Postdoctoral Position Artificial Intelligence for Medical Imaging, Dept. of Precision Medicine, School for Oncology and Reproduction, Faculty of Health, Medicine and Life Sciences

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Deadline: 23 Jun 2022

Postdoctoral Position Artificial Intelligence for Medical Imaging, Dept. of Precision Medicine, School for Oncology and Reproduction, Faculty of Health, Medicine and Life Sciences
Postdoctoral Position Artificial Intelligence for Medical Imaging, Dept. of Precision Medicine, School for Oncology and Reproduction, Faculty of Health, Medicine and Life Sciences
Published Deadline Location
9 Jun 23 Jun Maastricht

We are looking for a highly motivated candidate with a background in data science, machine learning and biostatistics who is interested in the application of AI in medicine.
Job description

Your main task will be to develop new methodologies for the application of machine learning and deep learning on medical images for the purpose of disease diagnosis and outcome prediction. This will be done at the cross-section of medical specialties (including radiology) and computer science.
To achieve these goals, you will have access to unique datasets from research institutions throughout Asia, the United States and Europe, including datasets dedicated to COVID-19 research. Furthermore, you will be directly responsible for the supervision of graduate students working on these projects. This position is located in Maastricht, The Netherlands, at Maastricht University ( ), within the department of Precision Medicine ( ), embedded in the research school GROW ( ). Teaching roles will also be an integral part of your work.

  • max. 38 hours per week
  • max. €5230 per month
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Maastricht University (UM)


We are looking for a positive-minded scientist with a PhD, fluent in English, both in writing and speaking and, preferably some experience as a postdoc in image analysis and some experience teaching and supervising graduate students. Candidates must have a strong background in biomedical informatics, bioinformatics, computer science, data analytics, or (bio)statistics. Proven expertise in machine learning, in particular deep learning, and programming (Python) is required. The candidates must be able to drive their own research agenda and be ready to write and submit grants. We expect you to be able to foster and initiate cooperation and enjoy teamwork in a multidisciplinary environment. In addition, candidates should be able to work independently, perform teaching activities, and supervise projects and undergraduate interns where needed.

Conditions of employment

Fixed-term contract: 1 year, with possible extention.

The position is for a fixed term of initially one year, with possible extension after year 1.
The salary will be based on the candidates experience and can amount to a maximum of € 5.230 (comparable to max scale 11 VSNU), depending on your level of education and relevant experience and based on a full-time working week of 38 hours. If you are a non-Dutch national the 30% tax rule may apply.

The terms of employment of Maastricht University are set out in the Collective Labour Agreement of Dutch Universities (CAO). Furthermore, local UM provisions also apply. For more information look at the website  > About UM > Working at UM .

Maastricht University

Maastricht University is renowned for its unique, innovative, problem-based learning system, which is characterized by a small-scale and student-oriented approach. Research at UM is characterized by a multidisciplinary and thematic approach, and is concentrated in research institutes and schools. Maastricht University has around 22,000 students and about 5,000 employees. Reflecting the university's strong international profile, a fair amount of both students and staff are from abroad. The university hosts 6 faculties: Faculty of Health, Medicine and Life Sciences, Faculty of Law, School of Business and Economics, Faculty of Science and Engineering, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, Faculty of Psychology and Neuroscience.

Maastricht University is a top-ranked international university, renowned for the quality of the research undertaken in many areas. Maastricht University Researchers at UM work in multidisciplinary teams and in close cooperation with international institutes, business and industry. UM researchers have attracted international attention by taking the lead in several large European research projects. All training programs have accreditation and are evaluated well by students and peers.

Additional information

For more information about this position, please contact:
Henry Woodruff, Head of The D-Lab

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Your application should include a curriculum vitae, a motivation for your application, a research agenda and a list of publications. We would welcome recommendation letters.

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Maastricht University is committed to promoting and nurturing a diverse and inclusive community. We believe that diversity in our staff and student population contributes to the quality of research and education at UM, and strive to enable this through inclusive policies and innovative projects led by teams of staff and students. We encourage you to apply for this position.

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