Job offer

We are permanently looking for enthusiastic prospective employees with a desire to participate in our interdisciplinary research. Candidates of different backgrounds are welcome, including undergraduate and graduate students of computer science / informatics, electrical engineering, biomedical engineering, mathematics or physics. Finished Ph.D. degree or a desire to pursue Ph.D. studies is an advantage. Information about Ph.D. studies at our Faculty is available here.

Currently, we offer the following positions:

PostDoc position in biomedical image analysis

A PostDoc position is available at the Centre for Biomedical Image Analysis (CBIA), which is a research division of the Faculty of Informatics of Masaryk University, Brno, Czech Republic. Brno is the second largest Czech city with a rich history, splendid surroundings, several universities, and multiple scientific parks. It ranks high in quality of life and belongs to the best student cities. Masaryk University is the largest university in Brno, with about 30,000 students, and the second largest in the Czech Republic. Faculty of Informatics is the oldest and leading academic centre for education and research in computer science in the Czech Republic, with about 2,000 students.

The focus of CBIA is the development and validation of novel methods in a broad range of biomedical imaging applications with emphasis on cell imaging using optical microscopy. Research topics include image segmentation, object detection and tracking, image filtering, image restoration, image registration, image acquisition and also simulation of image formation and electronic detection. Special attention is paid to time-lapse imaging. Key to the success of the group is close collaboration between people of different backgrounds including biological and clinical partners and handling the whole pipeline of research planning, data acquisition and image analysis. Currently the group consists of about 15 people including PhD students and postdocs.

The candidate is encouraged to work in one of the above-mentioned areas and collaborate with researchers of a different background. Especially involvement in one of the following topics is welcome:

The length of the postdoc appointment will be 2 years (1 year with a possibility of prolongation for another year). The preferred start date is January 2023, but other options can be negotiated. The deadline for applications is September 4, 2022. Candidates are expected to have a PhD degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, or related areas, with demonstrated contribution to the field. Good knowledge of English language is expected as well as at least 2 years spent at a university outside Czech or Slovak Republic. Required documents are a detailed CV, list of publications, motivation letter and at least 2 support letters. We offer paid trips to conferences, summer schools and other training events, in accordance with candidate’s actual interests, as well as the possibility to build a small student team working on the project. For more details and application procedure see Faculty PostDoc Call 2022 . Informal inquiries should be addressed to prof. Michal Kozubek.