Associate Professor in Tissue Engineering at Technical University of Denmark

Technical University of Denmark is offering professor position in material sciences. This position is available for 5 years in the first instance. The deadline to apply is March 05, 2019.

At the newly established Department of Health Technology at DTU we are currently seeking an Associate Professor in Tissue Engineering. The candidate will work within the "Biotherapeutic Engineering" section, which is dedicated to address the emerging healthcare challenges.

The section make use of an interdisciplinary toolbox consisting of various micro-and-nanotechnologies, biomaterial strategies and emerging tissue-engineering technologies to develop cell-based therapeutics, nano-drugs and various in vitro tissue models.

This position will strengthen our capabilities within the vibrant fields of bone tissue engineering, organs-on-a-chip, self-healing biomaterials and flexible bioelectronics.

Responsibilities and tasks

We are looking for a candidate who can establish his/her own unique research direction by combining electronics, biomaterials, stem cells and various micro-and nano-based technologies to develop state of the art organs-on-a-chip models and bridge the current gap between the laboratory and the clinic within the emerging field of cell-based therapeutics. It is important that the candidate have good communication skills both in writing and verbally.

Candidates must Hold a PhD degree (or equivalent), and 4-5 years of postdoctoral experience Be able to work within a team- and collaboration-oriented research environment Be motivated by both individual and team accomplishments Special notice will be given to candidates who have a proven track-record of conducting high impact research. Specifically we are looking for a candidate that: Collaborate with the capacity to inspire, motivate and encourage colleagues and students Strives for commercialization and licensing of research findings Is ambitious and have proven able to work as an independent researcher Wants to engage in ground breaking research Is able to collaborate with public and private entities In the assessment of the candidates, consideration is given to: 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 negotiated on basis of the agreed terms with the relevant union.

You can read more about

Further information may be obtained from Thomas Lars Andresen, mail You can read more about DTU Health Tech on

Application procedure

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

Department of Health Technology bring over 300 scientist from various fields including electrochemistry, material science, human & veterinary science, chemistry, bioinformatics, electrical engineering and bioengineering together into a vibrant research community with the grand goal of fostering new engineering solutions to improve the quality of healthcare and to address the impending challenges associated with the rapidly aging population.

Deadline: March 05, 2019
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