Post Doc Candidate BR / Biomechanics of the Middle Ear 100%

3010 Bern
13.07. | Position with re­spon­si­bil­i­ties | 100%

Post Doc Candidate BR / Biomechanics of the Middle Ear 100%

Your tasks
The focus of this SNSF project is to image and visualize the transmission of sound from the tympanic membrane to the oval window in human temporal bone specimens dynamically. The objectives of this post-doctoral position are to:

  • establish the dynamic in-vitro acquisition protocol with synchrotron X-ray phase contrast tomography

  • describe quantitatively the micro-movements of the ossicular chain in healthy temporal bones thanks to the development of appropriate image/signal processing protocols

  • develop segmentation tools based on Machine Learning in view of statistical approach in collaboration with the PhD working in the group

Your profile
You must hold a PhD degree in Biomedical engineering, Mechanical engineering or Physics. Experience in X-ray tomography, data analysis and image processing are considered as an asset. Programming skills are considered as plus. Working language is in English, a good level in spoken and written is mandatory. You should enjoy working in an interdisciplinary, multinational research environment. Being an enthusiastic researcher and a good team player will help to ensure your integration.

We offer
Our institution is based on an interdisciplinary, innovative and dynamic collaboration. You will profit from a systematic training on the job, in addition to personal development possibilities and our pronounced vocational training culture. This position is a 2-year position localized at the PSI and performed in collaboration with the Inselspital (University Hospital Bern). Salary and conditions of employment are according to the rules of SNF for Post-Doctoral students.

As a leading university hospital with a rich tradition, the Inselspital is part of the Insel Group and is a centre of medical expertise and high technology with an international reputation as well as being a first-class training and research centre.

PD Dr. med. Lukas Anschütz, Senior physician
Phone: +41 31 632 79 85 and
Dr Anne Bonnin, Beamline Scientist
Phone: +41 56 310 46 78

Position with re­spon­si­bil­i­ties, 100%


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