PhD Position in Imaging and Sensing, TU Delft, Netherlands

Postdoctoral Position - 2019 in Netherlands, Delft University of Technology
PhD Position in Imaging and Sensing: TU Delft is inviting applications for a PhD position focused on developing methods for imaging and sensing dynamic phenomena in soft and bioinspired materials. This opportunity is suited for individuals with a background in chemistry or chemical engineering who are keen on advancing their research skills in a collaborative and international environment.

PhD Position in Imaging and Sensing Dynamic Phenomena at TU Delft


PhD Candidate

Research Area

Imaging and Sensing Dynamic Phenomena in Soft and Bioinspired Matter


Delft University of Technology (TU Delft), Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Delft, Netherlands


  • University degree in Chemistry or Chemical Engineering
  • Proficiency in organic synthesis and photophysical characterization techniques
  • High affinity for collaborative work
  • Candidates must meet English proficiency requirements to communicate and interact well, participate in English-taught Doctoral Education courses, and write scientific articles and a final thesis. For further details, please check the Graduate Schools Admission Requirements.

Job Description

The successful candidate will:

  • Develop chemistry suitable for fluorescent imaging of highly dynamic materials
  • Work with spectroscopy and microscopy experts
  • Participate in a collaborative research environment
  • Enroll in the TU Delft Graduate School, which offers a Doctoral Education Programme aimed at developing transferable, discipline-related, and research skills

Employment Conditions:

  • 4-year period of employment in principle, consisting of 2 employment contracts:
  • Initial 1.5-year contract with an official go/no go progress assessment within 15 months
  • An additional contract for the remaining 2.5 years, assuming satisfactory performance
  • Salary ranges from €2,770 per month in the first year to €3,539 in the fourth year
  • Customizable compensation package, health insurance discounts, and a monthly work costs contribution
  • Flexible work schedules can be arranged

How to Apply

Interested applicants should apply online by submitting their motivation and CV before 25 August 2024. Please note that applications sent by email and/or post will not be processed. For more information about the application procedure, contact Ms. Anita van Vianen, HR-Advisor, at Additional inquiries regarding the vacancy can be directed to Dr. Georgy Filonenko at

Last Date for Apply

25 August 2024

Join TU Delft and contribute to cutting-edge research while benefiting from an inspiring and supportive academic environment. Apply now to be part of a team that imagines, invents, and creates solutions using technology to impact the world positively.



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