PhD Position in Medical Image Reconstruction, Antwerp, Belgium

Deadline: 31 August 2011
Open to: Master graduate in Engineering or in a Science
Salary: Competitive salary


The Vision Lab, a research group of the physics department at the University of Antwerp, is seeking for a PhD position in the field of medical image reconstruction. Its main focus is on biomedical image processing and reconstruction with focus on magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), X-ray computed tomography (CT), positron emission computed tomography (PET) and single photon computed tomography (SPECT).The current position involves the development of novel, model based iterative reconstruction algorithms for SPECT and/or PET.

Offer includes:
  • A research trajectory towards a PhD
  • Multidisciplinary research: cooperation with biomedical research groups and industrial partners
  • Top-computer infrastructure
  • Competitive salary


  • A Master in Engineering (Biomedical, Applied Physics, Computer Science, Electrical) or a Master in Science (Mathematics, Physics or Applied Physics).
  • You are a collaborative dynamic person who likes to work in a multidisciplinary research environment.
  • You are flexible and are willing to pursue deadlines. You are willing to travel abroad for meetings.
  • You have a strong background in mathematics and interest in scientific research
  • Programming skills in C++ is a plus
  • Excellent communication skills (English)

How to apply

Interested candidates should send

  • A motivation letter
  • A detailed CV (including followed courses, grades, previous work, publications
  • Contact info of references

Documents stated above need to be sent to the address below by 31. August 2011.


Jan De Beenhouwer
University of Antwerp
Universiteitsplein 1
Campus Drie Eiken, N.1.13
B-2610 Antwerp, Belgium

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