Postdoctoral Scientist

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Location: 
Los Angeles, California, USA
Job Type: 
Full Time
Closing Date: 
Thursday, July 26, 2018

Job Opening for Postdoctoral Scientist

Artificial Intelligence in Medicine (AIM) Program

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

The Artificial Intelligence in Medicine (AIM) Program is a cutting-edge medical imaging software, research and development group at world-renowned Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. We are currently seeking a Postdoctoral Scientist to join our team. This is an excellent opportunity to work with a well-established group of research scientists, software engineers and physicians in an exciting, collaborative environment!

The Postdoctoral Scientist is a key, full-time position within our research group. In coordination with senior developers and under the direction of the Research Scientist/Principal Investigator, you will participate in all aspects of the study, which aims to develop novel methods for optimization of advanced coronary PET/CT angiography imaging-including motion correction and image registration. You will work independently on research projects designed by the PI within the area of specialization.

Responsibilities will 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. 

The ideal candidate will have a background in computer science, and experience and interest in medical imaging and health-related sciences.

More specifically, competitive candidates will have: A Doctorate (PhD) in computer science or related field from an accredited university, Proficiency in C++ programming, Proficiency in mathematics and 3D geometry, Experience in image processing, image registration, 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.