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Delft University of Technology (TU Delft), Netherlands invites online Application for various Postdoctoral Fellowship in their different Departments. We are providing a list of Postdoc Fellowship positions available at Delft University of Technology (TU Delft), Netherlands.

Eligible candidate may Apply as soon as possible.


(01) Postdoctoral Fellowship Position

Postdoc Fellowship Position summary/title:  PostDoc for optical diffraction tomography for tumor histology

This project aims to create high resolution 3D images of optically cleared clinical tissue samples (e.g. biopsies) with optical diffraction tomography (ODT) for clinical diagnosis. The research will involve work on the biochemistry of optical tissue clearing and imaging of (clinically relevant) tissues using an existing set-up. The post-doc will perform proof of principle experiments that show the potential of ODT for 3D digital imaging of large volume tissue resections, compare the results to conventional histology, and translate the results to a clinical environment.  

Deadline : Open Until Filled

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(02) Postdoctoral Fellowship Position

Postdoc summary/title: PostDoc: Optical Nanoscopy

The researcher will work in a team of experimentalists and theorists who share the common goal to imaging at the nanometer scale. She/he will work on simulation/theory of image formation and parameter estimation. The image formation description is based on the so-called 4pi microscope where the self-interference of the fluorescent emission can be used to estimate the axial position of a single emitter with nano meter precision. To this end the emission light is split into 4 channels (by polarization beam splitters) and the respective intensities are indicative for the axial position. As long as the emitter is free to rotate during one camera frame, a rotational symmetric point spread function (PSF) will be recorded, but if the emitter is fixed (due to conformational embedding or freezing of the medium) the PSF will reflect the dipole character of the emission and will depend on the 3D orientation of the single molecule emitter. In addition (field dependent) aberrations will influence the shape of the PSF. This requires the estimation model to reflect the forward imaging process perfectly and include all relevant parameters, such that a fit with many free parameters still converges. We want to build on our expertise in (maximum likelihood) estimation theory in combination with Cramer-Rao lower bound analysis to find the best way to tackle the problem at hand. Based on the results, we can set requirements on the tolerances for e.g. the alignment of objectives and the beam path to ensure at the end the most optimal localization precision.

Deadline : Open Until Filled

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(03) Postdoctoral Fellowship Position

Postdoc Fellowship Position summary/title: PostDoc: Optical Nanoscopy at Cryogenic Temperatures

The researcher will work in a team of experimentalists and theorists who share the common goal to imaging at the nanometer scale. She/he will work as an experimentalist designing and performing experiments with cryo fluorescent microscopy. In order to achieve very high spatial resolutions from single molecule emitters in 3D will be use a so-called 4pi setup with two opposing objectives. In addition the wavefront of the light must not be disturbed by optical aberrations. In reality such aberrations are always present, but only at our targeted high resolution at cryogenic temperatures, do they play a crucial role. Therefore the candidate will incorporate adaptive optics instrumentation and algorithms to measure the wavefront distortion and subsequently correct the distortions. 

Deadline : Open Until Filled

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(04) Postdoctoral Fellowship Position

Postdoc Fellowship Position summary/title: Postdoc Candidate for Low-power DC-DC Converters with Novel MPPT for IoT system

IoT sensor nodes should have minimum form factor, low cost, accurate, and requires minimum maintenance, therefore, ideally environment powered. Getting sufficient energy from the environment then requires energy harvesters such as PV cells and highly efficient power converters. Such power converters must provide accurate MPPT, high conversion efficiency with a large power dynamic range, and a wide conversion ratio with minimum power consumption. Meanwhile, multi-input and output topologies will be preferred since they enable the use of multiple energy resources.

Deadline : June 1, 2023,

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(05) Postdoctoral Fellowship Position

Postdoc Fellowship Position summary/title: PostDoc R&D in ensuring data security in blockchain

This position aims to design and implement blockchain overlay, including prototype tools, APIs and components for providing fully transparent and accountable secure data sharing (through the use of smart contracts, oracles, trusted hardware and crypto components). You may need to explore the followings: design data filtering via oracles to organize and purify the input data from the outside world to the blockchain, trusted hardware and software supported smart contract and oracles, secure blockchain based data storage onchain/offchain and data security and privacy guarantee.

Deadline : 31 May 2023, 

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(06) Postdoctoral Fellowship Position

Postdoc Fellowship Position summary/title: Postdoc R&D in Network Security (MLSysOps)

The Cybersecurity (CYS) group at the Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Mathematics and Computer Science (EEMCS) invites applications for full-time post-doc candidates in the area of cybersecurity. Our group conducts research in a range of cybersecurity topics, including, secure data analytics, privacy, cloud security, system security, and network security. We aim to make the world a safer place as most of our activity and data move online. We design, develop, and evaluate interdisciplinary solutions that combine all fields of computer sciences: artificial intelligence, systems, and theory. We aim to publish our results at top conferences and journals, transfer our scientific know-how and technologies to students and our public and private partners in the field of cybersecurity, and have impact in society and the research community.

Deadline : May 31, 2023

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(07) Postdoctoral Fellowship Position

Postdoc Fellowship Position summary/title: Postdoc – Generative Design for Optimized Aerospace Structures

Your research will be part of the EU-funded Caelestis project. This project is geared to developing an interlinked system able to execute massive calculations and predictions across the aviation value chain. Working with the sector’s leading industrial and academic partners, you will develop tools to accelerate the design and topology optimisation of structural aerospace components. Using novel computational graphs representing the structures, you will reparameterize the design space efficiently and develop methods to accelerate the simulation phase, which increasingly replaces experiments. By doing so, you will play a crucial role in the manufacturing of such components, reducing the uncertainties of the product and extend their lifecycle.

Deadline :  30 April 2023

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(08) Postdoctoral Fellowship Position

Postdoc Fellowship Position summary/title: Postdoc Ventilation and Airborne transmission

Medio 2022, the Pandemic Prepardeness programme through ventilation (P3Venti) was created to develop knowledge on the role of airborne transmission of viruses and other pathogens, and on the effectiveniss of ventilation as mitigation measure. As Postdoc within the group Indoor Environment, you will be working on research line III of the P3Venti programme, which is concerned with the impact of ventilation on airborne transmission, specifically in longterm healthcare facitlties. The aim is to study the effect of different ventilation regimes on the infection risk through experimental research in the Experience room of the SenseLab in combination with modelling activities. The research will be performed in close cooperation with the Adaptive consortium executing the P3Venti programme lead by TNO and the frontrunner project Airborne transmission and ventilation in the PDPC (Pandemic and Disaster Preparedeness Centre), created in 2021 by Erasmus MC, TU Delft and Erasmus University Rotterdam. The aim of this frontrunner project is to develop methods to predict and quantify the airborne transmission potential of viruses, based on model studies, experiments and outbreak research, that may lead to novel and improved mitigation strategies.

Deadline : April 30, 2023 

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(09) Postdoctoral Fellowship Position

Postdoc Fellowship Position summary/title: Postdoc Besov priors for inverse problems

The project will focus on handling statistical inverse problems with non-Gaussian priors. Gaussian process priors are often used in practice due to their fast computational properties. However, the smoothness of the resulting estimates is not well suited for modelling functions with sharp changes, met for ecample in imaging. As an alternative for Gaussian priors one can consider Besov priors that are well suited for producing piecewise smooth reconstructions and for edge and interface detection.

Deadline : April 16, 2023

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(10) Postdoctoral Fellowship Position

Postdoc Fellowship Position summary/title: PostDoc Digital Twin for Green Shipping

The Digital Twin for Green Shipping (DT4GS) is a Horizon Europe project with over 20 industry and university partners aimed at delivering an “Open Digital Twin Framework” for shipping companies and waterborne industry actors to tap into new opportunities made available through the use of Digital Twins (DTs). DT4GS will enable shipping stakeholders to embrace DT innovations to support smart green shipping in the upgrade of existing ships and new vessels. DT4GS will cover the full ship lifecycle. Applications will focus on shipping companies but will also provide decarbonisation decision-support system for shipyards, equipment manufacturers, port authorities and operators, river commissions, classification societies, energy companies and transport/corridor infrastructure companies. DT4GS’s objectives are to:

Deadline : 15 April 2023

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(11) Postdoctoral Fellowship Position

Postdoc Fellowship Position summary/title: Postdoc in Quantum Nanomechanics

In this project, you will work with a team of researchers in the SteeleLab to try to experimentally answer the question: is it possible to observe the effects of gravity on a quantum superposition of a heavy, mechanical object? To do this, you will be embedded in a team working on coupling mechanical resonators made from silicon nitride membranes to superconducting quantum microwave circuits. Based on a platform pioneered in the group, you will have the opportunity to design, fabricate, and assemble superconducting circuit chips to engineer quantum superpositions of the position of the membrane. Cooling the assembled chips to millikelvin temperatures, you will manipulate and probe the quantum state of the membrane, exploring previously inaccessible regimes of quantum physics. In the project, you have the opportunity to develop skills in superconducting device design, fabrication and measurement, gaining expertise and insight into high-Q superconducting cavities and high-coherence superconducting qubits. You will also develop skills and gain experience working with ultra-high Q mechanical resonators. The SteeleLab is motivated by curiosity-driven experimental research into topics in quantum physics and engineering. In the project, you will have the freedom to, and will be encouraged to, develop your own ideas, engage the team to help you implement them, and test them them using the advanced infrastructure available in the group.

Deadline : 25 April 2023

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(12) Postdoctoral Fellowship Position

Postdoc Fellowship Position summary/title: Postdoc in EU SEAMLESS Project

The technology to support autonomous short-sea and inland vessel navigation has been actively developed and successfully demonstrated in several recent research projects. However, several technical challenges remain: 1) the lack of standardization that leads to adhoc, time-consuming, and costly vessel approval, 2) too strict requirements for system redundancy (e.g., multiple backup systems) to acquire type approval, which is a significant cost driver, 3) unclear liability assignment in case of an accident that may lead to increased insurance costs for all, 4) increased uncertainty with respect to how autonomous vessels will safely interact with conventional, crewed vessels, especially in high traffic situations25, exacerbated by thefact that COLREGs currently intended for human interpretation are too vague the Guidance, Navigation, and Control (GNC) schemes for autonomous vessels.

Deadline : 12 April 2023

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(13) Postdoctoral Fellowship Position

Postdoc Fellowship Position summary/title: Postdoc Techno-Economic Assessment and Simulation of Heat Storage

The EU aims to have a net-zero greenhouse gas (GHG) economy by 2050. At present, heating and cooling represent around 50% of the final energy use in Europe and are mainly supplied by fossil fuel derived energy. Because sustainable heat is mainly available in summer and demand is high in winter, large scale seasonal heat storage is a key strategy to decarbonize heating in order to achieve EU ambitions. TU Delft leads a large European project that will showcase and develop full-scale application of heat storage (up to 90°C) in geothermal reservoirs using three different technologies: Aquifer, Borehole and Mine Thermal Energy Storage (ATES, BTES, MTES), at 6 different sites in Europe which together represent a relevant range of geological conditions across Europe. In this PD project you will contribute to the development and application of a generic, open-source, high-performance and highly scalable framework to assess the Levelized Cost of Energy/Heat – LCOE reduction and carbon emission reduction costs (CRC) of heat storage in geothermal reservoirs in combination with different heat supply sources.

Deadline : 10 April 2023

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(14) Postdoctoral Fellowship Position

Postdoc Fellowship Position summary/title: Postdoc position Open Science Program Evaluation

We are looking for an enthusiastic, analytical, and proactive postdoc to work on two main tasks:
1) To investigate what novel framework can be used for the evaluation of Open Science programs of Dutch universities. This task is part of the NWO project “4OpenScience: A novel and innovative framework to evaluate the positive and negative effects of Dutch universities’ Open Science Programs”. 
2) To apply the developed framework to the Faculty of Technology, Policy and Management of TU Delft and to investigate the wider applicability of the framework by presenting it to the other faculties of TU Delft and beyond. 

Deadline : 3 April 2023

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(15) Postdoctoral Fellowship Position

Postdoc Fellowship Position summary/title: Postdoc Mathematical Analysis of PDEs

At the Delft Institute for Applied Mathematics (DIAM), part of Delft University of Technology (TU Delft), Netherlands, a full-time postdoctoral position in the mathematical analysis of partial differential equations from fluid mechanics is offered. The postdoc will be mentored by Dr. M.V. Gnann. The focus of the project is on Stokes and Navier-Stokes equations formulated as free boundary problems in which the free boundary has contact points. The research will be on developing a well-posedness and regularity theory for such problems that in particular characterizes singularities at contact points. For more information regarding Dr. Gnann’s research, please visit

Deadline : March 31, 2023,

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(16) Postdoctoral Fellowship Position

Postdoc Fellowship Position summary/title: Postdoc Non-Ideal Fluid Dynamics Experiments

We are seeking an energetic and passionate researcher with experimental experience and knowledge in Compressible Fluid Dynamics, Thermodynamics and Internal Flows. A unique opportunity is available for an excellent and highly motivated individual to investigate the formation of a rarefaction shock wave (RSW) in molecularly complex fluids using an already operational novel shock tube, the ASTER.

Deadline : 31 March 2023

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(17) Postdoctoral Fellowship Position

Postdoc Fellowship Position summary/title: Postdoc on Digital Twins for Green and Autonomous Shipping

This Postdoc position will support developing DT modelling frameworks for practical innovations in the design, retrofit and production of new green autonomous vessels and especially optimizing shipping operations and performance. The Postdoc will focus on:

  1. Creating a comprehensive methodology for DT applications in designing and control of green autonomous vessels;
  2. Developing a DT platform to assess and optimize the shipping performance by means of sensing technologies, modelling and control with respect to the new ship designs for green operations;
  3. Investigating scaling up from laboratory experiments towards operations of real-life green autonomous vessels to support shipping industry stakeholders involved in transition to zero emissions autonomous shipping.

Deadline : 31 March 2023

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(18) Postdoctoral Fellowship Position

Postdoc Fellowship Position summary/title: Postdoc position on induction welding

In this postdoctoral vacancy, you will devlop multi scale heat transfer models in thermoplastic fusion bonding based on polymer matrices functionalized with magnetic (nano)particles. Your work complements our current experimental research aiming at novel fusion bonding approaches for thermoplastic composites for next generation zero-emission aircrafts made from circular materials. You will explore novel approaches towards formulating constitutive laws considering scale effects of magnetic systems in heterogenious material architectures considerring nonlinear behavior in the magnetic and polymer domain.

Deadline : Open Until Filled

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(19) Postdoctoral Fellowship Position

Postdoc Fellowship Position summary/title: Postdoc Position on Quantitative MR Imaging Biomarkers

The Magnetic Resonance Systems lab (Mars lab) at TU Delft works relentlessly on the advancement of quantitative Magnetic Resonance Imaging. Funded by a prestigious ERC Starting Grant, we are recruiting a post-doctoral fellow with an initial appointment of two years. The successful candidate will join a young and dynamic group in a prolific, creative and fun environment. The earliest start date is April 15th, 2023. The post-doc will lead a challenging and exciting project on novel sequence developments to uncover unexplored quantitative biomarkers in the heart. Furthermore, the successful candidate will be involved in other ongoing research projects at the lab and will have the opportunity to take mentoring responsibility for students at the bachelor’s and master’s level. Please get in touch to find out about the specific projects of interest.

Deadline :  31st of March, 2023

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(20) Postdoctoral Fellowship Position

Postdoc Fellowship Position summary/title: Postdoc Urban architecture

The Postdoctoral position we offer should contribute to the theme of Material Culture, at the intersection of material history, anthropology and design capacity. ( In line with the 2022 Sector Plan for the Ontwerpende Ingenieurs Wetenschappen (Engineering Design Sciences) of the Dutch Universities, it implies interdisciplinary collaboration between humanities and technical sciences, as well as transdisciplinary relationships between theory and practice. It responds to the Sector Plan’s call for a circular building economy – “where waste belongs to the past” – while considering the fate of the current building stock. It is equally consistent with the

Deadline : March 26, 2023 

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(21) Postdoctoral Fellowship Position

Postdoc Fellowship Position summary/title: Postdoc position for the Pandemic and Disaster Preparedness Centre

The Ethics and Philosophy of Technology (EPT) section is looking for a postdoc who will conduct research in the ethics of pandemic and disaster. This is a 4-year fulltime position consisting of 80% of research time and 20% teaching time, contributing to the teaching of the EPT Section. The research part of this position will be conducted in the context of the multidisciplinary Frontrunner projects of the Pandemic and Disaster Preparedness Centre. 

Deadline : March 24th 2023

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(22) Postdoctoral Fellowship Position

Postdoc Fellowship Position summary/title: Postdoc positions on intensively-strained turbulent hydrogen flames for ultra-low emissions gas turbine combustors (ERC Project OTHERWISE)

A 2-years postdoctoral associate position has just become available at the Faculty of Aerospace Engineering of TU Delft, department of Flow Physics and Technology (FPT), Chair of Sustainable Aircraft Propulsion (SAP), within the context of the project OTHERWISE (Control of Hydrogen and Enriched-hydrogen Reacting flows with Water injection and Intensive Strain for ultra-low Emissions), funded by the European Research Council.

Deadline : 24 March 2023 

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(23) Postdoctoral Fellowship Position

Postdoc Fellowship Position summary/title: Postdoc Co-design European wastewater treatment pilots

We are looking for an ambitious scholar who wants to contribute to solving energy, environmental and economic challenges related to securing future water access. The ideal candidate should hold (or close to finishing) a PhD degree, or a MSc degree with +5 years of experience in domains related to Science and Technology Studies, Innovation Sciences, Industrial Ecology, or any other related field. Demonstrable experience with both quantitative and qualitative research skills are requested, but with emphasis on the latter.  You should be able to work in a team, while taking initiative in reaching out to project partners, setting up workshops and approaching associated stakeholders. Salary scale will depend on level of education and experience, scale 10-11

Deadline : March 22, 2023

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(24) Postdoctoral Fellowship Position

Postdoc Fellowship Position summary/title: Postdoc Direct Numerical Simulation of turbulent two-phase flows

Boiling and condensation play a very important role in many industrial processes involving heat transfer. Application can be found in power generation, cooling & refrigeration systems and internal combustion engines. At small scale boiling and condensation can be studied in great detail by Direct Numerical Simulation (DNS). Within the Delft University of Technology soft- and hardware tools are available for such detailed studies.

Deadline : 20 March 2023 

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(25) Postdoctoral Fellowship Position

Postdoc Fellowship Position summary/title: Postdoc SINERGI Project (JPI ERANET)

Are you interested in further developing your Behaviour modeling expertise? Do you want to help tackle city logistics problems using behavioral modeling? Do you wonder about the emergence of mobility solutions in last-mile deliveries using micro-delivery fleets such as bicycles? Are you interested in e-commerce in general? Then this is your project.

Deadline : 20 March 2023 

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About Delft University of Technology (TU Delft), Netherlands  –Official Website

Delft University of Technology, also known as TU Delft, is the oldest and largest Dutch public technical university. Located in Delft, Netherlands, it is consistently ranked as one of the best universities in the Netherlands, and as of 2020 it is ranked by QS World University Rankings among the top 15 engineering and technology universities in the world.

With eight faculties and numerous research institutes, it has more than 26,000 students (undergraduate and postgraduate) and 6,000 employees (teaching, research, support and management staff).

The university was established on 8 January 1842 by William II of the Netherlands as a Royal Academy, with the primary purpose of training civil servants for work in the Dutch East Indies. The school expanded its research and education curriculum over time, becoming a polytechnic school in 1864 and an institute of technology (making it a full-fledged university) in 1905. It changed its name to Delft University of Technology in 1986.

Dutch Nobel laureates Jacobus Henricus van ‘t Hoff, Heike Kamerlingh Onnes, and Simon van der Meer have been associated with TU Delft. TU Delft is a member of several university federations, including the IDEA League, CESAER, UNITECH International and 4TU.



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