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Postdoc Position - Soft RoboticsPosted by: University of Twente
Posted date: 2017-Jul-14
We are looking for a talented scientist in the field of Soft robotics or Medical robotics for the Robotics and Mechatronics group of the University of Twente.
You will play a role in projects in the Medical Robotics Research Line. The group has been working in medical robotics for many years, and has been involved in the Technical Medicine Education track right from the start. This combination has created an internationally unique ecosystem between technical and clinical developments and innovation. You will play a coordinating role and you will scientifically contribute to many developments such as: MRI compatible robotics, robotic steering of flexible instruments and soft robotics. You will support us in writing research proposals for the acquisition of projects and you will participate in the educational activities of the group.
For more detailed information please check the group web site: https://www.ram.ewi.utwente.nl/research.html
We are seeking candidates that hold a PhD in robotics, soft robotics, biomedical engineering or a related field of expertise. You preferably have experience in engineering and in realizing complete systems.
As a researcher we expect you to be inventive and result oriented. You are a conceptual thinker and need excellent collaboration and communication skills. You keep yourself updated on the latest developments in your field of expertise and you stay in touch with your network. You are invited to send your application via email to Dr. ir. Momen Abayazid (m.abayazidutwente.nl). Your application should consist of: your resume and a short motivation letter (please mention your relevant experience in the field of expertise and your personal motivation for this position).
Information about the position and research can be obtained Dr.ir. Momen Abayazid via e-mail: m.abayazidutwente.nl.
Conditions of employment
The University of Twente offers a stimulating and inspiring work environment in a large international scientific community. As a researcher, you will be offered an employment contract for the duration of 18 months or 1,5 year. In accordance with the Collective Labour Agreement for Dutch Universities (CAO NU) the gross monthly salary will start from € 3.111,- and will depend on experience and qualifications. Additionally, the University of Twente provides excellent facilities for professional and personal development, an 8% holiday allowance, and an 8,3% end of year bonus.
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.