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Apply by: 2022-07-10

Multiple positions for teachers within Mechanical Engineering

Published 2022-06-20

Are you a passionate teacher and looking for an opportunity to explore teaching in higher education in an enthusiastic team? We have multiple positions within the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering.

TU/e has made an impressive educational transition aimed at training future engineers, through the implementation of the Bachelor College in 2012 and the Graduate School in 2013. TU/e has the ambition to offer small scale and personalized education in 2030. Therefore, we need enthusiastic, motivated teachers who can really connect with the students and would like to have impact on their study career.

The Department of Mechanical Engineering offers multiple positions for teachers. You will combine teaching courses and supervising challenge-based learning projects in our BSc program and teach the more general courses in our MSc programs. You will support academic staff in our master's programs and you are eager to learn how to teach in a variety of courses and how to innovate courses and projects to prepare students in their development as engineers for the future. This means you take the lead in front of a group of students and cooperate with colleagues to organize for the classes and align your contributions to theirs. You do not mind taking up different tasks and you do have experience with rotating tasks as an opportunity to learn from.

As a teacher you will be (co)responsible for:
  • teaching Bachelor courses of the department of Mechanical Engineering in one of the three fields of the department: Mechanics & Materials, Dynamics, Systems & Control, and Energy & Flow.This includes the organization, co-design and assessment of the courses and projects; 
  • supervising students in their individual final Bachelor project;
  • support academic staff in the specialization courses of the master's programs coordinated by the department of Mechanical Engineering, e.g., by preparing course materials and/or guide and assess group work;
  • further development of courses in terms of developing online educational modules and online assessment, using e.g. methods such as learning analytics.
  • you have an MSc or PhD degree in Mechanical Engineering or another relevant Engineering discipline
  • you have excellent communication skills and you are fluent in English;
  • you are willing to start up a UTQ (University Teaching Qualification) trajectory. 
  • 1.0 FTE appointment. (0.8 fte is an option that can be discussed).
  • A meaningful job in a dynamic and ambitious university. 
  • The TU/e offers a broad package of fringe benefits, for instance a year-end bonus of 8.3%, holiday allowance of 8% and excellent sport facilities and 41 paid holidays at a 40 hour work week
  • You will have free access to high-quality training programs on general skills, didactics and topics related to research and valorization. 
  • Depending on experience and education, the salary for a full-time contract ranges between € 2.960,00 and € 4.670,00 gross per month (salary scale 10) CAO Dutch Universities)
  • A broad package of fringe benefits (including an excellent technical infrastructure, moving expenses, and savings schemes).
  • An initial  temporary appointment for a period of one year with the intention to convert this into a permanent contract at a mutual positive evaluation. 
Work environment

Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e) is one of Europe's top technological universities, situated at the heart of a most innovative high-tech region. Thanks to a wealth of collaborations with industry and academic institutes, TU/e's research has real-world impact. TU/e has around 3,000 employees and 1600 PhD students (half of which international, representing about 70 nationalities).

Our university is at the heart of society: TU/e focuses in education and research on complex, societal challenges such as Energy, Health and Smart Mobility.

More information
Do you recognize yourself in this profile and would you like to know more? Please contact
Elly van den Eertwegh e.a.m.v.d.eertwegh[at]tue.nl.

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