24 Sep 2012

Full-Time Research Fellow in Biomedical Engineering

Tampere University of TechnologyPirkanmaa, Finland

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Job Description

Tampere University of Technology (TUT) is an active scientific community of 2,000 employees and more than 10,000 students. The University operates in the form of a foundation and has a long-standing tradition of collaboration with other research institutions and business life. Many of the fields of research and study represented at the University play a key role in addressing global challenges. Internationality is an inherent part of all the University’s activities.

Welcome to join us at TUT! The Department of Biomedical Engineering (BME) is a multidisciplinary unit employing novel applications of materials science, electrical engineering and information technology for the benefit of healthcare. Our aim is to develop advanced treatments and diagnostics for the needs of different types of healthcare providers. The department employs seven professors and a staff of roughly 60 people. We are looking for a Research Fellow in Biomedical Engineering, focused on Neuronal Network Modeling and Measurement Analysis.

The selected person will conduct research on modeling the functionality of neuronal cells and networks, and analysis of electrophysiological measurement data.

The work may also include planning and conducting associated electrophysiological measurements and other 3DNeuroN tasks of BME.

The aim of the work is to yield new knowledge on neuronal network formation and functioning. Thus, the work also contributes towards stem cell based cures for central nervous system disorders and other stem cell based applications. High quality publishing is of foremost priority in this job and project, without forgetting commercial potential. Part of the post is allocated to teaching and thesis work instruction. Topics will be determined based on the specialty of the selected person. To see requirements and other further details, please log on to www.tut.fi/openpositions.

The position will be filled for a fixed term period from 15 October 2012 to 31 October 2013, with a potential extension until 31 December 2014. The closing date for applications is 7th October 2012. 

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Job Categories: Education Jobs in Finland. Job Types: Full-Time.

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