Vacant Positions

The Copenhagen Center for Health Technology have the following open job positions.

PhD scholarship in Designing Sustainable Behaviour Change to Prevent Spread of Infections in Nursing Homes

The Department of Technology, Management and Economics at DTU-Technical University of Denmark invites applications for a 3-year position in Designing sustainable behaviour change to prevent spread of infections in nursing homes, starting ideally in September 2020 or as soon as possible thereafter. The PhD candidate will be working at the intersection of design, behaviour, and health and elderly care.

The PhD position will be based in the Innovation Division in the research group Engineering Systems Design. The group is characterised by a vibrant and supportive research environment with engaged staff and strong research collaborations with leading universities and industry worldwide. Our research focuses on understanding and improving the ways in which complex socio-technical engineering systems, including healthcare systems, are designed and managed throughout their life cycles. We have a number of healthcare innovation research projects and are members of the Copenhagen Center for Health Technology (CACHET), which this project is co-funded by.

The application deadline is the 15th of June 2020, read more about the position and apply here

Student Programmers & Designers

CACHET is looking for skilled student programmers and designers to work at DTU. You should have a strong educational background in computer science or computer engineering, but prior work experience is not a requirement. We are looking for the following profiles:


  • RESTful server infrastructure (Spring Boot, Java, Kotlin)

  • web-based development (react / js)

  • mobile phone programming (Android, iOS, Flutter)

  • sensor collection (mobile phone sensing, wearables, activity trackers (FitBit etc.))

  • data processing & analysis (R, Python, MatLab)

Graphical Designers and Communication

  • UX design

  • graphical design

  • digital communication and story telling

  • photography & video production 

Benefits and Employment

We offer a challenging and exciting job, which is highly relevant to your studies. You will be working on the cutting edge of technology research in an international academic community and atmosphere with the focus on research and innovation for the benefit of the surrounding society. You workplace will at DTU campus in Lyngby. 

The appointment will be based on the organization agreement between the Ministry of Finance and Prosa/State for IT employees in the state sector. Typical salary is in the range of DKK 150-170 depending on the number of ECTS you have passed. You are expected to work 15 hours a week in average, and will be paid on an hourly basis.

If you're interested, please send a short application with a copy of you CV and a print of your studies at DTU to Jakob E. Bardram. Questions can be directed to Jakob E. Bardram. We are hiring on a rolling basis so please send your application now. The final deadline for applications is, however, July 1st 2020.

Senior Software Engineer

CACHET is looking for an experienced software engineer or computer scientist to be responsible for the technological design and development in the center. You will have a central role in managing the software infrastructure and technical aspects of the center’s activities.

As a Senior Software Engineer, you will be the driving force behind the construction of a shared software platform that will service a variety of different research projects, involving academic researchers, clinicians, and patients and citizens. You will be responsible for making sure that the center’s different projects run smoothly on a single platform, and it is therefore critical that you have a 'full stack' technical perspective on both designing, developing, and operating this technical infrastructure.  

Your work will be part of the technological research in CACHET which is carried out at DTU.

Read more and apply online here.


Jakob Eyvind Bardram
Head of Sections, Professor
DTU Health Tech
+45 45 25 53 11
27 MAY 2020