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As a Professor of Applied Mechanics at the University of Twente, you will develop a leading role in initiating, coordinating and executing novel scientific data analysis methods and approaches in the field of applied mechanics. Together with the other Professors of our department of Mechanics of Solids, Surfaces and Systems (MS3), you will be responsible for managing the department.
Working with globally leading research and technology institutes – such as the ThermoPlastic composites Research Center and the Fraunhofer Project Center - the mission of MS3 is Manufacturing the Future. MS3 develops the technology for future manufacturing processes and new products by a science based engineering approach focused on material and system behavior, combined with robust optimization. “Creating new and better materials and products as well as the machinery required to make these products” is the focus of the MS3 department. This requires a profound scientific understanding of the materials and their interactions throughout the complete life cycle: during production, during use and after service life. The mechanics of materials and systems, for small and large deformations, in quasi-static and dynamic conditions, provide the background for our operations.
The research themes defined within MS3 are:
The University of Twente offers:
The University of Twente embraces and encourages diversity in many forms. UT strives to create an inclusive community that fosters an open and supportive research, education, valorization and working environment. They are working to improve diversity, inclusion and equity within our community. A balanced representation of women in senior academic positions at UT is key to gender diversity and inclusion.
The ultimate goal is to make UT a diverse and inclusive organization, where quality is paramount. UT has instituted the prestigious Hypatia Chairs to underscore the importance of diversity and inclusion.
Full information on the vacancy are available here