Faculty (Tenure-track) positions in Chemical Engineering

The school of Applied Sciences invites applications for tenure-track faculty assistant/associate professor positions at the department of Chemical Engineering. We are looking for talented individuals with a strong background and track-record in chemical engineering who strive to bring innovations in the field. We welcome applicants who are eager to develop an independent research line based on creative and innovative ideas in the field of chemical engineering.

Candidates are expected to contribute actively to the support and development of the chemical engineering educational program at TU Delft.

We are specifically looking for enthusiastic and cooperative chemical engineers with excellent communication and networking skills, capable of working in multidisciplinary environment and having a profile and research focus in one of the following fields:

- Chemical Reaction Engineering

- Electrochemical Engineering

- Process Systems Engineering

- Catalysis Engineering

- Data Science for Chemical Engineering

- Education in Chemical Engineering

The new faculty member is expected to establish, develop and lead a research group of PhD students and Postdocs, to advise and teach students, to teach classes in the undergraduate and graduate curriculum of chemical engineering, and to support and contribute to creative and supportive environment of our community at the Chemical Engineering department.

Faculty members are offered coaching and assistance in applying for competitive personal research grants. Candidates should be able to demonstrate management and organizational skills that will ensure a successful guiding, funding and development of a world-class independent research group.

Diversity in a broad sense is at the core of the innovation and creativity and it is key to our ambitions to excel in research and teaching. The Chemical Engineering department seeks qualified candidates who share our commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion. We invite applications from candidates holding a PhD degree in chemical engineering. At TU Delft we embrace diversity and aim to be as inclusive as possible.

Candidates can submit their application package to An application package should include statements of research interests (ca. 4 pages) and teaching vision (ca. 2 pages), a detailed curriculum vitae, cover letter, and a list of references.

Please address questions to the faculty search committee (chair, Prof. Dr. E.A. Pidko) by email to

The deadline of this vacancy is 15 September 2020. 


Postdoctoral and PhD positions

In the Dutch academic system, most PhD projects and postdoctoral projects are supported by funds that have been obtained by the research leaders by competitive grant applications. Therefore grants are linked to specific research projects for which a potential PhD student must apply with the research leader. Check here for vacancies.