Assistant/Associate/Full Professor – Quantum Transport

Eindhoven University of Technology


February 6, 2022


Assistant/Associate/Full Professor – Quantum Transport


Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, Professor


Applied Physics



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Job description

Are you a scientist with a passion for quantum transport and looking to enhance your career opportunities? In our recently established institute, we join our expertise areas of quantum technologies and integrated photonics. We have opened a position in the area of quantum transport. The following research topics could be included (but is not exclusive to): exploring new quantum transport phenomena, transport in hybrid semiconductor/superconductor structures, exploring new quantum materials, and development of qubit technologies.

The research lines of the institute are aligned along three grand challenges and connect a number of departments in an interdisciplinary way. The institute comprises an enthusiastic, and young group of researchers who share a passion for working with students. The institute is strongly embedded in (inter)national academic and industrial research networks and has access to state-of-the-art cleanroom facilities for semiconductor growth, device fabrication and characterization techniques.

The vacancy is open for all academic levels: from tenure track assistant professor to tenured full professor, depending only on the candidate.

  • Depending on your seniority you could be appointed as assistant, associate or, full professor.
  • You will be responsible for driving your own independent research program, by generating funding, and supervising/coaching students at the bachelor/master/PhD level.
  • You will be teaching at the bachelor and master level.
  • Contribute to the success of the institute by initiating new internal and external collaborations and proactive participation.
  • Job requirements
  • Motivated researcher, with a PhD in Physics and at least 2 years of experience as researcher
  • Ability to conduct high quality academic research, demonstrated by a relevant PhD thesis and publications in high impact journals.
  • Ability to teach or, assist in the teaching process, shown by experience as well as positive evaluations of these teaching efforts.
  • Excellent communication, organization, and leadership skills.
  • Strong cooperation skills and ability to work in an interdisciplinary team.
  • Experience in acquiring external research funding from (inter-)national funding bodies or, industry is an asset.
  • Excellent proficiency (written and verbal) in English.
  • Conditions of employment
  • A meaningful job in a dynamic and ambitious university, in an interdisciplinary setting and within an international network.
  • Free access to high-quality training programs for academic leadership, the university teaching qualification program, research and valorization competences, and a dedicated mentoring program to help you get to know the university and the Dutch (research) environment.
  • Salary and benefits are in accordance with the Collective Labor Agreement for Dutch Universities.
  • Additionally, an annual holiday allowance of 8% of the yearly salary, plus a year-end allowance of 8.3% of the annual salary.
  • A broad package of fringe benefits, including an excellent technical infrastructure, moving expenses, and savings schemes.
  • Family-friendly initiatives are in place, such as the Dual Career Opportunity program to support accompanying partners, an international spouse program, and excellent on-campus children day care and sports facilities.
  • Information and application

    About us

    Eindhoven University of Technology is a top-ranking Dutch university that combines scientific curiosity with a hands-on attitude. Our spirit of collaboration translates into an open culture and a number 1 position in collaborating with advanced industries. Fundamental knowledge enables us to design solutions for the highly complex problems of today and tomorrow.

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    We invite you to submit a complete application. The application should include a:

  • Cover letter in which you describe your motivation and qualifications for the position.
  • Curriculum vitae, including a list of your publications and the contact information of three references.
  • List of five self-selected ‘best publications' with a short description for each why you selected them.
  • Description of your scientific interests and plans (1-2 pages).
  • Statement of your teaching goals and experience (1-2 pages).
  • We look forward to your application and will screen it as soon as we have received it. Screening will continue until the position has been filled.

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