Building and promoting Excellence in Life Sciences in Europe
Building and promoting Excellence in Life Sciences in Europe

Research position – Image Guided Surgery


Your function within the department

Post doc Research position – Image Guided Surgery
Imaging technology (CT, MRI, ultrasound, optical imaging) is increasingly used to guide the treatment of cancer. In our division of surgical oncology we aim to improve cancer surgery by the introduction of image guidance during surgical procedures. For example in one of our projects we use navigation technology to link preoperative anatomical information to the actual anatomical information of the patient during surgery. To enforce our research group we are looking for a postdoc or experienced researcher with experience in image analysis,  data processing, and  programming.
You will be working in an international oriented multidisciplinary team of 20 people including biomedical engineers, physicists, technical medicine graduates, and medical doctors. Within this group we develop as well as translate innovative technology to the clinic. We are working in close collaboration with technical universities, international groups  and industry.

Your profile

We are looking for an ambitious postdoc or researcher with at least 5 years experience after master education with a strong affinity for programming, as well as image and data analysis. The candidate should have an education in (applied) physics, mathematics, computer sciences  or the biomedical field. You are a team player with a result driven spirit. Demonstrable affinity with clinical health care is recommended, experience with robotics or virtual reality projects may be relevant. You are fluent in English.

Your career opportunities and terms of employment

You will join a dynamic international research team, and will collaborate with scientists with expertise in different disciplines.  You will have the opportunity to follow high-quality courses offered in our Postdoc training program.
You will be employed for a period of at least 3 years. The gross salary per month is € 3.490,- to € 3.917,- (postdoc, conform FWG55) and depends on previous experience. You will have the opportunity to follow high-quality courses offered by the NKI postdoc career development program. The terms of employment will be in accordance with the CAO Hospitals.


For further information about this position please contact Prof. dr. T Ruers tel. +31205122538

Acquisition for this vacancy is not appreciated.

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