PhD positions: Deep Learning for Med. Image. Anal.

Job Type: 
Full Time
Closing Date: 
Sunday, April 30, 2017

Applications are invited for several fully funded PhD positions at the ETS, Montreal, Canada. ETS is the fastest-growing and largest engineering school in Quebec, with an expanding team of highly qualified young researchers in image analysis, one of the priority areas of the school.

In addition to its vibrant, multi-cultural life style, Montreal is currently becoming a hotspot of AI worldwide, attracting major industrial players, which offers excellent placement opportunities to graduate students.    

The successful candidates will work under the supervision of Prof. Ismail Ben Ayed. The positions are available immediately after the candidates pass ETS application requirements. Financial support is available for 4 years.

Prospective applicants should have:

• Strong academic record with an excellent M.Sc. degree in computer science, applied mathematics, or electrical/biomedical engineering, preferably with expertise in one or more of the following areas: medical image analysis, machine learning, computer vision, pattern recognition, and/or optimization;

• A good mathematical background;

• Good programming skills in languages such as C, C++, MATLAB and/or Python.

Application process: For consideration, please send a CV, names and contact details of two references, transcripts for graduate studies, and a link to a M.Sc. thesis (as well as relevant publications if any) to:

The working language is English (French is not mandatory at all).

Further information and related publications can be found here: