The University of Oslo is Norway’s oldest and highest rated institution of research and education with 28 000 students and 7000 employees. Its broad range of academic disciplines and internationally esteemed research communities make UiO an important contributor to society. 

The Department of Informatics (IFI) is one of nine departments belonging to the Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences at the University of Oslo. IFI is Norway’s largest university department for general education and research in Computer Science and related topics. The Department has near 950 students on bachelor level, near 450 master students, and over 180 PhD students. The overall staff of the Department is close to 250 employees, about 200 of these are full time positions. The full time scientific staff is 60, mostly Full/Associate Professors.

Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Ultrasound/Signal Processing

A position as Postdoctoral Research Fellow is available at CIUS – Centre for Innovative Ultrasound Solutions.

The position will be for a period of 3 years. Starting date no later than 01.10.2017.

No one can be appointed for more than one fixed-term period at the same institution.

Project description

The project topic is ultrasound elastography with particular focus on the heart and the work will be done in collaboration with GE Vingmed Ultrasound. The position is available in the research Group for Digital Signal Processing and Image Analysis (DSB).

Centre for Innovative Ultrasound Solutions for healthcare, maritime, and oil & gas (CIUS) is one of the Norwegian Research Council centres for research-based innovation (SFI). We collaborate with Norwegian Industry, NTNU (host institution for CIUS), and HSN. A more in-depth description of the possible projects is available at the CIUS home page:


The Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences has a strategic ambition of being a leading research faculty. Candidates for these fellowships will be selected in accordance with this, and expected to be in the upper segment of their class with respect to academic credentials.

Applicants must hold a PhD or Master’s degree or equivalent in ultrasound imaging, physical acoustics, or applied physics/mathematics, including signal processing and should have good analytical and programming skills. For this project we will use our own programmable research ultrasound scanner as well as commercial equipment from corporate partners in the project. Besides technical skills, we are looking for a curious, ambitious candidate who is highly motivated to do research and contribute to the work done at our group. Good communication skills in both oral and written English are expected. We strongly encourage that the application is accompanied by a short cover letter explaining briefly how the applicant's background and education fit the goals and requirements of this project.

A good command of English is required.


Position code 13252, Pay grade: NOK 512 700 - 569 000 per year, depending on qualifications and seniority.

The application must include:

  • Application letter
  • CV (summarizing education, positions and academic work - scientific publications)
  • Copies of educational certificates, transcript of records and letters of recommendation
  • Documentation of English proficiency
  • List of publications and academic work that the applicant wishes to be considered by the evaluation committee
  • Names and contact details of 2-3 references (name, relation to candidate, e-mail and telephone number)

Foreign applicants are advised to attach an explanation of their University’s grading system. Please remember that all documents should be in English or a Scandinavian language.

In accordance with the University of Oslo’s equal opportunities policy, we invite applications from all interested individuals regardless of gender or ethnicity.

UiO has an agreement for all employees, aiming to secure rights to research results a.o.

For further information please contact: Professor Sverre Holm, +47 932 15 705,  

Post Doc. Fabrice Prieur, +47 926 28 709,

For questions about the recruitment system, please contact, HR Officer, Helene Jansen, +47 22857196

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  • Søknadsfrist
    1. august 2017
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    University of Oslo
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    2017/6455 - 1352
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