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Full Professor in Power Electronics

The University of Twente (UT) invites senior researchers with an excellent track record to apply for the position of full professor in Power Electronics (PE) within the Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Mathematics and Computer Science.

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Key takeaways

  • Hours 20 - 40 hr.
  • Salary indication € 6,533 - € 10,309
  • Deadline 9 Jul 2022

We offer a challenging position in a stimulating, enthusiastic, diverse, and international academic environment. You will have a high degree of independence and responsibility, while collaboration, both internally and externally, is strongly encouraged. Power Electronics & EMC (PE) is a young research group at the University of Twente, established by combining power electronics expertise that the late Prof. Braham Ferreira brought along with the existing leading-edge EMC activities.

Your profile

  • You have a PhD and a research background in power electronics.
  • You have a strong publication record
  • You have a vision on future developments
  • You have a high standing in the field and a track record of leading scientific research
  • You have a strong and current academic and industrial network
  • You have a passion to teach at undergraduate and graduate levels.
  • You have a basic qualification in teaching for Dutch universities ('UTQ'), or willingness to obtain this in due time.
  • You have strong collaborative capabilities, management, administration, and communication skills.
  • We need your enthusiasm to develop the research agenda of the PE group,
  • We need you to initiate, extend and maintain collaboration at departmental, national and international levels
  • We need an inspiring and excellent leader who can flourish in a multidisciplinary research field.
  • Are you up for the challenge to lead the research as well as teaching on this state of the art technology?

Our offer

  • We offer you a tenured position as Professor with a competitive salary (maximum €10.309,- euro gross per month). Possibilities for a starting package are open for discussion. The position is full time, however, for excellent candidates a flexible appointment is negotiable.
  • There are excellent terms of employment such as:
  • remuneration of 8,3% end-of-year bonus and 8% holiday allowance;
  • a solid pension scheme;
  • possibilities to save up holidays for sabbatical leave;
  • minimum of 29 holidays in case of full-time employment;
  • professional and personal development programs
  • family-friendly institution that offers parental leave (both paid and unpaid) and career support for partners

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This vacancy remains open until a suitable candidate is found.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, or disability status. Because of our diversity values we particularly support women to apply.

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About the organization

The faculty of Electrical Engineering, Mathematics and Computer Science (EEMCS) uses mathematics, electronics and computer technology to contribute to the development of Information and Communication Technology (ICT). With ICT present in almost every device and product we use nowadays, we embrace our role as contributors to a broad range of societal activities and as pioneers of tomorrow's digital society. As part of a people-first tech university that aims to shape society, individuals and connections, our faculty works together intensively with industrial partners and researchers in the Netherlands and abroad, and conducts extensive research for external commissioning parties and funders. Our research has a high profile both in the Netherlands and internationally. It has been accommodated in three multidisciplinary UT research institutes: Mesa+ Institute, TechMed Centre and Digital Society Institute.

About the faculty EEMCS

Curious about what the faculty of Electrical Engineering, Mathematics and Computer Science (EEMCS) stands for? Check out the EEMCS website for more information.

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Create new opportunities for yourself, your colleagues and our society. Scientist or teacher, administrator or facilitator, thinker or doer, energetic leader or silent support – your work at the University of Twente matters. And you too!

How to apply

Step 1

When you see a vacancy that appeals to you, you can apply online. We ask you to upload a CV and motivation letter and/or list of publications. You will receive a confirmation of receipt by e-mail.

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Step 2

The selection committee will review your application and you will receive a response within 2 weeks after the vacancy has been closed.

Step 3

1st interview.
The 1st (online or in person) meeting serves as an introduction where we introduce ourselves to you and you to us. You may be asked to give a short presentation. This will be further explained in the invitation.

Step 4

2nd interview.
In the second interview, we will further discuss the job content, your skills and your talents.

Step 5

The offer.
If the conversations are positive, you will be made a suitable offer.

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Kok, J.N. (Joost)

Kok, J.N. (Joost)

Kok, J.N. (Joost)

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