Assistant Professor in Control and Optimization of Complex Systems

Updated: about 2 months ago
Deadline: 31 Jul 2024

2 May 2024
Job Information
Organisation/Company

Delft University of Technology (TU Delft)
Research Field

Technology
Researcher Profile

Leading Researcher (R4)
Established Researcher (R3)
Country

Netherlands
Application Deadline

31 Jul 2024 - 21:59 (UTC)
Type of Contract

Temporary
Job Status

Not Applicable
Hours Per Week

40.0
Is the job funded through the EU Research Framework Programme?

Not funded by an EU programme
Is the Job related to staff position within a Research Infrastructure?

No

Offer Description

The research area of the position will be oriented towards fundamental methodologies and engineering tools in one or more of the following fields (non exhaustive list):

  • Complex dynamical systems over networks
  • Adaptive control of complex systems
  • Multi objective optimization and game theory of complex systems

or any other similar or related topic along these lines that falls into the general field of complex systems, control and optimization. Prospective research activities involve the development of systematic and computationally efficient modeling, analysis, control, and/or optimization methods within the topics listed above.

Within this position applications of the developed fundamental methods should be targeted towards control and optimization of epidemic systems, socio-technical and biological networks, transportation systems, infrastructure networks, automated driving and/or application fields that relate to current application fields at DCSC; or that could focus on a completely new field within DCSC that is related to the current research fields of the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering (see https://www.tudelft.nl/en/me/research/check-out-our-science ).


Requirements
Specific Requirements

We are looking for a candidate with a PhD degree in systems and control, computer science, applied mathematics, mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, or a related field, and with expertise in the broad fields of dynamic systems, control, and optimization. You should preferably have at least 1 year of post doctoral experience. You should already have gained an international reputation in your field of research and also have a proven track record in conducting innovative fundamental research, demonstrated by the ability to publish in leading international journals. You are expected to have an ambitious vision on the development of your own research program and to establish cooperation with other groups at the university, national, and international level.

You should also have the didactic abilities for teaching systems and control courses at the BSc, MSc, and postgraduate level, and for supervising MSc projects. Experience with teaching and mentoring is considered an advantage. The ability to work in a team and inspire others, to take initiative, to be results oriented, as well as good communication skills in verbal and written English are essential requirements.

In accordance with the equal opportunity policy of Delft University of Technology female candidates in particular are encouraged to apply.


Additional Information
Benefits

This position is offered as an Academic Career Track position (0.8 – 1.0 FTE). During the Academic Career Track, we expect you to grow towards an Associate Professor position within a maximum of eight years, for which a position will be available. With other Academic Career Track colleagues, you will participate in the Academic Career Track Development programme, where you are offered ample opportunities to develop yourself in the areas of Education, Research, Societal Impact & Innovation, and Leadership & Organisation. You will regularly discuss your development and results with senior staff based on a personalized development plan and performance criteria agreed upon at the start of your Academic Career Track. You will start with a temporary contract that will be converted to a permanent contract no later than 12 -18 months after a positive evaluation, based on continuous confidence in your development potential and fit in the organisation.

Inspiring, excellent education is our central aim. We expect you to obtain a University Teaching Qualification (UTQ) within three years if you have less than five years of teaching experience. This is provided by the TU Delft UTQ programme as part of the Academic Career Track Development programme.

TU Delft sets high standards for the English competency of the teaching staff. The TU Delft offers training to improve English competency. If you do not speak Dutch, we offer courses to learn the Dutch language within three years.

Salary and benefits are in accordance with the Collective Labour Agreement for Dutch Universities. The TU Delft offers a customisable compensation package, discounts on health insurance, and a monthly work costs contribution. Flexible work schedules can be arranged and you can work partly from home.

For international applicants, TU Delft has the Coming to Delft Service . This service addresses the needs of new international employees and those of their partners and families. The Coming to Delft Service offers personalised assistance during the preparation of the relocation, finding housing and schools for children (if applicable). In addition, a Dual Career Programme for partners is offered. The Coming to Delft Service will do their best to help you settle in the Netherlands.


Selection process

Are you interested in this vacancy? Please apply by 31 July 2024 via the application button and upload your letter of application along with a curriculum vitae or resume, a personal research and teaching statement, as well as a list of publications, links to electronic copies of three key publications, and the names and email addresses of three referees.

For information about the application procedure, please contact our HR advisor, [email protected] .

Please note:
- A pre-employment screening can be part of the selection procedure.
- You can apply online. We will not process applications sent by email and/or post.
- Please do not contact us for unsolicited services.


Additional comments

For more information about this vacancy, please contact Dr. Sergio Grammatico, [email protected] .


Website for additional job details

https://www.academictransfer.com/341057/

Work Location(s)
Number of offers available
1
Company/Institute
Delft University of Technology
Country
Netherlands
City
Delft
Postal Code
2628 CD
Street
Mekelweg 2
Geofield


Where to apply
Website

https://www.academictransfer.com/en/341057/assistant-professor-in-control-and-o…

Contact
City

Delft
Website

http://www.tudelft.nl/
Street

Mekelweg 2
Postal Code

2628 CD

STATUS: EXPIRED

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