Senior Specialist in Flexible Electronics

Tuesday 19 May 20

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The BioEngine group at Department of Health Technology (DTU Health Tech) are currently seeking a highly qualified and motivated candidate for a position as senior specialist for developing Materials for wearables. The specific focus here is on integrating sensor materials into wearables for healthcare monitoring system. The main tasks of the position are design and development of advanced sensor materials, wearable technology, healthcare systems, and real-time monitoring of the biomechanical output parameters of patients.

In the BioEngine group, we turn to nature for bioinspired discoveries to create advanced material innovations. Advanced materials have already aided tremendously in the development of interesting solutions in nanomedicine, electronics and tissue engineering.

The job
Your main responsibilities and tasks consists of: 

  • Independent development of high international quality and of innovative solutions in wearables.
  • The developmental work could include advanced materials development, sensor fabrication and their electronics applications.
  • Potential for interactions and collaboration with existing research programs at DTU Health Tech.
  • The successful candidate will be expected to interact with the industry and commercialize new inventions at DTU and manage other junior researchers..
Our expectations of you
The successful candidate should have 
  • A PhD degree (or equivalent).
  • A strong track record and highest international quality of innovation and development.
  • Strong background in Materials science, Flexible electronics, wearable systems etc.
  • Excellent interdisciplinary communication and team working skills.
  • Should be able to compete for national and international innovation grants and to mature existing technology.

What we offer in return
We offer an interesting and challenging job in an international atmosphere with the focus on research, teaching, innovation and scientific advice for the benefit of the surrounding community. We place emphasis on a high level of professionalism among our staff, so skills development is an integral part of our organization. We offer a great flexibility in the position. In the area of technical and natural sciences, DTU is one of the leading research and education institutions in Europe. 

Salary and appointment terms
The appointment will be based on the collective agreement with the Danish Confederation of Professional Associations. The allowance will be agreed upon with the relevant union.

Application and contact
Please submit your online application no later than 2 June 2020 (23:59 local time)Open the “Apply online” link, fill out the form and attach your motivated application, CV and exam certificates. 

If you would like additional information about the position, please contact tel.: +45 45258138, E-mail:

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

DTU Health Tech engages in research, education, and innovation base on technical and natural science for the healthcare sector. The Healthcare sector is a globally expanding market with demands for the most advanced technological solutions. DTU Health Tech creates the foundation for companies to develop new and innovative services and products which benefit people and create value for society. DTU Health Techs expertise spans from imaging and biosensor techniques, across digital health and biological modelling, to biopharma technologies. The department has a scientific staff of about 175 persons, 130 PhD students and a technical/administrative support staff of about 80 persons.

Technology for people
DTU develops technology for people. With our international elite research and study programmes, we are helping to create a better world and to solve the global challenges formulated in the UN’s 17 Sustainable Development Goals. Hans Christian Ørsted founded DTU in 1829 with a clear vision to develop and create value using science and engineering to benefit society. That vision lives on today. DTU has 11,500 students and 6,000 employees. We work in an international atmosphere and have an inclusive, evolving, and informal working environment. Our main campus is in Kgs. Lyngby north of Copenhagen and we have campuses in Roskilde and Ballerup and in Sisimiut in Greenland.