[robotics-worldwide] Postdoctoral Positions in Image-guided Robotic Surgery

Pierre Dupont pierre at bu.edu
Mon Sep 22 06:34:16 PDT 2008

Two postdoctoral fellows are sought for National Institutes of Health
sponsored projects in image-guided and robot-assisted beating-heart
intracardiac surgery. The positions will involve some combination of the
following elements:

· Design of minimally invasive surgical robots and instruments
· Design of MEMS robot-delivered surgical tools and implants
· Controller design & implementation for flexible surgical robots
· Image-based robot control
· In vitro and in vivo prototype testing
Requirements for the position are a PhD in engineering and experience with
robot system mechanical and control system design, system integration, image
processing and C++. Experience with medical applications is also desirable.
The initial appointment will be for one year with the possibility of
Qualified applicants should respond by email  to Pierre Dupont
(pierre at bu.edu) with a description of their qualifications, academic
background, PhD thesis, publications and availability.

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