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Professor in Advanced Ultrasound Imaging at DTU, Denmark 2022


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Professor in Advanced Ultrasound Imaging at Department of Health Technology, Technical University of Denmark, Denmark 2022

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General Info

Position: Professor
No. of Positions: 1
Research Field:
Joining Date: ASAP
Contract Period: Subject to Norms
Salary: Subject to norms

DTU Health Tech
Technical University of Denmark, Kgs. Lyngby, Denmark

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Qualification Details

DTU employs two working languages: Danish and English. You are expected to be fluent in at least one of these languages, and in time are expected to master both.

You will be assessed against the responsibilities and qualifications stated above and the following general criteria:

  • Documented experience and quality of teaching and curriculum development
  • Research impact and experience, funding track record and research vision
  • International impact and experience
  • Societal impact
  • Innovativeness, including commercialization and collaboration with industry
  • Leadership, collaboration, and interdisciplinary skills
  • Communication skills

Responsibilities/Job Description

A full professor position is available at the Section for Ultrasound and Biomechanics (USB) at the Department of Health Technology.

Your responsibility will be to conduct and lead research in advanced ultrasound imaging, obtain funding for expanding the research group, and teach on our Biomedical Engineering programme with emphasis on imaging, programming, and signal processing at all levels.

Responsibilities The research is conducted at the Center for Fast Ultrasound Imaging (CFU) in the USB section. The focus is on researching advanced ultrasound imaging methods and translating them from the basic acoustics all the way to the clinic. The current emphasis is on super resolution 2-D and 3-D imaging using synthetic aperture methods for anatomic and flow imaging. The research includes developing estimators and processing methods for beamforming, motion estimation, and image quantification for both traditional arrays as well as CMUT and row-column arrays. Of major importance is the implementation on advanced research scanners and the clinical evaluation in collaboration with hospitals. The scientific contributions, thus span from advanced simulations of the acoustics to implementation, laboratory experiments, and validation. You are expected to be able to be part of the leadership of the research and expand the research portfolio.

You must be able to significantly contribute to fund raising, the innovation in the above fields, and be a research leader at the highest international level. This entails being the main advisor of PhD students, writing papers and patents, raising research funds for hiring PhD students and postdocs, developing new strategic initiatives within research and teaching, and maintaining the international level of the research facilities at CFU and the USB Section.

You value visionary and meaningful communication, and you are motivated by delivering and taking the lead in engaging teaching at the BEng, BSc, MSc, and PhD levels. The position will involve teaching in existing courses and developing new relevant course materials by bringing the newest results from your research into our teaching to educate the new generation of engineering graduates within medicine and technology.

Teaching is conducted in collaboration with relevant DTU departments and external partners on topics within advanced ultrasound imaging and general medical imaging. You will develop teaching activities to support DTU’s ambition of having Europe’s best engineering education.

How to Apply?

Application Method: Online Application
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Application Procedure

Your complete online application must be submitted no later than 16 December 2022 (Danish time). Applications must be submitted as one PDF file containing all materials to be given consideration. To apply, please open the link ‘Apply online’, fill out the online application form, and attach all your materials in English in one PDF file. The file must include:

  • Application (cover letter) addressed to the President
  • Vision for teaching and research
  • CV including employment history, list of publications indicating scientific highlights, H-index and ORCID (see
  • Teaching portfolio including documentation of teaching experience
  • Academic Diplomas (MSc/PhD)
  • The five most important journal articles you have published. This should also include a description of your most important scientific contributions, and it should also be expained how these articles relate to the future vision for your research.

You can learn more about the recruitment process here.

Applications received after the deadline will not be considered.

All interested candidates irrespective of age, gender, disability, race, religion or ethnic background are encouraged to apply.

About the Department/Section/Group

You can read more about the Department of Health Technology at and CFU at

About the Employer: Technical University of Denmark (DTU), Denmark

Note or Other details

Salary and terms of employment The appointment will be based on the collective agreement with the Danish Confederation of Professional Associations. The allowance will be agreed upon with the relevant union.

If you are applying from abroad, you may find useful information on working in Denmark and at DTU at DTU – Moving to Denmark.  

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Contact details

Further information may be obtained from Professor Jørgen Arendt Jensen, tel: +45 4525 3924, e-mail: [email protected].

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Published on: | Last Updated: Nov 16, 2022 | at nViews Career by nViews Career Team