Bio-inspired microrobotic systems

samurai-logo-misra-vidiSRL has one opening for a post-doctoral fellow within the research area of bio-inspired microrobotic systems.

The Surgical Robotics Laboratory in the Department of Biomechanical Engineering (Faculty of Engineering Technology at the University of Twente, The Netherlands has an opening for a post-doctoral fellow within the research area of Bio-inspired Microrobotic Systems. The project will be conducted within the Surgical Robotics Laboratory and research facilities of the Department of Biomechanical Engineering. In addition there are excellent opportunities for close collaboration with the MESA+ Institute for Nanotechnolgy, and several institutions abroad.

What we ask 

The successful applicant has a background in mechanical, biomedical, or electrical engineering, or applied physics or in a closely related discipline. He or she should possess excellent skills and practical experience in one or more of the following research areas: robotics, mechatronics, and nano-/micro-fabrication technologies. Experience at the intersection of one or more of these areas is desirable. An interview will be part of the selection procedure.

What we offer 

We offer a very challenging fulltime position for 12-18 months in an inspiring, multidisciplinary, and international environment. In accordance with the Collective Labour Agreement for Dutch Universities (CAO NU) the gross monthly salary will depend on experience and qualifications. Additionally, the University of Twente provides excellent facilities for professional and personal development, a holiday allowance and an end-of-year bonus, and a number of additional benefits. Your main responsibility will be to carry out research, but you will be given the opportunity to acquire some teaching experience as well.

Information and application 

Please email your application, including the following documents as a *single* PDF file with “Application Micro Robotics: Post-Doc”  in the subject line to

  • CV (including contact information for at least two academic references)
  • Title and abstract of your PhD dissertation, and two (2) of your most relevant papers.