49 PhD, Postdoctoral and Faculty Positions at The University of Twente, Netherlands



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The University of Twente is a public technical university located in Enschede. PhD, Postdoctoral and Faculty Positions at The University of Twente, Netherlands


12 PhD positions in the EU Horizon 2020 Marie Skłodowska-Curie Project
: ETUTApplications are invited for 12 PhD positions (“Early Stage Researchers, ESR”) to be funded by the Marie-Skłodowska-Curie Innovative Training Network “ETUT – European Training network in collaboration with Ukraine for electrical Transport” within the Horizon 2020 Programme of the European Commissio…
Assistant Professor (f/m) in ‘Organ Bioengineering’
Within the faculty of Science and Technology (S&T), the department of Biomaterials Science and Technology and chair of Bioartificial organs (BAO), we are looking for a highly motivated and enthusiastic Assistant Professor (f/m) in ‘Organ Bioengineering’. The chair of Bioartificial organs (BAO) In …
Assistant Professor in “Big Data Analytics for Natural Resources”
Methods for handling, storing, analysing, and retrieving information from big data are becoming increasingly important for applications in natural resources such as agriculture, biodiversity and environmental monitoring, forest management, and food security. The activities of our department are exp…
Assistant professor in Applied Ethics M/F
You are envisaged to develop a coherent research line in applied ethics that is oriented towards one or more technologies and (aspects of) their role in society (e.g., digital, environmental, biomedical). We expect candidates to publish in international refereed journals, present at conferences, ap…
Assistant Professor in Design of Sustainable Energy Systems
The Department of Design, Production and Management (DPM) of the Faculty of Engineering Technology aims at understanding and improving design and engineering processes. Focal points in this research field are the development of methods and tools for product design against the background of the requ…
Assistant Professor in Magnetic Detection & Imaging (full-time)
The TechMed Centre houses several clinical environments for research, development and education that are flexibly extendable with additional clinical equipment, simulators and phantoms. It is equipped with state-of-the-art infrastructure, ranging from research labs, preclinical testbeds and simulat…
Assistant Professor in Optoelectronic Devices
We seek an independent researcher and scholar in the electrical engineering domain of optoelectronic devices. Devices transducing electronic to optical energy and signals, and vice versa, play a meaningful role in the developed world and will further gain global importance through photovoltaics and…

Assistant/Associate Professor In Cognition-Inspired Intelligent Systems M/F
Are you interested in Cognition-Inspired Intelligent Systems? Would you like to focus on the application of computational cognitive models in technical systems? Are you inspired by challenges in human interaction with technical systems, and human information processes? Do you have a passion for tea…
Associate Professor in Graph Theory Complexity and Algorithms (GTCA)
The Formal Methods and Tools (FMT) group of the Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Mathematics and Computer Science (EEMCS) of the University of Twente is looking for an Associate Professor in Graph Theory, Complexity, and Algorithms (GTCA). We seek a candidate who can continue and further develop…
CRM-specialistThe challenge 
We are striving for a more data-driven approach to corporate communication and relationship management as part of our targeted efforts to build a close-knit, growing community, greater brand awareness and a clear profile. For this reason, we need a greater understanding of our target…
Front Office employeeAt the Centre for Educational Support (CES)
we combine activities aimed at improving UT education and increasing flexibility and efficiency. Within this service, the Student Affairs and Services (SAS) department streamlines the processes surrounding applications, evaluation of credentials, registr…
PDEng in Robotics: Control of an Archimedes Drive based actuator for wearable robotics
The Professional Doctorate in Engineering (PDEng) programme Robotics offers a 2-year position combining post MSc education and a design project to be carried out at Innovative Mechatronic Systems <URL:https://imsystems.nl/> in Delft. The educational programme, carried out at the University of Twent…
PDEng on Biomass Conversion Technologies
In this position you will have the opportunity to develop your PDEng studies on the design and experimental testing of a lab-scale biomass gasification and tar cracking system.
PDEng position in Robotics
Are you passionate about high-end technological design? Do you want to continue developing your skills with a combination of education and work? The Professional Doctorate in Engineering (PDEng) programme Robotics offers you a 2-year position combining post MSc education and a design project to be…

PhD candidate “on the effectivity of hard chromium plating”
We are looking for a highly motivated PhD student to strengthen our research portfolio. Careful experimental analysis will help to gain fundamental understanding of reasons why hard chromium is so successful in reducing of adhesive wear. For this, analysis of the boundary layers, wetting properties…
PhD openings in Marine and Fluvial Systems group
The Marine and Fluvial Systems group, part of the Civil Engineering department, investigates primarily physical processes in coastal and river systems in the context of societal needs (such as flood safety and freshwater availability) as well as for economical needs (such as navigation, pipeline an…
PhD position in IC Design group
PLEASE NOTE: you are required to apply via the “apply now” button below, ánd to fill in an additional questionnaire before via this link: https://forms.gle/ms3PXHnbzQ136mqj8 before we can process your application. The University of Twente (UT) is located in the east of the Netherlands. It offers …
PhD position in interface optimization for metal -thermoplastic hybrids
The Department of Mechanics of Solids, Surfaces & Systems (MS3), part of the faculty of Engineering Technology (ET) is currently seeking a PhD candidate in the area of interface optimization in metal-thermoplastic hybrid joints. The work will be done in the Surface Engineering and Maintenance group…
PhD Position in Mechanical Engineering: Roughness Transfer in Cold Rolling of Steel
The Chair of Nonlinear Solid Mechanics, Faculty of Engineering Technology, University of Twente has an opening for a PhD candidate on understanding micro-mechanics of roughness transfer in steel strip rolling. Emergence of “smart” industry 4.0 technologies challenges the conventional manufacturing…
PhD position in the EU Horizon 2020 project ‘RE-SAMPLE’ M/F
Full-time PhD position in the EU Horizon 2020 project ‘RE-SAMPLE’ on effective disease management and personalised prediction and decision making for complex chronic conditions Are you ready to work on state of the art tailored and secure eHealth for complex chronic conditions and multi-morbidity? …
PhD position on Atomic Layer Deposition
The Integrated Devices and Systems (IDS) and XUV Optics group within the Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Applied Mathematics and Computer Science (EEMCS) at the University of Twente (UT) has an opening for a full-time, 4 year PhD project “A thin-film physics toolbox for XUV optics”, or in short…
PhD Position on Interaction Design for Human-robot Teamwork in Hospital Environments
For the next 15 years, a greater demand for well-trained healthcare workers is expected. Yet, current trends identified by the World Health Organization indicate shortages of such workers. One of the key factors that contributes to this trend is the high rate of repetitive strain injuries sustained…

PhD position on Laboratory study of low frequency combustion dynamics and acoustic wave propagation.
Three research positions are available to early-stage researchers in the project DYNAF, funded by the NWO Open Technology Program. DYNAF is a multi-disciplinary project performing research in computational fluid mechanics, combustion dynamics, acoustics, vibration and fluid-structure-interaction in…
PhD position on personalised coaching and shared-decision support for complex chronic conditions
Are you ready to work on state of the art tailored and secure eHealth for complex chronic conditions and multi-morbidity? In RE-SAMPLE, a European Horizon 2020 project, we aim to increase the understanding of COPD and co-existing morbidities, to identify individual multi-morbid exacerbations, to es…
PhD position “Photonic Band Gap Quasicrystals” (experiments)
In the NWO-funded research program “Photonic Quasi-crystals with a Band Gap”, we aim to control the spontaneous emission of excited quantum emitters (quantum dots, dye molecules) with three-dimensional (3D) photonic band gap crystals, especially photonic quasi crystals. Our project partners in Utr…
PhD position: Maintaining Digitized Trains for Railway Resilience Identifying Critical Interfaces
While current modes of transport such as trains, cars and planes are becoming increasingly sophisticated by digitization and the convergence of information technology (IT) with operational technology (OT). Besides enabling innovations, the IT/OT convergence is expected to lower costs, reduce risks,…
PhD position: Nano-optics to probe protein structures
Understanding the structure, aggregation, and folding of proteins is a major research area nowadays. Improper folding and aggregation of specific proteins are among the common cause of neurodegenerative disorders such as Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease. These diseases currently have a growing p…
PhD position: “Stealth organic nanoparticles”
The immune response to biomaterials limits the desired bio-activity and the development of universal bio-functionalization strategies broadly applicable. In this ESR/PhD project, LipoCoat’s patented biomimetic nanometer-sized coating and coatings offered by the MSCA-ITN project partners will be int…
PhD vacancy: “3D in vitro modelling of human stem cell derived pacemaker cells”
A fully financed 4yr PhD position is available at the University of Twente (UT) in the Netherlands within the Faculty of Science and Technology in the Jonkheijm Laboratory of Biointerface Chemistry. Biological pacemakers, generated in vivo or ex vivo, are being explored as alternatives to electroni…
PhD: Grease Life Prognostics: Remaining Grease Life via Measurements and Predictive Models
The end of grease life is the point at which the grease can no longer build up a sufficiently thick film to fully separate the contacting surfaces in a rolling bearing. Empirically, it has been shown that grease life can be determined via measurement of grease consistency (given by its yield stress…

Post-doc Research Position “Hybrid metrology for XUV Optics”
Are you interested in developing advanced thin film characterization techniques for the most exciting application? We are looking for a motivated and skilled post-doctoral researcher to work on characterization of XUV optics. These optics basically consist of optical stacks of films of nanoscale th…
Postdoc position “Wear and surface fatigue in backup rolls”
We are looking for a highly motivated Postdoc to strengthen our research portfolio in the area of modelling of degradation mechanisms. Your main task will be to the SFEC technique to analyze the current state of a backup roll. Mild wear and damage accumulation by fatigue taking place at a back-up r…
Postdoc SmartHubs
Are you a passionate researcher with interest in the fast pacing advances in the field of smart mobility? University of Twente has a 3-year opening for a postdoctoral researcher position in the SmartHubs research project. SmartHubs will assess if a co-creation process in the development of mobility…
Postdoctoral Researcher Using Remote Sensing linkages with eDNA for monitoring terrestrial biodiversity
For a funded European Research Council project you have to: Take an active part in further developing an exciting new research direction linking Earth observation (EO) with eDNA profile data for terrestrial biodiversity assessment. Be responsible for remote sensing and analysis of complex environme…
President of the Executive Board
The role of the president of the Executive Board is to initiate and co-ordinate. One important task is to convey the University’s mission, vision and strategy internally and externally, and to do so in a manner that gives inspiration to others. The president safeguards the interests of the universi…
Strategic Policy Advisor (0,8-1,0 fte)
The University of Twente (UT) has entered the new decade with an ambitious mission (Shaping 2030): as the ultimate people-first university of technology, we empower society through sustainable solutions. As a Policy Advisor at the department of Strategy & Policy you will play a leading role in tran…
Student Affairs & Services Coordinator
Within SAS, we are looking for a colleague in connection with maternity leave. The challenge The management of the SAS department consists of the head of the department, the team leader and two coordinators. In your role, you coordinate the tasks and processes of two SAS teams: Student Services – t…
Support Office Employee Hora Finita
Twente Graduate School (TGS) is looking on short notice for a support office employee Hora Finita to facilitate and optimize the registration and monitoring of PhD and PDEng candidates at the University of Twente. Challenge As a Support Office Employee within the Graduate School: * You work indep…

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