Job openings

We are (on purpose) a fairly small group, but we do have space to grow. We would therefore welcome new colleagues who, like us, would like to apply their theoretical skills to (bio)physical systems in close collaboration with experimentalists. We currently have an opening for a postdoc position on either membrane-cytoskeleton interactions or collective dynamics. We try to always have room for motivated MSc and BSc students from physics, nanobiology, mathematics, and related fields. We have no openings for PhD students or postdocs at present, but if you are interested in what we do and are willing to apply for a personal fellowship / grant (e.g. Marie Curie or Veni grants), please don't hesitate to contact us to discuss these plans.


We have an opening for a PhD student on modeling cellular deformation, as part of the BaSyC (Building a Synthetic Cell) consortium. You can find the job details and apply through the TU Delft recruitment website.

Bachelor's / Master's students

We are presently maxed out for BSc and MSc students starting in the spring semester (February 2024). New opportunities will be available in September 2024. See our overview for some project ideas (note that we will not be offering all of them simultaneously), and feel free to contact Timon Idema if you are interested in learning more.

Check out our research page for more about our research interests, and our publications page for our most recent results.


We currently have no openings for postdoc positions.

Grant opportunities

Postdocs have the option of applying for a personal fellowship / grant (e.g. Marie Curie or Veni grants). Obtaining such a grant means that you can (partially) design your own research project, within the general research interests of our group. Feel free to contact Timon Idema for more details.

Possible funding sources for postdoc grants: