Scientific programmer AI for imaging data

Updated: 5 months ago
Deadline: 21 May 2023

5 May 2023
Job Information

Radboud University Medical Center (Radboudumc)
Research Field

Medical sciences
Researcher Profile

Recognised Researcher (R2)

Application Deadline

21 May 2023 - 22:00 (UTC)
Type of Contract

Job Status

Not Applicable
Hours Per Week

Is the job funded through the EU Research Framework Programme?

Not funded by an EU programme
Is the Job related to staff position within a Research Infrastructure?


Offer Description

Join our team at Radboudumc and help us revolutionize healthcare with innovative Artificial Intelligence (AI)-based diagnostic, prognostic and predictive models! With a strong track record in developing cutting-edge AI technologies within departments of Radiology, Pathology and the Donders Institute, we are dedicated to advancing various medical fields and making healthcare more efficient, effective and person-centered.

As a scientific programmer, you will work alongside existing teams of scientists and developers to further develop, expand, automate and implement these innovative AI models. Using our already established infrastructure, you will collaborate with clinicians from various departments to bring these technologies to the forefront of patient care. You'll have the opportunity to contribute to education in the new Medical Data Science master's degree and provide digital skills and coaching for all students.

This is an exciting opportunity to join a dynamic team of innovators and contribute to the future of healthcare!

Please upload a motivation letter, your curriculum vitae and the sectorplan application form that applies to your position. This form will guide you through some questions that are relevant for the selection

Specific Requirements

We are looking for a self-motivated research software engineer with an interest in medical imaging and excellent communication skills in English. You should have an MSc or PhD degree in Computer Science, Physics, Biomedical Engineering or another technical field or equivalent practical experience.

Moreover, you should:

  • Be able to work autonomously, analysing complex business requirements, designing and implementing sustainable solutions for health(care) problems, taking into account security and operational restrictions.
  • Have experience working in a remote asynchronous-first team, using written communication to clearly and effectively express your ideas.
  • Have experience with developing open-source, scientific software that is used by others.
  • Be familiar with Medical Imaging, DICOM, and AI applied to this domain.
  • Have experience of working in a devops environment using an agile development process.
  • Be familiar with web technologies having developed for, and/or operated, a web application for thousands of users. Specifically you should have deep expertise in:
    • (Operations Engineer) managing infrastructure with terraform, architecting applications on AWS, operating cloud native applications, CI/CD, containers, orchestration, networking, performance, reliability and security.
    • (Backend Engineer) python, Django, htmx, containers, postgres, AWS Services including SageMaker, S3 and ECS Fargate.
    • (Frontend Engineer) python, javascript, MeVisLab, VueJS, websockets.
  • Be capable of directing small teams of Software Engineers and PhD Students on bound projects.
  • Have experience training more junior members of the team, supporting users and disseminating your knowledge.
  • Have experience working with academics and clinicians to define the direction of the product and contributing to grant applications to acquire funding for the team.

Additional Information

Working at Radboud university medical center means that you are ahead of the curve and working together on the healthcare of the future. And there is more. Our secondary terms of employment are impressive. These are fully tailored to you thanks to our Employment Conditions Selection Model. At Radboud university medical center, you will be given trust, and you will take the responsibility to handle everything together.

  • A gross monthly salary between € 4.325 and € 5.919 (scale 11) based on full-time employment.
  • From 1 November 2023 the wages will increase by 4%.
  • An annual vacation allowance of 8% and an end-of-year bonus of 8.3%.
  • If you work irregular hours, you will receive an allowance.
  • As a full-time employee (36 hours per week), you are entitled to approximately 168 vacation hours (over 23 days) per year.
  • Radboud university medical center pays 70% of the pension premium. You pay the rest of the premium with your gross salary.
  • You get a discount on health insurance as well: you can take advantage of two group health insurance plans. UMC Zorgverzekering and CZ collectief.
  • We provide annual courses, both professional and personal.

In addition to our terms of employment , we also offer employees various other attractive facilities, such as childcare and sports facilities. Want to learn more? Take a look at the CAO UMC .

Selection process

Any questions? Please contact prof. dr. Jeroen van de Laak, via +31 (0) 6 15 89 16 07 or send him an email .Use the Apply button to submit your application.

Additional comments

Any questions? Please contact prof. dr. Jeroen van de Laak, via +31 (0) 6 15 89 16 07 or send him an email .Use the Apply button to submit your application.

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Geert Grooteplein-Zuid 10

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