Experimental Biophysics & Bio-Inspired Materials

The Department of Physics at Utrecht University is actively seeking qualified candidates for a full-time Full Professor position in Experimental Biophysics & Bio-Inspired Materials. This position is the senior of a pair of positions created with funds from the Dutch Sectorplan Physics, which together will strengthen the Department’s focus on bio-inspired materials and devices. This position will be embedded within the Debye Institute for Nanomaterials Science. Its junior counterpart (Tenure Track position) will be embedded within the Institute for Theoretical Physics. The successful candidate will help strengthen the Institute by developing an independent research line and will benefit from collaborations with groups within the Debye Institute (which has groups in both the departments of Physics and Chemistry), the Institute for Theoretical Physics and with groups in Life Sciences.

Deadline: 15 November 2019

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Tenure Track Assistant Professor in Additive Food Assembly

Wageningen University & Research

Wageningen University & Research are searching for an Assistant Professor in Additive Food Assembly (Tenure Track). Wageningen University offers talented young scientists a challenging Tenure Track career trajectory. By introducing this trajectory, our aim is to attract top talent and to stimulate excellence.
From the position of Assistant/Associate Professor, candidates can grow into a Professor position, holding a personal chair in a manner solely determined by personal success. In addition, they will be given the chance to build up their own research line. It goes without saying that candidates will be intensively supervised and coached during the trajectory. Moreover, this transparent career path can lead to a permanent employment contract.

Deadline: November 30, 2019

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Assistant Professor System identification & process control for multi-physics systems

TU Eindhoven (TU/e) is a mid-size technical university located in the heart of the high-tech industry in the Netherlands, named the Brainport region. Eindhoven is the fifth largest city in the Netherlands, and including suburbs it has about 420,000 inhabitants. TU/e is a highly ranked university both in research and education.

This vacancy is within the group Control Systems Technology, CST (pillar Dynamics and Control).

The Control Systems Technology group of the Department of Mechanical Engineering of the TU/e seeks to hire an outstanding assistant professor, which should play a leading role in addressing these modelling, estimation and control challenges in general and applying them in plasma control, nuclear fusion (tokamaks), future fuels and thermal systems. The successful candidate should hold a PhD degree in mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, systems and control, (applied) mathematics, computer science or physics. Core disciplines that are envisioned to be needed are:

  • Systems and control
  • Data-driven modelling (system identification and/or machine learning) and first principles modelling of multi-physics dynamical systems
  • Partial differential equations and their control
  • Model predictive control (MPC)
  • Distributed and decentralized control
  • Knowledge or interest in relevant application domains, for instance, in nuclear fusion, renewable (solar) fuels, etc.

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9 Professor Positions in the Department of Applied Physics

Technische Universiteit Eindhoven

The Department of Applied Physics at TU/e is an ambitious and inclusive department that presently consists of twelve research units and four research centers, each of which is comprised of several independent Principal Investigators (PIs). Our research is broadly centered around the themes of i) Fluids, Bio and Soft Matter, ii) Plasma and Beams, and iii) Nano, Quantum, and Photonics.

As part of a nation-wide initiative to stimulate the physical sciences, the department invites applications for nine (9) new faculty positions at all levels including (tenure-track) Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, and Full Professor. Candidates in all areas related to Applied Physics will be considered, including, but not limited to:

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Soft matter physics and/or fluid dynamics
Spintronics and/or nanophotonics
Nanomaterials for Energy
Electronic quantum materials
Plasma surface interaction
Plasma physics: elementary processes
Ultracold plasmas


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Tenure track for Assistant Professor in electromagnetic energy conversion systems

Technische Universiteit Eindhoven

The Electromechanics and Power Electronics group is one of the nine research groups of the Department of Electrical Engineering at TU/e. The group is the main center for research in electromechanical power conversion and power electronics in the Netherlands. The research is aligned with the three main strategic research themes of the Eindhoven University of Technology, i.e. Energy, Health and Smart Mobility. The four research tracks of the EPE group are high-tech motion systems and robotics, power electronics systems, smart mobility and advanced modeling. 


The tenure track position in electromagnetic energy conversion systems open in the EPE group of TU/e, is one of the 16 positions within the DeSIRE program, in the 4TU Centre for Resilience Engineering.

In the framework of the DeSIRE program, TU/e is looking for an assistant professor (tenure track) who will perform fundamental and application-oriented research into electromagnetic energy conversions in terms of design tools and ultrafast 2D and 3D analytical (numerical) multiscale and multiphysical models of static and dynamic fields. His/her tasks are to:

  • Carry out fundamental and applied research in the forefront of multiphysical modeling of electromagnetic devices.
  • Contribute to the acquisition and management of (inter)national research projects.
  • Cooperate with industrial and academic partners.
  • Teach and supervise students on all academic levels, i.e. BSc, MSc, PDEng and PhD level.
  • Publish in renowned scientific journals and conferences.

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