Postdoc Scientist-Image Processing/Computer Vision

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Location: 
Los Angeles, California, USA
Job Type: 
Full Time
Closing Date: 
Thursday, September 26, 2019

Job Opening for Postdoctoral Scientist –

Image Processing and Computer Vision

Artificial Intelligence in Medicine (AIM) Program

 

The Artificial Intelligence in Medicine (AIM) Program is a medical imaging research and software development group within the Department of Medicine. The Postdoctoral Scientist works under the supervision and mentorship of the AIM Principal Investigator. Under the direction of the Principal Investigator, the Postdoctoral Scientist will participate in all aspects of the designated study, which aims to develop novel methods for fully automated software analysis of fast Myocardial Perfusion SPECT (MPS). The individual will work independently, but in close cooperation and consultation with the Mentor/Principal Investigator and other scientists, programmers and physicians.

Responsibilities include:

  • Design and execution of established research projects to support the NIH project objectives under the guidance of the Principal Investigator
  • Development and testing of new image processing and machine learning software methods
  • Demonstration of current knowledge of new research techniques and protocols by reading scientific literature and attending scientific meetings
  • Presentation of research results at scientific meetings
  • Publication of results in peer-reviewed journals as author and co-author
  • Contribution to preparation of new grant proposals/studies as needed.

 

Educational requirements:

PhD in Computer Science or related field.

More specifically, competitive candidates will have:

  • Proficiency in C++ programming
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Visual Studio
  • Proficiency in mathematics and 3D geometry
  • Experience in image processing, interactive imaging applications and/or computer vision processing
  • Basic system administration skills (Windows, and/or Mac OS X)
  • 4+ years of programming experience
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package, a relaxed working environment and flexible hours.  For more information about our applications and research, please visit our website:  www.cedars-sinai.edu/aim.  Qualified candidates should e-mail a resume, cover letter and code sample to joanna.liang@cshs.org.