Pioneering An Internet of Plants Postdoc and Tenure Track Positions

Eindhoven University of Technology is delighted to offer a postdoctoral position in wireless communication. There is no application deadline for this position.

Do you want to collaborate in a national network of researchers within the Plantenna program? Can you help us to develop a research line in the field of autonomous sensor? Are you highly motivated to grow in a dynamic environment? Don’t miss this job offer!

We are looking for 6 Assistant Professors (Tenure Track) for the Plantenna program within the framework of the 'High Tech for a Sustainable Future' call by the Netherlands' four universities of technology (4TU), Wageningen University, University of Twente, TU Eindhoven and TU Delft. The programme focusses on the research and development of novel autonomous technology that utilizes sensors for collecting information from plants about the condition of the crop, and the environment. Energy harvesting technology will allow autonomous operation. By developing wireless communication ICs and dedicated antennas, plants equipped with this technology will be linked in networks - an 'internet of cyber plants' - to deal with the intertwined problems of climate change, pollution and food shortages ( and ).

The location and names of the available 6 positions are:

You can develop a research line in the field of autonomous sensor systems. You can collaborate in a 4TU wide network of researchers within the Plantenna programme. Within this programme, contribute to solutions for developing solutions for the intertwined problems of climate change, pollution and food shortages. You can conduct and lead research projects in this field. You can work on scientific and engineering challenges in close contact with both academic and industrial partners. Research innovative system concepts for improved fundamental scientific understanding and for novel applications that improve our world. Teach general and specialist courses at both undergraduate and post-graduate levels, and inspire students through instructing as well as post-graduate supervision. Participate in the acquisition of external research funding. Closely collaborate with the other members of the department and become an inspiring staff member.

Are you up for the challenge to improve the world with your research as well as teaching on this state of the art technology?

The offer

You will be appointed as a PostDoc or as an Assistant Professor. In case it will be an Assistant Professor appointment you will get a tenure track appointment, with the prospect of becoming a tenuredassociate professor. It offers young, talented academics a clear and attractive career path. During your career, you will have the opportunity to develop into an internationally acknowledged and recognized academic. We offer a structured career and personal development program designed to offer individual academics as much support as possible. We stand for life science and technology. Education and research that matter. New technology which leads to change, innovation, and progress in society. We have a strong focus on personal development and talented employees. We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, nation origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status or disability status. Because of our diversity values we do particularly encourage women to apply.

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