What we offer

As a fellow, you will be offered the unique chance to establish your own research programme of international repute, including generous start-up funding. The 5 year fellowships are awarded at the Assistant, Associate or full Professor level.

Conditions of employment

The TU Delft offers a customisable compensation package, a discount for health insurance and sport memberships, and a monthly work costs contribution. Flexible work schedules can be arranged. An International Children’s Centre offers childcare and an international primary school. Dual Career Services offers support to accompanying partners.

TU Delft will help you to address the challenges regarding your relocation and social and working integration of your partner and family in The Netherlands.

Salary and benefits are in accordance with the Collective Labour Agreement for Dutch Universities.

General information about working at TU Delft can be found here.

You will have the opportunity to take part in the existing tenure-track development programme. An informal mentoring scheme will be in place to help you get to know the university and the Dutch (research) environment.

Specific standards are set for the English competency of the teaching staff. If necessary, we will offer you training to improve your proficiency in English.

Maximum employment: 38 hours (1 FTE)
Duration of contract: 6 years with evaluation for permanent employment after max 5 years
Salary ranges:


Gross per month

Assistant professor:

€ 3.637 - € 5.656

Associate professor:

€ 4.911 - € 6.567

Full professor:

€ 5.441 - € 9.563