University of Groningen, Netherlands invites online Application for various Postdoctoral Fellowship in their different Departments. We are providing a list of Postdoc Fellowship positions available at University of Groningen, Netherlands.
Eligible candidate may Apply as soon as possible.
(01) Postdoctoral Fellowship Position
Postdoc Fellowship Position summary/title: 2-year Postdoc in Brain-inspired Inhibition in Deep Learning for image analysis (222547)
One of the main challenges in learning algorithms for vision applications is the determination of computational models that can generalize beyond the training distribution and that are robust to adversarial attacks. This will be the focus of the two-year postdoc position.
Deadline : 30 September 2022
(02) Postdoctoral Fellowship Position
Postdoc Fellowship Position summary/title: Post-doc Fundamentals in µ-milling of steel with ultrashort pulse laser 1.0 FTE (222524)
Ultrashort pulse (USP) laser offers an innovative manufacturing technology that does not require hazardous chemicals. USP laser allows precise and thermal damage-free removal of materials (ablation) for a wide-range of scientific, medical and industrial applications. Precise local energy deposition is one of the main advantages of USP laser that reduce the heat affected zone. These unique properties of ultrashort laser pulses make USP laser ablation a good alternative to other micro-machining processes for ultimate process quality of materials removal. However, its potential is limited by the low ablation rate and the complexity of the associated laser technology. On the other hand, the use of more powerful pulse lasers to increase the ablation rate may result in unwanted effects such as plasma shielding, melting and thermal damage from heat accumulation. Precise micro-milling of steels with ultrashort pulse laser ablation is very challenging but a key enabling technology for many applications. This research project aims understanding the fundamentals in ultrafast and ultra-smooth micro-milling of steel components with USP laser in order to provide in-depth knowledge for industrial applications in smart and precise manufacturing processes.
Deadline : 15 September 2022
(03) Postdoctoral Fellowship Position
Postdoc Fellowship Position summary/title: Post-doc Preservice teachers’ well-being and resilience (0.8 FTE) (222535E)
The Department of Teacher Education of the University of Groningen is looking for a temporal postdoctoral researcher to investigate interventions/initiatives that enhance preservice teachers’ well-being and resilience (18 months for 0.8 FTE). We are looking for a recent PhD researcher in the Educational sciences, Psychology or related sciences with affinity for and experience with the topic of well-being and resilience focused on (prospective) teachers.
Deadline : 6 September 2022
(04) Postdoctoral Fellowship Position
Postdoc Fellowship Position summary/title: Postdoc Welbevinden en veerkracht van aanstaande leraren (0,8 fte) (222535)
De postdoc komt te werken bij de Lerarenopleiding in een project binnen NRO programma ‘Samenwerkend onderzoek aan Nationaal Programma Onderwijsthema’s MBO-HO (https://www.nro.nl/(…)erwijs-themas-mbo-ho). Het project is getiteld ‘Welbevinden en veerkracht van aanstaande leraren’.
Deadline : Open until Filled
(05) Postdoctoral Fellowship Position
Postdoc Fellowship Position summary/title: Postdoctoral Researcher Photopharmacology (1.0 FTE) (222539)
Photopharmacology is a rapidly emerging field at the interface of the chemical and medical sciences aiming at high precision therapy. With years of leading research, the University of Groningen is taking the next step, and is aiming for real life applications in the nearby future. The use of light as external trigger allows high precision activation of a drug in space and time in a non-invasive manner, and thus opens fascinating opportunities for precise targeting of e.g. tumors, and bacterial infections. High precision cancer chemotherapy, slow release of pharmaceuticals and increasing drug stability are the first goals the group wishes to take beyond the proof of principle, and push through to a viable prototype.
Deadline :29 August 2022
(06) Postdoctoral Fellowship Position
Postdoc Fellowship Position summary/title: Postdoctoral Researcher Photopharmacology (1.0 FTE) (222517)
Photopharmacology is a rapidly emerging field at the interface of the chemical and medical sciences aiming at high precision therapy. Being among the founding fathers of photopharmacology (together with the Trauner group, currently at UPenn), our expertise in molecular photoswitches and light-driven rotary motors gives us a unique advantage to design the smart medicine of the future. Unlike optogenetics, widely used in neuroscience relying on genetic modification of the organism, the basis for photopharmacology is the design of drugs with intrinsic switchable functions. Specifically, this means that in bioactive molecular components (common pharmaceuticals) designed with intrinsic light-switchable units, the biological activity can be switched on and off with high precision on command using light. The use of light as external trigger allows high precision activation of a drug in space and time in a non-invasive manner. This opens fascinating opportunities for precise targeting of e.g. tumors, and bacterial infections. High precision cancer chemotherapy, fighting bacterial resistance or infectious biofilms are among the prospects for future clinical applications. In a more fundamental scientific perspective control of specific pathways in complex biological networks open numerous opportunities. Our Nobel prize winning research on molecular machines (light-driven chiral molecular switches and motors) introducing directional motion at the nanoscale enabled us to explore the basic principles of photopharmacological agents. We pioneered photoswitchable antibiotics and quorum sensing molecules, interfering with bacterial communication and very recently demonstrated the regulation of the circadian clock in human cells.
Deadline : 29 August 2022
(07) Postdoctoral Fellowship Position
Postdoc Fellowship Position summary/title: Postdocs Humanities faculties (14.0 FTE) (222475-88)
In the context of the sectoral plan for the Humanities entitled ‘Tradition in transition’ and the University’s strategic profile, the three Humanities faculties of the University of Groningen are offering 14 postdoc positions. The Faculties of Arts (FoA), of Theology and Religious Studies (FThRS) and Philosophy (FPh) are looking for expertise and experience in the fields of humane AI, cultural heritage & identity, languages & cultures, and communication, information & social inequalities in a digital world. We invite ambitious academics to apply for the following positions within these themes:
Deadline : 29 August 2022
(08) Postdoctoral Fellowship Position
Postdoc Fellowship Position summary/title: Post-doc Nuclear mass spectrometry (1.0 FTE) (222441)
For the project, we are looking for an enthusiastic Postdoc with an interest in technical development and building new experimental equipment as well as online experiments. The postdoc will be involved in setting up the new experiment and will work on the commissioning of a new ion guide system and MR ToF MS. Previous experience in ion guide techniques and/ or precision mass spectrometry will be considered as an advantage.
Deadline : 23 August 2022
(09) Postdoctoral Fellowship Position
Postdoc Fellowship Position summary/title: Postdoctoral researchers Behavioural and Social Sciences (5.6-7.0 FTE) (222496-02)
Working towards resilient societies, transparent science and alignment with the job market: these are three of the themes that Social and Behavioural Sciences faculties at Dutch universities are focusing on. We are starting to implement the joint sector plan ‘From insight to impact’, for developing solutions to urgent social issues and strengthening the impact of science.
Deadline : 22 August 2022
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About The University of Groningen, Netherlands –Official Website
The University of Groningen is a public research university in the city of Groningen in the Netherlands. The university was founded in 1614 and is the second-oldest university in the Netherlands. In 2014, the university celebrated its 400th anniversary. Currently, RUG is placed in the top 100 universities worldwide according to three international ranking tables.
The university was ranked 65th in the world, according to Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) in 2019. In April 2013, according to the results of the International Student Barometer, the University of Groningen, for the third time in a row, was voted the best university of the Netherlands.
The University of Groningen has eleven faculties, nine graduate schools, 27 research centres and institutes, and more than 175-degree programmes. The university’s alumni and faculty include Johann Bernoulli, Aletta Jacobs, four Nobel Prize winners, nine Spinoza Prize winners, one Stevin Prize winner, royalty, multiple mayors, the first president of the European Central Bank, and a secretary general of NATO.
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