PhD Position: Computational Neuroscience & Imaging

Medical University of Vienna
Vienna, Austria
Job Type: 
Part Time
Closing Date: 
Saturday, June 30, 2018

The Computational Imaging Research Lab (CIR) at the Department of Biomedical Imaging and Image-guided Therapy of the Medical University of Vienna is a leading research group in the area of machine learning, medical imaging and computational neuroscience. We are an interdisciplinary research team of computer scientists, mathematicians, medical doctors and neuroscientists excited about developing new methodology at the intersection of machine learning and medical imaging. For an overview of our work, have a look at our publications.  

PhD Student Position


Joint PhD Degree:

Medical University of Vienna, Austria

Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

The Position

You will be a PhD Student at CIR, will be employed by the Medical University of Vienna and will be embedded in an international research project focusing on the study of the human brain connectome with the help of machine learning methods. The project is a collaboration between Medical University of Vienna (MedUni) and the Nanyang Technological University (NTU) in Singapore. You will spend time at both MedUni, and at NTU (overall 1 year at NTU). Upon completion of your PhD, you will have a dual PhD degree of both Universities.

Your Profile

  • Finished Master of Science in Computer Science, Mathematics or similar fields.
  • Good knowledge in image analysis, machine learning, or neuroscience.
  • Experience in programming for your own research
  • Willingness to contribute to cutting-edge research, implement experiments, and publish your results as part of an international collaboration project
  • Willing to travel to research partners, and stay at NTU for part of the study
  • Good English language abilities
  • Applicants have to pass the admission process of the joint PhD Programme

We offer

  • Being part of an international interdisciplinary ambitious research team
  • PhD studies in the Joint PhD Programme of MedUni and NTU.

Where: Medical University of Vienna, Spitalgasse 23, 1090 Vienna, Austria

Salary: Following the standard salary (Kollektivvertrag of Medical University of Vienna) for PhD Students.



We are looking forward to your application with CV, Master Diploma and a description of your previous experience and interests. Please send applications until June 30th 2018 to Applications will be evaluated on a rolling basis.