[robotics-worldwide] [jobs] PhD Position Localisation of the Human Skull for Cranial Stereotactic Radiosurgery, University of Lübeck, Germany

Projekt CMLS projekt_cmls at rob.uni-luebeck.de
Wed Nov 21 04:29:44 PST 2018

Dear Administrator,

Could you help post the job offer in the mailing list?

The Institute for Robotics and Cognitive Systems, directed by Prof. Dr. 
A. Schweikard, (www.rob.uni-luebeck.de) at the University of Lübeck has 
one open
*PhD position*
in the research group led by Prof. Dr. F. Ernst 
(ernst at rob.uni-luebeck.de, +49 451 500 5208). The student will 
participate in a currently active research project, called
*Localisation of the Human Skull for Cranial Stereotactic Radiosurgery*

In the past five years, the Institute for Robotics and Cognitive 
Systems, in collaboration with Varian Medical Systems (Palo Alto, 
California and Baden, Switzerland), has developed a novel scanning 
method for non-invasive and contact-free localization of the human skull 
using infrared laser radiation. Further development of the device in 
terms of accuracy and capabilities will be part of the student’s 
responsibilities. For details please see 

There are multiple open research questions in the project, ranging from 
biomedical optics to systems engineering, clinical data acquisition, 
artificial intelligence, deep learning and evaluation as well as image 
and signal processing.

The position is part of the PhD programme at the Graduate School for 
Computing in Medicine and Life Sciences (www.gradschool.uni-luebeck.de). 
The PhD position is funded for three years with a scholarship of 1600 
EUR per month.

Students with a master's degree in computer science, mathematics, 
physics or engineering are invited to apply for admission.
Background in optics, machine learning, software engineering or image 
processing is desirable.

A full application consists of:
(1)    a detailed CV
(2)    a statement of motivation
(3)    two reference letters
(4)    degree certificates and grade transcripts.
*Please submit your application as one PDF file via email to 
jobs at rob.uni-luebeck.de.*

Closing date
*The application deadline is 15 January 2019.*

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