AI engineer – development and validation of AI tools for clinical use

Katholieke Universiteit Leuven
February 18, 2023
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AI engineer – development and validation of AI tools for clinical use

(ref. BAP-2023-8)

Last modification : Tuesday, January 17, 2023

The OMFS-IMPATH research group relates to the development and validation of surgical tools and image-based solutions to advance in oromaxillofacial surgery, with an ultimate aim to obtain an optimized treatment outcome while minimizing the peri- and postsurgical risks, such as neurovascular trauma.

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You follow a doctoral track: you carry out scientific research in the field of the described project, you go through the doctoral programme with the ultimate goal of obtaining a doctorate.

As dynamic and responsible AI-engineer with experience in medical AI applications for diagnoses and treatment planning, you will take a key position in collaboration with the clinical researchers aiming for development and validation of AI-tools for clinical use.

  • You have a Master's degree in Biomedical Sciences, Dentistry or Medicine and at least one honours degree.
  • You have an excellent knowledge of the English language, both spoken and written.
  • You have a good knowledge of Excel and basic knowledge of statistical analysis. You have knowledge of interpreting medical imaging, more specifically panoramic X-rays and Cone-beam CTs.
  • You have the ability to critically analyse theoretical texts and empirical studies. You have a fluent writing style.
  • An important soft-skill is good communication, necessary to communicate fluently between different departments and to be able to explain everything to patients.
  • A plus is (a basic) knowledge of genetics.
  • You can work independently, but also work well in a team and show sufficient initiative.
  • You are able to carry out doctoral research under supervision.
  • Offer

    We offer a full-time, fixed-term employment contract for one year, renewable up to a maximum of four years. The intention is that the research will result in a PhD after 4 years.


    For more information please contact Prof. dr. Reinhilde Jacobs, tel.: +3216332452, mail: [email protected]

    KU Leuven seeks to foster an environment where all talents can flourish, regardless of gender, age, cultural background, nationality or impairments. If you have any questions relating to accessibility or support, please contact us at [email protected]

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