Postdoc in Computer Vision and Machine Learning at the University of Bern

A postdoctoral position in computer vision and machine learning is available at the University of Bern, Switzerland.


The research will be carried out in the Ophthalmic Technology Laboratory, as a part of a R&D project on robotic navigation in ophthalmology.

Job description

The successful candidate will research strategies for 3D surface and instrument tracking, and will participate in the development of the robotic navigation system.

Required qualifications

  • PhD in medical imaging, computer vision, machine learning, or other relevant field
  • Strong programming skills in C++, Python and MATLAB
  • Experience in object detection and tracking (desired)
  • Experience in realtime systems (desired)

The position is initially for 1 year, but may be extended if desired.

How to apply

Prepare the following information and contact Prof. Dr. Raphael Sznitman:

  • Research statement
  • Curriculum vitae
  • List of publications
  • Contact information for three references

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. The (flexible) starting date is January/February of 2017.

About the employer

The University of Bern was founded in 1834. It is one of the biggest universities in Switzerland.


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