Open position: Mechanical Engineering

The Department of Mechanical Engineering of the KU Leuven, Belgium, has a Professorship vacancy in “Mechanical Engineering: Haptics and Virtual Reality”. The application deadline is 22 February 2022.  

KU Leuven has a full-time vacancy for academic staff (professor) in Mechanical Engineering at Group T Leuven Campus. The topic of the vacancy is haptics and virtual reality with a specialization in design and validation of haptic technology to interact with different instances of mediated realities. The focus lies on medical applications, but results could find leverage beyond this field. We are looking for internationally oriented candidates with an excellent research track record, with educational competence in the field of mechanical design, control and automation, oriented towards applications in industry. The successful candidate will be appointed at the Department of Mechanical Engineering and the Faculty of Engineering Technology of the Science, Engineering & Technology Group.
You have a PhD in Engineering Technology, Engineering Science or a similar degree relevant to the vacancy

You have a strong research track record in the discipline, evidenced by your publications and/or by your research experience with industry. International and industrial experience are considered advantageous. You have a vision on research and the possible synergy and compatibility with ongoing research on campus and at the Department of Mechanical Engineering.

Submit your candidature