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Assistant Professor (Tenure Track) Engineering Technology – Multi-level design of health interventionsPosted by: University of Twente (UT)
Posted date: 2018-Jun-08
The University of Twente and the Faculty of Engineering Technology focus on the grand challenges of the future. One of the key challenging areas here is Health. A healthy lifestyle is key to people’s health and vitality, however in modern affluent societies, many people are unable to change their habits.
Within the Department of Design, Production & Management, there is a vacancy for a tenure track position in the programme “Pride & Prejudice - Tackling chronic disease prevention through real-life monitoring and context-aware intervention design”.The challenge
Central to the Pride & Prejudice programme is the combination of monitoring in real-life through sensors with development of design interventions at different levels of the system (person, group, society), and evaluation of the (long-term) effectiveness of these combined interventions. The position at the University of Twente will focus on combining design interventions at different levels of the system.
Are you up for the challenge to improve the world in an exciting collaboration between disciplines?Information and application
For further information, please contact dr. G.D.S. Ludden, g.d.s.luddenutwente.nl, phone +31-(0)53-4892920, or prof.dr. G.J. Verkerke, g.j.verkerkeutwente.nl, phone +31-(0)534896473. You can submit your application, including a recent CV and your vision statement, before July 1st 2018 using the link below.
Conditions of employment
You will be appointed for a maximum of 7 years, with the prospect of a permanent position after a positive evaluation within a very stimulating scientific environment. The university offers a dynamic ecosystem with enthusiastic colleagues in which internationalization is an important part of the strategic agenda.
The University of Twente. We stand for life sciences and technology. High tech and human touch. Education and research that matter. New technology which leads change, innovation and progress in society. The University of Twente is the only campus university of the Netherlands; divided over five faculties we provide more than fifty educational programmes. We have a strong focus on personal development and talented researchers are given scope for carrying out groundbreaking research.
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status or disability status. Because of our diversity values we do particularly support women to apply.