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University of Twente International Ph.D. Position on Hollow Fiber Membrane Development in Netherlands for 2023/2024

The International Ph.D. The Position on Hollow Fiber Membrane Development at the University of Twente will begin in the academic year 2023–2024. International students who want to enroll in the university’s Ph.D. program are especially welcome to apply for the scholarship program.


Why enroll in classes at the University of Twente? Researchers have the chance to push their intellectual and social boundaries at UT because of the demanding academic requirements and busy schedules. In an atmosphere that is both distinctive and casual, the school offers education of the highest caliber with a focus on group project work. Students who complete this program will have a solid understanding of various cultures and have access to rewarding employment options.

The University of Twente, also known as UT or Universiteit Twente and pronounced [ynivrsitit tnt] in Dutch, is a public technical university in Enschede, Netherlands. According to numerous central rating tables, the university is among the top 170 universities in the world. The most important national university ranking, Keuzegids Universiteiten, also named the UT as the best technical institution in The Netherlands. The UT partners with the Delft University of Technology, Eindhoven University of Technology, and the Wageningen University and Research Center under the auspices of 4TU and is a member of the European Consortium of Innovative Universities (ECIU).


Position on Hollow Fiber Membrane Development – Benefits

All of the following will be provided by the University of Twente:

  • A stimulating, demanding, diverse, and global academic environment. The UT provides a lively environment where collaboration with other scholars is encouraged, along with passionate coworkers.
  • You will be appointed to a four-year full-time job at UT as a Ph.D. student, with a qualification in the first year.
  • The collective labor agreement for Dutch Universities (CAO-NU) governs your wage and other related terms.
  • A gross monthly remuneration of between € 2.541,- and € 3.247,- will be paid to you.
  • There are several great perks, such as an excellent pension plan, an end-of-year bonus of 8.3%, and a holiday allowance of 8% of the gross yearly pay.
  • A minimum of 232 leave hours in the event of full-time employment using a 38-hour formal workweek. A full-time job in practice entails working 40 hours per week, giving rise to 96 additional leave hours per year.
  • An organization that values families and provides paid and unpaid parental leave.
  • As a student at the Twente Graduate School, you will participate in a training program where you and your supervisors will come up with a plan for a suitable program of instruction and supervision.

Eligibility for Position on Hollow Fiber Membrane Development

  • All overseas students are eligible to apply for a Position on Hollow Fiber Membrane Development.
  • Acceptable Courses or Subjects: The University of Twente’s Ph.D. research project area will be the focus of the scholarship.
  • Acceptable standards: The applicants must satisfy all the requirements listed below to be considered for the Position on hollow fiber membrane development:
  1. You now hold or will soon get a master’s degree (or similar), preferably with distinction (or worldwide equivalent), in chemical engineering, materials engineering, chemistry, or a closely related discipline.
  2. You are imaginative and possess strong communication and analytical abilities.
  3. You have a strong sense of teamwork and like working in a multidisciplinary, global context.
  4. You speak English well.
  5. You have training in materials synthesis, polymer chemistry, or membrane technology.
  6. You’ve done experiments before, ideally using methods for fabricating and characterizing membranes.
  7. You are driven to study Python and/or MATLAB programming or you already have an understanding of it and have demonstrated practical experience. 

How to Apply

  • The university’s online application form must be completed by interested students, who must also confirm their enrollment. The accepted candidates will be taken into account. For the chance, no separate application is needed.
  • Supporting Records: a letter of motivation (no more than two A4 pages) highlighting their unique qualifications, interests, and reasons for applying for this post;

Curriculum vitae with at least two academic references’ contact information

  • The applicants must have the necessary bachelor’s degree certification to support their master’s application and obtain admission to the University of Twente.
  • Candidates must have a strong command of both written and spoken English.

Apply Here

Application Deadline:

20 June 2023

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