Postdoctoral Researcher on Light-Based Bioprinting

The Faculty of Science & Technology, University of Twente is looking for a postdoctoral researcher with a strong background in biomaterials or biomedical engineering and preferably experience with (light-based) bioprinting.

However, the candidate will be investigating a cutting-edge light-based bioprinting technology to create 3D living matter. Specifically, he/she will optimize the photopolymerization of polymers for the rapid volumetric bioprinting of cell-laden biomaterials. The goal of the postdoc is to pioneer this first-of-its-kind technology, which intends to result in several high-impact manuscripts.

Duration: 2 years


  • The salary amounts, depending on education and experience, minimal € 3.420,- to a maximum of € 4.490,- gross per month in case of a fulltime employment.
  • A holiday allowance of 8% of the gross annual salary and a year-end bonus of 8.3%.
  • The number of holiday hours for full-time employment is 232 hours per calendar year.
  • Professional and personal development programmes.

Job Requirements

The Postdoctoral Researcher on Light-Based Bioprinting seek a candidate who meets the following requirements:

  • Hold at least a PhD with good knowledge of photo-crosslinkable biomaterials.
  • have relevant working experience in tissue engineering, biomaterial analysis, bioprinting, and/or polymer chemistry.
  • Are highly ambitious candidate aiming to deliver high-quality and high-impact science.
  • Are proactive and enjoy working in a dynamic environment where focused work is alternated with responding to ad-hoc requests and questions.
  • Can work independently as well as in a team and you have a focused and flexible mindset.
  • Like to interact with others and have excellent communication skills.
  • Are willing to be trained in other complementary research activities (for example, characterization of biomaterials, biofabrication, microfluidics, cell biology, etc.).
  • Have affinity for working in an international environment and good command of the English language, both verbally and in writing.
  • Have demonstrable leadership potential and experience in the supervision of students.
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Application Process

Interested applicants are to fill in the application form below. The application should include:

  • a detailed CV
  • an application/motivation letter, emphasizing their specific interest and motivation, and
  • an academic transcript of PhD and M.Sc. education.

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Application Deadline: April 30, 2022.

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