Teachers in Computer Science Delft University of Technology, Faculty Electrical Engineering, Mathematics and Computer Science Netherlands

Teachers in Computer Science


Department/faculty: Faculty Electrical Engineering, Mathematics and Computer Science 

Level: University Graduate 

Working hours: 32-40 hours weekly 

Contract: 6 years 

Salary: 2709 - 5656 euros monthly (full-time basis)


Faculty Electrical Engineering, Mathematics and Computer Science


To handle the substantial increase in enrollments in its Computer Science programs, the Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Mathematics, and Computer Science of Delft University of Technology has multiple positions in different disciplines covering education and research in computer science.


The faculty’s main educational programs in computer science include a three-year bachelor programme in Computer Science and Engineering, a two-year master program in Computer Science(with main tracks in Software Technology and Data Science & Technology) and a two-year master program in Embedded Systems. The faculty offers a recently renewed minor in the third bachelor year for non-computer science students of Delft University of Technology in the area of Software Design & Data Science. Through its participation in EdX, the faculty offers a series of highly successful computer science MOOCs. All programmes are lectured in English.


Bachelor courses have enrollments of hundreds of students. Such courses are lectured by a teaching team, including professors, educators, and up to 30 teaching assistants. Master-level courses are typically lectured in smaller groups of up to 100 students, and are closely related to research carried out in the Computer Science Departments. Both the bachelor and the master are concluded with an individual research thesis (of 15 and 45 credit points, respectively).


The faculty’s research in computer science is internationally leading and conducted in the departments of Software Technology and Intelligent Systems. The two departments consist of in total 11 sections, which together are active in all core disciplines of computer science. Furthermore, the faculty conducts research in various themes that crosscut disciplines and other faculties, such as data science, cyber-security, blockchain, and Internet of Things.


To ensure continued high quality research and education, the faculty is in the process of strengthening its Computer Science Teaching Team. Responsibilities of the teaching team include supporting all bachelor-level education, co-teaching selected courses, managing a group of around 150 teaching assistants, supporting educational innovation, and blending on line and on campus education.


Positions are available for full time teachers, assistant professors with a focus on teaching, 6-year PhD students with a focus on teaching, and developers supporting computer science teaching processes. Teaching team members with research responsibilities will also be attached to one of the research sections of the faculty. All teaching staff has the opportunity follow teaching training, leading to a University Teaching Qualification (UTQ).


Job description


Full time teachers participate in teaching teams at the bachelor level, co-designing courses, providing lectures, recruiting and managing the teaching assistants, overseeing labwork, and creating and evaluating exercises. Teachers are in close contact with students, monitor their progress, and pro-actively come up with course improvements.




- Co-teach bachelor level courses in computer science.


- Act as primary contact with students and teaching assistants.


- Engage in educational innovation.


- Participate in the development of online learning capabilities.




    1. Completed MSc in computer science.


    1. Demonstrated interest in teaching, for example as teaching assistant.


    1. Strong command of computer science topics taught in the initial years of the bachelor.


    1. Ability to recruit, lead and inspire teams of teaching assistants.


    1. Team player with a passion for education.


    1. Transparent and effective communication and social skills.


    1. Excellent command of English.


Conditions of employment


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.


Information and application


For information about this vacancy,  you can contactt: Prof. dr. Arie van Deursen, Department of Software Technology, Prof.dr. Alan Hanjalic, Department of Intelligent Systems, Dr. ir. Hans Tonino, Director of Studies, Computer Science.


To apply, please e-mail a detailed resume cover letter an a teaching statement (1-2 pages). Please send your documents by April 1, 2019 to hr-eemcs@tudelft.nl and refer to vacancy number EWI2018-19.    


Part of the interview will be a trial lecture.

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