Holland: PhD student in a EU funded project HAMAM

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The PhD student works in a EU funded project
HAMAM on computer aided diagnosis of breast cancer within a
multi-modality framework.

Works within the research group Computer Aided Diagnosis in close
collaboration with the Clinical Research group on breast cancer and
many international partners


University Graduate
University degree in
physics, computer science, biomedical engineering/technology, or a
related field, and have computer programming skills.

Experience with image processing and machine learning and pattern recognition is a distinct advantage


Communicative skills in English, speaking and writing

Additional information about the job:
Research topics are :

– MR image features: quantification (PK modelling), detection

– Ultrasound image analysis: quantification, segmentation, detection

– Pattern recognition: multi-modal diagnosis and detect


The appointment is for a period of 4 years and should lead to a dissertation/PhD degree.


University Medical Centre Nijmegen Radiology

Magnetic resonance (MR) is the major modality
for non-invasive research of anatomy, physiology and metabolism in
humans and animals. The development and application of novel MR methods
for the diagnosis, disease prediction and treatment monitoring of human
cancers is a main research focus at our department. The radiology
department is one of the leading groups in MR of prostate cancers, with
many years of experience in this field.

Conditions of employment

Employment basis: Temporary for specified period
Duration of the contract: 4 years
Maximum hours per week: 36

Additional conditions of employment:
Salary level 10A: maximal € 2572 gross per month

Additional Information

Additional information about the vacancy can be obtained from:

Mr. Dr.ir. H.J. Huisman, scientific researcher
Telephone number: +31 24 3617536

Mr. Dr.ir. N. Karssemeijer, senior lecturer
Telephone number: +31 24 3614548

Or additional information can be obtained through one of the following links.

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You can apply for this job before 12-08-2008 by sending your application to:

UMC St Radboud
227 COS
P. Claessen, HRM counsellor
P.O. Box 9101
6500 HB Nijmegen
The Netherlands
E-mail address: solliciteren@coscb.umcn.nl

When applying for this job always mention the vacancy number AT 08804.


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