openings at ME

Team manager specialising in Electrical Engineering Education (EEE)

Status details

Announced:16 Jan 2017
Closing date:01 Mar 2017
The Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Mathematics and Computer Science (EEMCS) is known worldwide for its high academic quality and the social relevance of its research programmes. The faculty’s excellent facilities accentuate its international position in teaching and research. Within this interdisciplinary and international setting the faculty employs more than 1100 employees, including about 400 graduate students and about 2100 students. Together they work on a broad range of technical innovations in the fields of sustainable energy, telecommunications, microelectronics, embedded systems, computer and software engineering, interactive multimedia and applied mathematics. EEMCS: Your Connection to the Future.

The Faculty of EEMCS is creating a special team to fully focus on teaching using our unique and innovative ‘Delft method’. This method integrates practical and theoretical electrical engineering education and trains students to be hands-on, theoretically versed electrical engineers ready for a future career in science or industry.

We are looking for a team manager specialising in Electrical Engineering Education (EEE) who will be both a group leader and a teacher in his/her capacity as the role model of EE Education. The Departments of Microelectronics (ME), Quantum Engineering (QE) and Electrical Sustainable Energy (ESE) jointly provide the renowned educational programme of Electrical Engineering in one comprehensive BSc programme and four specialised MSc programmes. The EEE team is new and reports to the ME department head, while being closely connected to the ESE and QE content. All EEE staff members will spend 20% of their time in one of the three EE departments.

The EEE group will consist of five educators, including the coordinator, plus three technical support staff members. Besides the coordinator, two educators will be appointed. The main task of this core team is to provide project- and lab-based teaching and some teaching in BSc courses. Academic staff from all three departments is involved as teachers and mentors. To ensure firm embedding in state-of-the-art research topics, the EEE educators will spend 20% of their time on research in one of the EE departments. Job description

As part of the core team of EEE, you will play a leadership role in the educational programme of Electrical Engineering. Your tasks include: • Responsibility for the financial and HR management of the EEE team (0,3 FTE);
• Teaching duties in the Electrical Engineering Education group (EEE) (0,5 FTE):
• main task: delivery of first-class educational experience to students in EE lab and project courses;
• coordination of BSc Graduation Projects;
• contribution to other instructional activities in BSc EE insofar as capacity permits;
• contribution to other TU Delft programmes, driven by an entrepreneurial attitude;
• assessing/giving feedback on direct reports;
• Carrying out research in one of the departments (0,2 FTE).



We are looking for: • an experienced team leader with a view on the field of Electrical Engineering and its educational aspects;
• the ability to convincingly put (innovation of) education on the management agenda at all levels of the organisation;
• an expert in the field with a proven track record, evident from a PhD in Electrical Engineering;
• a born senior teacher who understands the difference between teaching and preaching experience in modernising and innovating education;
• a tutor with social intelligence, who can be a source of support, encouragement and inspiration for students;
• a team player, internally with colleagues and students and externally with a wide network;
• a pro-active entrepreneurial attitude, with technical skills and plenty of initiative;
• a creative spirit who can think beyond dreams, initiates activities in educational development and brings them to fruition;
• a minimum proficiency in English at the C1-III level. Conditions of employment

The salary for this position ranges from scale 12 to 13, depending on experience and education.

The TU Delft offers a customisable compensation package, a discount for health insurance and sport memberships, and a monthly work costs contribution. Flexible work schedules can be arranged. An International Children’s Centre offers childcare and an international primary school. Dual Career Services offers support to accompanying partners. Salary and benefits are in accordance with the Collective Labour Agreement for Dutch Universities. The TU Delft sets specific standards for the English competency of the teaching staff. The TU Delft offers training to improve English competency. Inspiring, excellent education is our central aim. If you have less than five years of experience and do not yet have your teaching certificate, we allow you up to three years to obtain this. Information and application

For more information about this position, please contact Prof. Kofi Makinwa, phone: +31 (0)15-2786466, e-mail: To apply, please e-mail a detailed CV, the names and contact information of three references, and a vision on (EE) education along with a letter of application by 23 October 2016 to Lotte Ophey,
When applying for this position, please refer to vacancy number EWI2016-49.

Enquiries from agencies are not appreciated.


prof.dr. Kofi Makinwa

Electronic Instrumentation Group

Department of Microelectronics