Associate Professor or DTU Tenure Track Assistant Professor in Advanced Ultrasound Imaging
An associate or assistant professor position is available at the Section for Ultrasound and Biomechanics (USB) at the Department of Health Technology (DTU Health Tech) from the autumn 2022. Your responsibility will be to conduct research in advanced ultrasound imaging and teach in our education in Biomedical Engineering with emphasis on imaging, programming, and signal processing.
Responsibilities and qualifications
The research is conducted at the Center for Fast Ultrasound Imaging (CFU) in the USB section. The focus is on researching advanced ultrasound imaging methods and translate them from the basic acoustics all the way to the clinic. The current emphasis is on super resolution imaging in 2-D and 3-D using synthetic aperture methods for anatomic and flow imaging. The research includes developing estimators and processing methods for beamforming, motion estimation, and image quantification for both traditional arrays as well as CMUT and row-column arrays. Of major importance is the implementation on advanced research scanners and the clinical evaluation in collaboration with hospitals. The scientific contributions, thus, spans from advanced simulations of the acoustics to implementation, laboratory experiments, and validation. It is the expectation that you will be able to contribute with innovative ideas in these fields and be a research leader at the highest international level. This entails guiding PhD students, writing papers and patents, raising research funds for hiring PhD students and postdocs, and maintaining the international level of the research facilities at CFU.
You value visionary and meaningful communication, and you are motivated by delivering and taking the lead in engaging teaching at the BEng, BSc, MSc, and PhD levels. The position will involve teaching in existing courses and developing new relevant course materials by bringing the newest results from your research into our teaching to educate the new generation of engineering graduates within medicine and technology.
Teaching is conducted in collaboration with relevant DTU departments and external partners on topics within advanced ultrasound imaging and general medical imaging. You will develop teaching activities to support DTU’s ambition about having Europe’s best engineering education.
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). If you are applying for the associate professor position you should also have academic qualifications equivalent to those obtained by holding an assistant professorship and documented didactic/pedagogic training.
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 assistant professor 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 may be obtained from Professor Jørgen Arendt Jensen, tel.: +45 4525 3924, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Please submit your online application no later than 16 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", 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
- CV including employment history, list of publications (applicants applying for the position as associate professor should indicate scientific highlights), H-index and ORCID (see http://orcid.org/)
- Teaching portfolio including documentation of teaching experience
- Academic Diplomas (MSc/PhD)
- The three most important journal articles you have published and a pdf copy of your PhD dissertation. This should also include a description of your most important scientific contributions along with plans for your future research.
In the field “Please indicate which position you are applying for”, please indicate whether you are applying for the position as Associate or Assistant Professor.
You can learn more about the recruitment process here.
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.
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