Postdoctoral Researcher Position in Radboud University Nijmegen, Netherlands

Designation/Position- Postdoctoral Researcher

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Radboud University Nijmegen, Netherlands offers Postdoctoral Researcher position in Data Analysis for Measuring and Detecting (1.0 FTE). Last date of application is 18 March 2018. Background in chemometrics or another field of applied statistics can apply online.

About- At Radboud University, we do research and teach programmes covering the full width of the academic spectrum. We do this on a green, modern campus with state-of-the-art facilities. The atmosphere on campus is open and personal, which stimulates colleagues to share their knowledge beyond the boundaries of their own discipline. It encourages all to look further, to see more. Thus, Radboud University contributes to the development of new perspectives. Within science and within society. This makes Radboud University successful and of international importance.

Research/Job area-Analytical chemistry

Project Title-  Data Analysis for Measuring and Detecting (1.0 FTE)

Location- Radboud University Nijmegen, Netherlands


  • you have a background in chemometrics or another field of applied statistics;
  • you are well-versed in MATLAB, R or a comparable scientific programming language;
  • you have demonstrable affinity with analytical chemistry and measurement of living systems;
  • you are able to work independently, playing a crucial role in an interdisciplinary research community;
  • you are able to turn complex problems quickly into quantifiable research output;
  • you are willing to demonstrate your work both to scientific peers and to a broad audience of non-specialists.

Job/Position Description- This is a position funded by a Startimpuls awarded to ‘Measurement and Detection’ in the context of the Dutch National Science Agenda. Measurement of the environment, health and food is transitioning from analyses within an enclosed laboratory/clinical environment to the outdoors, with small devices that are easy to use by untrained personnel. This transition to citizen science will lead to considerable changes in the properties of analytical data. You will work on the development of quantitative data analysis of existing data collected with such small devices. You will also work on the analysis of collected data together with other researchers, who are developing and testing new analysers in exciting environmental, food and healthcare projects.

The Department of Analytical Chemistry is a large research group exclusively focusing on chemometrics, the ‘chemical data science’. We aim to enhance and increase the functionality of analytical technology through quantitative data analysis methodology. The department currently consists of 5-9 PhD candidates, three postdoctoral researchers and several guest researchers from academia and industry. In our research we work closely together with partners from industry and governmental bodies in the application of our chemometric methods in the quantitative analysis of health, the environment, and important industrial chemical processes. Working with us means maintaining contact with many different researchers from various fields and conducting academic research in several projects of societal relevance.

Faculty of Science

Maximum salary: € 4,084 gross/month

Vacancy number: 62.22.18

What research group offer

  • employment: 1.0 FTE;
  • a maximum gross monthly salary of € 4,084 based on a 38-hour working week (salary scale 10);
  • in addition to the salary: an 8% holiday allowance and an 8.3% end-of-year bonus;
  • duration of the contract: one year with the possibility of one year extension;
  • you will be classified as a Postdoctoral Researcher, Level 4 in the Dutch university job-ranking system (UFO);
  • you will be able to make use of our Dual Career Service where our Dual Career Officer will assist with family related support, such as child care, and help your partner prepare for the local labour market and with finding an occupation.

How to Apply- Eligible and interested candidate can apply online.

Last Date for Apply– 18 March 2018

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