Associate Professor positions in Imaging Physics

Updated: 2 months ago
Deadline: 31 Mar 2023

Associate Professor positions in Imaging Physics
Associate Professor positions in Imaging Physics
Published Deadline Location
yesterday 31 Mar Delft

Job description

The Department of Imaging Physics in the faculty of Applied Sciences at TU Delft invites applications for Associate Professor positions. You are expected to establish an independent research line in an important area of imaging physics that adds to our current research portfolio. The proposed research is expected to be challenging and aiming for fundamental scientific or technological breakthroughs in the respective field, and to incite enthusiasm with peers, students, and the general public. We look forward to a convincing case for relevance to societal challenges and for the viability of the externally funded research line, based on a promising perspective in personal and collaborative grants and in public-private partnerships. We will consider any proposal of relevance, not exclusively those that fit with our current portfolio. An overview of our research and current team of scientists can be found at .

We offer new faculty at any level financial support in setting up their research group. For associate professors, we are looking for candidates that have a clear prospect of growing to the level of full professor.

Are you a junior scientist aspiring to start a research line in the field of imaging physics, or are you a senior scientist in a thriving field in imaging looking for a next step in your academic career? Check our job posts for Assistant Professor or Full Professor .

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Delft University of Technology (TU Delft)


We seek principal investigators with an outstanding scientific track record, researchers with a creative and collaborative mentality who appreciate scientific and engineering challenges in imaging physics and who through their research, management skills, and teaching qualities can inspire co-workers and students alike. Candidates are expected to establish a strong, externally funded research program and to show commitment to excellence in teaching at undergraduate (Dutch or English) as well as graduate level (English).

Conditions of employment

The salary for associate professors varies from € 5.506 - €7.362 per month gross depending on experience.

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

For international applicants we offer the Coming to Delft Service and Partner Career Advice to assist you with your relocation. An International Children's Centre offers childcare and there is an international primary school.
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.

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.

Delft University of Technology

Delft University of Technology is built on strong foundations. As creators of the world-famous Dutch waterworks and pioneers in biotech, TU Delft is a top international university combining science, engineering and design. It delivers world class results in education, research and innovation to address challenges in the areas of energy, climate, mobility, health and digital society. For generations, our engineers have proven to be entrepreneurial problem-solvers, both in business and in a social context.

At TU Delft we embrace diversity as one of our core values and we actively engage to be a university where you feel at home and can flourish. We value different perspectives and qualities. We believe this makes our work more innovative, the TU Delft community more vibrant and the world more just. Together, we imagine, invent and create solutions using technology to have a positive impact on a global scale. That is why we invite you to apply. Your application will receive fair consideration.

Challenge. Change. Impact!

Faculty Applied Sciences

With more than 1,000 employees, including 135 pioneering principal investigators, as well as a population of about 3,400 passionate students, the Faculty of Applied Sciences is an inspiring scientific ecosystem. Focusing on key enabling technologies, such as quantum- and nanotechnology, photonics, biotechnology, synthetic biology and materials for energy storage and conversion, our faculty aims to provide solutions to important problems of the 21st century. To that end, we train students in broad Bachelor's and specialist Master's programmes with a strong research component. Our scientists conduct ground-breaking fundamental and applied research in the fields of Life and Health Science & Technology, Nanoscience, Chemical Engineering, Radiation Science & Technology, and Engineering Physics. We are also training the next generation of high school teachers and science communicators.

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Impaging Physics Department
The department's ambition is to be leading in developing novel instrumentation and methodology in imaging science and sensing technology. As such the department's profile encompasses a mix of science, engineering and design. In the domain of life and health we target the full range from pre-clinical life sciences oriented research and instrumentation/method development to direct clinical applications. We pioneer in optical neuro-imaging, super-resolution microscopy, MRI, ultrasound, OCT, and scattering and diffraction based diagnostics. In the domain of digital society we achieve impact on the semiconductor manufacturing sector by cutting edge tools for imaging, sensing and precision metrology, such as lensless imaging, optical system design, nano-photonic components, electron optics, and hybrid electron-optical imaging systems. In both sectors there is a prominent role for Artificial Intelligence and computational imaging techniques.

Additional information

For more information about the position contact the Head of Department Prof.dr. Sjoerd Stallinga, e-mail: If you would like more information about the selection procedure, please contact Nicolette Meerstadt, Department Manager, email, tel: +31(0)15 27 84 095.

Working at TU Delft

Join the oldest and largest technical university in the Netherlands. Work on clever solutions for worldwide challenges, to change the world and make an impact. Ready to bring your energy to our research?

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Application procedure

Interested persons should apply via the application button and upload a CV, a research plan & teaching statement, a list of publications, and the names and e-mail addresses of at least three references along with a letter of application.

Please apply before 31 March 2023.

After the first selection, we will schedule video and on-site interviews. In our interviews, we will be interested to learn about your academic vision and plans. In addition we will ask for a mini-lecture at the 2nd year undergraduate level and a scientific presentation. You will get the chance to meet and set up discussions with diverse members of our department, as well as to explore the work- and living environment of TU Delft.

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