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Research Scientist Computational Physics

Posted Dec 8, 2021
Project ID: PHILJP00024351
Eindhoven, Noord Brabant
1 year
(Jan 10, 2022 - Dec 31, 2022)
40 hrs/week
Payrate range

As a Research Scientist Computational Physics, you are a member of the AI Data Science & Digital Twin department within Philips Research. The department mission is to lead Philips into the Digital era through world-class innovations based on AI, Data Science and computational physics. By applying and broadening your competency in computational physics, you will contribute to new innovative Healthcare products and applications covering the entire spectrum of the Philips businesses.

Computational physics is used to accelerate the development of new propositions in the health continuum by Philips, to improve our understanding of relevant physical phenomena, and to enable new healthcare propositions in the market through the digital twin concept. You will work in projects that focus on a variety of medical and personal health devices, such as small medical therapeutic devices, large-scale imaging systems, and oral healthcare devices. You need to work closely with researchers in other research fields and product experts from the businesses. Projects range from short term (weeks) to longer term (years).

Your main responsibilities

  • Actively participating and cooperating in multidisciplinary research projects and delivering excellent results;
  • Keeping up with new developments in computational physics;
  • Contributing to IP creation;
  • Carrying out and initiating industrial research to enable meaningful innovations;
  • Staying ahead of technical and application developments in relevant technological areas.

Your team
You will be a member of the Multiphysics Models of Devices team. Our team specializes in computational solid mechanics and fluid dynamics, device-tissue interaction, fracture and damage mechanics, multi-phase flow, and fluid-structure interaction. We support Philips with state-of-the-art physics insights and virtual prototyping expertise and are active across the whole health continuum. We cooperate with teams within Philips Research, Philips ventures and directly with the Philips businesses.

Our offer
We welcome you to a highly challenging, dynamic, innovative environment with great technical and personal opportunities for you to explore and develop further.

To be successful in this role you have:

  • Successfully completed your PhD, preferably in Mechanical Engineering, Applied Physics or Biomedical Engineering with a topic in the field of computational mechanics and/or computational physics;
  • Significant experience in computational modeling, with a focus on creating thorough insights;
  • An innovative and creative mindset;
  • The ability to translate computational insights into applications;
  • A strong team player attitude;
  • A flexible mindset and the ability to take initiative.

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