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The Department of Health Technology (DTU Health Tech) at Technical University of Denmark (DTU) is excited to offer a senior researcher position for an outstanding materials scientist. If you are on the path to establishing yourself as a leading material scientist and seek a platform to realize your dreams and ambitions, your search ends here.

At DTU, you are not just joining an institution; you are stepping onto a stage set for groundbreaking innovation in the realm of advanced materials for minimally invasive biomechanical sensors and bioelectronics. Here, your expertise in wearable technology will not only be nurtured but will also directly contribute to shaping the future of healthcare monitoring and diagnostics.


  • Drive pioneering research in crafting advanced materials aimed at next-gen minimally invasive biomechanical sensors and bioelectronics, with a keen focus on improving device functionality, user experience, and seamless integration with wearable technologies.
  • Actively pursue and secure funding through grants, industry collaborations, and strategic partnerships, aiming to foster interdisciplinary initiatives that propel the field of material science in bioelectronics and wearable tech forward.
  • Develop and teach courses in material science, emphasizing biomechanical sensors and bioelectronics.
  • Mentor students at all levels, guiding their research projects, and fostering a dynamic learning environment. Supervise PhD and master’s candidates, encouraging innovative thinking and research excellence.
  • Establish collaborations with other academic institutions, healthcare providers, and industry stakeholders.
  • Publish high-impact research findings in peer-reviewed journals and present work at national and international conferences.

Required Qualifications:

  • A PhD in Material Science, Engineering, or a closely related discipline, with a specialization in bioelectronics, wearable technology, or biomechanical sensors.
  • A proven track record of research achievements in the field of advanced materials for bioelectronics or wearable devices, as evidenced by publications, patents, and presentations.
  • Experience in teaching and developing courses related to material science and bioelectronics, with a passion for educating the next generation of scientists and engineers.
  • Demonstrated ability to secure research funding and lead collaborative projects.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to work effectively in an interdisciplinary team environment.

Desirable Skills:

  • Expertise in the integration of sensors with wearable technology for health monitoring applications.
  • Experience with translational research and commercialization of biomedical devices.

You must contribute to teaching at the Department. 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 a formal qualification you must hold a PhD degree (or equivalent) as well as academic qualifications equivalent to those obtained by holding a position as a researcher or postdoc. To be appointed as a senior researcher, you must have completed a didactic/pedagogic education. If you do not have the necessary education, then it is possible to complete this requirement within a period
of two years of appointment.

You will be assessed against the responsibilities and qualifications stated above and the following general criteria:

  • Research experience
  • Experience and quality of teaching
  • 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. You can read more about career paths at DTU here.

Further information
Further information may be obtained from Associate Professor Alireza Dolatshahi-Pirouz ( and Professor Jakob Eyvind Bardram ( You can read more about the DTU Health Tech at 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
Please submit your online application no later than 1 April 2024 (23:59 Danish time). Apply online here: Senior Researcher in Material Science: Advanced Bioelectronics and Sensors – DTU Health Tech.
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
  • CV including employment history, list of publications indicating scientific highlights, H-index and ORCID (see
  • Teaching portfolio including documentation of teaching experience
  • Academic Diplomas (MSc/PhD)

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, race, disability, religion or ethnic background are encouraged to apply.

DTU Health Tech
DTU Health Tech engages in research, education, and innovation based 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, 130 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 has 13,500 students and 6,000 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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