Tenure Track vacancies


Assistant Professor with focus on teaching in the area of Quantum (Information) Technology (1.0 fte)

to strengthen the teaching in the field of quantum (information) technology within the Faculty of Applied Sciences and actively contribute to the future master program on Quantum Information Science and Technology (QIST).

TU Delft strives for excellence and innovation of its education. The Faculty of Applied Sciences educates engineers for the future with an in-depth knowledge of the fundamental natural sciences and the ability to apply this knowledge in innovative technology. Applied Sciences (AS) offers Bachelor's programs in Life Science & Technology, Molecular Science & Technology, Applied Physics and Nanobiology, and the Master's programs in Life Science & Technology, Chemical Engineering, Applied Physics, Nanobiology and Science Education and Communication, some of which as a joint degree program together with the Leiden University and with Erasmus University Rotterdam.


The candidate has a PhD in (applied) physics and solid research experience in the field of quantum nanoscience as well as substantial teaching experience in the area of quantum (information) technology. Experience with (multidisciplinary) project work as well as interest in interdisciplinary education is an advantage. The candidate wishes to develop an academic career with a focus on teaching, while at the same time continuing research, possibly in collaboration with other PI’s. We do not require you to set up your own research line or obtain funding for this.

The position:

The prospective lecturer will be embedded in the department of Quantum Nanoscience within the Faculty of Applied Sciences at Delft University of Technology.

The successful candidate is expected to develop, organise and/or teach several courses and/or (team) projects in the area of quantum information science and technology. He/she is also expected to initiate and carry out research and contribute to the research efforts in the Department of Quantum Nanoscience (https://www.tudelft.nl/en/faculty-of-applied-sciences/about-faculty/departments/quantum-nanoscience/)

The department offers

  • Competitive start-up package to enable a quick start of the research program
  • Collaborative atmosphere in our department with broad expertise range
  • Independence and support for own research line
  • Well-equipped lab with professional lab technicians
  • Contract following the university collective labor agreement
  • Professional and personal development

All Delft University of Technology tenure-track position are offered for six years. In the fifth year we’ll decide if you will be offered a permanent faculty position, based on performance indicators agreed upon at the start of the appointment.

We expect that you have the potential to grow towards an Associate Professor and/or Full Professor role in the future.

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 within three years.

Applications (CV, motivation letter, vision on education and vision on research) can be send to: Afdeling-QN-TNW@tudelft.nl

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