Postdoctoral Researcher in Machine Learning and Medical Image Analysis

Tuesday 17th March 2020

MD Anderson Cancer Center
Division of Diagnostic Imaging
Department of Imaging Physics

We are looking for postdoctoral researcher in the areas of medical image analysis and translational cancer research to join a newly established research lab (https://sites.google.com/view/wuanderson/home). The research themes are center on 1) develop innovative quantitative imaging biomarkers to characterize cancer phenotypes; 2) integrate image with multi-omics data across multiple scales to decipher cancer mechanisms; 3) validate and translate imaging biomarkers to guide clinical practice.

We are looking for candidates who are enthusiastic in cancer research, self-motivated, and determined to improving cancer patient treatment. Candidates from a diverse background are encouraged to apply. The successful applicant must have a Ph.D. in the fields of Biomedical Engineering, Applied Mathematics, Computer Science, Electronic Engineering, Bioinformatics, or related fields. This position requires skills of advanced medical image analysis, e.g., image segmentation, image registration, and image-based feature extraction. Top applicants are required to have training in machine learning/deep learning, and proficiency in Python and MATLAB. The candidates must be fluent in written/spoken English and good at presenting research accomplishments. 

We will offer meaningful projects at the forefront of cancer research, where the successful candidates will work in a highly collaborative and diverse, multidisciplinary team. They will have the opportunity to closely interact with world-class radiologists, medical physicists, oncologists, biostatisticians, and scientists. We are dedicated to maintaining a pleasant working environment, mentoring young trainees, and ensuring your career success. 

Candidates should submit the following materials electronically to Dr. Jia Wu. Please email JWu11@mdanderson.org the following:
1. A current curriculum vitae.
2. Two publications.
3. The name and contact information for two references who are familiar with your work.
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. This is an initially 1-year position that is extendable to 3 years, conditional on performance. The salary will be set according to the NIH postdoctoral stipend guidelines.

Organization MD Anderson Cancer Center
Location Houston, Texas
Title Postdoctoral Researcher in Machine Learning and Medical Image Analysis
Email Address JWu11@mdanderson.org