Postdoc positions

Today, society faces major challenges, including climate change, pollution, lack of education, unemployment, and providing security, well-being and health(care) to all. To address these challenges, it is important to converge different disciplines to provide entirely new solutions and enhanced capabilities.

Delft University of Technology (TU Delft), Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam have the ambition to become a worldwide frontrunner in convergence for health(care). As a first step towards this ambition, all parties concerned have adopted a convergence strategy for health(care).To kickstart the implementation of this convergence strategy, attract convergence talent and connect research groups to our institutes, we have 34 vacancies for post-doctoral researchers within 17 two-year convergence for health(care) projects.

When hired, the postdoctoral researcher will work closely with the supervisors, Principal investigators and Collaborating investigators of the project to conduct high calibre research. The recruit is also encouraged to initiate and lead collaborative work with other postdoctoral researchers within the Convergence for health(care) initiative. Salary will be commensurate with qualification and increase with experience.

Syn-Cell for health(care) Position 50.04.19

We are looking for two self-motivated postdocs with a strong interest in working in a flagship multidisciplinary project between Erasmus MC and TU Delft on the topic of lidquid biopsies, supported by the Convergence initiative. Liquid biopsies contain various tumour-derived materials, including circulating tumour cells, tumour-educated platelets, extracellular vesicles, as well as circulating tumour DNA/RNA (ctDNA/ctRNA) which all can currently b...

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Syn-Cell for health(care) Position 50.05.19

The Chien and Gonçalves Labs are looking for two self-motivated postdocs with a strong interest in working in a flagship multidisciplinary project between Erasmus MC and TU Delft, supported by the Convergence initiative. The project aims to gain a better understanding of response to proton therapy in head and neck cancer by investigating the influence of single-cell genotype, expression, DNA repair dynamics, and clonality on treatment outc...

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Syn-Cell for health(care) Position 50.06.19

We are looking for two self-motivated postdocs with a strong interest in working in a flagship multidisciplinary project between Erasmus MC and TU Delft on sub-cellular biopsy, supported by the Convergence initiative. The goal of this project is to enter the nucleus of cells using microfluidic atomic force microscopy cantilevers and to extract temporally formed organelles involved in repair of DNA damage for subsequent analysis by cryo-EM and mas...

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Generating tissues by designing the cell’s environment

Posted by Erasmus MC/TU Delft 115 days ago
Syn-Cell for health(care) Position 50.07.19

We are looking for two self-motivated postdocs with a strong interest in working in a flagship multidisciplinary project between Erasmus MC and TU Delft on the topic of tissue generation, supported by the Convergence initiative. This project joins expertise in regenerative medicine (Erasmus MC) and quantitative biophysics (TU Delft) towards the aim of generating tissue-mimetic hydrogels for human disease models and tissue regeneration. Being able...

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Patient-data Tracking, Collection and Modelling

Posted by Erasmus MC/TU Delft 115 days ago
My digital twin Position 50.08.19

We are looking for two self-motivated postdocs with a strong interest in working in a flagship multidisciplinary project between Erasmus MC and TU Delft, supported by the Convergence initiative. The goal of this project is to identify and integrate various sources of patient and research data within the Erasmus MC. A core challenge of that integration is to derive a common data model covering all data aspects of these sources which will then be t...

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Architecting a Scalable and Secure Database for Patient-data

Posted by Erasmus MC/TU Delft 115 days ago
My digital twin Position 50.09.19

We are looking for two self-motivated postdocs with a strong interest in working in a flagship multidisciplinary project between Erasmus MC and TU Delft, supported by the Convergence initiative. The project Architecting a Scalable and Secure Database for Patient-data is part of the ErasmusMC-TUD Convergence flagship My Digital Twin. This project aims at creating a patient-controlled extensible, secure and scalable architecture for patient data an...

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Data analytics & Decision making

Posted by Erasmus MC/TU Delft 115 days ago
My digital twin Position 50.10.19

We are looking for two self-motivated postdocs with a strong interest in working in a flagship multidisciplinary project between Erasmus MC and TU Delft on the topic of the "digital twin", supported by the Convergence initiative. A Digital Twin in the medical setting captures all medical-related life-course information about a patient, such as genomic information, medical imaging, medical records, and treatment outcome information, but also socia...

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My digital twin Position 50.11.19

We are looking for two self-motivated postdocs with a strong interest in working in a flagship multidisciplinary project between Erasmus MC and TU Delft on the topic of the "digital twin", supported by the Convergence initiative. A digital twin can help individuals to be and stay healthy over the course of their life by assisting in the prevention of chronic conditions, such as cardiovascular diseases and cancers. To create a functional and effec...

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Quantitative Susceptibility MRI

Posted by Erasmus MC/TU Delft 115 days ago
Deep Imaging Position 50.12.19

Upon close inspection seemingly distinct problems are often underpinned by the same scientific challenges. In this project we face this situation in relation to diagnosing heart disease and improving neurosurgery. The challenge we take up is to use Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) to detect tiny magnetic field alterations, called susceptibilities, induced by the vessel networks in the heart and brain. Advanced post-processing and machine learning...

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Deep Imaging of electro-mechanics of organs

Posted by Erasmus MC/TU Delft 115 days ago
Deep Imaging Position 50.13.19

We are looking for two self-motivated postdocs with a strong interest in working in a flagship multidisciplinary project between Erasmus MC and TU Delft on the topic of electromechanics of organs, supported by the Convergence initiative. Cardiac fibrillation is characterized by an irregular, fast heart rate that can increase your risk of strokes, heart failure and other heart-related complications. Unfortunately, cardiac arrhythmias are the cardi...

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Deep Imaging - Genetics for Osteoarthritis

Posted by Erasmus MC/TU Delft 115 days ago
Deep Imaging Position 50.14.19

Scientists from Erasmus MC University Medical Centre Rotterdam and Delft University of Technology have joined forces to work towards improved care of patients with knee osteoarthritis. Using state-of-the-art artificial intelligence techniques, the researchers will develop advanced computer algorithms for clinical decision support. These algorithms construct a detailed, personal profile of each individual patient, based on clinical measures, imagi...

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Targeted Radio-molecules for High Precision Cancer Therapy

Posted by Erasmus MC/TU Delft 115 days ago
Deep Imaging Position 50.15.19

We are looking for two self-motivated postdocs with a strong interest in working in a flagship multidisciplinary project between Erasmus MC and TU Delft on high precision cancer therapy, supported by the Convergence initiative. In this project we will develop novel theranostics targeting fibroblast activation protein (FAP) labeled (i) with various radionuclides to visualize and destroy cancer cells, and (ii) fluorescent dyes that can be used for ...

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Combining Smart Surgical Knife with Augmented Reality

Posted by Erasmus MC/TU Delft 115 days ago
Augmenting humans Position 50.16.19

We are looking for two self-motivated postdocs with a strong interest in working in a flagship multidisciplinary project between Erasmus MC and TU Delft on the topic of smart surgery, supported by the Convergence initiative. In this project, we have two main goals. The first is on the topic of Augmented Reality (AR) for surgery. In surgical procedures, tissue deep inside organs is not visible to the surgeon. However, the position of such tissue m...

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Precision diagnostics of cartilage load in Knee Osteo Arthritis

Posted by Erasmus MC/TU Delft 115 days ago
Augmenting humans Position 50.17.19

We are looking for two self-motivated postdocs with a strong interest in working in a flagship multidisciplinary project between Erasmus MC and TU Delft on Knee Osteoarthritis (KOA), supported by the Convergence initiative. KOA is characterized  by slowly progressing degeneration of the cartilage. In this project we will use innovative technologies to measure the cartilage overload caused by biomechanical disturbances. We aim to develop a la...

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Augmenting humans Position 50.02.19

We are looking for two self-motivated postdocs with a strong interest in working in a flagship multidisciplinary project between Erasmus MC and TU Delft, supported by the Convergence initiative. This project enables early diagnosis and effective intervention for patients with ischemic stroke due to intracranial large vessel occlusions. We aim to increase the number of patients reaching functional independence. Currently, no smart tools are availa...

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