Postdoctoral Fellow

Advanced imaging for ocular proton therapy

Your tasks

  • Development of advanced MR imaging techniques (gaze-gated acquisitions) for accurate ocular biometry
  • Development of a multi-modal imaging platform for precise eye modelling focused, in particular, on tumor volume Definition
  • Investigation of more other suitable imaging modalities (3T and 7T MRI, phase contrast CT, 3D ultrasound…)
  • Integration of the imaging platform with novel and existing technologies for treatment planning and patient positioning

Your profile

  • PhD degree in physics, biomedical engineering, computer sciences, or other relevant field
  • Previous experience with MRI imaging, image processing, and image registration will be considered an asset for this position
  • Proficient programing skills in Java, Matlab, and / or C / C++, with experience using ITK and VTK will be considered an asset for this position
  • Good team player

We offer

Our institution is based on an interdisciplinary, innovative and dynamic collaboration. You will profit from a systematic training on the job, in addition to personal development possibilities and our pronounced vocational training culture. If you wish to optimally combine work and family life or other personal interests, we are able to support you with our modern employment conditions and the on-site infrastructure.

You will become part of a research team, which contributes to a grant-funded project, aiming at development of non-invasive workflow for ocular proton therapy.

Your employment contract is limited to two years.

For further information please contact Dr Jan Hrbacek, phone +41 56 310 37 36.

Please submit your application online by 31 August 2019 (including list of publications and addresses of referees) for the position as a Postdoctoral Fellow (index no. 1722-01).

Paul Scherrer Institut, Human Resources Management, Sabrina Orteca, 5232 Villigen PSI, Switzerland.