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Politecnico di Milano

Research assistant/Postdoc for Fiber optic-based systems for parameters monitoring in the field of healthcare

2022-02-15
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ORGANISATION/COMPANY

Politecnico di Milano

RESEARCH FIELD

Engineering › Biomaterial engineering

Engineering › Biomedical engineering

Engineering › Industrial engineering

Engineering › Mechanical engineering

Physics

RESEARCHER PROFILE

Postdoctoral Researcher or Research Assistant

APPLICATION DEADLINE

15 February 2022 - Europe/Milano 

LOCATION

Italy › Milano

TYPE OF CONTRACT

Temporary 

JOB STATUS

Full-time

OFFER STARTING DATE

16/03/2022

Information about the position

Politecnico di Milano is seeking candidates with strong research potential, interested in developing new optic-based systems for parameters monitoring in the field of healthcare. The research project aims at the design of optoelectronics and fiber optic-based systems to be used for continuous monitoring of the human health and related quantities (e.g., biosensing, environmental monitoring).

Experience with fiber optic systems is required, and knowledge of optical fiber for laser systems is considered a plus.

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work on a unique interdisciplinary project, in cooperation with active and international research team.

The project will be carried out in the Department of Mechanical Engineering (DMEC) of Politecnico di Milano.

The position is funded by the Grant LASEROPTIMAL@POLIMI.

Information about the research team:

Further information on the project is available at the link: http://www.laseroptimal.polimi.it/ 

Skills/Qualifications

The successful candidate is required to have:

  • PhD in at least one of the following subjects:, Electrical and/or Communication and/or Mechanical and/or Biomedical engineering and/or other fields of Engineering, Physics (preferably Optics).
  • Master level degree or equivalent degrees in the field of Electrical and/or Communication and/or Mechanical and/or Biomedical engineering and/or other fields of Engineering, Physics (preferably Optics), or those who have obtained equivalent qualification awarded abroad.
  • Knowledge: optic system, fiber optic sensors, lasers
  • demonstrated record of relevant experience as evidenced by the track-record and publications
  • fluency in English, both spoken and written
  • The candidate should be able to work both independently and interactively in a team setting and possess a noticeable enthusiasm for research.

Starting Date: 16th March 2021

Duration: 12 months. 

Application

The call for applicants will be published the 24th January, and the activities will start in March. The link to the official call is under preparation and will be posted on this website in the coming days.

Meanwhile, potential candidates can express interest and request further information on the position.

Applications shall be written in English and be compiled into a single PDF-file containing:

• CV, including a list of publications if any

• general description of future research interests (1 page)

• contact information of at least two references

Important: the PDF-file should be sent via email to: paola.saccomandi@polimi.it

All interested candidates irrespective of age, gender, disability, religion or ethnic background are encouraged to apply.

Contract duration

The contract duration is 1 year.

Benefits

The candidate will also benefit from the collaborations with national and international partners already established by the supervisor, who holds prestigious European and national grants.

The researcher will be part of the research unit “Mechanical and Thermal Measurements” at the Department of Mechanical Engineering of Politecnico di Milano (PoliMi). PoliMi provides excellent research conditions, in a quiet environment inside the active Milan region: in the QS ranking by subject PoliMi is the first Italian University in several research areas (Including Mechanical Engineering), among the first 6 European Universities in Europe and among the first 20 all over the world. The postdoctoral researcher will have access to funding for travels, conferences and visitors. Memberships to scientific societies are also fully funded by the Institution.

Further information

Politecnico di Milano https://www.polimi.it/ Politecnico di Milano is a scientific-technological university which trains engineers, architects and industrial designers. Our University has always focused on the quality and innovation of its teaching and research, developing a fruitful relationship with business and productive world by means of experimental research and technological transfer.

Research has always been linked to didactics and it is a priority commitment which has allowed Politecnico Milano to achieve high quality results at an international level as to join the university to the business world. Research constitutes a parallel path to that formed by cooperation and alliances with the industrial system.

The Department of Mechanical Engineering is currently ranked 7th in the world according to QS World University Rankings: Mechanical, Aeronautical and Manufacturing Engineering 2019.

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Title
Research assistant/Postdoc for Fiber optic-based systems for parameters monitoring in the field of healthcare
Location
Piazza Leonardo da Vinci Milan, Italy
Published
2021-12-21
Application deadline
2022-02-15
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