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6 Assistant/Associate Professors and Lecturers in Computer Science
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Published: 25 days ago
Application deadline: Aug 31
Location: Enschede, Netherlands
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6 Assistant/Associate Professors and Lecturers in Computer Science

Job description

Currently we are expanding our capacity and look for candidates at levels ranging from junior to more senior, for both combined research and education positions (assistant / associate professor), and education positions (lecturer).


  • You will contribute to establishing an excellent CS department with societal impact;
  • You operate in the broad field of CS, specializing in areas such as autonomous systems, artificial intelligence, software technology and architecture, web technology, and cybersecurity.
  • You operate in a related (inter)disciplinary topic of research. We are also interested to expand into new areas and ask you to bring in your expertise. We are open to see how your expertise fits in our profile;
  • You possess a convincing research and/or education track record;
  • You are passionate about teaching, and can enhance and complement our strengths;
  • You have, or are willing to acquire, a University Teaching Qualification (UTQ) or equivalent. 

Your profile

  • You have a PhD-degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Applied Mathematics, Electrical Engineering, or a related field;
  • You have a track record in research and/or teaching in computer science, shown by an excellent publication record in a relevant area, and/or excellent teaching track record (at BSc, MSc or PhD level);
  • For positions including research: you are able to articulate a consistent research agenda to attract funding to support such research;
  • You have a strong interest and shown ability to collaborate in an academic, multidisciplinary environment with engineering and social scientists, and to build and maintain a network for international experience.

Are you up for the challenge to improve the world of Computer Science with your research as well as teaching in one of the most top-rated departments in the Netherlands?


The selection procedure will comprise a trial lecture, a research presentation and an interview with the selection committee. Please submit your application before September 1st , 2018.

Your application should include:

  • a letter of motivation (including a short research and education statement, max. 2 pages in all);
  • a detailed curriculum vitae, including a list of publications and your teaching experience. 

You can upload the above mentioned documents through the application button below.

Please find more information about the department and the Faculty of EEMCS on  and about our education programs on

You can address any questions regarding this positions to prof.dr. Dirk Heylen, chairman of researchgroup Human Media Interaction ( |+31 53 489 3745), Boudewijn Haverkort, chairman of Computer Science ( |+31 53 489 3766), or to Geert Heijenk, program director Computer Science (, |+31 53 489 5693).

Our offer

  • You will be appointed for 2 years, with the prospect of a permanent position after a positive evaluation, within an inspiring, multidisciplinary and international environment;
  • We offer a dynamic ecosystem with enthusiastic colleagues in which internationalization is an important part of the strategic agenda;
  • Your starting salary will be between € 2.640 to € 6.567 gross per month, depending on your experience and qualifications (in accordance with the Collective Labor Agreement for Dutch Universities);
  • We offer attractive employment conditions like 8% holiday allowance, 8,3% end-of-year bonus and a solid pension scheme;
  • You will receive excellent support for research and facilities for professional and personal development incl. training in teaching;
  • We offer a high degree of responsibility and independence, while collaborating with close colleagues, researchers and other university staff is strongly encouraged.

The organization

The University of Twente. We stand for life sciences and technology. High tech and human touch. Education and research that matter. New technology which leads change, innovation and progress in society. The University of Twente is the only campus university of the Netherlands; divided over five faculties we provide more than fifty educational programmes. We have a strong focus on personal development and talented researchers are given scope for carrying out groundbreaking research.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status or disability status. Because of our diversity values we do particularly support women to apply.

The faculty of Electrical Engineering, Mathematics and Computer Science (EEMCS) comprises three disciplines that shape Information and Communication Technology. ICT is more than communication. In almost every product we use mathematics, electronics and computer technology and ICT now contributes to all of societies' activities. The faculty works together intensively with industrial partners and researchers in the Netherlands and abroad and conducts extensive research for external commissioning parties and funders. The research which enjoys a high profile both at home and internationally, has been accommodated in the multidisciplinary research institutes MESA+, CTIT and MIRA.

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