The Netherlands: Funded PhD Positions in Science and Technology

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The Faculty of
Applied Sciences is the largest faculty at TU Delft and is equipped
with advanced laboratory and experimental facilities. It has an
academic staff of more than 200 and approximately 400 PhD
and post-doctoral researchers from all over the world. Many of the
members of academic staff are prize-winning scientists and engineers
internationally known in their fields of research. The Faculty conducts
both fundamental and application-oriented research and offers
scientific education at the Bachelor, Master and doctoral levels. The
working language for postgraduate education and research is English.

Research is spread over six departments:

  • Biotechnology – www.bt.tudelft.nl
  • Chemical Engineering – www.dct.tudelft.nl
  • Imaging Science and Technology – www.ist.tudelft.nl
  • Nanoscience – www.ns.tudelft.nl
  • Radiation, Radionuclides and Reactors – www.rrr.tudelft.nl
  • Multi-Scale Physics – www.msp.tudelft.nl

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For detailed project description and names of research leaders for
funded PhD positions and application instructions, please go to the Faculty’s application website.

Research keywords
analytical biotechnology, biocatalysis, bioprocess, separation
technology, enzymology, industrial microbiology, complex fluids,
nanostructured materials, molecular thermodynamics, opto-electronic
materials, self-assembling systems, nano-organic chemistry, catalysis
engineering, charged particle optics, quantitative imaging, acoustical
imaging, optics, molecular electronics, molecular biophysics,
nanoelectronics, photronic devices, quantum transport, theoretical
physics, high resolution electron microscopy, computational reactor
engineering, reactive flows and explosions, multi-phase flows,
computational fluid mechanics, clouds, climate and air quality,
hydrogen storage, lithium ion batteries, structural and magnetic
materials, semi-conductor nanocrystals, fuel cells, solar cells,
energy, polarised neutron techniques, positrons, radiation, isotopes,
medical imaging, nuclear reactors, nanoscience, biotechnology, chemical
technology, nanofabrication, computational fluid dynamics, multi-scale
modelling.

TU Delft (Delft University of Technology) is the foremost research
university in the Netherlands for science and engineering. It is
consistently ranked within the top 20 in the THES world ranking of
science and technology universities. The working language in
postgraduate education and research is English.

Employee or student?
Students in funded PhD positions are considered employees of TU Delft.
The successful candidate will be employed full-time by TU Delft for a
fixed period of 4 years within which he or she is expected to write a
dissertation leading to a doctoral degree
(PhD thesis). The starting salary is €2000 gross per month increasing
to a maximum of € 2558 gross per month in the fourth year.

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Funding information
Number of awards per year: Up to 8
Funding applies to: Open to applicants from a range of countries
Funding notes:
Students in funded PhD positions are considered employees of TU Delft
for the duration of their appointment. The successful candidate will be
employed full-time by TU Delft for a fixed period of 4 years within
which he or she is expected to write a dissertation leading to a
doctoral degree (PhD thesis). While conducting research and receiving
supervision, the candidate may also be expected to carry out a certain
amount of teaching
or supervisory tasks. Starting salary is €2000 gross per month
increasing to a maximum of € 2558 gross per month in the fourth year.

TU Delft offers an attractive benefits package, including a flexible
work week, free high-speed Internet access from home, and the option of
assembling a customized compensation and benefits package (the ‘IKA’).
Salary and benefits are in accordance with the Collective Labour
Agreement for Dutch Universities. Delft University of Technology
strives to increase the number of women in higher academic positions;
women are therefore especially encouraged to apply.

For more information please go to www.tnw.tudelft.nl/phd
Funding duration: 4 years

Contact
Graduate Office, Faculty of Applied Sciences, TU Delft
Lorentzweg 1
2628 CJ Delft
Netherlands
E: phd-tnw[ at ]tudelft.nl
T: +31 15 2787991

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