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PhD Candidate for Total Safety Solution for High-risk Professionals

As a PhD candidate you will work on a project within the department of Analytical Chemistry. The PhD project is a collaboration with Teijin aimed at …

3 maanden geleden


Comeniuslaan, Nijmegen, Gelderland
Tijdelijk contract / Tijdelijke opdracht
Uren per week:
30 - 38 uur
€ 2840 - € 2840 per maand


As a PhD candidate you will work on a project within the department of Analytical Chemistry. The PhD project is a collaboration with Teijin aimed at developing measurements and sensors of professionals in high-risk environments (fire department, police) to measure, assess and manage their safety in real-time during operations, and on a higher level throughout their career. This requires implementation of smart sensors on their professional equipment and local measurements of the worker’s health and their environment. The project will primarily involve the development of advanced data analysis methods, to be embedded in new robust analysis technology solutions. You will closely interact with the researchers, companies and professionals involved in the project. You will be expected to have a strongly result-oriented attitude to provide increased safety to high-risk professionals, and a well-developed academic curiosity to bring analytical technology to the next level.


  • advanced skills in (multivariate) data processing, analysis and integration, machine learning, data science or relevant fields of applied statistics;
  • experience with a data analysis programming language like MATLAB, R or Python; an open mind in collaboration with professionals from industry, technology providers and safety institutions;
  • a work attitude focused on innovative academic research and working together with data analysis developers from various fields;
  • with the ability to find practical solutions together with stakeholders from industry and the safety workers themselves.


  • employment: 0.8 - 1.0 FTE
  • a maximum gross monthly salary of € 2,840 based on a 38-hour working week
  • the gross starting salary amounts to €2,222 per month, and will increase to €2,840 in the fourth year (P scale)
  • in addition to the salary: an 8% holiday allowance and an 8.3% end-of-year bonus
  • duration of the contract: you will be appointed for an initial period of 18 months, after which your performance will be evaluated. If the evaluation is positive, the contract will be extended by 2.5 years
  • you will be classified as a PhD Candidate in the Dutch university job-ranking system (UFO)
  • you will be able to make use of our Dual Career Service where our Dual Career Officer will assist with family related support, such as child care, and help your partner prepare for the local labour market and with finding an occupation

Radboud University’s Faculty of Science is an equal opportunity employer, committed to building a culturally diverse intellectual community, and as such encourages applications from women and minorities.

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Additional information

Jeroen Jansen, Assistant Professor & Acting Head of Department
Telefoon: +316 21 553444

Geert Postma, Senior Researcher
Telefoon: +3124 3652345

No commercial propositions please.