Project Officer (m/f) 0.8-1.0 fte (V36.3561)

Project Officer (m/f) 0.8-1.0 fte

Are you passionate about improving care and cure of patients? Do you want to contribute to affordable care and cure of patients? Do you have a PhD or Master's degree in the field of electrical engineering, applied physics, or equivalent? Please, read our vacancy for a Project Officer.
Aanstellingsfunctie(s)
Overig wetenschappelijk personeel
Faculteit(en)
Faculteit Electrical Engineering
FTE
0,8
Sluitdatum
09/12/2018
Aanvraagnummer
V36.3561

Functieomschrijving

Due to improvements in hygiene, diet, disease prevention and healthcare, life expectancy worldwide has steadily increased. The aging society now poses the question how to combine further medical improvements with the sustainability of our healthcare system. Medical technology is expected to play a pivotal role in this balancing act by providing cost-effective strategies.  The Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e) in general, and the department of Electrical Engineering (EE) in particular, aims at an important role in enabling and pushing this transition with fundamental and applied research. Hereto the Center for Care and Cure Technologies Eindhoven (C3Te) has been established. 

As Project Officer / Business Developer of C3Te, you are the linking pin between scientists, medical doctors and representatives of industry. Using active networking, you will develop a strategic view on medical needs for supporting the scientific staff to initiate new research projects. In close cooperation with the Scientific Director of C3Te, you will stimulate the work of the different groups within C3Te with respect to research, funding and valorisation of the knowledge.

Responsibilities
As Project Officer, your main functions and responsibilities will include:

  • Creation of an extensive network in medical centres and industry (SME and large enterprises), e.g. by participation in board and consortium meetings, and the organisation of networking events;
  • Exploitation of this network for the formulation of needs, and requirements, for C3Te research from a technological, academic, industrial, medical and public perspective, in close cooperation with the involved researchers.
  • Providing active support in the preparation and writing of proposals for submission to national and international grant agencies (ECSEL, MC, ERC, etc.). This work also includes the arrangement of NDA, consortium and grant agreements;
  • Managing large research projects including assembling and editing of periodic and final project reports;
  • Taking the lead in communication and dissemination activities for C3Te and the projects;
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Qualifications
The successful candidate has a PhD orMaster's degree in the field of electrical engineering, biomedical engineering, biotechnology, applied physics or equivalent, and/or in a field at the cross-section of medicine and technology. He/she works well autonomously, i.e. actively takes on activities and tasks, has excellent networking skills and a strong drive for achieving results within the team.

The successful candidate also has most of the following skills:

  • Experience with medical technology and/or a network in the medical field (industry and/or medical centers).
  • Experience in preparation, writing and management of EU project proposals, and knowledge of EU framework programmes.
  • Excellent text editing and proof-reading skills for preparation of reports, presentations, Gantt graphs, and capable of using office software packages (Microsoft Office) and web publishing tools (SharePoint).
  • Excellent spoken and written English capabilities. Able to draw-up technical specifications documentation and/or scientific reports and very good communication skills. Command of Dutch (written and oral) language is an asset, due to the many local industrial partners.
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Arbeidsvoorwaarden

A challenging job in a dynamic and ambitious university and a stimulating internationally renowned research institute.
Full or part-time appointment (0.6-1.0 fte) for initially 1 year, with the intention to prolong.
Competitive wages and benefits are offered, depending on knowledge and experience. In addition to the monthly salary we offer holiday pay, fixed end year payment and 41 holidays (based on fulltime employment).
An extensive package of fringe benefits (e.g. excellent technical infrastructure, the possibility of child care and excellent sports facilities).

Welcome to the Brainport technology region
Eindhoven and the Brainport technology region are a hotbed of cross-pollination and creativity where pure science is given real world meaning. The university’s culture of curiosity breaks down barriers between disciplines so that breakthroughs are celebrated as one and challenges are confronted from all angles. Your location at the heart of a thriving community of engineers from some of the world’s most innovative medical companies keeps you grounded and ensures streamlined, relevant solutions.
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Application
If interested, please use 'apply now'-button at the top of this page. You should upload the following:

  • A  letter of motivation and portfolio with relevant work.
  • A cover letter explaining your motivation and suitability for the position.
  • A detailed Curriculum Vitae (including a list of publications and key achievements in research project(s)).
  • Contact information of two references.
  • Copies of diplomas with course grades.


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