Postdoc Scientist-PET/CT Angiography Imaging

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

Job Opening for Postdoctoral Scientist –  PET/CT Angiography Imaging

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 the optimization of advance coronary PET/CT angiography imaging – including motion corrected reconstruction. The individual will work independently, but in close cooperation and consultation with the Mentor/Principal Investigator and other scientists, programmers and physicians.

 

Responsibilities include:

  • Development and testing of new image processing and image registration methods

  • Clinical validation of the study

  • Writing related peer-reviewed manuscripts in technical journals on the new methods developed in this study

 

Educational requirements:

PhD in Computer Science or related field.

More specifically, competitive candidates will have:

  • Proficiency in C++ programming

  • Proficiency in PET list mode data processing

  • 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.