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The Charité is one of the leading medical universities and one of the biggest and most innovative employer in Berlin. In our institute, we offer a high-profile environment for international scientists (computer scientists, mathematicians, physicists, doctors and biologists) as well as a wide range of education and training opportunities.

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We are looking for reinforcement for the BIOQIC project at Charitéplatz 1, 10117 Berlin:

15 PhD positions in Medical Imaging, Research Training Group (m/f/d)

15 PhD positions (TVöD E13, 65%) are available, starting from April 1, 2023. These will be part of the Research Training Group (Graduiertenkolleg) on ‘Biophysical and Quantitative Imaging towards Clinical Diagnosis’ (BIOQIC), a collaborative venture of the Berlin university hospital (Charité), Berlin universities (Technical University and Free University) and research institution Physikalisch-Technische Bundesanstalt Berlin.

Activities and responsibilities

BIOQIC is centered on clinical imaging technologies such as MRI, ultrasound, PET/SPECT and CT, with a focus on objective and quantitative measurements. BIOQIC offers collaborative supervision from basic scientists and clinicians, embedded in one of the most dense and innovative academic regions in Europe, including the top-rated teaching hospital Charité with one of Europe's largest radiological departments. More information about us, and what we do, can be found on our website.

BIOQIC focuses on the following research topics:

  • Cardiovascular imaging: MRI, elastography, CT, ultrasound, PET, SPECT.
  • Biophysical foundations of imaging: multiscale imaging, multiscale analysis and modeling, micromechanics, microstructure analysis & modeling
  • Machine learning / automated analysis: reconstruction, motion correction, inverse problems, image analysis, cardiovascular disease and tumor classification

Qualification profile

We are looking for highly motivated, inquisitive, enthusiastic, and result-oriented PhD candidates with an excellent academic record and prior research experience. Candidates should ideally hold Master’s degrees in Physics, Engineering, Mathematics, Chemistry, Biology, Medicine, or related disciplines, relevant for the development of innovative medical imaging technologies.

Please send your application in English as a single electronic document (in PDF format). Please include:

BIOQIC places particular emphasis on gender equality and fosters and encourages female researchers. We look forward to receiving your application.

We offer

We offer a multidisciplinary scientific environment with opportunities to build and strengthen collaborative networks. With weekly seminars, regular colloquia and annual retreats, we offer a scientific and educational curriculum for exchange and professional and personal development. Workshops geared to the needs of our PhD students, as well as the opportunity to participate in and contribute to international conferences, complete our PhD training package.

Please send your application document, including the application form, CV, and your certificates, by e-mail (attachment as 1 PDF file only) via email.
Selected candidates will be invited for an assessment center, the first one took place on December 2, 2022 and a second assessment center will take place on February 10, 2023.
Descriptions of the available projects are published on our website:


Your direct contact: Prof.Dr.-Ing. Anja Hennemuth.

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