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PhD: Quantitative Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)

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    Delft University of Technology (TU Delft)
    First Stage Researcher (R1)
    30/11/2019 23:59 - Europe/Brussels
    Netherlands › Delft

We are presently recruiting a PhD student to pursue their four year doctorate working on quantitative Magnetic Resonance Imaging in the newly founded Magnetic Resonance Systems (Mars) Lab at TU Delft. The PhD student will be responsible for an own research line that aims at development of novel acquisition schemes to unlock previously un-detectable imaging biomarkers with quantitative MRI. This project will comprise a strong modeling and sequence development part and will be carried out with mentoring and close guidance by the senior lab members. The successful candidate will join a young and dynamic group in a prolific, creative and fun environment. The PhD student will also be involved in other ongoing research projects at the lab including reconstruction projects. At advanced stages the PhD student will have the opportunity to take mentoring responsibility for students at the bachelor’s and master’s level. The primary infrastructure for MRI research at the Mars lab is a state-of-the art Philips 3T scanner located in a local clinical research center with substantial scan time dedicated to our lab for research purposes. Select studies will also be performed with other scanners of national collaboration partners.


The TU Delft offers a customisable compensation package, a discount for health insurance and sport memberships, and a monthly work costs contribution. Flexible work schedules can be arranged. An International Children’s Centre offers childcare and an international primary school. Dual Career Services offers support to accompanying partners. Salary and benefits are in accordance with the Collective Labour Agreement for Dutch Universities. As a PhD candidate you will be enrolled in the TU Delft Graduate School. The TU Delft Graduate School provides an inspiring research environment; an excellent team of supervisors, academic staff and a mentor; and a Doctoral Education Programme aimed at developing your transferable, discipline-related and research.
Please visit www.tudelft.nl/phd for more information.

Selection process

If you are interested in this position, please e-mail your application to Annelies van Beek, secr-qi-tnw@tudelft.nl, referring to vacancy number TNWIP19-054.

Please include the following application documents:

  1.     Certified transcript of B.Sc. and M.Sc. Record
  2.     A letter detailing your research interest (generic letters will be disregarded)
  3.     A detailed CV outlining competitive academic performance
  4.     Name and contact of at least one reference. 

The earliest start date is January 1st 2020 and the position will close on November 30th 2019.

Applications will be sent to secr-qi-tnw@tudelft.nl.

Additional comments

For information about this vacancy, you can contact Sebastian Weingärtner, Assistant Professor, email: S.Weingartner@tudelft.nl, webpage: www.mars-lab.eu.

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Offer Requirements

Specific Requirements

The formal requirement for the position is a MSc degree in Physics, Math, Computer Science or a related discipline. Furthermore, drive, curiosity and passion for research are the most valued attributes to join our lab. Prior experience in biomedical imaging and MRI are desirable, but outstanding candidates with diverse backgrounds will also be considered. Communication in our lab is in English and written and spoken English proficiency is a prerequisite.

Work location(s)
1 position(s) available at
Technische Universiteit Delft
2628 CJ
Lorentzweg 1

EURAXESS offer ID: 447978
Posting organisation offer ID: 286018


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