KU Leuven


Ku Leuven

Leuven, Belgium

The Mechanical Engineering Department of KU Leuven has been active in industrial Computed Tomography for many years. The lab can rely on high-power 450keV and 225keV CT machines, and has built a strong network with industrial partners as well as with research partner across Europe and beyond. Moreover, the research group collaborates intensively with other KU Leuven research groups on e.g. Additive Manufacturing, micro-manufacturing, or materials science.

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To strengthen the CT research group we are looking for a postdoctoral researcher. He/she is expected to develop advanced algorithms and/or perform experimental CT research on one or more of the following research topics:

  • Improving CT data processing algorithms (e.g. beam hardening correction or noise reduction algorithms)
  • Investigating and improving the performance of CT methods and algorithms
  • Establishing traceability of CT metrology
  • Expand the application range of CT within industry

The postdoctoral researcher will moreover have the opportunity to:

  • disseminate his/her results in scientific papers and at conferences
  • contribute to the initiation and management of project
  • guide PhD and/or master students
  • collaborate with the group’s extensive industrial and scientific network


We are looking for an enthusiastic, creative and independent postdoctoral researcher with:

  • a PhD in a relevant domain
  • profound expertise in Computed Tomography
  • good communication skills (oral and written)
  • open character

Applicants should use the online application tool to submit:

  • An academic CV
  • A statement of research interests and career goals
  • At least two references with their full names and contact addresses


The successful candidate will receive:

  • A full-time postdoctoral position in an internationally renowned research institute (initial contract for 1 year, extendable)
    *-A competitive salary
  • Multiple benefits (health insurance, access to university infrastructure and sports facilities, etc.)

For more information please contact Prof. dr. ir. Wim Dewulf, tel.: +32 16 37 28 81, mail: wim.dewulf@kuleuven.be.
You can apply for this job no later than March 10, 2020 via the online application tool
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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