Clinical Research Position in Paediatric Oral and Cranio-Maxillofacial Surgery


Clinical Research Position in Paediatric Oral and Cranio-Maxillofacial Surgery University Hospital Basel

Applicants are invited for a 1-year full-time research position in paediatric craniofacial malformations at the Clinic for Oral and Cranio-Maxillofacial Surgery, University Hospital Basel. The starting date can be 1.2.2025 or by arrangement.

Your position

Research position with clinical involvement as part of a Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF) project “Learning-based 3D Infant Face and Head Model for Medical Applications”.
You will be part of the Facial and Cranial Anomalies Research Group led by Prof. Dr. Dr. Andreas Müller PhD, MHBA, in affiliation with the Department of Biomedical Engineering and Department of Clinical Research. The project is in close collaboration with the Computer Graphics Laboratory at ETH Zürich (Prof. Barbara Solenthaler PhD) who develops a fully virtual infant face and head model. The project will cover several aspects from validating the model in clinical and surgical setting to conducting clinical research using the model. Upon meeting the requirements for enrolment at the Medical Faculty, the opportunity to pursue a doctorate in medicine or dentistry is supported. The overall aim of the project is development of an algorithm to generate individualised reference morphology in treatment of infants with craniofacial malformations based on multimodal clinical data.

Your tasks

Extraction and registration of data from medical records Pre-processing and analysis of 3D images and clinical records Evaluation of the model for studying paediatric craniofacial anomalies Engagement in clinical practice in paediatric oral and maxillofacial surgery

Your profile

You have completed your master's degree in medicine or dentistry Experience with and affinity for 3D image analysis tools Have interest in paediatric patients Enjoy working in a dynamic multidisciplinary and multicultural team

We offer you

Participation in an interdisciplinary research project and an international team Experience in interdisciplinary clinical routine both at the University Hospital Basel and the University Children's Hospital Basel Salary according to the SNF doctoral student standards

Application / Contact

For more information on the research group Facial and Cranial Anomalies, please visit Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Please submit the following documents to Yoriko Lill (

Motivation letter CV Diploma Names and contact information (email or phone) of 2-3 referees

University of Basel

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Deadline: 2024-07-31
Location: Switzerland, Basel
Categories: Biomedical Sciences, Clinical Sciences, dentistry, Medicine, Surgery,


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