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PhD-candidate Electrocochleography (ECochG) during cochlear implantation m/v, Leiden

   Department of Ear, Nose and Throat Surgery

   Sunday, February 06, 2022  Funded PhD Project (Students Worldwide)

Leiden Netherlands Biomedical Engineering

About the Project

The position

We are looking for an enthusiastic PhD-candidate for the department of Ear, Nose and Throat Surgery (ENT) for the project: “Electrocochleography (ECochG) during cochlear implantation, a translational approach from computer model to clinic”. Within this study you will bring a computational model to the clinic, to improve the medical care for severely hearing impaired people that receive a cochlear implant. Are you the candidate we are looking for?

Your profile

You have completed a master's degree in a medical-technical field, such as (Technical) Medicine, Biomedical Engineering, Mathematical Biology, Bio-Informatics, or (Applied) Mathematics, Applied Physics, or similar. You have an affinity with hearing and medical scientific research. You have an excellent command of the Dutch and English language, both verbally and in writing. You also have good communication skills and you can work well together.

What we offer

You will be employed on the basis of a 36 hour per week. Appointment is for 4 years. Your salary will depend on your qualifications and experience, with a maximum of € 3,271 gross per month based on a 36-hour week (scale Pro, CAO UMC).

Working at the LUMC

The LUMC, situated in Leiden, the Netherlands, is an academic medical centre for patient care, research and education, aiming to meet the challenges of tomorrow’s health care. It has a strong focus on research, connecting and combining fundamental research into disease-causing mechanisms with patient-focused studies in areas like oncology, regenerative medicine and population health. The LUMC has research facilities that include capabilities for multiple appliances. The combination with clinical and societal outreach programmes allows for ground-breaking research and innovation in basic and applied science.

The research team in the ENT Department and the Center for Audiology and Hearing Implants conducts translational research embedded in an academic-clinical environment. The department’s areas of focus include ear disease and hearing implants, voice disorders, skull base tumors, oncology and facial plastic surgery. The cochlear implant research is embedded in the LUMC Neuroscience research theme

More information

A detailed job description can be found at www.lumc.nl/vacancies. For more information about this position you may also contact dr.ir. Margriet van Gendt, Clinical physicist and audiologist, department of Throat, Nose and Ear Surgery, telephone +31(0)71 5262463, email: .

How to apply

If you wish to apply, make sure to do so no later than 06/02/2022. You can use this direct link:


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