Postdoctoral fellow in medical ultrasound imaging

Please refer to reference number PDFO-56763 when applying for this position.


A postdoctoral position is available in the Robotics and Control Lab in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada. The lab has a research theme on medical ultrasound imaging, especially signal processing of ultrasound data to quantify tissue health. This includes traditional ultrasound hardware as well as novel microfabricated transducers. The lab has a strong view towards translation of technology into clinical practise with a successful history of working with industry and hospitals.

The candidate will have the primary responsibility of design, characterization and testing of novel ultrasound signal and image processing and analysis algorithms. A good understanding is needed for the different domains: electronics, acoustics and mechanics. This work will be carried out in collaboration with a team working in each of these domains plus clinical researchers. Additionally, the candidate will have the opportunity to work with a network of researchers in the Institute for Computing, Information and Cognitive Systems, Advanced Materials and Process Engineering Laboratory the BC Women's Hospital Research Institute.  Training opportunities will be available across this ecosystem.

This position is available immediately. The successful candidate will enjoy a competitive salary and work within a collaborative and creative group.

How to apply?

Please send applications to and refer to reference number PDFO-56763.

Duration: Fixed term / Temporary
Contract Type: Full Time

Equity and diversity are essential to academic excellence. An open and diverse community fosters the inclusion of voices that have been underrepresented or discouraged. We encourage applications from members of groups that have been marginalized on any grounds enumerated under the B.C. Human Rights Code, including sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, racialization, disability, political belief, religion, marital or family status, age, and/or status as a First Nation, Metis, Inuit, or Indigenous person.