ESR/PhD position in Medical Technology 1379 views

Applications to a 3 year early stage researcher (ESR/PhD) position in medical image analysis and image-guided laparoscopic surgery are invited by the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), Faculty of Information Technology, Mathematics and Electrical Engineering (IME). The project is within the EU project HiPerNav (High Performance soft-tissue Navigation), a Marie Curie ITN funded project.

This project (HiPerNav) will prepare 16 ESRs (biomedical engineers and medical doctors) to become international leaders in key areas of expertise


  • Applicant, at the time of recruitment by the host organization must be in the first 4 years of his/her research careers and not been awarded a PhD degree
  • Applicant must not have resided or carried out their main activity in the country of their host organization for more than a year in the 3 years immediately before the reference date.
  • Applicant must hold master’s degree in computer science or equivalent (informatics, electro, medical cybernetics, biophysics or mathematics with significant programming skills).
  • Applicants must possess proficiency in written and spoken English (who do not master a Scandinavian language).
  • The following tests can be used as such documentation: TOEFL/IELTS/CAE or CPE


  • Special interests for and aptitude within medical technology, ultrasound and medical imaging, development of technology for improved image guided patient diagnostics and therapy, practical experience with research methods, and R&D work at research institutes, universities and/or the health sector can be advantageous.


The application must contain:

  • Cover letter (including a statement regarding motivation for a PhD study and an explanation of how the applicant’s research interests and background would fit the position).
  • Academic CV
  • Copies of diplomas and certificates
  • International applicants are requested to send a diploma supplement or a similar document, which describes in detail the study and grading system and the rights for further studies associated with the obtained degree.
  • List of publications or relevant research work or published papers (if any)
  • 2 references with names and contact information
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Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU)

Fellowship Level Doctoral
Country Norway
Subject areas Computer Science, Mathematics, Biophysics
Fellowship amount According to Norwegian rules
Eligibility Open to all nationalities
Deadline 11 November 2016

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