PhD position on multiscale analysis of polymer composites using multigrid method

Updated: 2 months ago
Job Type: Temporary
Deadline: 01 Jun 2021

We offer a very challenging multidisciplinary position in the groups of Production Technology, Elastomer Technology and Engineering, Engineering Fluid Dynamics in the Faculty of Engineering Technology at University of Twente. The university offers a dynamic ecosystem with enthusiastic colleagues in which internationalization is an important part of the strategic agenda. The terms of employment are in accordance with the Dutch Collective Labour Agreement for Universities (CAO) and include:

  • A fulltime PhD position for four years, with a qualifier in the first year;
  • A starting salary of € 2.395,- in the first year up to a salary of € 3.061,- in the fourth year gross per month;
  • A holiday allowance of 8% of the gross annual salary and a year-end bonus of 8.3%;
  • A solid pension scheme;
  • Minimum of 29 leave days in case of full-time employment;
    Professional and personal development programs.

Your main responsibility will be to carry out research, but you may be given the opportunity to acquire some teaching experience. We offer our PhD candidates and postdocs the opportunity to broaden their knowledge by joining international exchange programs, by participating in national and international conferences and workshops, and by visiting other research institutes and universities worldwide


This project will be conducted under the supervision of Dr. Pei Li, Prof. Remko Akkerman, Prof. Anke Blume and Prof. C.H. Venner.

Please note that this vacancy is only open to female scientists. This is part of the University of Twente’s strategy to increase the proportion of women among its faculty and to create a working environment that is diverse and inclusive and supportive of excellence in research and teaching.

The vacancy remains open until a suitable candidate is selected. For applications, please use the ‘Apply now’ button below to submit your documents before June01, 2021, including your CV, motivation letter, bachelor and master transcripts, contact details of at least two referees who worked closely with you, and a short description of your MSc thesis (if available).

More information about this position can be obtained from Dr. Pei Li (p.li@utwente.nl ).


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