The position is part of a project that is developing image guidance algorithms for manual and robotic ophthalmic surgery. The end goal of the project is to use the developed algorithms in the operating room to guide the placement of sight-restoring stem cells.
The successful candidate will design and develop realtime non-rigid registration algorithms that combine pre-operatively acquired OCT volumes with intraoperative microscopy images to visualize subcutaneous information through augmented reality.
- PhD in computer science or a related field
- Experience in medical image processing
- Strong programming skills in C/C++ or Python
- Solid mathematical, algorithmic and software development skills
- Experience in high-performance computing platforms, such as CUDA and OpenCL (desired)
- Prior experience in ophthalmology (desired)
The position is for 2 years.
How to apply
Prepare the following information and contact Dr. Christos Bergeles:
- Description of qualifications
- Academic background
- PhD thesis
- Publication list
- Career goals
- Estimated date of availability
- 1–3 publications in PDF format
The application deadline is October 1, 2016.
About the employer
University College London was founded in 1826. It is a top-rated university in the UK for research strength.