Image scientist

Bij MRIguidance

As an image scientist at MRIguidance, a UMC Utrecht spin-off company, you will develop, implement and test new image processing algorithms based on machine learning principles to characterize human anatomy and aid doctors and patients in hospitals worldwide.

What you tell at birthdays about your job

“My software prevents cancer in patients that need to have their bones scanned. It creates images that help doctors to better diagnose and cure their patients.”

What you actually will be doing

You will contribute to the core development of our MRI data analysis pipeline for the visualization and characterization of different human tissues. You are an innovative thinker who will be applying analytical methods and algorithms, to our unique patient data sets. And you will do this to drive enhancement to our technology and to achieve high quality, clinical grade products. Your algorithms will soon be used in clinical patient exams.

You will use agile and scrum methods and work in vibrant entrepreneurial team of image scientists and developers.

Your responsibilities:

  • ●  research and develop new methods for MR image analysis;
  • ●  implement quantitative parameter mapping methods;
  • ●  prototype of clinical imaging solutions;
  • ●  incorporate clinical end user feedback into your systems;
  • ●  theoretically and experimentally validation to achieve for clinical grade methodology.


    Minimum qualifications:

  • ●  a master’s degree or PhD in mathematics, physics, statistics, computer science, or a related


  • ●  experience with (medical) image analysis;
  • ●  programming skills (e.g. C++, Java, python);
  • ●  ability to speak and write in English fluently.

    Preferred qualifications:

  • ●  experience with (medical) imaging and/or computer vision development tools;
  • ●  interested in developing clinically oriented imaging solutions;
  • ●  ability to communicate and collaborate effectively with imaging researchers and clinical


  • ●  specialization in artificial intelligence and/or machine learning;
  • ●  the desire to work in a dynamic environment of a start-up company.

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