...
University of Twente

Post-Doctoral position (1.0 FTE for 24 months) Microbubbles will lead the way

2022-02-04
Save as a favourite Create job alert

Job description

Using microbubbles to predict microsphere distrubution

Tools to visualize and guide radiated microspheres towards the tumor during internal radiation of liver cancer are limited, resulting in suboptimal treatment and damage to healthy liver tissue. Within this project our aim is to introduce an innovative method, using microbubbles to guide the way for irradiated microspheres and improve treatment outcome.

What you will learn

You will learn about the latest innovations in radioembolization, using both in vitro testing and in vivo application. The imaging and experimental facilities in the Tech Med Centre will be at your full disposal, including fluoroscopy, MRI and ultrasound equipment. This allows you to become familiarized with the full range of imaging modalities used in clinical practice. Furthermore, research oriented US machines (Verasonics, Alpinion) are available to develop and test new imaging sequences. As a gold standard flow visualization technique we employ laser PIV, you will learn how to operate state-of-the-art high speeds camera’s and lasers.

Embedding

You will be part of the Multi-Modality Medical Imaging group of the University of Twente. You will work closely within the Imaging & Diagnostics Cluster of the Tech Med Centre. The position is 1.0 FTE for 24 months.

Your profile

  • Are you interested in developing and testing a new treatment algorithm for radioembolization, all the way from bench to bedside?
  • Do you have a background in (contrast-enhanced) ultrasound imaging?
  • Are you able to create and control complex in vitro and ex vivo perfused liver setups?
  • Do you like to work in a multidisciplinary team?

The successful candidate is a Technical Physician or Biomedical Engineer with a PhD in technical-medical aspects of medical imaging. Experience in (contrast enhanced) ultrasound techniques is desirable. Quality research skills in these topics should have been demonstrated during the PhD. High creativity, high self-motivation, excellent command of English in speaking and writing as well as professional communication and team working skills is required. Excellent analytical and problem solving abilities are required.

Our offer

We offer a position as a Postdoctoral Researcher according to the Job Classification System (UFO), and salary and conditions will be in accordance with the Collective Labour Agreement (CAO) of the Dutch Universities. The salary amounts, depending on education and experience, minimal € 3.408,- to a maximum of € 4.474,- gross per month in case of full-time employment.

The offer further involves: a holiday allowance of 8% of the gross annual salary, a year-end bonus of 8.3%, a solid pension scheme, a minimum of 29 holidays, and numerous professional and personal development programmes.

Information and application

For further information you can contact Dr. Erik Groot Jebbink (e.grootjebbink@utwente.nl). Candidates are invited to send their applications, including a short motivation letter, references (at least 3), and CV (including obtained degrees and publications).

About the department

The Faculty of Science & Technology (Technische Natuurwetenschappen, TNW) engages some 700 staff members and 2000 students in education and research on the cutting edge of chemical technology, applied physics and biomedical technology. Our fields of application include sustainable energy, process technology and materials science, nanotechnology and technical medicine. As part of a people-first tech university that aims to shape society, individuals and connections, our faculty works together intensively with industrial partners and researchers in the Netherlands and abroad, and conducts extensive research for external commissioning parties and funders. Our research has a high profile both in the Netherlands and internationally and is strengthened by the many young researchers working on innovative projects with as doctoral candidates and post-docs. It has been accommodated in three multidisciplinary UT research institutes: Mesa+ Institute, TechMed Centre and Digital Society Institute.

As an employer, the TNW Faculty offers jobs that matter. We equip you as a staff member to shape new opportunities both for yourself and for our society. With our Faculty, you will be part of a leading tech university that is changing our world for the better. We offer an open, inclusive and entrepreneurial climate, in which we encourage you to make healthy choices, for example, with our flexible, customisable conditions.

About the organization

The Faculty of Science & Technology (Technische Natuurwetenschappen, TNW) engages some 700 staff members and 2000 students in education and research on the cutting edge of chemical technology, applied physics and biomedical technology. Our fields of application include sustainable energy, process technology and materials science, nanotechnology and technical medicine. As part of a people-first tech university that aims to shape society, individuals and connections, our faculty works together intensively with industrial partners and researchers in the Netherlands and abroad, and conducts extensive research for external commissioning parties and funders. Our research has a high profile both in the Netherlands and internationally and is strengthened by the many young researchers working on innovative projects with as doctoral candidates and post-docs. It has been accommodated in three multidisciplinary UT research institutes: Mesa+ Institute, TechMed Centre and Digital Society Institute.

Job details

Title
Post-Doctoral position (1.0 FTE for 24 months) Microbubbles will lead the way
Location
Drienerlolaan 5 Hengelo, Netherlands
Published
2021-10-16
Application deadline
2022-02-04
Job type
Save as a favourite Create job alert

More jobs from this employer

About the employer

At the University of Twente, we are pioneers in fusing technology, science and engineering with social sciences to impact the world around us.

Visit the employer page

Discover related jobs

...
Become an IB Examiner for Swedish A: Literature International Baccalaureate® (IB) 1 month ago
...
Become an IB Examiner for Croatian A: Literature International Baccalaureate® (IB) 1 month ago
...
Become an IB Examiner for Danish A: Literature International Baccalaureate® (IB) 1 month ago
More jobs

Relevant stories

...
Bridging Adolescence and Society with Neuroscience Erasmus University Rotterdam 4 min read
...
The Power of Ultrafast Lasers Advanced Research Center for Nanolithography ARCNL 4 min read
...
Going Nuclear to Save Time University of Jyväskylä 5 min read
More stories