[visionlist] PhD position in Medical Image Processing

ali Hojjat s.a.hojjatoleslami at kent.ac.uk
Fri Dec 8 10:34:41 GMT 2006


There is a Medical Research Council (MRC) funded PhD studentship available
in the area of medical image computing applications in dementia research.
The project, a collaboration between KIMHS and the Institute of Mathematics,
Statistics and Actuarial Sciences will focus on the development of a new
object-based approach for co-registration of pathology images with MRI of
the same patient. The work will involve development and evaluation of
software for segmentation and co-registration, and regular liaison with
collaborating imaging and pathology departments. 

Application Criteria 

Candidates should hold an honours degree or MSc in computer science,
engineering, physics, statistics, mathematics, or related topics and have
experience of programming. Familiarity with MATLAB, C/C++, Java and/or
experiences with image processing and/or machine learning techniques would
be advantageous. 

Applying for the Studentship 

To apply for the studentship, candidates should send a detailed CV and the
names and addresses of two academic references to: 

Professor Alan Colchester
Kent Institute of Medicine and Health Sciences
Room R&D 103
Research and Development Centre
University of Kent
Canterbury
Kent CT2 7PD, UK
Email: a.colchester at kent.ac.uk
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=a.colchester at kent.ac.uk>  

Full funding is available for qualified UK students and EU students who have
been resident in the UK for three years immediately prior to the start of
the programme. This covers tuition fees and maintenance payments (standard
stipend is currently £12,300 pa). 

The closing date for receipt of applications is Monday 15th January 2006. 

For further information, please contact: 

Dr Ali Hojjat
Kent Institute of Medicine and Health Sciences
University of Kent, Canterbury, Kent, CT2 7PD
United Kingdom,
Email: S.A.Hojjatoleslami at kent.ac.uk
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