Postdoc (3 years) working on quantitative photoacoustic imaging
University of Twente
Enschede, Netherlands
3 dagen geleden

We invite you to apply if you are an applied physicist, electrical engineer of biomedical engineer with affinity for experimental research using optics and ultrasound with biomedical application.

The Biomedical Photonic Imaging group of the University of Twente looks for a candidate for the positon of Postdoc (3 years) working on quantitative photoacoustic. imaging.

Job description

The research is carried out in the 4TU program Precision Medicine by integrating Multiscale Functional Imaging and Advanced Machine Learning’.

The program is a collaboration between experimental and mathematical imaging groups at the University of Twente, Delft University of Technology and Eindhoven University of Technology.

You will be part of the Biomedical Photonic Imaging group of the University of Twente, while the Physics of Fluids group of our university will be a strong collaboration partner.

Your research will focus on photoacoustic imaging for quantitative detection of markers such as blood oxygenation, and the concentration of endogenous chromophores and contrast agents.

You are expected to perform research of high quality, and contribute to making the project a success. Furthermore you will contribute to the teaching activities of our group.

Your profile

We are looking for a skilled experimentalist with a PhD degree in Biomedical Engineering, Electrical Engineering or Applied Physics.

Experience with biomedical optics and imaging methods, especially ultrasound, photoacoustics or acoustooptics is desirable.

Our favored candidate is creative and likes to push boundaries. We expect the candidate to have excellent command of the English language as well as professional communication and team working skills.


For further information you can contact prof. Wiendelt Steenbergen (w.steenbergen Candidates should upload their application before 15 December 2018 using the application button below, including a short motivation letter, references (at least 2), and CV (including obtained degrees and publications).

Only online applications are taken.

Our offer

The University of Twente offers a stimulating work environment in an area of applied, forefront research. You will have an employment contract for the duration of 3 years and can participate in all employee benefits the UT offers.

The gross monthly salary depends on experience and qualifications and ranges from € 3255.- to € 4274.- Additionally, the University of Twente provides excellent facilities for professional and personal development, a holiday allowance (amount to 8%) and an end of year bonus of 8.

3%. The position is immediately available.

The organization

The University of Twente. We stand for life sciences and technology. High tech and human touch. Education and research that matter.

  • New technology which leads change, innovation and progress in society. The University of Twente is the only campus university of the Netherlands;
  • divided over five faculties we provide more than fifty educational programmes. We have a strong focus on personal development and talented researchers are given scope for carrying out groundbreaking research.

    We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status or disability status.

    Because of our diversity values we do particularly support women to apply.

    Within the TNW Faculty (Faculty of Science & Technology) of the University of Twente some 700 staff members and 2000 students are involved in training and research on the interface of chemical technology, applied physics and biomedical technology.

    Fields of application include sustainable energy, process technology and materials science, nanotechnology and technical medicine.

    Research, which enjoys a high profile both at home and internationally, has been accommodated in the multidisciplinary research institutes : Mesa+ Institute, TechMed Centra and Digital Society Institute.

    The faculty works together intensively with industrial partners and researchers in the Netherlands and abroad and conducts extensive research for external commissioning parties and funders.

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