Clinical translation of robotic technology

Katholieke Universiteit Leuven
January 31, 2023
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Clinical translation of robotic technology

(ref. BAP-2022-931)

Last modification : Tuesday, December 27, 2022

The Robot Assisted Surgery (RAS) group is a growing (>20 PhD's and >4 postdocs), dynamic, multi-disciplinary research group focusing on surgical robotics, medical devices, haptics, virtual and augmented reality. The group has links with micro-precision manufacturing, mechanical design, robotics, smart instrumentation and biomedical research groups in the department of mechanical engineering. Over the years (RAS was founded in 2001 by Prof. H. Van Brussel), the group has collected a unique research infrastructure. The group maintains tight and multiple collaborations with UZ Leuven, the largest (university) hospital in Belgium, which is located at 10 minutes ride (bicycle) of the department. The groups purpose is to develop innovative solutions addressing surgical needs and to verify and validate these developments in realistic settings.

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Responsibilities
  • verification and validation of robotic technology developed in RAS
  • Profile
  • possession of a master degree in bio-medical, mechanical, electrical engineering or equivalent
  • prior experience with medical and surgical robotic applications or with sensing for robotic applications
  • dedicated, professional and communicative, with good english skills

  • experience with LabView is necessary

  • Offer
  • 6-month contract, possibility to extend upon mutual agreement.
  • Interested?

    For more information please contact Prof. dr. ir. Emmanuel Vander Poorten, tel.: +32 16 32 25 28, mail: emmanuel.vanderpoorten@kuleuven.be or Mr. Mouloud Ourak, tel.: +32 16 37 90 54, mail: mouloud.ourak@kuleuven.be.

    KU Leuven seeks to foster an environment where all talents can flourish, regardless of gender, age, cultural background, nationality or impairments. If you have any questions relating to accessibility or support, please contact us at diversiteit.HR@kuleuven.be.

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