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Open PhD positions in Image Analysis Lab

November 28, 2014


2 PhD Studentships in Computer Vision (Multiple Sclerosis biomarkers in MRI) in the Computer Vision and Robotics group.
University of Girona
Girona, Spain


Fixed term appointments for 3 years.
PhD Studentships: Salary of 14500 euros per annum
Starting date: February 2015


We have 2 exciting new positions available within the Computer Vision and Robotics (VICOROB) Group of the Department of Computer Architecture and Technology. Detailed information about the research group can be found at These research positions are associated with a new project which aims at developing image processing and computer vision techniques in the medical imaging field. In particular, the interest of the project is in the development and validation of fully automated and robust tools to measure the presence of new lesions and brain volume changes in MRI images of patients with multiple sclerosis. Further information on the research area of the project can be found in while informal queries can be directed to

Applicants for the PhD Studentships will need to have a good honours degree (or equivalent) in Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics, Physics or another related area and be able to demonstrate a strong mathematical background. A Masters degree (or equivalent) obtained during the last two years in the field of Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics, Physics or another related area is also essential for this post. High levels of ability in computing and programming skills (Matlab and C++) are required. Research experience in image processing, computer vision, or machine learning, and a clear interest in these research fields are also desirable. All applicants must be fluent in spoken and written English.


Applications must include the following:


* A full CV including, University degrees and dates, past and present posts, publications and the names and addresses of 3 referees.
* Certified copy of the University Degrees or equivalent with records transcript (English translation).
* Proof of level of competency in English.
* A copy of a valid ID document and passport.
* A 1 page research statement indicating what you see are interesting research issues relating to the above post, why your expertise is relevant, and what your future research plans are.



Applications should be sent via email to:


The closing date for the applications is: 12 December 2014

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