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AISB opportunities Bulletin Item

5 PhD and 2 Post doctoral positions in Biomedical Image Analysis, Rotterdam


5 PhD and 2 Post doctoral positions  in Biomedical Image Analysis
 
The Biomedical Imaging Group Rotterdam (BIGR; www.bigr.nl) a joint initiative of the departments of Medical Informatics and Radiology of the Erasmus MC, performs innovative fundamental and applied research develop and validate advanced techniques for the processing and analysis of large, complex, and heterogeneous medical and biological image data sets.
 
In the BIGR group the following vacancies exist:
 Cardiovascular image analysis: One Post-doc and two PhD positions in the field of multimodal vascular image analysis for improved diagnosis of cardiovascular disease.
 Cellular and molecular image analysis: One PhD position on image analysis for in vivo cell tracking.
 Image guidance in interventions: One Post-doc and one PhD position on improved 3D guidance during interventional radiology and cardiology.
 Neuro image analysis: One PhD position on MRI brain image analysis.
For more information, please visit our research pages at www.bigr.nl
 
Job requirements
The successful PhD candidate has obtained a Master's degree in physics, electrical engineering, mathematics, statistics, biomedical engineering or computer science. Experience with (medical) image processing techniques is an advantage. You should be familiar with programming. The successful Post doctoral candidate has a PhD in biomedical image analysis or a related field, good communication skills, a strong publication record, and the ambition to participate in the supervision of PhD students.
 
Terms of employment
A dynamic, challenging, and cooperative research environment in which you can further build on your talents. The Erasmus MC is internationally at the forefront in developments in the fields of biomedical imaging and analysis. As a PhD student you will get a temporary position of four years. The gross monthly salary amounts  1.966,- in the first year and increases tot  2.519,- in the fourth year, with a fulltime appointment, according to the PhD salary scale of the CAO UMC. Post doc positions are for 2 or 3 years. The gross monthly salary is minimally  2.877,- and may be higher depending on experience.
 
Information and applications
Applications should include:
 a curriculum vitae;
 a motivation for your application and a description of research interests;
 a list of followed courses and grades;
 a list of publications.
 
The application should be sent by e-mail to Desiree de Jong, d.i.m.dejong@erasmusmc.nl, and Prof. W.J. Niessen, w.niessen@erasmusmc.nl preferably in a single pdf document, with your name in the file name and stating vacancy number 41.04.07.C13