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Postdoc positions on Convergence for Health and Technology projects

  • Research & Education
  • 36 - 38 hours
  • Erasmus MC

  • Closing date 30-12-2020
  • 51.15.19.RvB

Job description

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 and Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) have the ambition to become a worldwide frontrunner in convergence by:

  • Shaping the field of convergence, including the exploration of new research fields,
  • Educating the next generation of professionals on the intersection of technology, medical sciences, economy and management, attracting students worldwide;
  • Developing new business opportunities, supporting big transformations in health(care), and bringing new innovative solutions to society and its citizens globally.

As a first step towards this ambition, all parties concerned have adopted a convergence strategy for health(care) and technology. To kickstart the implementation of this convergence strategy, attract convergence talent and connect research groups to our institutes, we have created 34 vacancies for post-doctoral researchers within 17 two-year projects (2 postdocs per project, 1 from TU Delft and 1 from Erasmus MC).

Work environment

Erasmus MC stands for a healthy population and excellence in healthcare. By conducting groundbreaking work, we aim to push boundaries through leading the way in research, education and healthcare. We have access to the latest equipment and techniques in a state-of-the-art environment.

Delft University of Technology (TU Delft) is a multifaceted institution offering education and carrying out research in the technical sciences at an internationally recognised level. Education, research and design are strongly oriented towards applicability. TU Delft develops technologies for future generations, focusing on sustainability, safety and economic vitality. At TU Delft you will work in an environment where technical sciences and society converge. TU Delft comprises eight faculties, unique laboratories, research institutes and schools.

Qualifications and skills

We seek Postdocs with different backgrounds, including researchers with a basic science, engineering, design, biomedical or clinical background. Please visit the convergence website https:/convergence.healthandtechnology.nl for details on each project. The Flagships projects are:

In the field of Nanobiology and Molecular Medicine:

In the field of Health data science: 

In the field of Biomedical Imaging:

In the field of Smart Surgery and Interventions:

Before you apply please check our conditions for employment.

Terms of employment

The gross monthly salary ranges from € 3.389,- to € 4.274,- depending on your level of education and relevant experience and based on a full-time workweek. The terms of employment are in accordance with the Collective Labour Agreements of the participating institutes.

Information and application

For more information about this position and to apply please visit https://convergence.healthandtechnology.nl.

Please do NOT use the applicationform on this website. 

No agencies please.

Erasmus MC

Pioneering, pushing boundaries and leading: in healthcare, education and research

Our roots lie in Rotterdam, a city and port of international standing. We are the most innovative university medical center in the Netherlands and one of the world’s leading centers of scientific research. With passion and dedication we are committed to achieve a healthy population and pursuing excellence in healthcare through research and teaching. We have access to the latest equipment and techniques. A working environment that gets the best out of people.

Learn more about our ambitions