[robotics-worldwide] [jobs] PhD Position Localisation of the Human Skull for Cranial Stereotactic Radiosurgery, University of Lübeck, Germany
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Wed Nov 21 04:29:44 PST 2018
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The Institute for Robotics and Cognitive Systems, directed by Prof. Dr.
A. Schweikard, (www.rob.uni-luebeck.de) at the University of Lübeck has
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.*
*The application deadline is 15 January 2019.*
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