08-2021-IPE PhD Position in Electrical Engineering: Innovative silicon pixel detector for future experiments

Updated: about 2 months ago
Location: Stein bei N rnberg, BAYERN

Helmholtz Zentrum München is a research center with the mission to discover personalized medical solutions for the prevention and therapy of environmentally triggered diseases and promote a healthier society in a rapidly changing world.

At our institute you will find a scientifically stimulating international environment. Together with renowned scientists and supported by an excellent infrastructure you will have the opportunity to make an important contribution for a healthier society.

The Institute of Computational Biology is globally recognised for innovations in data analysis and modelling of biological systems and diseases, anchored at the Helmholtz Centre Munich and the Technical University Munich.

We are looking for a highly motivated

Your responsibilities

    We are looking for a Postdoc interested in translating deep learning applications to clinical real-world use, in a multidisciplinary team consisting of physicians, bioinformaticians and AI experts. Your responsibilities:

  • Evaluation of deep learning algorithms for hematological diagnostics in a multicentric setting
  • Development of an AI workflow geared towards the needs of routine diagnostics
  • Optimization of AI-based models concerning robustness and stability
  • Supervision of students

Your qualifications
  • PhD in computational image analysis, medical imaging, computational medicine, or a related field
  • Strong motivation and ability to independently work on computational projects
  • Excellent knowledge of state-of-the-art image analysis methods, especially deep learning
  • Interest in solving clinically relevant problems using computational methods
  • Desired qualifications
  • Expertise in testing of AI applications or explainability methods for neural networks
  • Expertise in supervision of students
  • Motivation to work and develop in a multi-disciplinary team

Munich, with its numerous lakes and its vicinity to the Alps, is considered to be one of the cities with the best quality of life worldwide. With its first-class universities and world-leading research institutions it offers an intellectually stimulating environment.

Remuneration and social benefits are based on the collective wage agreement for public-sector employees at federal level (TV EntgO Bund). The position is (initially) limited to two years, but under certain circumstances an extension can be arranged.

To promote diversity, we welcome applications from talented people regardless of cultural background, nationality, ethnicity, gender and sexual identity, physical abilities, religion and age. Qualified applicants with physical disabilities will be given preference.
Applicant guidance on the Corona pandemic

If you have further questions, simply contact Dr. Anna Sacher, 089-3187-2926, who will be happy to be of assistance. Helmholtz Zentrum München
Deutsches Forschungszentrum für Gesundheit und Umwelt (GmbH)
Institute of Computational Biology
Ingolstädter Landstraße 1

85764 Neuherberg

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