Pre-doctoral Researcher for Artificial Intelligence for Medical Imaging

Investigador/a Pre-doctoral para Inteligencia Artificial dirigida a Imagen Médica

The Department of Digital Health and Biomedical Technologies is a source of innovative developments for the biomedical sector, with applications such as digital health, decision support systems, biomedical image analysis, applied bioinformatics, biomedical simulation, computer-assisted surgery and many others. The department is currently involved in several projects of the Horizon Europe Health program and is a source of innovative technological developments for healthcare providers and companies in the sector.

We are looking for a researcher with a vocation for applied research and with proven scientific-technological experience to join the technological line of Image Analysis and Artificial Intelligence and with the aim of pursuing a PhD in the field, in collaboration with a prestigious university, while participating in various collaborative or industrial applied research projects in the field.

Candidates must show a proactive attitude towards applied research, demonstrating excellent technical skills and if possible scientific expertise (e.g. publications) in the offered topic, a proven ability to work in a team and a commitment to understand the needs of clients and project partners. Candidates must have the necessary technical skills (at programming or conceptualization level) to convert their knowledge into real software/AI solutions, with emphasis on deep learning technology in medical imaging. The ability to generate new ideas that can be translated into industrial R&D projects or offers, as well as to bring projects and initiatives in this line of research to a successful conclusion will be an asset.

Candidates must have:

  • Bachelor's degree in Biomedical, Computer or Telecommunications Engineering, Bachelor's degree in Mathematics or similar.
  • Specialization Master's degree in topics related to Artificial Intelligence in Health.
  • Proven scientific-technological experience (projects, previous work, publications) in the field of artificial intelligence with medical imaging and in particular with Deep learning networks (CNNs, etc).
  • Experience with Deep learning programming environments such as Keras, Tensorflow, Pytorch... as well as other Machine Learning environments.
  • Programming knowledge (Python...).
  • Good level of Spanish and written and spoken English.

We value candidates:

  • Previous participation in projects or aligned research groups.
  • Experience in state-of-the-art deep learning networks (Transformers, Diffusion Models...).
  • Knowledge of the DICOM medical imaging standard.
  • Knowledge of regulatory aspects (ISO-13485) or validation of this type of solutions.
  • Knowledge of integration (Docker) and continuous deployments (CI/CD) through Gitlab will be an asset.
  • Motivation to continuously acquire knowledge and new skills.

We offer:

  • A multicultural and multidisciplinary research environment.
  • A group active in the field of medical imaging and AI research at an international level, with a successful track record of technology transfer.
  • Possibility of pursuing a PhD in the field with a prestigious university.
  • Joining a dynamic, innovative and leading center in the field of Artificial Intelligence and Visual Computing & Interaction at international level with work centers in Donostia - San Sebastian and Bilbao.
  • Attractive national and international research and development projects with cutting-edge technology.
  • Personal development through training and education opportunities.
  • Career opportunities and professional progression.
  • Reconciliation policies to achieve a balance between work and family life.
  • Equal employment opportunities.

If you feel identified with us, please send us your CV.


Parque Científico y Tecnológico de Gipuzkoa,
Paseo Mikeletegi 57,
20009 Donostia / San Sebastián (Spain)

+(34) 943 309 230

Edificio Ensanche,
Zabalgune Plaza 11,
48009 Bilbao (Spain)

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