TU Delft

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Originele vacaturetekst

Research Technician Electron Accelerators and Lasers

Faculty Applied Sciences

With more than 1,000 employees, including 135 pioneering principal investigators, as well as a population of about 3,400 passionate students, the Faculty of Applied Sciences is an inspiring scientific ecosystem. Focusing on key enabling technologies, such as quantum- and nanotechnology, photonics, biotechnology, synthetic biology and materials for energy storage and conversion, our faculty aims to provide solutions to important problems of the 21st century. To that end, we train students in broad Bachelor's and specialist Master's programmes with a strong research component. Our scientists conduct ground-breaking fundamental and applied research in the fields of Life and Health Science & Technology, Nanoscience, Chemical Engineering, Radiation Science & Technology, and Engineering Physics. We are also training the next generation of high school teachers and science communicators.

This vacancy is in the Section Optoelectronic Materials, part of the department Chemical Engineering, where we investigate the characteristics of charge carriers and electronic excited states in new nanomaterials with potential applications in e.g. solar cells, LEDs and nanoelectronics. For more information see:

• Grozema group

• Laurens Siebbeles group

Functie omschrijving

You will maintain and further develop high-energy electron accelerator facilities in collaboration with other technicians (electronics and laser engineers) and scientists.

Your main tasks include:

• maintenance of a Van de Graaff electron accelerator and (re-)construction of a laser driven picosecond electron accelerator, including facilities for optical and microwave/terahertz detection

• support PhD students and postdocs using the accelerators

• contribute to practical courses for Bachelor/Master students.

Functie eisen

• Higher Professional Education (HBO), Master or PhD (e.g. in physics, optics)

• Experience with or affinity to working with analog and high-voltage electronics, vacuum techniques and RF-techniques

• Good communication skills in English


This position has an amount of 38 working hours per week (1 fte). The offer contains a temporary appointment for 1 year with the possibility of extension to a permanent contract. The salary is based on scales 8, 9, or 10 with a maximum of € 4274 gross per month. TU Delft offers a customizable 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 child care and an international primary school. Salary and benefits are in accordance with the Collective Labor Agreement for Dutch Universities.

Informeren en solliciteren

For information about this vacancy, you can contact Prof.dr. Laurens D.A. Siebbeles, Section leader ChemE/OM, email: L.D.A.Siebbeles@tudelft.nl, tel: +31 15 2781800.

For information about the selection procedure, please contact Bart Jan Schrijver, HR Advisor, email: B.J.Schrijver@tudelft.nl.

To apply, please e-mail a detailed resume and letter of application (both in English) to Mrs. Adinda Kohler (Management Assistant), email: a.v.kohler@tudelft.nl. When applying for this position, please refer to vacancy number TNWCE20-025 in the title.

Acquisitie naar aanleiding van deze vacature wordt niet op prijs gesteld.

Uren per week: 38.0 uur per week

Salaris: € 4.274,- per maand