About your benefit

During the next 4 years the successful candidates get the opportunity to participate in an exceptional and large research and innovation project that is creating cutting edge technologies for surgical innovations and beyond. The PROFICIENCY project will generate high relevance in science, surgery and for the industry. Together with the well-conducted public visibility, the PROFICIENCY project will have a high impact on the candidates’ track records. Additionally, it is an excellent opportunity to build up a strong and versatile scientific network together with the key opinion leaders from research, industry and surgery.

The Research in Orthopedic Computer Science at the University at the University of Zurich, the Institute for Visual Computing at the ETH Zurich, and the Institute for applied information technology at the Zurich University of Applied Sciences offer open positions for the development of an Augmented Reality Surgery Training.

We are looking forward to your meaningful application. Apply now!

Planned working start: 01.05.2022


Application procedure:

  • Apply for your desired position using the application form. Select the right Job Keyword.
  • The recruitment group invites the most suitable candidates for a first e-meeting to discuss the mutual expectations.
  • If you’re suited for a second round, you will be invited for a e- or in-person meeting in Zurich to discuss the offer in more detail.

Please note:

Application submitted directly to the principal investigators will not be considered. Thank you for your understanding.



Open Positions


Job Keyword: PhD MedAR


Job Title:

PhD Student (100%)

Interested in medical AR and computer vision

Major task:

Development of the surgical training environment (camera and tracking setup, calibration, registration, AR training guidance)

Institution:

Zurich University of Applied Sciences / Institute for applied information


Job Keyword: PostDoc


Job Title:

Post-Doc (100%)

With strong background in Computer-Assisted Surgery


Major task:

  • Scientific lead of PhD students in smaller research projects up to scientific publication
  • Scientific coordination in large national and international research projects
  • Supervision of PhD and Master students
  • Involvement in teaching (optional)

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Institution:

University Hospital Balgrist/University of Zurich


Job Keyword: SDeveloper_ZHAW


Job Title:

Software developer (MSc or PhD, 50-100%)

Excellent in the development of AR/VR, simulation, computer graphics application or computer vision algorithms as well as hard- and software integration

Major task:

Development of working prototypes surgical training and virtual surgery participation in collaboration with the researchers


Institution:

Zurich University of Applied Sciences / Institute for applied information





Job Keyword: SDeveloper_BAL


Job Title:

Software developer (MSc or PhD, 50-100%)

Excellent in the development of AR/VR, simulation, computer graphics application or computer vision algorithms as well as hard- and software integration

Major task:

Development of working prototypes surgical training and virtual surgery participation in collaboration with the researchers

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Institution:

University Hospital Balgrist/University of Zurich


Job Keyword: PhD Mixed Reality


Job Title:

PhD student (MSc, 100%)

Excellent in computer science with theoretical and practical experience in camera/tracking systems, Mixed Reality as well as algorithmic knowledge about computer vision and computer graphics

Major task:

Development of novel surgical training approaches by combining state-of-the-art hardware (RGB-D cameras, optical tracking, and augmented reality devices) with mixed reality research. Computer Vision and Computer Assisted Surgery.

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Institution:

University Hospital Balgrist/University of Zurich

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