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Assistant Professor Water Resources Engineering

Assistant Professor Water Resources Engineering


Delft University of Technology (TU Delft)

Delft University of Technology is built on strong foundations. As creators of the world-famous Dutch waterworks and pioneers in biotech, TU Delft is a top international university combining science, engineering and design. It delivers world class results in education, research and innovation to address challenges in the areas of energy, climate, mobility, health and digital society. For generations, our engineers have proven to be entrepreneurial problem-solvers, both in business and in a social context.

At TU Delft we embrace diversity as one of our core values and we actively engage to be a university where you feel at home and can flourish. We value different perspectives and qualities. We believe this makes our work more innovative, the TU Delft community more vibrant and the world more just. Together, we imagine, invent and create solutions using technology to have a positive impact on a global scale. That is why we invite you to apply. Your application will receive fair consideration.

Challenge. Change. Impact!


Delft, Netherlands


Relevant divisions
Energy, Resources and the Environment (ERE)
Hydrological Sciences (HS)
Natural Hazards (NH)

Full time

Entry level


Required education

Application deadline
11 June 2024

27 May 2024

Job description

Key job responsibilities include:

- Education: Organize, initiate and contribute to the development and teaching of graduate courses in our new MSc program Environmental Engineering, fostering connections with other programs. Guide and assess BSc and MSc students, coordinating fieldwork, student projects, assignments and exams collaboratively.
- Organization: Contribute to organizational / administrative activities and committees focused on education within the Department of Water Management and the Faculty of Civil Engineering and Geosciences. Your involvement will be pivotal in advancing the Flagship Water Security of TU Delft | Climate Safety & Security Center (CASS).
- Impact: Drive the inception of educational initiatives and assets in launching new research projects with societal impact. Actively engage with government and private partners to increase societal relevance. Because of the joint affiliation with the TU Delft | Climate Safety & Security Center, seize opportunities to collaborate with the public sector, including Dutch Ministries and Policy Advisory Bodies, water management organizations as well as international public policy organizations. Outreach to the broader community and schools is encouraged.
- Research: Contribute to groundbreaking research in water resources engineering, closely connected to climate safety and security concerns. This role offers collaboration prospects with the Energy, Food, Materials and Human Security flagships within CASS, ensuring international visibility and impact.