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Postdoctoral Scientist - Innovation in Imaging / Department of Medicine / Division of AIM - Slomka L

Employer
Cedars-Sinai
Location
Los Angeles, California
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
9 Jul 2024

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Discipline
Health Science
Job Type
Researcher
Employment - Hours
Full time
Duration
Permanent
Qualification
PhD
Sector
Hospital
Job Description

Are you ready to be a part of breakthrough research? Take action now by applying to this great opportunity!

Cedars-Sinai offers scientists unparalleled access to ground breaking technologies, facilities, and resources for conducting research related to an impressive range of diseases and disorders, from cancer, cardiology, and digestive diseases, to genetics, genomics, neurosciences, and women's health. You can continue your career journey with us!

The Slomka Laboratory focuses on developing innovative methods for fully automated analysis of nuclear cardiology data using novel algorithms and machine learning techniques, and on the development of integrated motion-corrected analysis of positron emission tomography (PET)/computed tomography (CT) angiography imaging.

As a Postdoctoral Scientist, you will work under the supervision and mentorship of Piotr Slomka, PhD, Director, Innovation in Imaging, Professor in Division of Artificial Intelligence in Medicine and Principal Investigator, as part of a medical imaging research and software development team within the Department of Medicine. Duties include development and implementation of new research techniques and protocols, analysis and interpretation of data, and participation in publications and presentations as an author or co-author to support the objectives of the NIH research project. You will work independently, but in close cooperation and consultation with the Mentor/Principal Investigator and other scientists, programmers, and physicians.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Designs and completes established research projects to support the NIH project objectives under the guidance of the Principal Investigator.
  • Analyzes data from an international multi-site image registry.
  • Develops and tests new image processing and software methods.
  • Demonstrates current knowledge of new research techniques and protocols through scientific literature review and scientific meeting attendance.
  • Presents research results at scientific meetings.
  • Publishes results in peer-reviewed journals as author and co-author.
  • Performs clinical validation of the study.
  • Contributes to preparation of new grant proposals/studies as needed.


Qualifications

Education Requirements:
  • PhD degree in Computer Science, MD degree, or related field.

Experience and Skills:
  • Experience in image or signal processing, medical data processing, artificial intelligence and/or computer vision.
  • Basic system administration skills.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills; excellent organization skills and very diligent.
  • Excellent communication (written and verbal) skills.
  • Background in medical statistics and computer science (preferred).

Physical Demands:

Able to perform moderate lifting. Able to sit, stand and walk for prolonged periods of time. Able to read papers and online documents. Able to operate standard office equipment. Able to exercise physical ability and perspective acuity to satisfactorily perform essential job functions.

About Us

Cedars-Sinai is a leader in providing high-quality healthcare encompassing primary care, specialized medicine and research. Since 1902, Cedars-Sinai has evolved to meet the needs of one of the most diverse regions in the nation, setting standards in quality and innovative patient care, research, teaching and community service. Today, Cedars- Sinai is known for its national leadership in transforming healthcare for the benefit of patients. Cedars-Sinai impacts the future of healthcare by developing new approaches to treatment and educating tomorrow's health professionals. Additionally, Cedars-Sinai demonstrates a commitment to the community through programs that improve the health of its most vulnerable residents.

About the Team

Cedars-Sinai is one of the largest nonprofit academic medical centers in the U.S., with 886 licensed beds, 2,100 physicians, 2,800 nurses and thousands of other healthcare professionals and staff. Choose this if you want to work in a fast-paced environment that offers the highest level of care to people in the Los Angeles that need our care the most.

Req ID : HRC0340485B
Working Title : Postdoctoral Scientist - Innovation in Imaging / Department of Medicine / Division of AIM - Slomka Lab
Department : Research - General Medicine
Business Entity : Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Job Category : Academic / Research
Job Specialty : Postdoctoral Scholar
Overtime Status : EXEMPT
Primary Shift : Day
Shift Duration : 8 hour
Base Pay : $64,500.00 - $93,600.00

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