Researchers in the field of machine learning

Trondheim, Norway
Job Type: 
Full Time
Closing Date: 
Wednesday, January 3, 2018

Due to more projects and increased demand for our expertise, we are looking for two skilled, friendly and committed researchers! 

For one of the positions, machine learning for image analysis and segmentation will be central. Work tasks will include developing, implementing and evaluating methods for real-time segmentation of ultrasound images. The methods will be implemented in our research platform CustusX (, and the purpose is to create tools for better clinical decision support. 

For the other position, work tasks will include research on technology for image-guided therapy, including the use of navigation technology and robots. Knowledge of machine vision, robotics, machine learning and medical technology is relevant for the position. 


Desired competences for the positions: 


Machine learning and neural networks 

Software development 

Machine vision, robotics, electronics 

Ultrasound and medical imaging 

Image processing and 3D visualization 


We emphasize high professional knowledge, good cooperation skills, initiative, ability to implement, practical skills and the ability to create new business in an interdisciplinary environment. We strive for gender balance in the research group, and will encourage women with relevant backgrounds to apply. 


We offer: 

Good opportunities for professional and personal development, and we can facilitate combining research positions in SINTEF with PhD studies or postdoc. 

Possibilities for exciting collaboration across SINTEF with colleagues from other fields. 

Premises centrally located in Trondheim, good bus connections, parking possibilities and own day care facilities. We have a company sports team with NTNU and access to cabins by the sea and in the mountains. 

Flexible working hours, good pension and insurance schemes, good welfare schemes and competitive salaries. 


Applicants must be fluent in written and spoken English. SINTEF is internationally oriented and has approximately 2000 employees from 75 different nations.  

Contact: Tormod Selbekk, Reseach manager,