ITK-SNAP Software Developer Position

Penn Image Computing and Science Laboratory (PICSL)
Department of Radiology
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA, USA

PICSL seeks a qualified C++ programmer to support the development of ITK-SNAP (, an interactive software application for biomedical image segmentation. The programmer will work with the principal investigator on an NIH-funded grant to develop the next-generation GUI for ITK-SNAP, accelerate the tool's performance, and incorporate multi-modality image segmentation algorithms. Applicants must have a Bachelors degree in computer science or related field. Minimal qualifications are

* C++ programming (4 years experience)
* Experience with user interface programming, preferably Qt
* Strong interpersonal and communication skills, and ability to work independently

Applicants with expertise in the following ares are particularly encouraged to apply:

* Familiarity with ITK and VTK libraries, and CMake build system
* Image processing, computer vision, and computer graphics
* Strong mathematics background
* GPU programming experience (CUDA, OpenCL)
* Experience working in a research environment
* Advanced degree in a related field

The University of Pennsylvania consistently ranks among the top 10 universities in the US and top 15 worldwide. The Department of Radiology has maintained the top NIH research funding position among American radiology departments for the past 15 years. PICSL is a dynamic and growing research group involved in many exciting biomedical imaging projects, including development of novel analysis methodologies; application of the state-of-the-art techniques to clinical studies; and translational research. The University of Pennsylvania is located in Philadelphia, a vibrant city that offers many professional and cultural opportunities. PICSL fosters a friendly, noncompetitive, collaborative environment where each individual member of the laboratory is able to thrive, while also effectively contributing to the group's overall programmatic aims.

The position is funded by a US federal grant. Continued employment is subject to performance and availability of grant funding. PICSL has an excellent track record of obtaining research funding and personnel retention. The position features a competitive compensation package with generous fringe benefits.

The University of Pennsylvania is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. Women and minority candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

Interested candidates should send an email to the email below. Please include a brief statement of qualifications relevant to the project, a CV or resume, and a list of 3 references.