One Lecturer in Decision Theory (4 months 0,3 fte) (V39.2998)

One Lecturer in Decision Theory (4 months 0,3 fte)

preferable starting date: 15 October 2017
Overig wetenschappelijk personeel
Faculteit Industrial Engineering & Innovation Sciences


The Department of Philosophy and Ethics at Eindhoven University of Technology in the Netherlands seeks a fixed-term lecturer with strong competency in the area of decision theory for a large Decision Theory course for engineering undergraduates.  Candidates will have earned a PhD or have a dissertation defense date scheduled by the date of application. Fluency in English is required. Since the Department strives for a better gender balance, women are especially encouraged to apply. 


  • Teaching Decision Theory at BSc level as responsible lecturer. 


The candidate is expected to have the following qualifications:

  • A Ph.D. degree or defense date scheduled;
  • Excellence in teaching as shown by course evaluations;
  • Excellent communication and organization skills;
  • Mastery of the English language;
  • Ability to teach a collaborative course together with a lecturer from Psychology; affinity with technology and the engineering sciences.


We offer:

  • a challenging job in a dynamic and ambitious group and department;
  • a fixed-term, four-month appointment for the period October 15, 2017 – February 15, 2017;
  • a gross monthly salary between € 2.588,00 and € 4084,00 (based on a fulltime salary), depending on experience and knowledge;

This salary excludes the standard yearly holiday allowance of 8% of the yearly salary and end year allowance of 8.3% of the yearly salary.

Informatie en sollicitatie

More information about the Department of Philosophy and Ethics can be found at If you need more information about these positions please contact the head of the Department, Dr. Wybo Houkes; phone: +31 40-247 5943; email: Information about the terms of employment can be obtained from Ms. Kim van Puijenbroek, HR Advisory IE&IS; ( Further information about Eindhoven University of Technology can be found at


Your application must contain the following documents (all in English):

  • Cover letter where you motivate your interest in the vacancy and explicitly state in which ways you represent a good match;
  • An extensive curriculum vitae, including teaching evaluations;
  • Names and contact information of two persons willing to provide teaching references;
  • If your degree is not from an English-spoken program, proof of proficiency in English (such as IELTS or TOEFL) needs to be included in your package. 

If you are interested, we invite you to apply before 1 September, 2017. Interviews will be held in the second week of September. You can apply by pressing the ‘apply now’ button for this vacancy on the TU/e web-site. 

(Please note that a maximum of 5 documents can be uploaded, so if you have more than 5 documents you will need to combine them. Please do not send applications by e-mail).