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Research IT Consultant - Biomedical Engineering

Research IT Consultant - Biomedical Engineering

Non academic staff (supporting staff)
Irène Curie Fellowship
Library and Information Services
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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 position
You as Departmental Research IT consultant and information manager act as a connector between a scientific department, and the central IT organization. You act on the vision of the departmental board and translate the needs of the scientific staff into project proposals. In addition, you provide solicited and unsolicited advice on issues at the interface of the department and IT, including a pioneering role in setting up innovative (specialistic) 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 and management;
  • You have self-organizing capacity;
  • You actively maintain relationships with customers and suppliers;
  • You are a pleasant discussion partner for both scientists and internal services, thereby mediating between organization and innovation;
  • You have organizational sensitivity;
  • You identify the wishes and needs of our researchers, to proactively come up with new project proposals;
  • You initiate action to innovate existing products and services;
  • You have affinity with both Research and IT.

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 challenging job in a dynamic setting, where you can develop both your technical skills and communication competences;
  • You will be appointed for a period of 1 year with the possibility of extension.
  • A unique mix between academic and industrial environment, due to our close collaboration with research groups at the university and with our industrial partners;
  • A competitive salary scheme (salary scale 11 with max € 5.439,- gross p/m) in accordance with the Collective Labour Agreement for Dutch Universities The salary level depends on your experience, education and knowledge.
  • On top of this you also receive extra annual holiday allowance (8% in May), an end-of-year allowance (8.3% in December, a socalled 13th check.)
  • An attractive package of fringe benefits, including an excellent technical infrastructure, excellent sports facilities, savings schemes, and 41 days of holiday based on 40 hours a week.

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
If you have any questions about the content of the position, please contact Monique Versteijlen, Research IT Consultant & Product Owner, on +31 (0) 40 247 8409 or per e-mail via:

For more information about this vacancy, please contact our internal recruiter: Bas den Bakker, or +31 (0)6 512 06 442.

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!