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Assistant/Associate/Full Prof. positions for female PhD's for Electrical Eng. (V36.4092)

Assistant/Associate/Full Prof. positions for female PhD's for Electrical Eng.

The Department of Electrical Engineering has Assistant, Associate and Full Professor positions for female PhD's for Electrical Engineering. These vacancies are part of the Irčne Curie Fellowship, and are only open for female candidates in the first six months of recruitment.
Hoogleraar, Universitaire docent, Universitaire hoofddocent
Faculteit Electrical Engineering


At Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e), we believe diversity is key to success. To promote the advancement of talented female researchers at the highest level of the institution we have initiated the prestigious Irene Curie fellowship program. The program is aimed at women in industry, academia or research institutes who aspire to become a Professor at a European top research university.

The Netherlands stimulate technical research, and as a result, the department of Electrical Engineering has a large amount of vacancies, for junior, medior and senior and covering the
full breadth of the field.

Are you interested to join our team?

  • We are involved in high profile internationally renowned research.
  • We share knowledge and support each other to be successful.
  • We are equipped with state-of-the-art laboratories.
  • We are located in one of the most prominent high-tech areas of the world.
  • We cooperate intensively with industry.

If so, review our vacancies or contact us right-away! Contact information: see below.
Our experienced recruitment team will guide you through the application process and will also support you in making your move to Eindhoven as smooth as possible.

Job description

Eindhoven University of Technology

Eindhoven University of technology (TU/e) is a mid-size technical university located in the heart of the high-tech industry in the Netherlands (the Brainport region). Eindhoven is the fifth largest city in the Netherlands, and including suburbs it has about 420,000 inhabitants. TU/e is a highly ranked university both in research and education. Our training and research programs are highly regarded and we foster close relationships with companies, organizations and research institutes in the Brainport region and beyond. Fundamental and applied research are equally valued here. The high rank of the TU/e is due to the impact of its scientific research and also to
its scientific co-­publications with industry. TU/e is a social and inspiring university with a cooperative culture. You will quickly feel at home, surrounded by people who share your scientific ambitions. The TU/e currently has nine departments, with over 11,000 students in total. 

The Brainport area is attracting a large amount of highly educated people from all over the world, for which the area provides all the essentials. There is a large International School and there are plenty of job opportunities for partners. There is a large amount of cultural activity,
the city and region are green and places to enjoy nature are never far away. 

Department of Electrical Engineering 
Electrical Engineering is a large and growing engineering discipline. With almost 100 permanent scientific staff (assistant professors, associate professors and full professors), over 300 PhD and PDEng students, about 800 Bachelor students and 350 Master students, the Department of Electrical Engineering (EE) is one of the largest departments of the TU/e. By performing top-level fundamental and applied research, offering high-quality educational programs, and maintaining strong ties with industry, we aim to contribute to science and to innovation in and beyond the region. We currently offer a Bachelor and Master program in Electrical Engineering and participates in several multi-disciplinary masters, such as Systems and Control, Automotive Technology and Sustainable Energy Technology, all taught in English. See our website for more information about the department.

The department’s collaboration with the high-tech industry in the Brainport region means that staff and students can contribute directly to the development of technological innovations with real-world relevance.

Research in Electrical Engineering: ambition meets opportunity in Eindhoven
The department of Electrical Engineering has a large amount of vacancies. Our nine research groups identify their vacant positions as formulated below. But since Electrical Engineering is a dynamic discipline, we encourage you to inquire into our vacancies even if your topic of expertise does not fully match the topics below. If you are qualified and have the right set of mind to join our team, we will be pleased to open a fitting position for you.

  1. Associate Professor / Professor in “Advanced Electromagnetics and Electromechanic Systems Engineering”
    If you would like to have more information or apply for this vacancy, please use this link.
  2. Associate Professor / Professor in “Probabilistic Signal and Information Processing”
    If you would like to have more information or apply for this vacancy, please use this link.
  3. Assistant Professor in “Sensor Systems – Processing, Control and Design” 
    If you would like to have more information or apply for this vacancy, please use this link.
  4. Assistant Professor in “Electronic Photonic Integration”
    If you would like to have more information or apply for this vacancy, please use this link.
  5. Assistant Professor in "High-tech Multi-physics Systems & Control"
    If you would like to have more information or apply for this vacancy, please use this link.


What we are looking for
We seek to appoint academic staff who are passionate about research as well as teaching. We welcome candidates that can contribute to any of our current areas as well as candidates that bring new research directions to the department. We have openings at all levels, ranging from tenure track assistant professor positions, to associate and full professor positions. The working language in the department and across the university is English. There is no requirement to speak Dutch for applying for these positions.

An important aspect of TU/e’s vision on education is that research and education go hand in hand, both at Bachelor and Master level. Next to your research, education is an important part of your job. The TU/e helps its scientific staff to further develop their teaching skills by offering a training program that leads to an official teaching certification from Dutch Universities (University Teaching Qualification).

These are our requirements:

  • A PhD degree in a relevant area, with a strong publication record in top journals and conferences.
  • Higher education experience or a demonstrable interest in educating university students.
  • Excellent communication, organization and leadership skills.
  • Strong cooperation skills and the ability to work in a team.


What we offer
We offer a position in a successful and internationally-oriented department. The department has an attractive starting package for its new faculty members. The city of Eindhoven offers a relaxed, multicultural environment, high quality of life and many options for cultural activities. The city has a mild climate, and it is well-connected by rail, air, and road links with major European cities. The city is at the heart of the Brainport region of Netherlands, a region with rapid growth, innovation and many permanent employment opportunities for expats. TU/e actively facilitates career opportunities for partners. Housing? Children: school, child-care? Candidates moving to the Netherlands from abroad may qualify for a tax incentive scheme, where 30% of your income is tax free for a (maximum) period of five years. Click here for more information.

  • A challenging job in a dynamic and ambitious university with the autonomy to develop your own research line and participate in the curriculum of the department;
  • A Tenure Track of five years with the prospect of becoming associate professor. After a maximum of 4 years the tenure decision will be made. If you have a more senior profile, you will receive a tailor-made career proposal.
  • As an Irène Curie Fellow, you are entitled to a substantial start-up package to kick-off your career.
  • In order to empower you, we provide support such as training programs for academic leadership and the university teaching qualification and a dedicated mentoring program to help you get to know the university and the Dutch (research) environment
  • Salary and benefits are in accordance with the Collective Labour Agreement for Dutch Universities.
  • Additionally, an annual holiday allowance of 8% of the yearly salary, plus a year-end allowance of 8.3% of the annual salary;
  • A broad package of fringe benefits (including an excellent technical infrastructure, moving expenses, savings schemes).
  • Family friendly initiatives are in place, such as the Dual Career Opportunity program to support accompanying partners, an international spouse program, and excellent on-campus children day care and sports facilities.

Informatie en sollicitatie

More information
Follow the links above for further information with respect to specific positions, including people to contact. For more general information, contact our recruiter Stephan Sonnemans, s.sonnemans[at], +31 655183097.

How to apply
If you are interested in a position of assistant/associate/full professor and would like to apply, the vacancy links above will provide you with instructions. Only if you use the link, we can take your application into process!

Under European jurisdiction it is lawful to specifically recruit underrepresented groups. If no female candidates are found in the first six months of recruitment, these vacancies will be re-opened as generic vacancies.