his PhD position is open to the Laboratory of Medical Information Processing (LaTIM) in the French research unit U650 of INSERM (National Institute of Health & Medical Research). The LaTIM is a research team made up of the University Hospital of Brest, the Faculty of Medicine and Telecom Bretagne (graduate engineering school). Funding for this thesis is supported in part by the European project MEDIATE “patient friendly medical intervention” and in part by “Région Bretagne” (Brittany region). The position is located at Brest (France) and will start around September/October 2011 for a period of 3 years.
Applicants need to have a M.Sc. degree in the fields of physics, engineering or computer science. Good communication skills and excellent English are requested. Mastering the French language is a plus but not required. Expertise in the following field is desirable: GPU programming (CUDA), C/C++ programming, image processing or image reconstruction or medical imaging. Some others skills will be appreciated but not required: tomographic reconstruction, emission tomography, Python programming, and Monte Carlo simulation.