Postdoctoral researcher

Last application date
Sep 15, 2017 23:59
Department
TW17 - Department of Applied physics
Contract
Limited duration
Degree
PhD in Applied Physics, Biomedical Engineering or related subject
Occupancy rate
100%
Vacancy Type
Research staff

Job description

A postdoctoral position is available in the Research Unit Plasma Technology (Prof Rino Morent and Prof Nathalie De Geyter). This research team focuses on the development of non-thermal plasma systems for biomaterial and biomedical applications. The project will take advantage of the latest evolutions in plasma medicine regarding infection treatment. The goal of the project is to develop a new type of plasma jet set-up for plasma medicine applications and test its performance in-vitro in collaboration with the Department of Histology (dr. Heidi Declercq) and the laboratory of pharmaceutical microbiology (prof Tom Coenye).

For more info about the lab: https://www.ugent.be/ea/appliedphysics/en/research/plasma

We offer:

  • An exciting and supportive working environment with several high-end core facilities in plasma diagnostics and material analysis
  • A triumvirate of internationally renowned research groups with active national and international collaborations
  • Plenty of training possibilities (Science, coaching, skills, career guidance...)

For more information, please contact Prof. Rino Morent (Rino.Morent@Ugent.be).

Profile of the candidate

  • The candidate should have obtained a PhD in Engineering sciences or Biomedical sciences
  • The candidate should have a strong publication record in peer-reviewed international journals
  • Excellent communication skills in spoken and written English
  • The candidate should be able to work independently and willing to contribute to the supervision of PhD and master students
  • The candidate has experience in the field of plasma technology
  • The candidate has previous experience in biomedical analysis and/or a strong interest in biomedical sciences

How to apply

Any additional information can be obtained by contacting Rino.Morent@Ugent.be. Any application should enclose a C.V., a one page justification of your interest and the e-mail addresses of at least two independent references.