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Researcher in Raman Spectroscopy Instrumentation

Danmarks Tekniske Universitet

Storkøbenhavn
Oprettet:
13-03-2019
Udløber:
25-03-2019

The 'Drug delivery and Sensor' section at DTU Health Tech wishes to employ a researcher within the framework of the highly interdisciplinary Center of Excellence - IDUN. The position as a researcher is a permanent entry-level position.

The successful candidate will play a leading role in the Raman Instrumentation activities in the section, interacting with several section members working in different disciplines, such as optics, biochemistry, biology, microfluidics, pharmacology and polymer science.

The position is on the realisation of Raman instruments applicable within the medical field. This includes development of portable Raman systems and new imaging capabilities, e.g. 3D Raman imaging of drug-loaded micro containers.

Responsibilities and tasks

You will be responsible for our Raman instruments development and optimisation and will interact with several industrial collaborators. You will be responsible for securing a high quality in our development of new Raman imaging methods and instrumentation and for continuously pushing the limit for what is possible. You will be responsible for teaching activities at our summer schools and for developing health tech related curriculum for new courses at our department.

Qualifications

Candidates must hold a PhD degree (or equivalent).

We seek a person who is in line with our IDUN values (http://www.idun.dtu.dk) and who is highly self-motivated and with a great flair for guiding students and for collaborating with industry. Preferably you have a PhD degree in optics and Raman spectroscopy. http://www.idun.dtu.dk/

Candidate should have experience in:

  • Raman imaging of biological and pharmaceutical systems
  • Optical design in sequential and non-sequential modes using Zemax or similar software
  • Design and construction of Raman spectrometers and microscopes
  • 2D and 3D hyperspectral data analysis in Matlab using chemometrics techniques

You enjoy the interaction with team members, collaborators and students and you are a good communicator. You have experience in writing research proposals and in attracting grant in collaboration with industry.

Assessment

In the assessment of the candidates, consideration will be given to
  • Research experience
  • Research vision and potential
  • Experience and quality of teaching
  • Societal impact
  • Documented innovation activities, including commercialization and collaboration with industry
  • International experience
  • Internal and external collaboration
  • Communication skills

We offer

DTU is a leading technical university globally recognized for the excellence of its research, education, innovation and scientific advice. We offer a rewarding and challenging job in an international environment. We strive for academic excellence in an environment characterized by collegial respect and academic freedom tempered by responsibility.

Salary and terms of employment

The appointment will be based on the collective agreement with the Danish Confederation of Professional Associations. The allowance will be agreed upon with the relevant union.

The position as a researcher is a permanent entry-level position. After a maximum of 4 years, a researcher can be promoted to a senior researcher position after assessment. More information can be found here: Career paths at DTU. http://www.dtu.dk/english/about/job-and-career/working-at-dtu/career-paths

Further information

Further information may be obtained from Professor Anja Boisen, tel.: +45 4525 5727.

You can read more about DTU Health Tech at http://www.healthtech.dtu.dk. http://www.healthtech.dtu.dk/

Application procedure

Please submit your online application no later than 25 March 2019 (local time). Applications must be submitted as one PDF file containing all materials to be given consideration. To apply, please open the link "Apply online", fill out the online application form, and attach all your materials in English in one PDF file. The file must include:
  • Application (cover letter)
  • CV
  • Teaching and research statement, with a focus on the 'Assessment' bullets points listed above
  • Documentation of previous teaching and research, as related to the 'Assessment' bullet points listed above
  • List of publications
  • H-index, and ORCID (see e.g. http://orcid.org/)
  • Diploma (MSc/PhD)

Applications and enclosures received after the deadline will not be considered.

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

DTU Health Tech engages in research, education, and innovation base on technical and natural science for the healthcare sector. The Healthcare sector is a globally expanding market with demands for the most advanced technological solutions. DTU Health Tech creates the foundation for companies to develop new and innovative services and products which benefit people and create value for society. DTU Health Techs expertise spans from imaging and biosensor techniques, across digital health and biological modelling, to biopharma technologies.

DTU is a technical university providing internationally leading research, education, innovation and scientific advice. Our staff of 6,000 advance science and technology to create innovative solutions that meet the demands of society, and our 11,200 students are being educated to address the technological challenges of the future. DTU is an independent academic university collaborating globally with business, industry, government and public agencies.

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Oprettet:
13-03-2019
Udløber:
25-03-2019
Kviknummer:
LJA-71531673
Jobtype:
Fuldtid
Arbejdsområder:
Forskning og udvikling,
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