PhD for the Perinatal Life Support research project

PhD for the Perinatal Life Support research project

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  • Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e, www.tue.nlis one of Europe's leading research universities. The Eindhoven area, in the southern part of the Netherlands, is one of Europe's top 'innovation ecosystems', with many high-tech companies and institutes. TU/e is intertwined with many of these companies and institutes, and research at TU/e is characterized by a combination of academic excellence, industrial relevance and societal interweaving.  The Department of Industrial Design (ID) of the Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e), founded in 2001, is a maturing department with over 650 students, both Bachelor and Master, and around 40 research staff members and about 10 lecturers. The mission of the department of Industrial Design at TU/e is Research on and Education in the Design of Systems with Emerging Technologies in a Societal Context.
    At the end of the 4-year contract the candidate is expected to defend her/his PhD Thesis or PhD Technological design. During the project the candidate is expected to publish in the relevant scientific conferences and journals.
    The PhD will be under the supervision of P. Markopoulos, L. Feijs and F. Delbressine in the Department of Industrial Design at Eindhoven University of Technology. The project will be executed in collaboration with the Department of Biomedical Engineering, the Maxima Medical Center, the Politecnico di Milano, Aachen University and industrial partners like LifeTec and Nemo Healthcare. At the TU/e department of Industrial Design, the position is situated within the research cluster of ‘Future Everyday’. The Future Everyday cluster investigates the everyday interactions between individual people and the highly interconnected technology that surrounds them. Researchers measure, model and design for the user experience when individuals interact with social-technological networks in their homes, at work, in transit, in the hospital, while doing sports or going out.
    Prospective starting date:  November/December 2019.

  • Eindhoven, The Netherlands
  • 08 Nov 2019
  • 07 Nov 2020
  • Your application must contain the following documents (all in English):

    • a written application letter with a clear motivation section
    • a portfolio
    • a curriculum vitae.

    Please note that a maximum of 1 documents of 10 MB can be uploaded.

    Applications per e-mail are not accepted.

    If you are interested, we invite you to apply before November 15, 2019. Apply online at