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Tenure Track Assistant Professor Position in Logistics – TU Delft, Netherlands, Apr 2022

The Netherlands

The Faculty of Technology, Policy, and Management (TPM) invite applications for a tenure-track position as an Assistant Professor in Logistics, with an emphasis on teaching. The position is established within the section Transport and Logistics (TLO), department Engineering Systems and Services (ESS), the Netherlands – Apr 2022

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General Info

Position: Assistant Professor
No. of Positions: 1
Research Field: , , ,
Deadline to Apply: Expired
Joining Date: ASAP
Contract Period: 6 Years
Salary: 3.821 EURO/Month

Department Engineering Systems and Services (ESS)

Delft University of Technology (TU Delft), the Netherlands


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Qualification Details

We are looking for a candidate who holds (or expects to get soon) a PhD degree in Logistics / Freight Transport or strongly related fields such as Operations Management, Industrial Engineering / Supply Chain Management, or Applied Operations Research with a focus on Logistics. Preferences are given to candidates with an interdisciplinary track record. Topics that we are interested in are positioned at the system level; an example would be "how could we model, analyse and plan large-scale logistics problems considering the technological, system level characteristics of infrastructure and transport networks?" Supported by your colleagues, you will teach and develop educational courses in the domain of logistics. We also expect you to design a new BSc course on Comprehensive Systems Engineering (strengthening the link between our three BSc domain tracks, and our MSc programes). We expect the candidate to have an appreciation of scientific and engineering challenges in the intersection of transport, energy and ICT systems. You will contribute to the collaborative mentality of the department by your ability to inspire colleagues and students through teaching, research, creativity and management skills.Please include in your application: (i) a motivation letter (one page), (ii) your teaching vision (one page), (iii) a curriculum vitae including a selection of impactful achievements in education you are particularly proud of, and (iv) a list of three references (name, affiliation, email address), we may contact whom later for letter of recommendation.

Responsibilities/Job Description

The department contributes to one BSc and three MSc programmes at the TPM Faculty and to three joint MSc programmes with other faculties at TU Delft. ESS hosts scholars focusing on transport & logistics, energy & industry and ICT & AI. Research and education is taking place at the system (of systems) level of these domains using systems engineering methodologies such as decision analysis, choice modelling, and agent-based modeling. The heart of of our research and education is to analyse and design the socio-technical characters of systems; we refer to this as Comprehensive Systems Engineering. A team of educational advisors and first class (digital) infrastructure support our teaching activities. As a tenure tracker with emphasis on education, you will embark on a development path which may in due time result in an associate or full professor appointment, with emphasis on education.

In this position, which consists of teaching (60%), education management (20%) and research (20%), you will be expected to:- Contribute to the educational programmes of the department, with particular focus on logistics and comprehensive system engineering.- Supervise BSc and MSc graduation projects on themes related to your expertise.- Contribute to the organization and management of education in the department.- Perform research in the field of logistics- Interact with a range of national and international stakeholders including transport & logistics, energy & industry, and ICT experts, external partners as well as policy makers

How to Apply?

Application Method: Online Application
Ref. No.: TUD01561

Application Procedure

Please apply before 04-04-2022 via the application button. Please include in your application: (i) a motivation letter (one page), (ii) your teaching vision (one page), (iii) a curriculum vitae including a selection of impactful achievements in education you are particularly proud of, and (iv) a list of three references (name, affiliation, email address), we may contact them later for a letter of recommendation.

  • You can apply online. We will not process applications sent by email and/or post.
  • A pre-Employment screening can be part of the selection procedure.
  • Acquisition in response to this vacancy is not appreciated.

About the Faculty

Faculty Technology, Policy and Management

With its excellent education and research at the intersection of technology, society and policy, the Faculty of TPM makes an important contribution to solving complex technical-social issues, such as energy transition, mobility, digitalisation, water management and (cyber) security.We combine insights from the engineering sciences, the social and the humanities. We develop robust models and designs, are internationally oriented and have an extensive network with knowledge institutions, companies, social organisations and governments.

Click here to go to the website of the Faculty of Technology, Policy and Management.


About the Employer:

Conditions of employment

A tenure-track position is 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.

Salary and benefits are in accordance with the Collective Labour Agreement for Dutch Universities. The TU Delft offers a customisable compensation package, a discount on health insurance and sport memberships, and a monthly work costs contribution. Flexible work schedules can be arranged.

For international applicants we offer the Coming to Delft Service and Partner Career Advice to assist you with your relocation. An International Children's Centre offers childcare and there is an international primary school.


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Contact details

More information on Tenure Track with an emphasis on education

For more information about this vacancy, please contact dr. Jafar Rezaei, [email protected]

For information about the application procedure, please contact Olivie Beek, [email protected]

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