Full professorship in Electrical Engineering, Mathematics and Computer Science

University of Twente - Enschede, The Netherlands

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The faculty of Electrical Engineering, Mathematics and Computer Science (EEMCS)

Our security, health and wellbeing on this planet are increasingly interwoven with an intricate fabric of digital and technological innovations. Sustaining and advancing this fabric calls for pioneering researchers. Men and women who combine leading-edge knowledge with strong personal skills, such as empathy, broad-mindedness and a readiness to tackle global challenges in international teams. Professionals eager and able to turn bits and bytes into solutions for society. At the University of Twente’s faculty of Electrical Engineering, Mathematics and Computer Science (EEMCS), we are already cultivating this new calibre of socially engaged technology builders.


University of Twente: High tech Human touch


We believe technology and people have a leading role to play in providing solutions for these complex societal challenges worldwide. Central to our vision is our High Tech Human Touch philosophy, in which we fuse natural science, data-science, biology and engineering with social and behavioural science while maintaining a relentless focus on societal impact. With this unique cross-disciplinary approach and excellence in scientific disciplines, our scientists, teachers and students work every day on these global challenges:

  • Improving healthcare by personalized technologies
  • Creating intelligent manufacturing systems
  • Shaping our world with smart materials
  • Engineering our digital society
  • Engineering for a resilient world

Your colleagues

Your Profile

  • You are expected to be a dedicated professional, ready and capable to create links between your own research area and the multi-disciplinary context at the University of Twente.
  • Your research topic is within the field of the faculty of Electrical Engineering, Mathematics and Computer Science.
  • You have a strong publication record and a vision on future development of the field.
  • Your communication skills in English are excellent.
  • You have a passion for teaching and for developing education that foster student-learning.
  • You hold a basic qualification in teaching (BKO) for Dutch Universities, or you are willing to obtain this.
  • You thrive in a collaborative environment, and your managerial skills make a difference.
  • You have the motivation and ability to ally yourself with the existing research groups connected to this.

Why Choose us

Our Offer

  • We offer you a full time tenured position as professor with a competitive salary and excellent benefits.
  • We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our University.
  • We offer you an international work environment, with colleagues from many different countries all over the world.

Employment Conditions

  • excellent research facilities
  • a solid pension scheme
  • minimum of 29 holidays and additional 12 holidays in case of full-time employment
  • a family friendly institution, offering support for dual hiring
  • extra's such as an 8,3% end-of-year bonus and 8% holiday allowance
  • possibilities to save up holidays for sabbatical leave
  • professional and personal development programs

Diversity and inclusion lead to more innovation, greater opportunities for all, better access to talent, and imporved performance.

The University of Diversity

The University of Twente embraces and encourages diversity in many forms. UT strives to create an inclusive community that fosters an open and supportive research, education, valorization and working environment. We are working to improve diversity, inclusion and equity within our community. A balanced representation of women in senior academic positions at UT is key to gender diversity and inclusion. Our ultimate goal is to make UT a diverse and inclusive organization, where quality is paramount.

We have instituted the prestigious Hypatia Chairs to underscore the importance of diversity and inclusion. The Hypatia Chairs have been introduced to increase the number of female talent in academic top positions.

Read more about the diversity at UT