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AISB opportunities Bulletin Item

Medical Image Analysis PhD Position in Vancouver, BC

The Medical Image Analysis Lab at Simon Fraser University,
( and the British Columbia Cancer Research Centre
have an open position for a PhD student to work on medical image analysis
problems related to skin cancer.

Applicants with following skills will be given particular attention.
Excellent background in mathematics and computing (artificial
intelligence, machine learning, numerical methods, matrix algebra,
probability and multivariate statistics, differential equations,
optimization, graph theory); prior experience in 2D or 3D image
processing,, image segmentation, image registration, shape modelling and
analysis, computer vision, computer graphics, geometry and topology,
colour, and bio-medical imaging; excellent algorithm design and
programming skills (MATLAB, C/C++, ITK); and demonstrated scientific
writing experience.

Starting date will be January 2007. The applicants will have to to apply
online through the School of Computing Science (details at The application deadline is August 1st,
2007. Please notify Dr. Hamarneh ( about your

Vancouver, British Columbia is a great place in which to live and study
(see a few links here

Dr. Ghassan Hamarneh
Medical Image Analysis Lab, co-director:
School of Computing Science, assistant professor:
Simon Fraser University:

Dr. Tim Lee
BC Cancer Research Centre:
Senior Scientist: