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Two Assistant Professor positions in digital design

Opening for: Assistant Professor

Status details

Announced:21 Apr 2020
Closing date:31 May 2021
The Department of Microelectronics has tenure-track Assistant Professor openings in digital in digital system and circuit design:
  • High-speed communication: Hardware realization of signal processing/machine learning algorithms for use in communication SoCs or other large digital hardware architectures;
  • Ultra-low-power for biomedical applications: Ultra-low-power hardware realization of signal processing/machine learning/control algorithms for use in smart sensors and biomedical implants.
Generic platforms (FPGA) and emerging technologies (neuromorphic computing) are of interest.

The positions are intended to strengthen our research lines in Health & Well-being, Next Generation Wireless Communications, and Autonomous Sensor Systems.

TU Delft is a world-class university ranked 21st in engineering and technology in the 2020 Times Higher Education World University Rankings. Established in 1842, it is the largest and oldest institute of technology in the Netherlands. TU Delft's eight faculties are home to over 20,000 students and some 900 academic staff and cover the entire spectrum of technology, with a combined science, engineering and design focus. The Department of Microelectronics has a strong interdisciplinary research and education programme in the areas of microelectronics and digital design, signal processing, microwave systems and radar, and provides excellent microfabrication infrastructure and electrical /physical characterisation facilities.


Candidates should have (1) a PhD degree in Electrical Engineering or a closely related disciplne, with outstanding academic credentials, (2) several years of working experience as a Postdoctoral Researcher in an academic institution, and (3) the ambition to be a future scientific leader in one of the mentioned areas.

Excellently qualified but more senior researchers are also invited to apply.

Conditions of employment

Salary and benefits are in accordance with the Collective Labour Agreement for Dutch Universities. A start-up fund (of 1 PhD) is available. For more information on employment conditions please take a look here.


To apply, please e-mail a detailed CV including a list of publications, a cover letter describing your motivation and suitability for the position, a research and a teaching statement. Send your application material by June 29, 2020 to Minke van der Put, Assistant of Prof. K.A.A. Makinwa, email:


prof.dr. Kofi Makinwa

Professor, Department Head

Electronic Instrumentation Group

Department of Microelectronics