This postdoc position is intended to provide the suitable candidate an environment in which the scientific, educational and personal qualifications can be further developed. In case of extraordinary performance the position may be transformed into an assistant professorship to offer a longer term scientific employment.
We are looking for a highly motivated and self-driven individual who can work independently but is also a good team player. Your research profile will add significantly to the composition of expertise in the building lighting group. The responsibilities are composed such that the candidate can further strengthen his or her profile for a career in either industry or academia.
Qualifications and research interests:
The successful candidate needs to be willing to take on the research challenges that society is facing today. The digitization of light leads to a transition in the field of lighting towards more interconnected and data-driven intelligent lighting applications. This results in a multitude of research topics related to lighting in the built environment in conjunction with human well-being, performance and productivity.
The successful candidate has extensive knowledge and research experience in system control, (statistical) data analytics and/or electronic applications in the field of building lighting. Suitable technical backgrounds range from IT, operations management, electrical engineering to building physics.
A track record of contributions to successful funding applications is an asset.
The successful candidate will become a key member of the Building Lighting team. This will be reflected in the variety of responsibilities that the candidate will take on. The candidate will contribute towards the success of the group in the fields of Research, Education and Valorization:
The research activities consist of actively supporting the ongoing research in the Building Lighting group (also in the function of co-promoter for PhD candidates) as well as helping to initiate new research projects. The work will help the successful candidate to further strengthen his or her scientific reputation and skills.
The educational tasks of the candidate will consist of educational activities in the Bachelor College as well as in the Graduate School by supporting lectures and project work. Carrying out these tasks will support the candidate to further qualify for a longer-term academic career.
The tasks related to Valorization consists of a multitude of possible interesting activities ranging from carrying out small projects in collaboration with external stakeholders to knowledge dissemination.
The main objectives of the position are to:
- Carry out and support the research of the Building Lighting Group,
- Contribute to the education in undergraduate and graduate courses provided by the Building Lighting Group, and
- Contribute towards initiating new research projects at the Building Lighting Group.
- Participate in related activities of the department and ILI Institute