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Assistant Professur in Medical Robotics
Published(1120 days ago)
Deadline for applications(1082 days ago)
University of TwenteEnschede (Niederlande)
Assistant Professor in Medical Robotics
Professors, associate professors, assistant professors and lecturers
38.0 hours per week
€ 3400 - € 5288
We want to strengthen the line of research in "Medical Robotics". This should cover the
development, modelling and control of innovative robotics concepts for image guided interventions
for various applications and especially in healthcare.
You are a highly talented researcher in the area of Medical Robotics with the ambition to establish a high-profile and
internationally recognised research line. RAM is a great synergetic group and great value is given to inclusion and
cooperation within the group: you are a team player, who enjoys working in a group, involving people and contributing to the groups results.
You are good at establishing collaborations, both internally and externally. You have a keen eye for both medical robotics and
its applications and feel that research and education should be closely intertwined. Besides excellent performance in research
you will contribute to teaching at different levels and university duties.
In order to be successful in this position you will need to:
Have a PhD in science or engineering.
Have experience or capabilities to also work for the realisation of demonstrators and
demonstration devices. A broad multidisciplinary education track would be greatly valued for the position.
Be a team player trying to involve people in your research and try to being involved in research of others to multiply the effect of collaborations.
Have a clear open and transparent communication attitude.
Be an excellent scientist, with the potential to establish a new line of research.
Have good networking capabilities to establish collaborations.
Be highly motivated to achieve excellence in the interest of science and engineering innovation within he university, the institute MIRA, the RAM group and for yourself.
Information about the position and research can be obtained from Prof. dr. ir. Stefano Stramigioli via e-mail:
Your application should reach us before September, 1st 2016, and should include a CV, a letter of application
Conditions of employment
You will be appointed as an Assistant Professor for a max period of 4 years (in accordance with Clause 6.5a of the
Collective Labour Agreement - Dutch Universities). After this period it will be decided if your contract will be
made permanent and if possible promotions will be appropriate.
The terms of employment are in accordance with the Dutch Collective Labour Agreement for Universities (CAO). Depending
on relevant background and experience, the gross monthly salary on a full time basis ranges between €3400,-gross per
month at the start of your appointment to €5288. The starting salary may vary, depending on your background.
Employees are also entitled to a holiday allowance of 8% of the gross annual salary and a year-end bonus of 8,3 %.
We offer other excellent terms of employment, such as for professional and personal development programs; a dynamic
environment with enthusiastic colleagues in an organisation in which internationalisation is an important part of the
strategic agenda; You will be rewarded a high degree of responsibility and independence, while collaboration with close
colleagues, researchers and other university staff is strongly encouraged.
The University of Twente. We stand for life sciences and technology. High tech and human touch. Education
and research that matter. New technology which drives change, innovation and progress in society. The University of Twente
is the only campus university in the Netherlands; divided over six faculties we provide more than fifty educational programmes.
The University of Twente has a strong focus on personal development and talented researchers are given scope for
carrying out pioneering research.
The faculty of Electrical Engineering, Mathematics and Computer Science (EEMCS) comprises three
disciplines that shape Information and Communication Technology. ICT is more than communication. In almost every
product we use mathematics, electronics and computer technology and ICT now contributes to all of societies activities.
The faculty works together intensively with industrial partners and researchers in the Netherlands and abroad and conducts
extensive research for external commissioning parties and funders. The research which enjoys a high profile both at home
and internationally, has been accommodated in the multidisciplinary research institutes MESA+, CTIT and MIRA.
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