PhD Position in Ultrasound Image Simulation using Computer Graphical Techniques


The Computer-assisted Applications in Medicine group ( in the Computer Vision Lab is seeking a qualified postdoc.

This position involves further developing and extending our efforts in the field of simulating ultrasound images for medical training, also in collaboration with industry.  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.  Candidates are required to hold a masters degree in a related field.  The position is open immediately.



  • Bachelor and Masters degrees in related fields
  • Good programming knowledge and experience with Matlab and C++
  • Good knowledge in computer-graphics, in particular ray-tracing techniques, is preferred
  • Interest, prior knowledge and experience in one or more of the following is a plus: volumetric image analysis, texture synthesis, inverse problems and optimization, interactive simulation, GPU programming
  • Enthusiasm for leading-edge research, team spirit, and capability for independent problem-solving
  • Fluent written and spoken English is a must


ETH Zurich – the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology – 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.  Computer-Assisted Applications in Medicine ( is a dynamic group carrying out cutting-edge research on medical imaging and image analysis applications, in particular using ultrasound.  We are a highly international team at CAiM, comprised of researchers from several countries and different backgrounds.  ETH in general and CAiM in particular offer an exciting and stimulating environment for research.


Please apply only online including a comprehensive CV and motivation letter.  Applications should be sent only via the online application tool at the following link: