Jobs: Multiple postdoctoral positions in virtual surgery at RPI

Multiple postdoctoral positions in virtual surgery at RPI

Description & Requirement

The Center for Modeling, Simulation and Imaging in Medicine (CeMSIM) at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY, USA invites applications for several postdoctoral positions to work on multiple projects funded by the NIH on developing virtual surgery technology.  The ideal candidate will develop the next generation surgical simulator based on advanced physics-based computational methods and robotic systems in collaboration with surgeons at Harvard Medical School.

Desirable background for this position includes:

  • Degrees in Computer Science, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering or related field.
  • Strong background in Computer Graphics. Specific knowledge of real time computing is a plus.
  • Excellent programming skills
  • Experience in developing virtual environments involving haptics
  • Background in high performance scientific computations
  • Background in human performance evaluation


Interested candidates may apply to Professor Suvranu De ( with a cover letter, detailed CV, a copy of the publication deemed as best representative of the candidate’s creative research, and names and email addresses of three referees.

Applications from minority and women are especially encouraged. RPI is an Equal opportunity/ Affirmative Action employer.


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