Careers at UMC Utrecht
Vacancy number: 2018/0102
Apply to: February 27 2018
Education: University
Employment: Temporary position
Full-time/Part-time percentage: 100%

You will be a member of the PET/MRI for guidance team among physicians, MRI physicist, RT physicist, PET physicists, Medical Physicists and industrial partners. The PET/MRI for guidance team has the ambition to realize a clinical PET/MRI scanners dedicated to image guided therapy such as the MR-Linac. This requires technical developments in the field of MR hardware, PET hardware and PET reconstruction. Your role will be to take part in the design of mainly the PET part of the scanner, by simulations and physical experiments, and to contribute to the knowledge in PET reconstruction algorithms. You will work in close collaboration with engineers and physicist from UMC Utrecht, Philips and TH Aachen. The project is funded by Health Holland and supported by the industrial partners Philips and MRCoils.


The research will be carried out within the Imaging Division and Cancer Center of the University Medical Center Utrecht. These divisions are leading in image guided therapies including the MR-Linac system. In collaboration with Philips Health Tech and Aachen Technical University we are developing a next generation PET/MRI scanner dedicated to image guided therapy.


The post-doc or researcher candidate ideally has a PhD degree in image sciences, (applied) physics or mathematics, (bio-)medical engineering or a comparable training with a strong interest in PET physics and image processing. Candidates without a PhD but with relevant experience are also invited to react. The candidate must have a good scientific background, be highly motivated and independent and should have a team player attitude. Responsibilities will include publishing and presenting of the candidate’s research results.

The maximum salary for this position (100%) is € 4.917,00 gross per month based on full-time employment (work week 36 hours). This job is based on a temporary position for 1,5 years.

In addition, we offer an annual benefit of 8.3%, holiday allowance, travel expenses, career opportunities and personal budget. The terms of employment are in accordance with the Cao University Medical Centers (UMC).

More information

If you have any questions about this vacancy, please contact Mr.Jong, Klinisch Fysicus, phone 088 755 3327. Email

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