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Microfluidic designer for life science technologies

Flemish Brabant Province
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Keywords

Microfluidics Biology Simulations Analytical Thinking Comsol Multiphysics Mechanical Engineering Modelling Skills Ansys Research Applied Physics Biomedical Engineering Chemical Engineering Creatividad Fault Tolerance Fluidics Integrated Development Environments MATLAB Numerical Analysis Scheduling Enterprise Application Software Self Motivation

Description

Microfluidic designer for life science technologies

Initial 6 month contract + extensions

Leuven, Belgium/Remote (2-3 days remote per week)

We are looking for a researcher with a strong technical background in the field of microfluidics, who has experience in microfluidic design and simulations for life sciences application. We are looking for a highly motivated and creative colleague to work on next-generation technologies for life science applications.

The assignment

  • Design novel microfluidic devices for life sciences applications.
  • Perform simulation, modelling and analytical evaluation of device performance using tools such as COMSOL, ANSYS, Matlab or other equivalent software packages.
  • Evaluate device robustness and design fault-tolerant microfluidic systems.
  • Manage time effectively according to project schedules.
  • Work closely with an interdisciplinary team of engineers and biologists.

Required knowledge and skills

  • You have a PhD degree in mechanical engineering, chemical engineering, applied physics or other equivalent discipline with strong experience in microfluidic device design for life science applications. This combined with +/- 3 years of experience in a similar role.
  • Candidates with a Master's degree and relevant experience will also be considered. Industry experience is a plus.
  • It is essential that you have strong reasoning skills and can analyze microfluidic systems using both analytical and numerical methods.
  • You are very experienced with ANSYS, COMSOL, or other equivalent tools for numerical modelling. Skills in coding, eg using OpenFoam or other equivalent tools, is a plus.
  • You are very familiar with microfluidics products and existing device solutions.
  • You have experience working in a research or development environment with an interdisciplinary team.

Must haves

  • Experienced in fluidics simulation
  • Looking for someone with a background in mechanical engineering, not in the direction of bio-medical engineering
Start date
ASAP
Duration
6 months +
From
Consol Partners
Published at
24.11.2022
Project ID:
2504115
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