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Assistant Professor – Cardiovascular Computational Modeling (0,6-1,0 FTE)

Job description

The Cardiovascular and Respiratory Physiology (CRPH) group is looking for an (inter-)national candidate with a strong affinity for cardiovascular computational modeling, translational research and teaching.

CRPH is part of the Faculty of Science and Technology (TNW) and embedded in the Translational Physiology cluster of the TechMed Centre. Together with our clinical partners we strive to develop innovative, practical solutions for daily care in close collaboration with the biomedical industry.

We seek an enthusiastic team player who is eager to advance computational modeling in the cardiovascular field and advanced signal processing in a (pre-)clinical context. As a young and enthusiastic group, we expect a personal focus to share knowledge and experience and consider teamwork a vital element of success.

The candidate should have a relevant academic background with publications in the field and a PhD in biomedical/electrical engineering or applied physics/mathematics; and the skills to perform and supervise academic research and attract (inter-)national research grants.

We teach and advance the educational curricula of bachelor and master students in Technical Medicine and Biomedical Engineering in the areas of physiology, biomedical physics, mathematics, computational modeling and signal processing in the context of cardiovascular and respiratory disease.

Your profile

  • You hold a PhD in a relevant domain
  • You have knowledge and experience in cardiovascular computational modeling
  • Your research interest fits into our clinically driven, translational philosophy
  • You are a team player, proactive and result-oriented
  • You are an enthusiastic academic teacher
  • You hold a UTQ (University Teaching Qualification) or are willing to obtain this

Our offer

We offer an excellent and stimulating scientific and educational environment with an attractive campus and plenty of facilities for sports and leisure. The university provides a dynamic ecosystem with hardworking colleagues in which internationalization is an important part of the strategic agenda. On the campus, there are plenty of possibilities for interdisciplinary collaborations.

  • A structural position as assistant professor, starting with a temporary appointment with the prospect of a permanent position after positive evaluation two years after appointment
  • A career step as associate professor if qualifications are fulfilled
  • A partial remote work or work-from-home arrangement is negotiable
  • The terms of employment are in accordance with the Dutch Collective Labour Agreement for Universities (CAO), and include:

- a starting salary from € 3.746 (scale 11) to € 5.826 (scale 12) gross per month, based on relevant work experience
- a holiday allowance of 8% of the gross annual salary and a year-end bonus of 8.3%
- a minimum of 29 leave days in case of fulltime employment based on a formal workweek of 38 hours
- a fulltime employment in practice means 40 hours a week, therefore resulting in 96 extra leave hours on an annual basis
- professional and personal development programs
- a solid pension scheme
- The 30% ruling might be applicable, which can result in max 30% of the gross salary as a tax-free cost allowance

The starting date is as soon as possible.

Information and application

Please send your application via the 'Apply now' button before 1 September 2021, and include your curriculum vitae, a list of publications and documentation of your research and teaching experience.

For any questions, you are welcome to contact the department head prof.dr. Dirk W. Donker (d.w.donker@utwente.nl) or the staff member dr. Eline Mos-Oppersma (e.mos-oppersma@utwente.nl).

About the organization

TNW Faculty (Faculty of Science & Technology)

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.

University of Twente (UT)

University of Twente (UT) has entered the new decade with an ambitious, new vision, mission and strategy. As ‘the ultimate people-first university of technology' we are rapidly expanding on our High Tech Human Touch philosophy and the unique role it affords us in society. Everything we do is aimed at maximum impact on people, society and connections through the sustainable utilisation of science and technology. We want to contribute to the development of a fair, digital and sustainable society through our open, inclusive and entrepreneurial attitude. This attitude permeates everything we do and is present in every one of UT's departments and faculties. Building on our rich legacy in merging technical and social sciences, we focus on five distinguishing research domains: Improving healthcare by personalised technologies; Creating intelligent manufacturing systems; Shaping our world with smart materials; Engineering our digital society; and Engineering for a resilient world.

As an employer, University of Twente offers jobs that matter. We equip you as a staff member to shape new opportunities both for yourself and for our society. With us, 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.

Assistant Professor – Cardiovascular Computational Modeling (0,6-1,0 FTE)
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