PhD Position in Robotic Cochlear Implantation

The ARTORG Center for Biomedical Engineering Research of the University of Bern is seeking motivated
applicants for a
PhD Position in Robotic Cochlear Implantation (100% 3- 4 years)
The PhD candidate will develop and integrate robotic technology in a clinically driven research project
that aims to improve the treatment of patients with hearing loss. The project will be performed in
collaboration with the ARTORG Center’s Image-Guided Therapy group and our industrial partner

The candidate will join the Hearing Research Laboratory, a research collaboration between the ARTORG Center and the Department of Otolaryngology, Inselspital (Bern University Hospital). Our research activities aim to provide innovative technology to help hearing impaired patients and to assist clinicians in the diagnosis and therapy of hearing pathologies.

• Master's degree or equivalent in Computer Science, Applied Mathematics, Applied Physics,
Electrical Engineering, or other relevant fields
• Extensive experience in object-oriented programming (C++)
• Experience with medical imaging analysis (ITK, VTK, etc.)
• Excellent English and German language skills
• Interest to work in a group of experts from both engineering and medical background

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How to apply
Interested candidates can send their applications via email to Dr. Wilhelm Wimmer
( with the following documents combined into a single PDF:
• Letter of motivation (max. 1 page)
• CV with reference
• MSc Thesis (if available)
While applying for the job please refer to jobvector and use the following reference number: HRL RCI 201802

About Hearing Research Laboratory, ARTORG Center

The ARTORG Center of the University of Bern is a multidisciplinary research center associated to the Bern University Hospital. The center gathers over 150 researchers of all levels in a wide array of Biomedical Engineering topics. For more information, please visit Located in the heart of the Switzerland’s capital, the University of Bern provides an...

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