See Careers

Unique positions for Academic Excellence

unique Positions for Academic Excellence to create Impact for Society

'High Tech - Human Touch'. Under this overarching profile, the University of Twente takes pride in being a modern, innovative and entrepreneurial university. Our mission is to provide excellent education and conduct world-class scientific research aimed at making a difference in today’s society while setting up the next generation for the future.
The cross-disciplinary way of working that characterizes our university opens up unexpected possibilities, especially in combination with creativity and excellence in scientific disciplines. Our distinctive educational model, engineering approach and open culture generate new ideas, new energy and new ways forward. 

See all our unique positions and apply now!
Check out our vacancies

In the upcoming period, the University of Twente offers many positions to contribute to the following scientific research disciplines:

Diversity and inclusion lead to more innovation, greater opportunities for all, better access to talent and improved performance.

The University of Twente embraces and encourages diversity in many forms. UT strives to create an inclusive community that fosters open and supportive research, education, valorization and working environment. We 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. Our ultimate goal is to make UT a diverse and inclusive organisation, where quality is paramount.

Working at the UT

We encourage and value an entrepreneurial attitude. We offer great career prospects, ambitious and talented colleagues. A lot of opportunities to continue developing your skills. And, naturally, a great salary and excellent secondary employment conditions. In addition, the greenery and facilities at our magnificent campus constitute the perfect work environment in the 'smart'city of Twente.

Our facilities for top research are state-of-the-art: MESA+ NanoLabBioNanoLabVirtual Reality LabDataLabExperimental Centre for Technical Medicine (ECTM)LEO-Center for Service Robotics, the supersonic wind tunnel, DesignLabBMS LabTPRC, SmartXp and TCO. In the modern laboratories our researchers often work together on simulations, tests and prototypes with external parties. Learn more via our Research page.