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2015 DTU PhD Position in Department of Electrical Engineering, Denmark

Technical University of Denmark (DTU) invites applications for a PhD position to undertake a research project on Cryogenic Radio Frequency Coil Arrays for Magnetic Resonance Systems. This project is a part of the Centre for Hyperpolarization and will be conducted in collaboration with the Department of Clinical Medicine-the MR Research Centre, Aarhus University. The period of employment is 3 years. The application deadline is 10 August 2015.

Study Subject(s): Position is available for a project on “Cryogenic Radio Frequency Coil Arrays for Magnetic Resonance Systems” in the Department of Electrical Engineering.
Course Level: 
Position is open for undertaking PhD research program.
Programme Provider:
Technical University of Denmark (DTU), Denmark
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Eligibility: To be eligible for this the candidate must be:
-MSc in engineering or equivalent qualification, preferably in electrical engineering
-Knowledge of electromagnetic and circuit design
-Basic knowledge of specific simulations software (CST/HFSS, Agilent ADS)
-Collaborative abilities and be able to work efficiently and independently

Open for International Students: This PhD position is open for Danish applicants.

Description: The Department of Electrical Engineering invites applicants for a 3-year PhD position. The objective of the PhD project is to improve signal to noise ratio in Magnetic Resonance (MR) systems by implementing low-noise multi-element coil arrays. In order to reduce the noise of the array, the coils and associated frontends (matching, tuning, balancing circuits and amplifiers) will be cooled down to cryogenic temperatures.

Number of award(s): There is a PhD position available.

Duration of award(s): The period of employment is 3 years.

What does it cover? The salary and appointment terms are consistent with the current rules for PhD students.

Selection Criteria:
-Knowledge of MR technologies
-Experience in RF and microwave circuit design and characterisation
-Practical skills in RF circuit prototyping and soldering
-Ability to present results in technical reports, and prepare scientific papers for publication in international journals

Notification: Not Known

How to Apply: Applications should be submitted online. Attach all your materials in English in one pdf file. The file must include:
-A letter motivating the application (cover letter)
-Curriculum vitae
-Grade transcripts and BSc/MSc diploma (an official translation into English)
-Excel sheet with translation of grades to the Danish grading system
-Educational information and Summary of appointments in the Seniority form.

Online Application 

Application Deadline: The application deadline is 10 August 2015.

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