Postdoctoral Fellow

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Postdoctoral Fellow – Postdoc for tomographic data analysis of bio-mechanical systems

Your tasks

  • Evaluate acoustic and synchrotron X-ray tomographic measurements of soundinduced motion patterns of fish auditory structures
  • Develop and establish a data processing pipeline for the quantification, visualization and morphological interpretation of motion patterns from timeresolved tomographic data sets
  • Adapt and apply the developed experimental and quantification techniques to similar bio-mechanical system investigations
  • Work hand in hand with the other international team members on the data acquisition and the biomechanical modelling of the fish hearing structures
  • Present and publish research results in scientific articles, research presentations and at international conferences

Your profile

  • PhD in (Bio)Informatics, Computer Science, (Bio)Engineering, Physics, or a related field
  • Excellent knowledge and experience with data processing and analysis, experience with image analysis on large data sets is beneficial
  • Solid computer and programming skills, preferably with python or similar tools
  • Good cooperation and communication skills and ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Good command of spoken and written English

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. If you wish to optimally combine work and family life or other personal interests, we are able to support you with our modern employment conditions and the on-site infrastructure.
Your employment contract is limited to 2 years.
For further information, please contact Prof. Dr Marco Stampanoni, e-mail:
Please submit your application online by 31 July 2022 (including list of publications and addresses of referees) for the position as a Postdoctoral Fellow (index no. 6111-00).
Paul Scherrer Institut, Human Resources Management, Alina Rao, 5232 Villigen PSI, Switzerland

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