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Research Engineers Patient-Specific implants (MSCA Action) Leuven Belgium,  

Materialise (company)

Posted on : 10 September 2017

Project Description

Materialise is a dynamic Belgian high-tech worldwide company, founded in 1990, with over 1.500 employees worldwide. Materialise s mission is to innovate for a better and healthier world through its software and hardware infrastructure and in-depth knowledge of additive manufacturing (also known as 3D Printing). Our customers are in diverse industries, such as automotive, aerospace, medical, research and academia.

Research Engineers Patient-Specific implants (MSCA Action)


For the Marie Sklodowska-Curie Action CURABONE, Materialise is looking for three highly motivated researchers to work in an environment full of revolutionary technology and surrounded by people passionate about their work.

As a research engineer, you will have the opportunity to support the development of a new generation of patient-specific implants. You develop and validate predictive models using advanced modelling techniques such as Finite Element Analysis, MusculoSkeletal Modeling and bone healing. You work closely with internal stakeholders and external partners to understand the problem and to design solutions that meet their needs.


  • Applicants should have a Master s degree in engineering (biomedical, mechanical, mathematical or computer sciences) or equivalent.
  • You are passionate about innovation in medical 3D printing and have a strong interest in 3D biomechanical modelling (FEA, Musculo-Skeletal Modelling, Bone modelling). Prior experience in any of these fields is a strong plus.
  • You a born problem solver with strong analytical skills and you are ability to work independently with a proactive yet critical mind-set.
  • You speak Python or are willing to learn this software language. In addition, you re also fluent in English, both written and verbal.
  • High mobility for international training in Spain, Denmark and the United Kingdom.

Candidates will also be required to meet the Marie Curie Early Stage Researcher eligibility criteria:

  • At the time of recruitment by the host organisation, candidates must be in the first four years (full-time equivalent research experience) of their research careers and not yet have been awarded a doctoral degree. This is measured from the date when they obtained the degree which would formally entitle them to embark on a doctorate. They are required to undertake trans-national mobility (i.e. move from one country to another) when taking up their appointment.
  • At the time of recruitment by the host organisation, researchers must not have resided or carried out their main activity (work, studies, etc.) in Belgium


3001 Leuven, Belgium

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