The Technical University of Denmark, DTU Health Technology is inviting for four postdoctoral researchers to work on SERS-based Detection, Microfluidics, Raman Instrumentation and Software Development for Therapeutic Drug Monitoring. The project is part of the BioInnovation Institute (BII) Faculty program, which is a collaboration between BII and DTU and is aimed to create a unique interdisciplinary environment focused on commercialization that can foster novel ideas and lead to new spin-outs.

About the project:
  • The project is placed at BII, which will be the primary workplace of the postdoctoral researcher, however he or she will have a strong integration with the IDUN research group, led by Prof. Anja Boisen at DTU Department of Health Technology.
  • The postdoctoral researchers will work in an interdisciplinary team that employs SERS for detection and quantification of drugs in body fluids (e.g. human blood plasma) where sample pre-treatment is key.
  • Candidate will focus on (i) development of SERS-based assay and sample pretreatment approaches; (ii) adaptation and integration of the assay protocol in microfluidic and (iii) instrument and software development.

The projects:

  1. Postdoc in Quantitative Electrochemically assisted SERS-based Detection (starting date 1 June 2021 or according to mutual agreement)
  2. Postdoc in Quantitative SERS-based Detection of Drugs from Biological Fluids (starting date 1 October 2021 or according to mutual agreement)
  3. Postdoc in Integration of SERS-based Assays in Microfluidics (starting date 1 November 2021 or according to mutual agreement)
  4. Postdoc in Development of Tabletop Raman Detection System and Data Analysis Software (starting date 1 November 2021 or according to mutual agreement)

Requirements:

  • Applicant must hold PhD degree or equivalent in the field of electronic, optical, mechanical engineering, analytical chemistry, engineering, electrochemistry.
  • Experience (at least 4 years) in development of electrochemical assays and sensors.
  • Highly preferred: experience in clean-room fabrication processes (e.g. electrode fabrication).
  • Experience with quantitative SERS-based detection and microfluidics is a plus.
  • Experience working in multidisciplinary teams, self-motivation, responsible conduct of experimental work and good organizational skills are a must.
  • Previous experience in research and development after PhD is an additional plus.
  • Highly preferred: previous experience in the development of Raman systems and experience programing in Delphi and/or C++.

Applications:

Apply online and the file must include:

  • Application (cover letter) –indicate which position candidate is applying for.
  • CV
  • Diploma (MSc/PhD)
  • List of publications
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Organization Technical University of Denmark (DTU)
Country Denmark
Fellowship Level Postdoctoral
Subject areas

Electronic Engineering, Optical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Analytical Chemistry, Engineering, Electrochemistry

Fellowship amount Varies
Eligibility Open to all nationalities
Deadline 28 May 2021
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