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Assistant Professor Positions in Electrical Engineering (Tenure Track)

  • Delft
  • Temporary
  • Doctorate

This vacancy is no longer available

Job Description

The Department of Microelectronics has several tenure-track Assistant Professor openings, and invites potential candidates with excellent scientific track record in one of the following broadly defined areas.
Digital circuit design: (a) high-speed communication; (b) ultra-low-power for biomedical applications,
System architects: defining and developing major applications in (a) autonomous sensor or communication systems; (b) biomedical systems,


Candidates should have (1) a PhD degree in Electrical Engineering or a closely related discipline, with outstanding academic credentials, (2) several years of working experience as a Postdoctoral Researcher in an academic institution, and (3) the ambition to be a future scientific leader in one of the mentioned areas.

Excellently qualified but more senior researchers are invited to respond as well.

Contract Terms

At the start of the tenure-track you will be appointed as Assistant Professor for the duration of six years. Section leader, department leaders and you will agree upon expected performance and (soft) skills. You will receive formal feedback on performance and skills during annual assessment meetings and the mid-term evaluation. If the performance and skills are evaluated positively at the end of the tenure track, you will be appointed in a permanent Assistant Professor position.

TU Delft offers a customisable compensation package, a discount for health insurance and sport memberships, and a monthly work costs contribution. Flexible work schedules can be arranged. An International Children’s Centre offers childcare and an international primary school. Dual Career Services offers support to accompanying partners. Salary and benefits are in accordance with the Collective Labour Agreement for Dutch Universities.

TU Delft sets specific standards for the English competency of the teaching staff. TU Delft offers training to improve English competency.

Inspiring, excellent education is our central aim. If you have less than five years of experience and do not yet have your teaching certificate, we allow you up to three years to obtain this.

Salary ranges:

Level                           Gross per month

Assistant professor:     € 3.637 - € 5.656

Associate professor:     € 4.911 - € 6.567

or higher depending on workexperience for more senior researchers.


Contract Duration



The Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Mathematics and Computer Science (EEMCS) is known worldwide for its high academic quality and the social relevance of its research programmes. The faculty’s excellent facilities accentuate its international position in teaching and research. Within this interdisciplinary and international setting the faculty employs more than 1100 employees, including about 400 graduate students and about 4000 students. Together they work on a broad range of technical innovations in the fields of sustainable energy, telecommunications, microelectronics, embedded systems, computer and software engineering, interactive multimedia and applied mathematics.

The Department of Microelectronics headed by Professor K.A.A. Makinwa has a strong interdisciplinary research and education programme in the areas of microelectronics and digital design, signal processing, microwave systems and radar.

With 11 IEEE Fellows among the staff, an excellent microfabrication infrastructure, electrical and physical characterisation facilities, and a strong international academic and industrial network, the department provides high-level expertise in each of these areas throughout the entire system chain.    

Additional Info

For information about this vacancy, you can contact Minke van der Put, Assistant of Prof. K.A.A. Makinwa, email:, tel: +31 152781034.

To apply, please e-mail a detailed CV including a list of publications, a cover letter describing your motivation and suitability for the position, a research and a teaching statement.

You can send your application material by September 2, 2019 to, with a clear choice for only 1 of the two areas listed in the job description. When applying for this position, please refer to vacancy number EWI2019-14.



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