Postdoctoral Research Assistant in Biomedical Image Analysis
University of Oxford - Institute of Biomedical Engineering
Oxford, United Kingdom
We are seeking a full-time Postdoctoral Research Assistant in Biomedical Image Analysis to join research group of Professor Jens Rittscher at the Department of Engineering Science (Headington). The post is funded by NIHR and is fixed-term for 3 years.
Endoscopy plays a vital role in the detection of gastrointestinal cancers and in the surveillance of premalignant conditions. We aim to develop a computer guided endoscopy image recognition system that will support endoscopists through a quantitative and qualitative assessment of the mucosal microstructure. You will be responsible for developing algorithms that advance the state of the art in computer assisted endoscopy.
You will hold a relevant PhD/DPhil (or be near completion), together with relevant experience and possess sufficient specialist knowledge in the discipline to work within established research programmes. You will need proven programming experience in Python and/or C/C++and have the ability to manage own academic research and associated activities. Excellent communication skills, including the ability to write for publication, present research proposals and results, and represent the research group at meetings are also required.