Chemical and process engineers

Maastricht University
Maastricht (Stad), Limburg (NL)
A balanced remuneration package according to Dutch universities-VSNU guidelines salary scales
Mar 18, 2019
Apr 17, 2019
Field of specialization
Engineering, Petrochemicals
Job Type
Full time

Towards a lower carbon footprint for the chemical industry. 

We need your help and expertise! 

Maastricht University is looking for chemical and process engineers to explore, develop and apply technologies to enable the energy transition of the chemical industry. 

We are looking for Ambitious Professors (rank associate professor or full professor) in the general areas of circular engineering and sustainable technology who want to help shape this new initiative and build out new research groups at the Brightlands Chemelot Campus.

  • You are drawn to interdisciplinary research and education and enjoy working on current and future climate challenges in your research. You are prepared to work in a dynamic and collaborative environment at the Brightlands Chemelot Campus.
  • Your research area and background focus on chemical and/or process engineering with an interest in the development of new technology which can transform the chemical industry. Areas of interests may amongst others include challenges in feedstock, plastic recycling, electrification, carbon capture, new reactor technology, gasification and process optimisation.
  • You enjoy teaching engineering courses and skills and have a strong educational track record enabling you to contribute to the development of new Maastricht University Engineering bachelor’s and master’s programmes.

You have:

  • A relevant PHD degree with postdoc experience in a relevant area
  • A drive to build and develop new technologies and share those with our students
  • Managerial experience
  • An excellent track record in scholarship and research funding

We offer:

  • A balanced remuneration package according to Dutch universities-VSNU guidelines salary scales, elaborate leave hours, end of year bonus and holiday allowance and if applicable favorable 30% tax ruling and moving allowance
  • Family friendly, international and inclusive university within interesting small scale Euregion
  • Up to date research facilities on the Brightlands Chemelot campus, one of the biggest chemical sites of Western Europe.

The new Faculty of Science and Engineering (FSE) at Maastricht University is rapidly expanding in all areas of science and engineering. FSE is building on a unique transdisciplinary profile with fundamental and applied research as well as innovative education. As part of this effort, Maastricht University is participating in Brightsite, a large public private partnership at the biggest chemical industrial site of the Netherlands, together with The Netherlands Organisation for applied scientific research (TNO) and Sitech. 

FSE in Numbers: 2000 students- 330 staff- 10 research departments- 8 master programmes- 4 bachelor programmes- 48% international staff and 86% international students

Interested? Discover our online recruitment process: applications are considered immediately.