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Research IT Consultant - Applied Physics

Research IT Consultant - Applied Physics

Non academic staff (supporting staff)
Irène Curie Fellowship
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Job description

Are you an IT enthusiast who wants to rise above yourself, in your profession and as a person? At the TU/e, scientists and students continuously create the unthinkable. The strength of the IT landscape is their key to success and, hence, so are you. These creative minds expect you to offer them a solution for tomorrow that doesn’t exist today. Together we are building the high performance backbone that this epicenter of science and technology demands. Are you driven by taking ownership and do you have an entrepreneurial mindset? We like to get in touch with you!

The postion
You as Research IT consultant you work in collaboration with researchers to realize customized sustainable IT solutions. You are part of a multidisciplinary team in which you share your knowledge and expertise. This enables you to facilitate researchers at TU/e level in conducting their research. You facilitate in the needs of research, so that scientists can focus on their most innovative work. You will also have the opportunity to build up an extensive network and to specialize in relevant research areas.

Job requirements

  • You have a minimum education of a Master’s degree or PhD degree, with several years of experience with conducting research and you are able to convincingly communicate with scientific staff;
  • You actively maintain relationships with customers and suppliers;
  • You identify the wishes and needs of our researchers, to proactively provide customized IT solutions;
  • You are a pleasant discussion partner for both scientists and internal services, thereby mediating between organization and innovation;
  • You initiate action to innovate existing products and services;
  • You have affinity with one or more of the following techniques: High Performance Computing, research data management, data science, machine learning or other artificial intelligence (AI) related topics;
  • Experience with basic Linux system administration to support local questions ( RedHat / Ubuntu );
  • Pre – solid hardware knowledge for advising our researchers on setup and purchase.

If you are concerned that you don’t meet all the requirements sufficiently, but the job does excite you, then be sure to respond, we would love to look at your profile.

Conditions of employment

An exciting position within an international yet personal university. You are right in the middle of the students, on a green campus within walking distance of the central station. Besides beautiful architecture, you will find varied workplaces and excellent sports facilities. We also offer you:

  • A monthly salary of minimum €2.960,- to maximum €5.439,- for full-time employment, depending on your knowledge and experience (scale 10 or 11 collective labour agreement for Dutch Universities).
  • In addition to vacation pay, a structural end-of-year bonus of 8.3%.
  • A favorable arrangement for more holidays or a sabbatical.
  • A selection model for additional fringe benefits.
  • Working hours in consultation for an optimal work-life balance.
  • Scope for your talent with advancement prospects and excellent development opportunities such as mentoring, workshops and coaching.
  • Partially paid parental leave and reimbursement for commuting expenses, working from home and the internet.
  • A generous employer contribution to the favorable ABP pension plan.

Here you can discover even more information about our conditions of employment. Build on your career at TU/e!

Information and application

About TU/e
TU/e is a leading international university that educates engineers of the future and pushes the boundaries of science and technology for a better world. An international community of over 4,000 employees and more than 12,000 students work and study on the vibrant and inspiring campus.

More information
Do you recognize yourself in this profile and would you like to have more information about the position, or for questions about the application process or the conditions of employment, please contact Bas den Bakker, internal Recruiter on b.a.d.bakker[at] or +31 6 51206442

Are you inspired and would like to know more about working at TU/e? Please visit our career page.

If you are interested, please use the ‘apply’ button to send us your CV and letter of application with your motivation and a description of your qualifications.

Screening of candidates begins as soon as applications are received and continues until the position is filled. Where applicable, internal candidates will be given priority over external candidates where they are equally suitable.

We look forward to receiving your application!