The Ophthalmic Personalized Treatment and Imaging Cluster (OPTIC) group in the Computer-assisted Applications and Medicine (CAiM) group of the Computer Vision Lab (CVL) at ETH Zurich is seeking a qualified
PhD Student in Multi-frequency OCT Vibrography
This position involves further developing and extending our efforts in the field of measuring and simulating static and dynamic mechanical tissue properties for diagnosis and medical therapy. The tasks will involve designing, developing, and testing novel ideas in cutting-edge research, as well as coordinating and conducting data collection for their evaluation. The position is open immediately.
To carry out the above tasks, we are looking for a highly motivated candidate with a masters degree in Computer Science, Mechanical Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, Electrical Engineering or related fields; as well as with enthusiasm for leading-edge research, team spirit, and capability for independent problem-solving. Good programming knowledge and experience with Matlab and C++ are desired. Fluent written and spoken English, as well as good communication skills are required. Interest, prior knowledge, and experience in one or more of the following is a plus: image processing, inverse problems and optimization, finite element simulations, and optical coherence tomography Systems.
ETH Zurich is a top-ranked technical university (with the host department ranking consistently among the top ten world-wide). Switzerland and Zurich provide an ideal environment for living, while ETH offers competitive salary norms. OPTIC is a newly forming SNSF-supported team carrying out cutting-edge research on medical imaging and image applications, specifically in the field of Ophthalmology. The ETHZ in general, and the Computer Vision Lab in particular, offer an exciting and stimulating environment for research.
The position will be within the Department of Information Technology and Electrical Engineering (D-ITET) at ETH Zürich. OPTIC team is part of the Computer-assisted Applications and Medicine ( group, within the Computer Vision Lab / Institut für Bildverarbeitung (

We look forward to receiving your online application including a letter of motivation and a comprehensive CV. Please note that we exclusively accept applications submitted through our online application portal. Applications via email or postal services will not be considered.