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Microfluidic-electro researcher for life science technologies

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Microfluidic-electro researcher for life science technologies

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  • Sector:

    ConSol UK IOT & Emerging Technologies

  • Job type:

    Temporary & Contract

  • Salary:

    €35 - €50 per hour

  • Contact:

    Jamie Jenkins

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Duration:

    6 months +

  • Expiry date:


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Microfluidic-electro researcher for life science technologies

Initial 6 month freelance contract + extensions

Leuven, Belgium

We are looking for a microfluidics scientist or engineer with knowledge of electrowetting, dielectrophoresis and related topics.
The assignment

  • Contribute to concept formulations for novel devices for the life science application demands.
  • Perform analytical calculations and multidisciplinary simulations to evaluate concepts of devices and systems and perform the device design accordingly.
  • Design device measurement schemes and perform multidisciplinary measurements to test the functionality of microfluidic devices for certain assays.
  • Work effectively in simultaneous projects, adapting to new projects, following timelines agreed with customers and report the results internally and externally.
  • Work closely with an interdisciplinary team of physicists, engineers, and biologists.

Required knowledge and skills

  • You have a PhD degree in a relevant field or equivalent experience.
  • You have solid theoretical understanding of the physics involved in microfluidic, electrokinetic methods.
  • You have practical experience with devices using those techniques.
  • You are skilled in modelling and simulation, such as COMSOL or ANSYS.