The Advanced Robotics Research Line of Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia is seeking a highly motivated, full-time post-doc in the area of real-time medical image processing and analysis.
The position is linked to the Robotic Microsurgery translational project of ADVR’s Biomedical Robotics Laboratory (BRL). This project aims to refine, enhance and validate promising medical device prototypes developed by BRL’s research team. The final objective is to develop advanced device prototypes to enable clinical trials with the new technologies. This will allow their introduction into medical practice, leading to significantly enhanced health outcomes.
The successful candidates will be offered a 24 months contract with a highly competitive salary commensurable with qualifications and experience.
We are looking to appoint a skilled and enthusiastic computer scientist or engineer with experience on the design, development and evaluation of computer vision algorithms for pattern analysis and recognition. The candidate should possess a PhD degree in computer science, robotics or related field and an excellent publication record.
The selected candidate will join an interdisciplinary team and contribute to the development of novel vision algorithms for pattern recognition, tracking and registration in real-time endoscopic images, primarily in the context of otolaryngology.
This is a major area of research at BRL, one which includes close collaboration with top surgeons and surgical device companies. Currently the group is developing robotic technologies for free-beam and for endoscopic laser surgery. Both applications offer a vast number of research topics that can be explored, including in real-time tumor detection, surgical planning, surgical automation, shared-control, and augmented reality.
Experience in one or more of the following areas will be considered a plus: Medical image processing, pattern analysis and recognition, tracking, registration, real-time applications, FPGA, clinical trials.
Workplace: Genoa, Italy
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