We have changed our domainWe have changed servers and operate Career|edu under a different domain. Our services will remain unchanged and we will continue to post the best career openings for the academic world at our new domain.
Go back to the Job List
Post-Doc/Assistant Professor “Endovascular Imaging”Posted by: University of Twente
Posted date: 2017-Jul-03
The Applied Multi-Modality Medical Imaging and Analysis (AMIA) group will specifically work on multimodality imaging methods for clinical decision support, and thus bridge fundamental sciences in optical imaging, ultrasound and magnetic detection to clinical applications including image-guided interventions. The Assistant Professor will thereby develop a specific research track on endovascular imaging using ultrasound with main applications in vascular and (minimally invasive) cardiac surgery. In addition to a good understanding of the physics of endovascular imaging, fluid dynamics, and data post-processing, you are particularly working on the translation of these methods as a solution to clinical problems. This includes technical and clinical validation studies, optimization of data acquisition to enhance meaningful clinical interpretation and co-development and testing of new modalities in collaboration with industry and clinical partners. It is expected you will acquire sufficient research funding (and personal grants) to hire PhD students and build on a small research group together with the senior staff in the AMIA group. The candidate will be appointed as either a post-doc or assistant professor, based on past research performance. Dependent on scientific progress, you may be eligible for promotion to assistant professor and /or entry in a tenure track faculty position.
For this position, we are looking for a high-profile candidate with a background in Technical Medicine with the intention to become one of the future leaders in Technical Medicine research. You are graduated in Technical Medicine on a relevant topic, and then obtained a PhD from a leading (medical) university. You have an excellent research track as shown by several high-impact publications. You also have considerable experience working in a clinical center, preferably with active engagement in patient care. You should also have excellent teaching capabilities and prepared to contribute to education and training in the Experimental Center for Technical Medicine (ECTM). Given the potential leadership role, we expect the candidate has well-developed communication skills to be able to work in a multi-disciplinary technical and clinical environment.
Application and more information
Conditions of employment
We offer a very challenging fulltime position for four years in an inspiring multidisciplinary and international environment. In accordance with the Collective Labour Agreement for Dutch Universities (CAO NU) the gross monthly salary ranges from € 3.475,- to € 4.757,- excluding allowances in accordance with the job profile assistant professor. The University of Twente provides excellent facilities for professional and personal development, a holiday allowance and an end-of-year bonus, and a number of additional benefits.
The University of Twente. We stand for life sciences and technology. High tech and human touch. Education and research that matter. New technology which drives change, innovation and progress in society. The University of Twente is the only campus university in the Netherlands; divided over five faculties we provide more than fifty educational programmes. The University of Twente has a strong focus on personal development and talented researchers are given scope for carrying out pioneering research.