Post Doc in Computer-Assisted Surgery

University of Zurich Balgrist University Hospital


Balgrist University Hospital

Post-Doc in Computer-Assisted Surgery (AI/AR)
100 %

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.

Your responsibilities

  • 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)

Your profile

  • 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.)

What we offer

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).

Place of work

Balgrist CAMPUS, Lengghalde 5, 8008 Zurich, Switzerland

Start of employment

Employment possible as of now.

Further information

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