PostDoc 3D super-resolution microscopy

PostDoc 3D super-resolution microscopy

Published Deadline Location
12 Jan 29 Feb Delft

Job description

The postdoc position is part of the ERC-Advanced Project Nanocubic of prof. Sjoerd Stallinga, in which we target 3D super-resolution microscopy by breakthrough designs of illumination patterns that are sequentially projected into the sample volume, together with advanced image reconstruction techniques. We strive for isotropic resolution on the 100 nm scale in standard fluorescent samples and 1 nm in single-molecule imaging based techniques. The envisioned advances in microscopic imaging further open the nanoscopic world for scientific exploration. The project builds on the lab's track-record in the field of computational imaging techniques for super-resolution microscopy. 

Specifications

Delft University of Technology (TU Delft)

Requirements

We are looking for a candidate with a successfully completed PhD-project in experimental optics, computational imaging, or a combination of both. A skill set and track record in challenging experimental setups in optics and/or imaging is sought after. Expertise in microscopy is highly welcomed. Most importantly, a drive for science and methodological advance is crucial for the job. Next to the science, we also offer opportunities to develop your own career, in the areas of teaching, leadership, and developing research ideas independently.

Conditions of employment

Fixed-term contract: 2 years.

Salary and benefits are in accordance with the Collective Labour Agreement for Dutch Universities. The TU Delft offers a customisable compensation package, discounts on health insurance, and a monthly work costs contribution. Flexible work schedules can be arranged.

For international applicants, TU Delft has the Coming to Delft Service. This service provides information for new international employees to help you prepare the relocation and to settle in the Netherlands. The Coming to Delft Service offers a Dual Career Programme for partners and they organise events to expand your (social) network.

The position has a fixed-term contract of 2 years.

Employer

Delft University of Technology

Delft University of Technology is built on strong foundations. As creators of the world-famous Dutch waterworks and pioneers in biotech, TU Delft is a top international university combining science, engineering and design. It delivers world class results in education, research and innovation to address challenges in the areas of energy, climate, mobility, health and digital society. For generations, our engineers have proven to be entrepreneurial problem-solvers, both in business and in a social context.

At TU Delft we embrace diversity as one of our core values and we actively engage to be a university where you feel at home and can flourish. We value different perspectives and qualities. We believe this makes our work more innovative, the TU Delft community more vibrant and the world more just. Together, we imagine, invent and create solutions using technology to have a positive impact on a global scale. That is why we invite you to apply. Your application will receive fair consideration.

Challenge. Change. Impact!

Department

Faculty Applied Sciences

With more than 1,100 employees, including 150 pioneering principal investigators, as well as a population of about 3,600 passionate students, the Faculty of Applied Sciences is an inspiring scientific ecosystem. Focusing on key enabling technologies, such as quantum- and nanotechnology, photonics, biotechnology, synthetic biology and materials for energy storage and conversion, our faculty aims to provide solutions to important problems of the 21st century. To that end, we educate innovative students in broad Bachelor's and specialist Master's programmes with a strong research component. Our scientists conduct ground-breaking fundamental and applied research in the fields of Life and Health Science & Technology, Nanoscience, Chemical Engineering, Radiation Science & Technology, and Engineering Physics. We are also training the next generation of high school teachers.

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Additional information

Research in the department of Imaging Physics is aimed at developing novel instrumentation and methodology in imaging science and sensing technology. Our research products extend existing boundaries in terms of spatial resolution, temporal resolution and information/data throughput. We are pioneers in developing advanced concepts of computational imaging, a marriage between cleverly designed imaging systems and sophisticated post-processing. In everything we do, there is a core of cutting-edge physics and engineering of high-tech instruments, of the use of the most advanced computing techniques, and of a very close link to real-life applications. Our work has clear societal impact in the areas of life sciences, healthcare, and industry.

Specifications

  • Postdoc
  • Natural sciences
  • max. 38 hours per week
  • €3226—€5090 per month
  • Doctorate
  • TUD04509

Employer

Delft University of Technology (TU Delft)

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Mekelweg 2, 2628 CD, Delft

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Application procedure

Are you interested in this vacancy? Please apply before 29 February 2024 via the application button and upload the following information in English (pdf format only):

  • Letter of motivation (generic letters will be disregarded)
  • Detailed CV with publication list
  • Three names of potential references

A pre-employment screening can be part of the selection procedure. Applying for an exemption for specific research and educational areas is an obligatory part of the selection procedure for this vacancy. This exemption must be obtained from the Ministry of Education, Culture and Science (OCW) before an employment contract is agreed upon. Click here for more information.

We will not process applications sent by email and/or post. Please do not contact us for unsolicited services.

Application procedure

Application procedure

Are you interested in this vacancy? Please apply before 29 February 2024 via the application button and upload the following information in English (pdf format only):

  • Letter of motivation (generic letters will be disregarded)
  • Detailed CV with publication list
  • Three names of potential references

A pre-employment screening can be part of the selection procedure. Applying for an exemption for specific research and educational areas is an obligatory part of the selection procedure for this vacancy. This exemption must be obtained from the Ministry of Education, Culture and Science (OCW) before an employment contract is agreed upon. Click here for more information.

We will not process applications sent by email and/or post. Please do not contact us for unsolicited services.

Make sure to apply no later than 29 Feb 2024 23:59 (Europe/Amsterdam).