Medical Imaging/Machine Learning Internship

Intuitive Surgical Inc.
Sunnyvale, California
Job Type: 
Full Time
Closing Date: 
Thursday, January 31, 2019

About the Company

We are the global technology leader in minimally invasive robotic-assisted surgery. Every 60 seconds, somewhere in the world, a surgeon performs minimally invasive surgery with a da Vinci ® Surgical System.

Job Responsibility

  • Managing medical image datasets.
  • Prototyping fully automatic or semi-automatic algorithms to segment anatomical structures from 3d medical images.
  • Analyzing and reporting experiment results.
  • Literature survey in related fields.


  • MS or PhD student in the area of Medical Image Analysis, Computer Vision, Machine Learning, Radiology, or equivalent.
  • Proficiency in the Python programming language.
  • Proficiency in object-oriented programming.
  • Familiarity with machine learning packages such as TensorFlow or PyTorch.
  • Hands-on experience in image segmentation.
  • Must be available to work full-time for at least three months starting as early as January 2019.

Preferred Skills

  • Familiarity with medical image libraries ITK and VTK.
  • Familiarity with Linux environment and Bash scripts.

Work Environment

The candidate will work in a top-notch multi-disciplinary team developing surgical planning software. The candidate will be supervised by experienced experts.

Application Process

Submit your CV to the following contact.


Junning Li, PhD

Manager Vision and Medical Imaging

Intuitive Surgical Inc.