Senior research scientist (Oslo University Hospital)

Friday 9th April 2021

Please apply before: 19.04.21

The Senior Research Scientist fellow will be associated with Unit for Computational Radiology and Artificial Intelligence (CRAI), in the Division for Radiology and Nuclear Medicine at OUH. CRAI is a research hub for the advanced computational methods and artificial intelligence in radiology. The unit was established in 2019 in response to the increasing radiology production demands, and holds a varied portfolio of projects that uses artificial intelligence techniques at its core. The unit holds a particularly attractive work environment at the scenic and quiet Gaustad campus. 
CRAI consists of a motivated and dedicated group of individuals with a mixed background, including machine learning-engineers, medical physicists, medical doctors, and Masters- and PhD students with varied backgrounds. The main goal at CRAI is to build, deploy and maintain machine learning models by developing solid systems that can serve clinicians through augmented decision support and automated diagnostics. Being fully integrated in the hospital infrastructure and with close connections to the IT-departments, CRAI has unique access to large amounts of clinical imaging data, domain experts and the opportunity to deploy fully integrated solutions for clinical use.
Duties ad responsebilities
To strengthen our research team, we are looking for a highly motivated Senior Research Scientist, with a track record in machine learning applied to medical imaging diagnostics. The Senior Research Scientist will be expected to participate broadly in all core academic activities at CRAI, including supervision of Masters students and PhD students, last-authoring publications in peer-reviewed journals and propagating research activities through writing grant proposals. In addition, the Senior Research Scientist will be expected to aid in prototyping and implement optimized and robust data science solutions into clinical production, perform data analysis and exploration on top of the existing infrastructure and design and implement new techniques and technologies in an academic environment.
The position has secured funding for two years, and the selected candidate should be prepared to be actively involved in writing grant applications to secure more permanent funding of the position.  
We are looking for candidates with the following qualifications:
• PhD and Post Doc experience from computer science and/or medical physics.
• Robust and documented experience with academic publication.
• Documented experience with supervision of students at various levels.
• Proficiency in machine learning methods, particularly deep learning.
• Strong programming skills.
• Domain experience in medical image analysis.

As part of the application for the position, the candidate should include a short (maximum 2 page) research statement describing current research focus and suggestions for how your expertise can provide new research opportunities for the group.

In the assessment, the main emphasis will be on the applicant's potential as a researcher as shown in the application CV. In addition, consideration is given to professional experience and other activities that are considered important. Finally, personal suitability and compliance within the research group is considered essential.

CV content must be documented with diplomas, testimonials and complete publication list.

Personal qualities
• Good collaboration skills
• Takes responsibility and can work independently
• Good English skills both orally and in writing
• Team spirit
We can offer
• Competitive salary based on education and experience
• Flat hierarchy
• Flexibility in relation to hours and home office
• An opportunity to work with big real-world health data
• Opportunity to create individual research portfolio
• A pleasant and particularly broad multi-professional environment
• International collaboration
• Good welfare scheme
CRAI has established collaborations with multiple international institutions, and the position will open up for research stays at collaborating institutions.

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Organization Oslo University Hospital
Location Oslo
Title Senior research scientist
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