PhD and Postdoc positions

Wish to be a part of this cross-disciplinary journey?  

Drop us a line if:

  • discoveries excite you, AND
  • you are an experimental biologist with a flair for numbers, OR
  • you are a soft matter physicist or an engineer with a penchant for biology
  • all of the above 

Physics of Living Matter Group is accepting applications for PhD and Postdoc positions to study :

  1. Active microbial response under fluctuating environments     
  2. Topology mediated adaptive mechanics in soft and living matter
  3. Biophysics of Transport & (surface) Sensing at the Microbiome-Human Interface

Sengupta Lab is seeking outstanding and highly motivated candidates with:    

  • suitable background in cross-disciplinary research or in a field relevant to the topic 
  • knowledge of fluid mechanics and quantitative imaging/analysis (will be a plus)
  • willingness to work in an inter-cultural and international environment 
  • fluency in English (mandatory) – English is the working language
  • flexibility to work independently or as part of a team

We offer:    

  • a dynamic and state-of-the-art research environment with competitive salaries
  • intensive cross-disciplinary training opportunities in scientific & transferable skills 
  • extendable fixed term employee contract at the University of Luxembourg

For detailed scope of the projects and questions regarding the application procedure/suitability-check for the research background, contact Anupam Sengupta via: anupam.sengupta@uni.lu