DTU Tenure Track Assistant Professor in Engineering Nano-Biointerfaces for Drug Delivery

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DTU Sundhedsteknologi

torsdag 10 nov 22

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Frist 1. december 2022

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The ‘Drug delivery and Sensor (IDUN)’ section at DTU Health Tech wishes to employ an assistant professor within the framework of our highly interdisciplinary activities supported by a Danish National Research Foundation Center of excellence as well as a Novo Nordisk foundation Challenge grant. The section makes use of a toolbox consisting of among others, microdevices, various drug formulation technologies, micro&nano fabrication, electrospinning, coherent anti-stokes Raman scattering microscopy, 3D printing and in vitro and in vivo models. Currently we are addressing challenges such as oral delivery of insulin and vaccines. Interactions between nanoscale surfaces and biological entities at organ, tissue, cell, and subcellular levels often play essential roles. Understanding and engineering drug carrier biointerfaces, can uncover and facility new/more precise drug delivery methods.

Responsibilities and qualifications
The field of research is within small devices/particles that can be ingested to orally deliver peptide/proteins and vaccines. We have also recently expanded our activities in developing novel smart devices for gut sampling and energy harvesting. Our activities require broad knowledge and experience within various subjects and ability to work in close contact with our highly qualified specialists with a multidisciplinary approach.

You will be responsible for expanding our activities within micro-devices/nano-particles system construction, focusing on nano-bio interactions, and nano-biointerface engineering for precision medicine, exploring new biomaterials, new biofabrication tools, new applications, and new collaborations. It is essential that you have a solid knowledge and abundant interdisciplinary experience in: nanoscience, biomedical engineering, biomaterials synthesis, micro- and nano-biofabrication methods, bioimaging techniques (e.g., immunofluorescence and coherent Raman scattering microscopy), and designing in vitro and in vivo experiments. It is also expected that you will apply for own research funding, co-develop our teaching portfolio, contribute to our outreach activities, co-supervise, and engage PhD students. It is important that you have good communication skills both in writing and verbally.

We seek a person who is in line with our IDUN values (www.idun.dtu.dk) and who is highly self-motivated and with a great flair for guiding students. You can see the greater picture of the section/department and align with the goals of the section. You enjoy the interaction with team members, students and collaborators, and create a positive working environment. You are motivated by both individual and team accomplishments.

Preferably, you have a PhD degree in nanoscience, biomedical engineering, or similar. Specifically, we are looking for a candidate who has:

  • Extensive experience in surface engineering of micro-/nano-material systems for biomedical applications
  • Extensive experience in design and synthesis of functional biomaterials, and emerging biofabrication techniques
  • Extensive experience in advanced bioimaging techniques, such as immunofluorescence imaging and coherent Raman scattering microscopy
  • Experience in designing in vitro and in vivo experiment
  • Experience in technologies related to drug delivery
  • Track record in teaching, supervising and inspiring next generation scientists
  • Capability of being a part of a bigger cooperating team both scientifically and socially

You will be responsible for running the coherent Raman scattering microscope of the group, and supervising Bachelor, Masters, and PhD projects within Raman microscopy and drug delivery.

You must be responsible for the teaching of courses. DTU employs two working languages: Danish and English. You are expected to be fluent in at least one of these languages, and in time are expected to master both.

As formal qualification you must hold a PhD degree (or equivalent).

You will be assessed against the

responsibilities and qualifications stated above and the following general criteria

:

  • Experience and quality of teaching
  • Research experience
  • Research vision and potential
  • International impact and experience
  • Societal impact
  • Innovativeness, including commercialization and collaboration with industry
  • Leadership, collaboration, and interdisciplinary skills
  • Communication skills

Salary and terms of employment
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.

The position is part of DTU’s Tenure Track program.

Read more about the program and the

recruitment process

here.

You can read more about career paths at DTU

here.

Further information
Further information may be obtained from Professor, Head of Section Anja Boisen,

aboi@dtu.dk.

You can read more about our department (DTU Health tech) and our section (IDUN) at

www.healthtech.dtu.dk/english.

If you are applying from abroad, you may find useful information on working in Denmark and at DTU at

DTU – Moving to Denmark.

Application procedure
Your complete online application must be submitted no later than 1 December 2022 (Danish time). Applications must be submitted as one PDF file containing all materials to be given consideration. To apply, please open the link "Apply now", fill out the online application form, and attach all your materials in English in one PDF file. The file must include:

  • Application (cover letter)
  • Vision for teaching and research
  • for the tenure track period

  • CV including employment history, list of publications, H-index and ORCID (see
  • http://orcid.org/)

  • Teaching portfolio including documentation of teaching experience
  • Academic Diplomas (MSc/PhD)

Applications received after the deadline will not be considered.

All interested candidates irrespective of age, gender, disability, race, 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 Tech’s expertise spans from imaging and biosensor techniques, across digital health and biological modelling, to biopharma technologies. The department has a scientific staff of about 210 persons, 140 PhD students and a technical/administrative support staff of about 160 persons, of which a large majority contributes to our research infrastructure and related commercial activities.

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 mission to develop and create value using science and engineering to benefit society. That mission lives on today. DTU has13,400 students and 5,800 employees. We work in an international atmosphere and have an inclusive, evolving, and informal working environment. DTU has campuses in all parts of Denmark and in Greenland, and we collaborate with the best universities around the world.

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DTU Tenure Track Assistant Professor in Engineering Nano-Biointerfaces for Drug Delivery

DTU Sundhedsteknologi

torsdag 10 nov 22

Send ansøgning
Frist 1. december 2022

Ansøg online (Obs! Stillinger opslået efter d. 4/11 skal søges via linket i stillingsopslaget.)

The ‘Drug delivery and Sensor (IDUN)’ section at DTU Health Tech wishes to employ an assistant professor within the framework of our highly interdisciplinary activities supported by a Danish National Research Foundation Center of excellence as well as a Novo Nordisk foundation Challenge grant. The section makes use of a toolbox consisting of among others, microdevices, various drug formulation technologies, micro&nano fabrication, electrospinning, coherent anti-stokes Raman scattering microscopy, 3D printing and in vitro and in vivo models. Currently we are addressing challenges such as oral delivery of insulin and vaccines. Interactions between nanoscale surfaces and biological entities at organ, tissue, cell, and subcellular levels often play essential roles. Understanding and engineering drug carrier biointerfaces, can uncover and facility new/more precise drug delivery methods.

Responsibilities and qualifications
The field of research is within small devices/particles that can be ingested to orally deliver peptide/proteins and vaccines. We have also recently expanded our activities in developing novel smart devices for gut sampling and energy harvesting. Our activities require broad knowledge and experience within various subjects and ability to work in close contact with our highly qualified specialists with a multidisciplinary approach.

You will be responsible for expanding our activities within micro-devices/nano-particles system construction, focusing on nano-bio interactions, and nano-biointerface engineering for precision medicine, exploring new biomaterials, new biofabrication tools, new applications, and new collaborations. It is essential that you have a solid knowledge and abundant interdisciplinary experience in: nanoscience, biomedical engineering, biomaterials synthesis, micro- and nano-biofabrication methods, bioimaging techniques (e.g., immunofluorescence and coherent Raman scattering microscopy), and designing in vitro and in vivo experiments. It is also expected that you will apply for own research funding, co-develop our teaching portfolio, contribute to our outreach activities, co-supervise, and engage PhD students. It is important that you have good communication skills both in writing and verbally.

We seek a person who is in line with our IDUN values (www.idun.dtu.dk) and who is highly self-motivated and with a great flair for guiding students. You can see the greater picture of the section/department and align with the goals of the section. You enjoy the interaction with team members, students and collaborators, and create a positive working environment. You are motivated by both individual and team accomplishments.

Preferably, you have a PhD degree in nanoscience, biomedical engineering, or similar. Specifically, we are looking for a candidate who has:

  • Extensive experience in surface engineering of micro-/nano-material systems for biomedical applications
  • Extensive experience in design and synthesis of functional biomaterials, and emerging biofabrication techniques
  • Extensive experience in advanced bioimaging techniques, such as immunofluorescence imaging and coherent Raman scattering microscopy
  • Experience in designing in vitro and in vivo experiment
  • Experience in technologies related to drug delivery
  • Track record in teaching, supervising and inspiring next generation scientists
  • Capability of being a part of a bigger cooperating team both scientifically and socially

You will be responsible for running the coherent Raman scattering microscope of the group, and supervising Bachelor, Masters, and PhD projects within Raman microscopy and drug delivery.

You must be responsible for the teaching of courses. DTU employs two working languages: Danish and English. You are expected to be fluent in at least one of these languages, and in time are expected to master both.

As formal qualification you must hold a PhD degree (or equivalent).

You will be assessed against the

responsibilities and qualifications stated above and the following general criteria

:

  • Experience and quality of teaching
  • Research experience
  • Research vision and potential
  • International impact and experience
  • Societal impact
  • Innovativeness, including commercialization and collaboration with industry
  • Leadership, collaboration, and interdisciplinary skills
  • Communication skills

Salary and terms of employment
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.

The position is part of DTU’s Tenure Track program.

Read more about the program and the

recruitment process

here.

You can read more about career paths at DTU

here.

Further information
Further information may be obtained from Professor, Head of Section Anja Boisen,

aboi@dtu.dk.

You can read more about our department (DTU Health tech) and our section (IDUN) at

www.healthtech.dtu.dk/english.

If you are applying from abroad, you may find useful information on working in Denmark and at DTU at

DTU – Moving to Denmark.

Application procedure
Your complete online application must be submitted no later than 1 December 2022 (Danish time). Applications must be submitted as one PDF file containing all materials to be given consideration. To apply, please open the link "Apply now", fill out the online application form, and attach all your materials in English in one PDF file. The file must include:

  • Application (cover letter)
  • Vision for teaching and research
  • for the tenure track period

  • CV including employment history, list of publications, H-index and ORCID (see
  • http://orcid.org/)

  • Teaching portfolio including documentation of teaching experience
  • Academic Diplomas (MSc/PhD)

Applications received after the deadline will not be considered.

All interested candidates irrespective of age, gender, disability, race, 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 Tech’s expertise spans from imaging and biosensor techniques, across digital health and biological modelling, to biopharma technologies. The department has a scientific staff of about 210 persons, 140 PhD students and a technical/administrative support staff of about 160 persons, of which a large majority contributes to our research infrastructure and related commercial activities.

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 mission to develop and create value using science and engineering to benefit society. That mission lives on today. DTU has13,400 students and 5,800 employees. We work in an international atmosphere and have an inclusive, evolving, and informal working environment. DTU has campuses in all parts of Denmark and in Greenland, and we collaborate with the best universities around the world.

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