Post-doc on Imaging Needles

Imaging Needles is a cooperation between research groups in the Netherlands (TU Delft and University of Twente) and India on minimally-invasive technologies …

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Arbeidsvoorwaarden

Standplaats:
Lorentzweg, Delft, Zuid-Holland
Dienstverband:
Tijdelijk contract / Tijdelijke opdracht
Uren per week:
38 - 38 uur
Salarisindicatie:
€ 3238 - € 4084 per maand
Opleidingsniveau:
Postdoctoraal

Functieomschrijving

Imaging Needles is a cooperation between research groups in the Netherlands (TU Delft and University of Twente) and India on minimally-invasive technologies for Affordable Health. With this project we will lay the foundation for a first generation of interstitial tissue imaging and characterization tools to be used with radio-frequency (RF) ablation and neurosurgery. The project will involve the development of comprehensive technologies that enable combined photoacoustic (PA) and ultrasound (US) imaging at the tip of a slender probe inserted through a hollow cutting needle (cannula) into tissue. The postdoc at AWI will have the responsibility for the development (design, prototyping and testing) of a the first PA/US forward-looking needle tip probe for intracranial ultrasound imaging.

Functie-eisen

We are looking for highly capable experimentalist with a PhD degree in Biomedical Engineering, Applied Physics or similar. Experience with biomedical imaging techniques, especially ultrasound or photo acoustics is highly desirable. Our candidate is highly motivated, adventurous and creative, and is willing to push boundaries. Our candidate has an excellent command of the English language, with excellent professional communication and team working skills. We expect the candidate to keep good contact with collaborators at UTwente and in India. The research will be performed mainly at the AWI group at the TU Delft.

Conditions

TU Delft offers a customisable compensation package, a discount for health insurance and sport memberships, and a monthly work costs contribution. Flexible work schedules can be arranged. An International Children’s Centre offers childcare and an international primary school. Dual Career Services offers support to accompanying partners. Salary and benefits are in accordance with the Collective Labour Agreement for Dutch Universities.

Additional information

For more information about this position, please contact Dr. Martin Verweij, e-mail: m.d.verweij@tudelft.nl.

If you are interested in this position, please send the following information in English: 1) a letter of application, 2) a detailed CV, 3) a transcript of your grades, 4) a list of publications (if any). Without a letter of application specifically for this research position we cannot take your application into consideration. Please e-mail your application preferably as soon as possible, but in any case before August 1, 2018, Mrs. Angela van der Sande, secr-ImPhys-TNW@tudelft.nl.
When applying for this position, please refer to vacancy number TNWIP18-032.

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