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5 Asst/Associate/Full Professor Positions for Women - Electrical Engineering

5 Asst/Associate/Full Professor Positions for Women - Electrical Engineering

Universitaire docent, Universitaire hoofddocent, Hoogleraar
Electrical Engineering


At Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e), we believe diversity broadens our research scope and enhances the quality of our education. Our Irene Curie Fellowship aims to advance talented female researchers to thrive and be successful in top positions in science, contributing to the societal goal of promoting equal opportunities. The program addresses the aspirations and needs of women in industry, academia, and research institutes to support their ambition to become a professor at our university.  

TU/e is situated in the heart of Europe's leading innovative top technology region Brainport in the South-East of the Netherlands. The Department of Electrical Engineering at TU/e is an ambitious and inclusive department, having defined (3) three themes covering all research and education activities: Care and Cure, The Connected World, and Smart and Sustainable Society. Led by these themes, the (9) nine research groups are performing joint research.  A significant amount of research is done in close cooperation with large high-tech companies, such as Philips, ASML, NXP, as well as many small/medium enterprises.

The department invites applications for (5) new faculty positions at all levels including (tenure-track) Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, and Full Professor. Candidates in all areas related to Electrical Engineering will be considered, including, but not limited to:

  • Control Systems;
  • Electrical Energy Systems;
  • Electro-Optical Communication;
  • Electromagnetics;
  • Electromechanics;
  • Power Electronics;
  • Electronic Systems;
  • Integrated Circuits;
  • Photonic Integration;
  • Signal Processing Systems.

Do you want to join our open academic community? Do you want to set up your own, independent research line and team, while still being able to profit from the benefits that come with working together in research units and in an open-atmosphere department? Then apply now!

All positions are open from July 11, 2022 and are open only to women in the framework of the Irène Curie Fellowship program of TU/e. Review of applications will begin immediately upon receipt, and continue until the positions are filled, with the last date for applications being September 15, 2022.

You will be offered the opportunity to establish an independent, largely externally funded research program in collaboration with colleagues at our department and at national and international institutions. Substantial start-up packages to kick-off your career in our department are available. In order to empower you, we provide support such as training programs for academic leadership and the university teaching qualification and an informal mentoring scheme to help you get to know the university and the Dutch (research) environment. 


  • Motivated researcher, with a PhD and at least 2 years of postdoctoral experience;
  • Ability to conduct high quality academic research, reflected by demonstratable products;
  • Ability to teach, shown by experience or, assistance in teaching.  Informed vision on teaching and learning in your own discipline;
  • Strong cooperation skills and ability to work in an interdisciplinary team; 
  • Effective communication and leadership skills, including coaching and mentoring of students and staff, leading a project or, chairing a group;
  • Excellent proficiency (written and verbal) in English.   


  • A meaningful job in a dynamic and ambitious university, in an interdisciplinary setting and within an international network. You will work on a beautiful, green campus within walking distance of the central train station. In addition, we offer you;
  • A Tenure Track of five years with the prospect of becoming Associate Professor. If you have a more senior profile, a tailor-made career proposal will be considered;
  • The opportunity to focus your career on education, research, or impact. You can develop your personal ambitions and objections within the strategic objectives of the university;
  • As an Irène Curie Fellow, you are entitled to a substantial start-up package to kick-off your career.;
  • A year-end bonus of 8.3% and annual vacation pay of 8%; 
  • A dedicated mentoring program to help you get to know the university and the Dutch (research) environment;
  • High-quality training programs for academic leadership and teaching;
  • An excellent technical infrastructure, on-campus children's day care and sports facilities;  
  • Partially paid parental leave and an allowance for commuting, working from home and internet costs;
  • A Staff Immigration Team is available for international candidates, as is a tax compensation scheme (the 30% Facility) and Partner Career Support.  

Informatie en sollicitatie

About us

Eindhoven University of Technology is an internationally top-ranking university in the Netherlands that combines scientific curiosity with a hands-on attitude. Our spirit of collaboration translates into an open culture and a top-5-position in collaborating with advanced industries. Fundamental knowledge enables us to design solutions for the highly complex problems of today and tomorrow.   

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Do you recognize yourself in this profile and would you like to know more? Please contact Hella Ploegmakers (h.a.m.ploegmakers[at], +31 643559625. Visit our website for more information about the application process or, the terms of employment.

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This vacancy is part of the Irène Curie Fellowship and is only open for female candidates.

We invite you to submit a complete application.  The application should include a:

  • Cover letter in which you describe your motivation and qualifications for the position.
  • Curriculum vitae, including a list of your publications and the contact information of three references.
  • Description of your scientific interests and plans (1-2 pages).
  • Statement of your teaching goals and experience (1-2 pages).

We look forward to your application and will screen it as soon as we have received it. Screening will continue until the positions have been filled.