PhD position (Computer Sciences) in Image Analysis – RELEVANCE, arivis AG, Rostock-Germany Copy
Organization: Arivis AG
PhD position (Computer Sciences) in Image Analysis – “Regulation of red cell life span, erythropoiesis, survival, senescence and clearance (RELEVANCE)”
Arivis AG (based in Germany) is looking for a talented and driven person to join their team in the Business Unit Imaging Science as a
PhD (Computer Sciences) in Image Analysis
Starting date: April – September 2016
Duration: 36 months with excellent chance for a permanent deployment
An Early Stage Researcher (Ph.D. student) position is available at the arivis AG in Rostock, Germany as part of the Marie Sklodowska-Curie Innovative Training Network “Regulation of red cell life span, erythropoiesis, survival, senescence and clearance (RELEVANCE)”.
arivis develops and provides IT solutions focused on the Life Sciences industry. Our product portfolio ranges from solutions in imaging science, regulatory, raw data archiving and production to quality management for medical and pharmaceutical products. arivis solutions help customers to meet the world wide ever increasing regulatory, quality and compliance requirements in research, clinical trials, approval and maintenance of medical devices and medicinal products. arivis products are used by small and medium sized biotech companies as well as by the world’s leading medical device and pharmaceutical companies and by international renowned research associations, organizations and universities. Headquartered in Munich, arivis is an international fast growing company with subsidiaries in Rostock, Berlin (Headquarter BioMedion GmbH), Phoenix, AZ (Headquarter arivis Inc.) and Washington (D.C.).
Our revolutionary, award winning software enables users to visualize, analyze, distribute and to manage even multi-terabyte multi-dimensional (2D, 3D, 4D, 5D) image datasets that are e.g. created by microscopes or scanners, very fast, efficient – and on ordinary PCs and laptops! Our main product arivis Vision4D is used widely in microscopy-based applications. The arivis .sis format is powered by the arivis ImageCore technology and ensures constant RAM-independent access to large images during navigation and zoom as well as powerful image analysis.
Responsibilities and Project Topics:
arivis’ contribution to the EU funded project will be diagnostic tools for red blood cells, including
- Segmentation and classification of red blood cells
- Trainable classification algorithms (SVM, Random forest, Deep Neural Networks)
- Parallelization and automated analysis workflows
- Integration of analysis algorithms into a scalable software environment
The focus will be on development of software algorithms for highly parallelized trainable algorithms.
The Regulation of red cell life span, erythropoiesis, survival, senescence and clearance (Acronym RELEVANCE) is a EU funded international consortium of academic research centres, diagnostic labs, blood supply centres, and small companies that combines basic and translational research to improve diagnostic and therapeutic approaches.
More details about the consortium can be found at the RELEVANCE website http://relevance.arivis.com/.
We are looking for highly motivated individuals with evidence of high academic achievements. Candidates should bring:
- Masters degree in computer sciences, mathematics or a similar field.
- Strong background in image analysis, algorithm development and implementation.
- Languages: English required, German optional.
- Development in C++/C#/Python/MATLAB
The MSC ITN programme offers a highly competitive and attractive salary. The successful candidates will receive a salary in accordance with the regulations for MSC Fellows/early stage researchers (ESRs) for 3 years. Exact salary will be confirmed upon appointment but will involve a generous Living Allowance and monthly mobility allowance depending on the successful candidate’s family situation. In addition to their individual scientific projects, all fellows will benefit from further continuing education, which includes internships and secondments, a variety of training modules as well as transferable skills courses and active participation in workshops and conferences.
More information is at http://ec.europa.eu/research/mariecurieactions/about-msca/actions/itn/index_en.htm.
We seek candidates with a Masters degree in computer sciences, mathematics or a similar field with a strong background in image analysis, segmentation and classification. Candidates will travel and work in collaborators laboratories in Europe.
We can only consider candidates from within the EU. Furthermore, candidates with German nationality or who have lived in Germany for longer than 12 months during the past 3 years are excluded from applying for this specific position, but are strongly encouraged to apply for remaining positions with partners of the consortium outside Germany. Details of the other available RELEVANCE projects can be found on the consortium website http://relevance.arivis.com.
The candidate must take up the ESR position before 1st September 2016.
Please send your application to firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications should consist of an up-to-date CV and cover letter including the applicant’s motives to apply. Please provide supporting documents, personal statement, degree transcripts and certificates and references.