Deep Learning for Virtual Patient Modelling: In-time Virtual Reality Simulations

Friday 2nd July 2021

Organization Aalen U

Location: Aalen, Germany


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Description: Become part of our strong team! Aalen University is one of the strongest research universities for applied sciences in Germany. Regionally, nationally and internationally, Aalen University has been a reliable partner for over 50 years - for students, staff and professors, for the municipalities, the economy and more than 130 cooperation partners worldwide. We attach great importance to modern and future-oriented teaching, because the connection between theory and practice is crucial for us.

Aalen University is looking for one for the DFG project "In time Virtual Reality Simulations":

under the direction of Prof. Dr. Andre Mastmeyer as soon as possible

Academic staff (m / f / d) - part-time 50% -

Your future area of ​​responsibility:

-Independent research and development on 3D image data analysis and fusion modules, scientific publication of the work package results

-Implementation of the project in a team on the topic of modeling virtual and, if necessary, time-dynamic patient body models with non-linear registration methods, deep learning and visual-haptic virtual reality techniques for quality assurance of the automatically generated structural models

-Participation in third-party funding applications and final reports

-Support in the teaching of Prof. Mastmeyer

The willingness to carry out an intensively supervised cooperative doctoral project with a German university is absolutely desirable. For this, you must have at least a good (university) degree and the personal decision to do so with passionate commitment. For advice on this, please contact Prof. Dr. Mastmeyer by phone / Zoom conference. Relevant publications on the topic can be found at Google.Scholar .

Your profile:

Demonstrable enthusiasm for the interdisciplinary topic. At least a good degree in image informatics from a university / college. Safe mastery of Matlab, MeVisLab / 3D-Slicer and Python. Willingness to familiarize yourself with image data registration methods (atlas-based procedures) in C ++ / CUDA and the ITK / VTK libraries. In-depth specialist knowledge (or willingness to acquire them) in GPU-based registration methods, radiomics (image features / tumor markers) for anatomy and pathology detection and segmentation with deep learning (TensorFlow / PyTorch in Python) and initial teaching experience and the urge to research (first publications ) are welcome.

We offer you:

An exciting and varied area of ​​responsibility

Cooperation in a friendly and motivated team

Flexible and family-friendly working hours

Company pension scheme (supplementary pension)

Attractive company health management offers

Modern office equipment

Regular training opportunities

Job ticket from the state of Baden-Württemberg

Childcare places in the Einsteinchen daycare center at Aalen University

The position is initially limited to 2.5 years (30 months). It is planned to extend the position after two years with a follow-up application to the DFG.

The categorization takes place if the collective bargaining and personal requirements are met up to pay group E13.1 of the collective agreement for the public service states (TV-L). Severely disabled people are given preference if they are essentially equally qualified. You can find more information at

Aalen University aims to increase the proportion of women and therefore expressly encourages qualified women to apply. Further information is available from the representative for equal opportunities, Ms. Gabriele Beirle .

Ask us!

Would you like to find out more about this position? Please contact Prof. Dr. Mastmeyer, , (07361 / 576-4567; 0160/9865 6665) personally

before applying.

Are you interested?

Then we look forward to your detailed application due 1st, next month including

cover letter (incl. motivation and fit to the vacancy profile), testimonials, certificates and grade sheets.