Research Associates and Postdoc Fellows

Friday 31st March 2023

Organization University of Pennsylvania
Location Philadelphia, PA
Title Research Assocaites and Postdoc Fellows
Email Address
Description The Department of Radiology at the University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine seeks candidates for postdoc fellow positions. The main focus of these positions is on the development of biomedical image analysis algorithms with an emphasis on advanced machine learning (deep learning) methods for medical imaging data analysis. Responsibilities include involvement in various imaging studies of Alzheimer’s disease, aging, brain development, and neuropsychiatric disorders and supervision of junior research investigators for developing algorithms of image segmentation and registration, time-series data modeling, and pattern recognition. The research will be conducted at the Research Laboratory for Machine Learning and Biomedical Data Analytics of the Center for Biomedical Image Computing and Analytics (CBICA), a dynamically growing medical image computing center, involving several laboratories and many collaborators from diverse fields. The position will provide opportunities to participate in collaborative research projects with multidisciplinary research teams of Penn Medicine and the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, as well as to launch an independent research career in the area of computational medical imaging analytics.


Applicants must have a doctoral degree in computer science, electrical engineering, biomedical engineering, physics, applied mathematics, or a related field and have demonstrated excellent qualifications in research. Strong computer skills (knowledge of Python and/or Matlab, statistical analysis packages, basic shell scripting, experience in Unix platform) will be preferred.

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Penn offers a unique working environment within the city of Philadelphia. The University is situated on a beautiful urban campus, with easy access to a range of educational, cultural, and recreational activities. With its historical significance and landmarks, lively cultural offerings, and wide variety of atmospheres, Philadelphia is the perfect place to call home for work and play.

The University offers a competitive benefits package that includes excellent healthcare and tuition benefits for employees and their families, generous retirement benefits, a wide variety of professional development opportunities, supportive work and family benefits, a wealth of health and wellness programs and resources, and much more.
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