[Na-mic-project-week] NA-MIC Research Software Engineer Position Open at Queens University, Kingston ON

Tina Kapur tkapur at bwh.harvard.edu
Wed Oct 8 16:11:13 EDT 2008

Hi Everyone,

If you know anyone who might be interested, a NA-MIC research software 
engineer position is open at Queen's university. Please contact Gabor 
Fichtinger (gabor at cs.queensu.ca <mailto:gabor at cs.queensu.ca>) for 
additional information.



*Research Software Engineer position at the Queen’s University in 

A Research Software Engineer position is available in application 
software development for medical robotics and computer integrated 
surgery systems. The primary focus will be on the design, 
implementation, experimental validation, and clinical inauguration of 
novel systems that enable needle placement procedures inside imaging 
scanners (MRI, CT, C-arm, and ultrasound).

The software engineer will have excellent collaborative opportunities 
with a diverse group of multidisciplinary researchers from medical 
robotics, medical imaging, image processing, computational mechanics, 
image modeling, and analysis; as well as with a large pool of clinical 
collaborators. Primary research interactions will take place with the 
Center for Computer Integrated Surgery (www.cisst.org 
<http://www.cisst.org/>) at the Johns Hopkins University, National 
Alliance for Biomedical Computing (www.na-mic.org 
<http://www.na-mic.org/>) at the Harvard Brigham and Women’s Hospital.

The ideal candidate must have the following qualifications:

    * MS degree in Computer Science or in a closely related field
    * at least 2 years of experience in an academic research environment
    * track record in medical software engineering (image analysis,
      surgical planning, and/or medical robotics)
    * experience with itk, vtk and other open source software toolkits
    * excellent skills in C++, preferably also in MATLAB

This full time staff position is open immediately.

Interested applicants should send a detailed curriculum vitae and list 
of (at least two) references to:

Gabor Fichtinger, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Queen's University

School of Computing

#725 Goodwin Hall, 25 Union St.

Kingston, ON, K7L 3N6, CANADA

Email: gabor at cs.queensu.ca <mailto:gabor at cs.queensu.ca>

Phone: (613) 533-3258

Fax : (613) 533-6513

Cell : (613) 539-8721

www.cs.queensu.ca/~gabor <http://www.cs.queensu.ca/%7Egabor>

Tina Kapur, Ph.D.
Executive Director
Image Guided Therapy Program
Department of Radiology
Brigham and Women's Hospital
75 Francis Street, Boston MA 02115
(617) 732 5893
tkapur at bwh.harvard.edu

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