Professor In Heat Transer and Thermodynamics
University of Twente
Enschede, the NetherlandsApply Now
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Salary & Benefits: competitive
Closing Date: 10/01/2020
The Faculty of Engineering Technology at the University of Twente is currently seeking to appoint Full Professor in the area of Heat Transfer and Thermodynamics. The position contributes to work in the Department of Thermal and Fluid Engineering, which focuses on research questions related to energy conversion and storage technologies for a sustainable society.
The current position has been created to strengthen the Department’s research efforts in the fundamental aspects of thermal engineering. The Professor of Heat Transfer and Thermodynamics will contribute to the necessary breakthroughs in energy conversion and storage applications. Fundamental aspects of multiscale and multiphase heat transfer in reacting flows in combination with advanced thermodynamics are the core of this research line.
Examples of research topics can be found in, but are not limited to, the fields of heat transport, heat pumps, heat transformation and heat storage with complex geometries, porous structures, and interactions of heat transfer with (chemical, sorption) reactions and phase changing processes (solid/liquid/gas).
The Professor will also be involved in teaching at both Bachelors and Masters level, in the Mechanical Engineering and Sustainable Engineering Technology programmes.
Working in close cooperation with the other professors in the Faculty and Department, the candidate will play a leading and inspiring role in strengthening and broadening our fundamental research portfolio and teaching programs in sustainable technology engineering. As such, applicants will be selected based on their potential to initiate and lead novel scientific research, develop and contribute to modern educational programs and invest in international networks.
The successful appointee will be expected to:
The university offers a dynamic ecosystem with enthusiastic colleagues in which internationalization is an important part of the strategic agenda.
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How to Apply
An executive search exercise is being undertaken by Perrett Laver to assist the recruitment committee. Applications should consist of a covering letter explaining motivation and qualifications for the position and a full curriculum vitae, including a list of publications.
Perrett Laver may be contacted for informal enquiries and questions about the post on +31 (0)20 240 4378 or email@example.com, applications can be uploaded at www.perrettlaver.com/candidates, quoting reference number 4411. The closing date for applications is 9am CET on 10th January 2020.
Applications will be considered by the recruitment committee, and preliminarily shortlisted candidates will subsequently be invited for informal conversations with the University, after which a formal shortlist of candidates will be invited for interview and campus visits. Selection of and negotiations with the preferred candidate will take place thereafter.
Please note that this vacancy is only open to female scientists. This is part of the University of Twente’s strategy to increase the proportion of women among its faculty and to create a working environment that is diverse and inclusive and supportive of excellence in research and teaching.
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