Postdoctoral position in MEDICAL IMAGE COMPUTING at Queen’s University


The Percutaneous Surgery Lab (Perk Lab) is looking for postdoctoral researcher to participate in development of novel image analysis and modeling techniques image-guided prostate cancer interventions, primarily with using MRI, ultrasound and fluoroscopy guidance.


The ideal candidate must have a strong background in medical image computing with MATLAB and/or C++. Experience with ITK, VTK and open source medical image processing and analysis tools will be most useful.


The postdoctoral researcher 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 diverse of pool of clinical collaborators. Primary research interactions will take place with the Johns Hopkins Robotics Program ( and Computer Integrated Surgery Center ( Internally at Queen’s, the postdoc will work closely with the Dr. Abolmaesumi’s Medical Image Analysis Lab.


The position is open for an initial duration of 12 months, starting immediately and it will be renewable pending on performance.


Interested applicants should send detailed curriculum vitae, statement of research interests, research portfolio, and list of (at least two) referees to:


Gabor Fichtinger, Ph.D., Director

Associate Professor, School of Computing

w/ cross-appointments in Mechanical and Materials Engineering, Electrical and Computer Engineering, and Surgery

Queen's University

#725 Goodwin Hall, 25 Union St.

Kingston, ON, K7L 3N6, CANADA


Phone: (613) 533-3258

Fax  : (613) 533-6513

Cell : (613) 539-8721


During MICCAI-2008, please call Dr. Fichtinger’s cell phone at +1 (613) 539-8721.