Tenure-Track Position in Mathematical Analysis Delft University of Technology, Department of Electrical Engineering, Mathematics and Computer Science

Tenure-Track Position in Mathematical Analysis

Department/faculty: Electrical Engineering, Mathematics and Computer Science

Level: PhD degree

Working hours: 38 hours per week

Contract: 4 years

Salary: €3475 to €4757 per month gross

Electrical Engineering, Mathematics and Computer Science

The Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Mathematics and Computer Science (EEMCS) is known worldwide for its high academic quality and the social relevance of its research programmes. The faculty’s excellent facilities accentuate its international position in teaching and research. Within this interdisciplinary and international setting the faculty employs more than 1100 employees, including about 400 graduate students and about 2100 students. Together they work on a broad range of technical innovations in the fields of sustainable energy, telecommunications, microelectronics, embedded systems, computer and software engineering, interactive multimedia and applied mathematics.

Research at the Delft Institute of Applied Mathematics (DIAM) centres around the analysis of mathematical models arising in science and engineering. This research is both fundamental and applied in nature and is often inspired by technical applications. The department plays an active role in translating research results into concrete, practical applications. It maintains intensive contacts with other TU Delft departments, the major technological institutes, and the research laboratories of major companies. Within its own subject field, the department provides teaching for the Applied Mathematics BSc and MSc programmes and contributes to the teaching of mathematics courses within other academic programmes at the TU Delft and within national programmes such as “MasterMath”.

The Analysis group is one of the key research groups at DIAM. Internationally, the group has a long-standing tradition of excellence in the areas of functional analysis, operator theory and partial differential equations.


Job description

Applications are invited for a full-time, tenure track position. The successful candidate will have demonstrated excellence in research and preferably have some experience in teaching. His/her responsibilities include:

• Setting up a successful research programme.
• Acquiring and managing externally funded projects.
• Participating in our teaching programme, which includes supervision of bachelor and master students and service teaching for engineering students.


A Tenure Track, a process leading up to a permanent appointment with the prospect of becoming an Associate or full Professor, offers young, talented academics a clear and attractive career path. During the Tenure Track, you will have the opportunity to develop into an internationally acknowledged and recognised academic. We offer a structured career and personal development programme designed to offer individual academics as much support as possible. For more information about the Tenure Track and the personal development programme, please visit www.tudelft.nl/tenuretrack.



The candidate is a university graduate with a PhD in Mathematics in Analysis, preferably in an area of partial differential equations which complements the research portfolio of the Analysis group in a meaningful way. He/she has a proven track record of excellence in his/her research field, as evidenced by refereed publications in top quality journals. He/she is a future leader in his/her field. The candidate is able to make significant contributions to research, is an enthusiastic team player, and has excellent communication skills.


Conditions of employment

A tenure-track position is offered for six years. Based on performance indicators agreed upon at the start of the appointment, a decision will be made by the fifth year whether to offer you a permanent faculty position.
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. 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.

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 experience and do not yet have your teaching certificate, we allow you up to three years to obtain this.


Information and application

For more information about this position, please contact Prof. Jan van Neerven, phone: +31 (0)15-2786599, e-mail: J.M.A.M.vanNeerven@tudelft.nl.

To apply, please e-mail a detailed CV that includes a list of publications, contact information of at least three scientists whom we can contact for letters of recommendation, and a research and teaching statement along with a letter of application by March 1, 2018 to P.T.M. van den Bergh, Hr-eemcs@tudelft.nl.
When applying for this position, please refer to vacancy number EWI2017-45.

Enquiries from agencies are not appreciated.

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