Assistant Professor in Innovation Sciences at Eindhoven University of Technology

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Assistant Professor Innovation Sciences – Tenure Track to Associate Professor

The Technology, Innovation & Society (TIS) group of the School of Innovation Sciences is looking for a colleague to strengthen its teaching and research in the area of Sustainability Transitions and Innovation Sciences. The TIS group is an ambitious, international group. Researchers in the TIS group study sustainable innovation and transitions in a systemic, transdisciplinary, and transnational perspective. The research focus of TIS covers both short term processes (innovations) and long term, pervasive processes (transitions), and addresses multiple aspects of the innovation journey – invention, innovation, diffusion, appropriation, governance, policy intervention, and societal implications locally and globally.

Our staff teaches in the BSc programme ‘Sustainable Innovation’, and the MSc programme ‘Innovation Sciences’, as well as in university-wide programmes for engineers. The position contributes to the TIS research line on system innovation and sustainability transitions.

Your task will be to contribute to our research and teaching programme.  More specifically, your main tasks are research, teaching, and management.

You will:

  • Contribute to the research and research projects in the area of community and smart energy, sustainable business models, upscaling, regional governance, knowledge diffusion through co-creation and learning;
  • Contribute to the departmental research themes and to cross-disciplinary research themes;
  • Write grant proposals;
  • Develop courses, and contribute to courses, offered in our Innovation Sciences master, the Sustainable Innovation bachelor, and university-wide courses in the Bachelor College. These include courses on: Responsible Innovation and Sustainability Transitions, Managing Sustainable Technologies in Society, Transformative Approaches to Cities, Energy and Mobility, and Methods for Innovation Sciences;
  • Supervise BSc and MSc thesis projects;
  • Supervise PhD students;
  • Participate in management tasks of the department.

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