PhD position in Medical Image Analysis
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PhD position in Medical Image Analysis at the Department of Surgical Sciences, Section of Radiology, Uppsala university.
At the Section of Radiology, Department of Surgical Sciences, Uppsala University, education and research is pursued within the topic Radiology. The main emphasis is on diagnostics and intervention with radiological methods. The topic includes clinical as well as experimental studies. In these studies x-ray radiation, magnetic resonance (MR) imaging, positron emission tomography (PET) and ultrasound is used. One project within the division concerns development and application of methods for quantitative analysis of whole-body MR and PET/MR image data and apply is to studies of type 2 diabetes.
Job assignment: Today imaging data from integrated PET/MRI and MRI systems are collected in large scale, often together with biomarkers like blood samples and biopsies. We are looking for a colleague that will help us develop and apply a holistic concept for imaging and non-imaging data, Imiomics, that we are developing. The project involves development and application of image analysis methods for handling and statistical analysis of large amounts of heteronomous data for large-scale analysis.
Requirements: The candidate should have a Master degree in an area relevant to the PhD topic. A strong background in medical imaging, medical image analysis, physics, or medicine, is a plus. We are looking for a person both interested in applying existing techniques to answer medical questions as well as developing the technologies further.
The position is for a maximum of five years, and includes courses and at most 20% departmental duties. You are expected to be able to teach in Swedish or in English. Fluency in spoken and written English is a must.
Rules governing PhD students are set out in the Higher Education Ordinance chapter 5, §§ 1-7 and in Uppsala University's rules and guidelines.
Salary: According to local agreement for PhD students.
Starting date: 02-08-2021 or as otherwise agreed.
Type of employment: Temporary position according to the Higher Education Ordinance chapter 5 § 7.
Scope of employment: 100 %
Application procedure: The application should include a description of research interests and past experience, a CV, copy of degrees and official transcripts, a copy of the Master thesis, relevant publications, and other relevant documents. Candidates are encouraged to provide letter(s) of recommendation and contact information to reference persons, as well as a date for earliest possible hire.
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Please submit your application by 29 of april 2021, UFV-PA 2021/1277.
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Placement: Department of Surgical Sciences
Type of employment: Full time , Temporary position longer than 6 months
Pay: Fixed salary
Number of positions: 1
Working hours: 100 %
County: Uppsala län
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Number of reference: 2021/1277
Last application date: 2021-04-29
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