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Post-Doc in Computer-Assisted Surgery – University of Zurich, Switzerland, 2022


The Research in Orthopedic Computer Science (ROCS) is an internationally recognized research lab of the University of Zurich invites applications for a Post-Doc in Computer-Assisted Surgery, Switzerland, 2022

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General Info

Deadline to Apply: Expired
Position: Post-Doc position
No. of Positions: 1
Eligibility (Gender):
Eligibile Nationals: All Nationals
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Joining Date: ASAP
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Research in Orthopedic Computer Science (ROCS)

University of Zurich (UZH), Switzerland

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Qualification Details

  • PhD degree in computer science, electrical engineering, biomedical engineering or related study
  • Scientific track record in computer-assisted interventions (MICCAI, IPCAI, IJCARS or related)
  • Hands-on experience with hardware such as optical/electromagnetic tracking systems, KUKA robots, fluoroscopy devices, Microsoft Hololens, RGB-D cameras
  • Expertise in deep learning and AI (preferable in the context of computer-assisted surgery)
  • Foundations in computer graphics and medical image analysis
  • Strong coding skills and experience with research libraries (ITK, VTK, tensorflow, pyTorch, ROS, etc.)

Responsibilities/Job Description

  • Scientific lead of PhD students in smaller research projects up to scientific publication
  • Scientific coordination in large national and international research projects
  • Supervision of PhD and Master students
  • Involvement in teaching (optional)

How to Apply?

Application Method: Online Application
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Application Procedure

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About the Department/Section/Group

The Research in Orthopedic Computer Science (ROCS) is an internationally recognized research lab of the University of Zurich and the University Hospital Balgrist. ROCS strives for surgical excellence by developing next-generation of computer-assisted interventions using digital technologies (Augmented Reality, Artificial Intelligence, Robotics). To strengthen our scientific team, we are looking for highly motivated and talented postdocs who share our goals.

About the Employer: University of Zurich (UZH), Switzerland

Note or Other details

ROCS offers a unique research environment with an excellent national and international scientific network, an outstanding research infrastructure and an excellent interdisciplinary team. The candidate will work in the Balgrist CAMPUS which is one of the most modern and highly equipped research centers of national relevance. Exceptional opportunities and career development will be provided through our new research center on modern surgery called OR-X. ROCS is part of the University Hospital Balgrist (a world-class highly specialized orthopedic center with a research DNA) and the University of Zurich (ranked among the best 50 universities worldwide).

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Contact details

Prof. Fürnstahl
+41 44 510 73 66

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