Jobs

Leuven is a great place to work. Find out for yourself, many of our members could be looking for a candidate just like you. 

PhD position: DESIGN OF FLEXIBLE PUBLIC BUS SERVICES FOR SMART CITIES

The supervisor of this research, prof. Pieter Vansteenwegen, works at the Centre of Industrial Management, Traffic and Infrastructure (CIB). CIB has research groups working on optimization of public transportation, traffic management and logistic optimization.

Process Engineering Coordinator

As coordinator for Process Engineering you will be responsible for all processes and tools in the field of in-line Metrology. 

PhD position: DEVELOPMENT OF EFFICIENT ALGORITHMS FOR 3D-PACKING PROBLEMS WITH IRREGULAR SHAPES

The CODeS research group is part of the Department of Computer Science at the KU Leuven. The overall research theme of CODeS includes the design, analysis and application of heuristics for combinatorial optimisation problems.

ENTHOUSIASTE MEDEWERKER VAARDIGHEIDSCENTRUM TANDHEELKUNDE

Voor begeleiding van de studenten en ondersteuning van het beheer en dagdagelijkse werking van het Vaardigheidscentrum Tandheelkunde zoeken we een enthousiaste medewerker.

PhD position

This vacancy concerns a vacancy of the Leuven Institute for Research on Information Systems (LIRIS) at KU Leuven. You will find a dynamic and pleasant working environment in this research group that is actively involved in scientific research at the highest international level in different domains such as business intelligence, data miningbig data & analytics, process mining, conceptual modelling, model-driven engineering, and smart learning environments.
Research projects in these domains are focusing both on fundamental research as on applied research. 

ALGEMEEN DIRECTEUR ASSOCIATIE KU LEUVEN

De Associatie KU Leuven is een netwerk van kwaliteitsvolle hogeronderwijsinstellingen verspreid over Vlaanderen en Brussel. Zij omvat vijf hogescholen (Vives, Odisee, Luca, Thomas More en UCLL) en een universiteit (KU Leuven) en verschaft jaarlijks onderwijs aan meer dan 100.000 studenten.
De Associatie KU Leuven is voor haar dagelijkse leiding op zoek naar een Algemeen Directeur.

Researcher Modelling, Simulation and Control for Smart Machines and Vehicles

You simulate multi-physical models for the design of smart machines and vehicles or develop and validate control algorithms. 

Senior researcher dynamic systems & control

You develop advanced controllers for smart and interconnected systems (machines, robots and vehicles). 

Robotics Research Engineer (Leuven or Lommel or Kortrijk)

As a robotics research engineer, you develop control strategies for assembly and explore the opportunities offered by the “state of the art” of robot & cobot applications. 

Software Integratie Architect (Leuven of Lommel)

Als Software Integratie Architect definieer je nieuwe software architecturen voor assemblagecellen in Industry 4.0 fabrieksproductiesystemen.

Research Engineer for Industry 4.0 workcells

You design new assembly workcells for Industry 4.0 production environments

Software Architect (Leuven or Lommel)

You define software architecture for embedded system prototypes in autonomous driving technology research.

Digital marketeer bij Flanders Make

Spreken thema’s zoals zelfrijdende voertuigen, slimme machines, industrie 4.0 en robots die samenwerken met mensen tot jouw verbeelding?

Als digital marketeer zet je allerlei online campagnes en initiatieven op over zulke thema’s, om bedrijven te enthousiasmeren om samen te werken aan onderzoek en innovatie met Flanders Make.

WETENSCHAPPELIJK MEDEWERKER

Je voert onderzoek uit in het kader van het Steunpunt Circulaire Economie over het thema circulaire economie in Vlaanderen, met nadruk op de werkgelegenheidsaspecten en nieuwe businessmodellen. 

HCI-ONDERZOEKER (M/V)

Het Meaningful Interactions Lab (Mintlab), een onderzoeksgroep aan de faculteit Sociale Wetenschappen van de KU Leuven en geaffilieerd met imec, verricht onderzoek binnen het domein van Human-Computer Interaction (HCI) vanuit het perspectief van de Sociale en Humane Wetenschappen. De missie van Mintlab is om zinvolle en waardevolle interacties met technologie te onderzoeken en te ontwerpen. Centraal in onze aanpak staat het actief betrekken van gebruikers in een reflectief onderzoeks- en ontwerpproces. Mintlab bedenkt en creëert waardevolle interactieontwerpen die een verschil kunnen maken in het leven van toekomstige gebruikers.

User Researcher in domein van Smart Cities

Wil je graag een positieve bijdrage leveren aan het stadsleven, en een brug slaan tussen burgers, de privésector, overheid en de academische wereld in Brussel, Antwerpen en andere Vlaamse steden? Als user researcher smart cities werk je mee aan het samen brengen van mens en innovatie om oplossingen te vinden voor dagdagelijkse problemen!


POST-DOCTORAL RESEARCHER

You will have the opportunity to shape and lead a multidisciplinary research line focusing on the further characterization of the role of dendrites in axonal regeneration, meanwhile also supervising junior PhD students working on similar/complementary projects.

Senior R&D Engineer Dielectric Deposition and Thin Film Expertise

To support the growing interest in our activities, we are looking for a Senior R&D Engineer Dielectric Deposition and Thin Film Expertise.

ICT Business Partner

As ICT Business Partner you are the strategic business relationship link between the different business units and ICT at management and operational level.

Postdoctoral Researcher Mm-wave Imaging Radar

We are currently looking for a postdoctoral researcher with significant experience in MIMO radar architecture and processing to join our millimeter-wave radar team.

PhD position: ADJOINT-BASED TOPOLOGY OPTIMIZATION OF THERMAL NETWORKS

The task of the PhD candidate is to develop a tool that automatically proposes efficient and affordable thermal network designs and with that contributes to providing an affordable solution to decarbonizing building heating supplies.

PhD position: THERMAL-FLUID OPTIMIZATION OF HEAT SINKS INCLUDING MANUFACTURABILITY CONSTRAINTS

Efficiently dealing with the computational cost of 3D problems will be the main challenge of the PhD candidate, as well as guaranteeing robustness of the design and its manufacturability.

VP Marketing

Become the first full-time commercial member in the Pharrowtech team. Leverage your deep business expertise and wide personal network to accelerate Pharrowtech’s go-to-market. Grow and lead our marketing and sales team from the ground up.

Senior System Engineer

You are an expert in wireless system definition, design, implementation and measurement. You have solid expertise in algorithm design and DSP implementation, complemented with broad hands-on experience in system-level prototyping and optimization. You lead all software and firmware development activities in tight collaboration with multi-disciplinary team members, suppliers and customers.

Senior Antenna & Packaging Designer

You are an experienced antenna designer who has successfully completed high-volume product designs. At Pharrowtech, you turn our antenna and packaging prototypes into qualified products that meet all customer requirements. You take full ownership of all antenna, packaging and board design and measurement activities.


Talent Acquisition Officer

In this new role, you will be coached by the Talent Acquitsiton Specialist and as a team we will develop and execute all activities aiming to fill open vacancies according to the required quality and quantity standards. You will be responsible for your own vacancies to fill and you make sure you find the right talent for the organization and help in the retention of this talent within the company. You are the ambassador of the company towards candidates and suppliers for all talent acquisition related topics. Together with your colleagues you actively position Terumo on the job market and build the employer brand.

PHD POSITION ON DYNAMIC MODELLING OF ANIMAL BEHAVIOURS USING MACHINE LEARNING, INTELLIGENT SENSORS AND COMPUTATIONAL ETHOLOGY

M3-BIORES is currently doing exciting research on computational ethology, focussing on the real-time monitoring of animal behaviours using sensors and state-of-the-art real-time algorithms. We want to understand better the animals mental state, health and welfare, and translate this knowledge in innovative ICT technologies to support farmers, zoo keepers and sports professionals. 

PHD RESEARCHER

For the Research Group Work, Organizational and Personnel Psychology (Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences), the Department of Work and Organization Studies (Faculty of Economics and Business) and the Faculty Research Center of Expertise for Labour market Monitoring (Steunpunt Werk, Faculty of Economics and Business), we are looking for a PhD researcher with an interest in scientific research on unemployment and inactivity.

TWO PHD RESEARCHERS IN BUSINESS STATISTICS

The ORSTAT Research Center has expertise in Operations Research and Statistics. The research center covers a wide range of challenging topics in both areas. Please, find more information about ORSTAT through this link: https://feb.kuleuven.be/resear...

KINDERPSYCHOLOOG DOCTORAATSPROJECT KANKER & ZWANGERSCHAP

Een essentieel onderdeel van het onderzoek naar kanker in de zwangerschap is de neuropsychologische opvolging van de kinderen die blootgesteld werden aan kankertherapieën tijdens de zwangerschap. Hiertoe worden op de leeftijd van 1.5, 3, 6, 9, 12, 15 en 18 jaar verschillende neuropsychologische testen afgenomen bij zowel studiekinderen als controlekinderen. Jouw promotieonderzoek zal een vervolg zijn op een eerder proefschrift.

Professor: REHABILITATION IN MENTAL HEALTH CARE: ADULTS AND ELDERLY

There is an academic vacancy in the Department of Rehabilitation Sciences, in the Research Group ‘Adapted Physical Activity and Psychomotor Rehabilitation’ at KU Leuven in the area of rehabilitation in mental health care for adults and elderly. We are looking for internationally oriented candidates with an excellent research record and with educational competence within the field of rehabilitation in mental health care in this target group.

Chip Manufacturing Support Engineer

Step into the magnificent world of electronics and get familiar with the processes of manufacturing chips.

Data Engineer

You're interested in helping organisations become data minded and your idea of fun involves scalable compute clusters or massive data processing. You are convinced sensor data and IoT will have a big impact on society in the coming years and you want to be part of that shift. You are a fan of open source technology and you are not blind to its pitfalls. 

Automatisatie ingenieur gasdetectie

Als automatisatie ingenieur gasdetectie ben je, samen met jouw collega´s, verantwoordelijk voor zowel het operationeel beheer als verschillende uitdagende projecten die de groei en noden van IMEC kan ondersteunen.

ICT cloud expert

Imec is looking for a Cloud Expert who loves and understands Cloud Infrastructure & Management. We are looking for someone who is highly motivated and will maintain knowledge of cutting edge technologies.

Academic Relations Manager

Uitbouwen en onderhandelen van strategische relaties met nationale en internationale universiteiten en onderzoeksinstellingen.

Venture Development Manager

Boosting venture projects to the market via a spin-off, a license deal or technology sale 

Technical Writer

Septentrio is a leading supplier of highly accurate GPS/GNSS receivers for demanding applications, requiring accuracies in the decimeter or centimeter range, even under difficult conditions. We provide board level OEM modules as well as system level GPS/GNSS receivers to our global customer base in machine control and construction, land and marine survey, mobile mapping, drones and more.

PHD ETHICS AND LAW OF EMERGING BIOMEDICAL DATA SHARING PLATFORMS

A successful candidate will be selected to work on a research project coordinated by the Centre for Biomedical Ethics and Law (an interdisciplinary centre that performs research on ethical and societal issues with regard to innovations in biomedical research and health care, www.cbmer.be). Staff members of this center publish their work in international peer reviewed journals, participate in national and international research projects, and provide advice to academic and professional organizations.

PhD position: FREQUENCY DEPENDENT AND PARAMETRIC REDUCED ORDER MODELS FOR NVH SIMULATION

The aim of this project is to develop robust Reduce Order Methods (ROM) which can be applied for multi-scale noise and vibration harshness (NVH) simulation of composite, 3D printed and meta-material structures.

PHD POSITION ON MULTI-SYSTEM LEARNING CONTROL FOR INTERCONNECTED MECHATRONIC SYSTEMS

You will be embedded in the MECO (Motion Estimation Control and Optimization) research team of the KU Leuven Department Mechanical Engineering. The MECO research team focusses on identification, analysis and optimal control of mechatronic systems such as autonomous guided vehicles, robots, and machine tools. It combines theoretical contributions (development of design methodologies) with experimental knowhow (implementation and experimental validation on lab-scale as well as industrial setups). The theoretical research benefits from the group’s expertise on numerical optimization, especially convex optimization. MECO is member of Flanders Make - the strategic research centre for the manufacturing industry.

Design Engineer (FPGA, ASIC, embedded software)

Whether this is your first application, or you've already had a first job experience, we'll give you an extensive training, and a growing responsibility for a wide variety of projects.

POSTDOC POSITION ON CO-OPERATIVE ONCOGENIC EVENTS IN ACUTE LYMPHOBLASTIC LEUKEMIA

The laboratory for Disease Mechanisms in Cancer (Department of Oncology, KU Leuven) is looking for a motivated postdoctoral researcher. Our team has a long-standing interest in studying the biology of acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL), and in particular we focus on the role of mutations in ribosomal proteins and their association with other mutations in ALL. Accumulation of mutations in ALL does not occur randomly, and particular lesions show significant co-occurrence or mutually exclusivity in the leukemia cells. This project aims at studying the molecular biological mechanisms by which co-occurring oncogenic events in T-cell ALL cooperate with each other to drive leukemia development, and how this can result in new vulnerabilities of the leukemia cells to drug treatment.

Devops and Sysadmin

As our new devops and sysadmin you know all about agility, automation and information sharing. You will serve a growing multi-site organization of 4,000 people and an R&D setup that is one of the world’s most advanced. 

Digital marketeer

Spreken thema’s zoals zelfrijdende voertuigen, slimme machines, industrie 4.0 en robots die samenwerken met mensen tot jouw verbeelding? Als digital marketeer zet je allerlei online campagnes en initiatieven op over zulke thema’s, om bedrijven te enthousiasmeren om samen te werken aan onderzoek en innovatie met Flanders Make. 

SOFTWARE EXPERT

De Groep Wetenschap en Technologie, departement Biosystemen, afdeling MeBios onderzoekt de interactie tussen biologische systemen en fysieke processen. De nadruk ligt op het meten van eigenschappen van biologische producten en procesvariabelen, de analyse van de gemeten signalen door middel van geavanceerde statistische methoden, proces- en apparatuurontwerp, optimalisatie en controle. Wiskundige modellen om de werkingsprincipes van biologische systemen op verschillende ruimtelijke en temporele schaal te beschrijven, zijn hiervoor essentieel.

PHD RESEARCHER

This research project is shouldered by the Faculty of Economics and Business – Leuven and Kortrijk. The research will be conducted under the supervision Prof. L. Sels (Department Work & Organisation Studies - WOS) and Prof. J. Bruneel (Department Management Strategy & Innovation - MSO), in the framework of the ‘Kenniscentrum voor Coöperatief Ondernemen’.

STAFMEDEWERKER INTERNATIONALISERING

Als stafmedewerker van de Dienst Internationalisering maak je deel uit van het dynamische en geëngageerde team dat, onder leiding van de vicedecaan internationalisering, meewerkt aan de realisatie van internationalisering van onderwijs en onderzoek als strategische prioriteit van de faculteit. 

ADMINISTRATIEF MEDEWERKER UITWISSELINGEN

Als medewerker van de Dienst Internationalisering maak je deel uit van het dynamische en geëngageerde team dat, onder leiding van de vicedecaan internationalisering en het diensthoofd, meewerkt aan de realisatie van internationalisering van onderwijs en onderzoek als strategische prioriteit van de faculteit.

Senior academic position: APPLIED BIOINFORMATICS IN MICROBIAL ECOLOGY AND RELATED FIELDS

The main working place of the candidate will be the Laboratory of Process Microbial Ecology and Bioinspirational Management (PME&BIM) at the Group T Leuven Campus. PME&BIM is embedded within the Technology Cluster of Bioengineering Technology (CBeT), Department of Microbial and Molecular Systems (M2S), KU Leuven. PME&BIM is internationally recognized for its research in the field of applied microbiology and microbial ecology. PME&BIM studies the role and ecology of microbial communities and members thereof in diverse natural and man-made environments or processes to better understand and manage these processes. More particularly, PME&BIM aims to gain more insights in the modulatory role of microbes in these habitats by the use of state-of-the-art molecular microbiological methods, and focuses both on pathogenic and beneficial microbes. Study domains include agricultural production and crop protection, food and beverage production, and biofilm management.

Postdoctoral position: STAFF MEMBER GENETIC DIAGNOSTICS OF SOLID TUMORS

The Center of Human Genetics (Centrum Menselijke Erfelijkheid, CME) at the KU Leuven, has a strong international reputation in the field of clinical genetics and is a pioneer in the development of new genetic an genomic technologies, both for fundamental research and diagnostics. CME is structurally connected with the University Hospitals of Leuven an the Flemish Institute for Biotechnology (VIB).

Within the Center of Human Genetics, we are looking for a Staff Member with specific expertise in cytogenetics and molecular genetic testing of solid tumors.

Transmission Electron Microscopy Expert

As TEM expert, you are responsible for research and application aspects in a lab setting of TEM and FIB tools serving the internal imec logic, memory and future CMOS and post CMOS programs.


Circuit Designer Thin Film Electronics

Design of large area flexible imager systems

Procesingenieur

Als Procesingenieur ben je verantwoordelijk voor de introductie en optimalisatie van verscheidene processen in onze pilootproductielijn.

Gemotiveerde Technische Bachelor

Om de resultaten en de zelfredzaamheid van onze pilootproductielijn te verhogen is imec op zoek naar gemotiveerde technische bachelors voor de functie van CD-SEM Technician. 

System and Signal Processing Expert for Radar and IoT

You will develop algorithmic solutions for complex problems in broadband wireless and coherent radars. 

Export Control Officer

Als onze nieuwe Export Control Officer werk je voor één van de meeste geavanceerde R&D setups van de wereld.  

POSTDOCTORAL ENGINEER SPATIAL TRANSCRIPTOMICS

You will play a key role in the establishment of highly multiplexed in situ RNA-profiling of single cells as well as fourth-generation sequencing technology that preserves the spatial coordinates of RNA and DNA sequences within tissue sections. Thus you will enable localized sequencing reads within single cells in their original histological tissue context, and the detection and visualization of transcripts from 100s to 1000s of genes at unprecedented accuracy and with spatial inter- and intracellular coordinates.

PHD POSITION ON HIGH POWER DENSITY CONVERTERS – POWER ELECTRONICS

At the Power Electronics Group of the Department of Electrical Engineering ESAT / ELECTA located at EnergyVille, several PhD students and post-docs are working on modeling and applications of power electronics. We currently have a PhD position available.

Analog Design Engineer Image Sensor

Imec enjoys a world-class reputation in integrated circuit and system design and in IC-process-technology development. Combining these skills, imec’s Imager SoC group develops specialty image sensors using its own proprietary technology.  Within imec’s “Semiconductor Technology and Systems” unit, our group’s research activities focus on the development of specialty CMOS-based image sensors based on our proprietary and unique wafer technologies for imaging. The development of these image sensors is beyond state of the art and these image sensors will be integrated into tomorrow’s biomedical, pharmaceutical and industrial imaging applications.

You will belong to Imec’s wide and famous analog design team of which the Imager SoC group is a part.

ASIC Test Engineer

As a project engineer for integrated circuit (ASIC) test solutions within imec.IC-link you act as the technical support interface between our international customers, our assembly and test partners. You take up responsibility for the full project management including planning, definition of test solution, characterization and qualification of our customer’s integrated circuits.


Legal Counsel Privacy & IT-recht

De GDPR is hot en dat zal u geweten hebben. Als jurist met een passie voor privacy & IT-recht voert u audits uit bij een brede waaier aan klanten. Op basis van de bekomen informatie rapporteert en adviseert u de klant op een onderbouwde en correcte manier. U zal hierbij steeds samenwerken met onze IT-specialisten om de klant zo volledig mogelijk te kunnen adviseren.

Trademark Attorney

Als jurist gespecialiseerd in merkenrecht beheert u op zelfstandige wijze uw eigen portefeuille aan klanten en hun merkendossiers. Dit zal gefaseerd gebeuren in functie van uw kennis en ervaring. U rapporteert rechtstreeks aan en staat in nauw overleg met de verantwoordelijke van het IP-departement. U krijgt hierbij de kans volledige trajecten van A tot Z te beheren. Een boeiende uitdaging maar ook een verantwoordelijkheid.

Legal Counsel met contract-ervaring

Als ervaren jurist heeft een contract schrijven voor u (bijna) geen geheimen meer. U kent uw klassiekers (algemene in- en verkoopsvoorwaarden, distributiecontracten, agentuur, franchise, etc.) en ziet een uitdaging in de onbenoemde contracten (licentiecontracten, matrijscontracten, R&D contracten, etc.).

Solutions Engineer

If you love data wrangling and transforming data into actionable insights, we would love to talk to you. Cumul.io is looking for a solutions engineer (f/m), a jack of all trades combining data, dashboards, and a customer-centric mindset.

PHD POSITION ON EMBEDDED MODEL PREDICTIVE CONTROL FOR MECHATRONIC SYSTEMS

You will be embedded in the MECO (Motion Estimation Control and Optimization) research team of the KU Leuven Department Mechanical Engineering. The MECO team focusses on the identification, analysis and control of mechatronic systems such as autonomous guided vehicles, robots, and machine tools. It combines theoretical innovations with experimental validations on lab-scale as well as industrial setups. The theoretical research benefits from the team’s expertise on numerical optimization, while MECO’s practical knowhow and industrial collaboration are supported by its participation in Flanders Make - a strategic research center for the manufacturing industry.

Postdoctoral researcher

The Laboratory for Cell Metabolism (Department of Pharmaceutical and Pharmacological Sciences) and the Laboratory for Lipid Biochemistry and Protein Interactions (Department of Cellular and Molecular Medicine) at the University of Leuven (KU Leuven, Belgium) are looking for a Postdoctoral researcher to contribute to a joint project funded by the KU Leuven. Our labs have made seminal contributions to the unraveling of peroxisomal lipid and reactive oxygen species metabolism and have generated multiple loss-of-function mouse models to decipher the importance of peroxisomal metabolism for tissue homeostasis. 

IT Security Coordinator

As our new IT Security Coordinator, you’ll serve a growing multi-site organization of 4,000 people and an R&D setup that is one of the world’s most advanced.

POSTDOC POSITION IN THE DOMAIN OF EEG-BASED BRAIN-COMPUTER INTERFACES

The work will be performed within the research division STADIUS ('Stadius Centre for Dynamical Systems, Signal Processing, and Data Analytics') at the Department of Electrical Engineering (ESAT) at KU Leuven, Europe’s most innovative university (Reuters, 2018). STADIUS's major research objective is to contribute to the development of improved digital (control and signal processing) systems that incorporate advanced mathematical modeling techniques as a crucial new ingredient.

Finance Systems & Process Specialist

As Finance Systems and Process Specialist you guarantee the development, documentation and implementation of financial systems, processes and controls.

Information Security Officer

As our new Information Security Officer, you’ll serve a growing multi-site organization of 4,000 people and an R&D setup that is one of the world’s most advanced.

Process Engineer Dry Etch, Strip & Implant

As Process Engineer Dry Etch, Strip & Implant you will be responsible for the standard dry etch, strip and implant processes and tools.

Senior Analog, RF & MMWave IC Designers

We are looking for experienced analog, RF and millimeter wave IC design researchers who can participate actively in the innovation and design of future systems and applications.

Analog Design Engineer for Ultra Low Power Biomedical Applications

To strengthen our design team, we are looking for an experienced analog design engineer. The applications within our usual focus are extremely challenging with regards to signal integrity and power consumption. We are hence looking for a designer with a strong background and affinity in low-power and low-noise analog design for biomedical/neural sensing applications. As an analog design engineer researcher, you will become part of a team to develop novel circuits and ICs. 

Machine Learning Scientist for Radar Applications

Imec has a substantial and growing program on millimeter-wave radar sensors. Our radar activities include the design and implementation of these advanced mixed-signal CMOS SoCs in as well as building application-level demonstrators.

Dramatic cost and size reduction has made it possible to use radars in exciting new application domains such as smart vehicles, smart building, smart cities, e-health; IoT in general. Depending on the application, radar processing ranges from basic operations (filters, FFTs) to very sophisticated. Adding machine learning on top really opens up a whole new set of possibilities: classification, tracking, health monitoring, automation, etc. We are currently looking for an experienced researcher in machine learning and signal processing to grow our radar team.

Board Level Products Group Manager

Septentrio is a leading supplier of highly accurate GPS/GNSS receivers for demanding applications, requiring accuracies in the decimeter or centimeter range, even under difficult conditions. We provide board level OEM modules as well as system level GPS/GNSS receivers to our global customer base in machine control and construction, land and marine survey, mobile mapping, UAV’s, GIS and more.

Septentrio is headquartered in Leuven, Belgium and has offices in Torrance, CA (US), Hong Kong, Shanghai and Tokyo and partners throughout the world. For our offices in Leuven, Septentrio is seeking to hire a highly motivated Board Level Products Group Manager.

PHD POSITION: NEURAL MARKERS OF BREATHLESSNESS

The Research Group Health Psychology at KU Leuven (https://ppw.kuleuven.be/ogp/generalinformation) aims at unraveling how psychological and somatic variables interact in health and disease from a biopsychosocial perspective. Both fundamental and applied research is being conducted to understand how bodily sensations such as breathlessness are psycho(physio)logically processed and how neural, cognitive, emotional, learning and social processes contribute to the initiation and maintenance of chronic somatic symptoms, illness and disability. 

Design & Test Engineer for (Additive) Manufacturing Machines (Leuven)

Flanders Make researchers are developing technologies for design and production of high-performant, flexible and autonomous machines and vehicles. For additive manufacturing the next step is an evolution from a prototyping instrument toward a fast and stabile 3Dprinter in a productive series environment. New solutions are tested on our demonstration and validation infrastructure in controlled conditions.

Optimization Research Scientist (Leuven or Lommel)

As a  researcher in multidisciplinary design optimization, you will have the opportunity to work on challenging optimization problems  and apply various optimization techniques to generate solutions for machine designers. Typical design problems are constraint-based and multi-objective, requiring advanced non-linear mixed-integer solvers. 

SIGNAL PROCESSING ALGORITHM DESIGN FOR NEXT-GENERATION NEURO-SENSOR TECHNOLOGY

The work will be performed within the research division STADIUS ('Stadius Centre for Dynamical Systems, Signal Processing, and Data Analytics') at the Department of Electrical Engineering (ESAT) at KU Leuven, Europe’s most innovative university (Reuters, 2018). STADIUS's major research objective is to contribute to the development of improved digital (control and signal processing) systems that incorporate advanced mathematical modeling techniques as a crucial new ingredient.

Technical Project Manager

With a team of researchers you make technological breakthroughs happen in manufacturing industry. 

Senior researcher dynamic systems & control

You develop advanced controllers for smart and interconnected systems (machines, robots and vehicles). 

Robotics Research Engineer (Leuven or Lommel)

As a robotics research engineer, you develop control strategies for assembly and explore the opportunities offered by the “state of the art” of robot & cobot applications. 

Researcher Modelling, Simulation and Control for Smart Machines and Vehicles

You simulate multi-physical models for the design of smart machines and vehicles or develop and validate control algorithms. 

POSTDOC POSITION ON BIOLOGY OF CO-OPERATIVE ONCOGENIC EVENTS IN ACUTE LYMPHOBLASTIC LEUKEMIA

The laboratory for Disease Mechanisms in Cancer (Department of Oncology, KU Leuven) is looking for a motivated postdoctoral researcher. Our team has a long-standing interest in studying the biology of acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL), and in particular we focus on the role of mutations in ribosomal proteins and their association with other mutations in ALL. Accumulation of mutations in ALL does not occur randomly, and particular lesions show significant co-occurrence or mutually exclusivity in the leukemia cells. This project aims at studying the molecular biological mechanisms by which co-occurring oncogenic events in T-cell ALL cooperate with each other to drive leukemia development, and how this can result in new vulnerabilities of the leukemia cells to drug treatment.

PhD position: ENVIRONMENTAL CAUSES OF SARCOIDOSIS: EPIDEMIOLOGY, DETECTION, ANIMAL MODEL SETUP

We seek a junior scientist who is willing to step into a PhD-track, with good laboratory skills and a broad background and interest in biological systems,environmental exposure (silica – metals – fine particles), who will be responsible for mainly WP1 and WP4 – the work in WP2 & 3 will mainly be executed in parallel by a young clinician.

POSTDOCTORAL POSITION WITH THE H2020 PROJECT AIDA

The researchers will have access to a stimulating research environment within the Mathematics Department of KULeuven and within the network of team forming the Horizon 2002 project AIDA (www.aida-space.eu) funded by the European commission.

POSTDOC POSITION ON ROBUST OPTIMAL FEEDBACK CONTROL DESIGN METHODOLOGIES FOR MULTIVARIATE MECHATRONIC SYSTEMS

The research will take place in the MECO (Motion Estimation Control and Optimization) research team of the Department Mechanical Engineering of KU Leuven. The MECO research team focusses on modelling, estimation, identification, analysis and optimal control of motion and motion systems such as mechatronic systems or machine tools. It combines theoretical contributions (development of design methodologies) with experimental knowhow (implementation and experimental validation on lab-scale as well as industrial setups). The theoretical research benefits from the group’s expertise on numerical optimization, especially convex optimization. MECO is member of Flanders Make - the strategic research center for the manufacturing industry.

DOCTORAL RESEARCHER

The Department of Accounting, Finance and Insurance offers a dynamic, stimulating and pleasant working environment. Moreover, AFI enjoys a strong international reputation and is part of a wide network consisting of other universities, companies and institutions.

PhD position

PhD position starting Sept 1st in the laboratories of Karl Farrow (NERF) and Lieve Moons (Neural Circuit Development and Regeneration Research Group, Dept. Biology, KU Leuven). Candidates are expected to have a degree in life sciences, physical sciences or engineering, with a strong interest in neurodegenerative diseases and repair strategies. Prior experience in imaging, histology, molecular biology or computer science is an advantage.

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY (BOFZAP)

As part of its research commitment to the field of Intellectual Property Law and with the support of the 'Special Research Fund' (Bijzonder Onderzoeksfonds, BOFZAP), established by the Flemish Government, the Faculty of Law of the Humanities and Social Sciences Group at KU Leuven announces an open position for a fulltime academic staff member within the KU Leuven Centre for IT and IP law (CiTiP).

POSTDOCTORAL POSITION IN MULTILINGUAL TEXT MINING

We offer a two-year postdoctoral position funded by the EU ITEA3 project PAPUD "Profiling and Analysis Platform Using Deep Learning” (https://itea3.org/project/papud.html). The principal investigator is Prof. Sien Moens. The scope of the project is to build a universal model for data analytics using deep learning in order to help today’s businesses to make sense out of data.

POSTDOC POSITION IN DISCRETE TASK-LEVEL ROBOT PROGRAMMING AND WORLD MODELLING

You will be embedded in the Robotics Research Group at the Department of Mechanical Engineering, Division of Production engineering, Machine design and Automation (PMA). The group has pioneered robotics research in Europe since the mid-1970s and was among the first to develop active force feedback for assembly operations.

PHD STUDENT IN DISCRETE TASK-LEVEL ROBOT PROGRAMMING AND WORLD MODELLING

You will be embedded in the Robotics Research Group at the Department of Mechanical Engineering, Division of Production engineering, Machine design and Automation (PMA). The group has pioneered robotics research in Europe since the mid-1970s and was among the first to develop active force feedback for assembly operations.

POSTDOCTORAL POSITION IN NEURO-BIOINFORMATICS

The lab of Dr. Seuntjens studies basic processes of neurogenesis and neural migration within the developing brain. We investigate how different species generate neuronal diversity, and how neurons communicate while migrating towards their final destination. Faults in these processes often result in neurodevelopmental disorders in human. We use the mouse to model such disorders, and to study the underlying molecular mechanisms. We also aim to identify common evolutionary mechanisms of building large and complex brains through the study of nervous system development and regeneration in non-model organisms (killifish, octopus). 

PHD RESEARCHER IN THE FIELD OF ORGANIZATIONAL AI AND DIGITAL BUSINESS TRANSFORMATION

The Leuven Institute for Research on Information Systems (LIRIS) coordinates research in the area of information technology and management in organizations. This research embodies: fundamental issues of business information and knowledge in organizations, applied research, and research on the use and implications of digital information throughout society.

RESEARCH AND BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT MANAGER IN MANUFACTURING ENGINEERING

As a member of our team of three research managers, you play a key role in supporting the Production Engineering research group in expanding its externally funded research portfolio.

PHD POSITION ON IN VITRO CULTURE AND CRYOPRESERVATION OF TROPICAL CROPS

The planned PhD work will be executed in the framework of a Belgian Directorate-General Development Cooperation(DGD) project “Safeguarding vegetatively-propagated crop diversity to nourish people now and in the future”. The study will focus on an efficient and fast strategy to develop a cryopreservation protocols for new species with focus on those crops providing food security in the global South.

PhD or Postdoc position

You will conduct scientific research activities on the loading in the foot-ankle complex more specific (1) develop and test a multi-scale workflow to study cartilage stresses and strains and their effect on the cartilage constituents in patients with hindfoot OA presenting malalignment, (2) develop a statistical shape model of the mid- and hindfoot.

RESEARCH ASSISTANT, PUBLIC ECONOMICS

The Public Economics research group is part of the Department of Economics of the KU Leuven, and conducts both theoretical and applied research on issues such as social security and taxes, microsimulation, health care, public finances, education, and normative welfare economics and decisions of the household.