Res Post Doc Fellow - Fellow in Artificial Intelligence of Pediatric Medical Imaging

Philadelphia, PA, US, 19104

Job Type: 

LOC_WOOD_CTR-Wood Building Req ID: 62241

Shift: Days

Employment Status: Regular - Full Time 

Job Summary

The postdoctoral fellow (postdoc) will have a terminal doctorate degree (PhD, MD or equivalent). and will, under the direction/guidance of mentor(s), assume responsibility for research projects in artificial intelligence in pediatric medical imaging. Strong computer programming skills with Python, Matlab, or similar scientific computing environment are preferred. Successful candidates must have a background in Electrical or Biomedical Engineering, Computer Science, Applied Math or Physics. The postdoc experience will work closely with the pediatric radiologists to address challenges in medical imaging using big-data approach. The position serves to extend, refine and enhance skills necessary for professional and career development, and will enable the individual to broaden his/her scientific background by acquiring new research capabilities. It is expected that this individual will conduct independent scholarly research, and will contribute directly to the overall research goals of the project and the research group.  Postdocs will be expected to participate in project planning, recording and interpretation/evaluation of data, and communication of results. Postdocs will also be expected to acquire technical, lab management, and manuscript/grant writing skills; and participate in seminars, lectures, poster sessions and presentations at national meetings.  Postdoctoral fellows also may be required to supervise junior lab members, develop new methods and protocols for research, and assist with the development of other research projects in the lab. Salary is competitive.


The position is available starting immediately, but the start date is negotiable. Interested applicants should email Hao Huang (huangh6@email.chop.edu) or Raymond Sze (szer@email.chop.edu) their CV and a separate letter describing research background and interests and why you feel you are a good fit for this research project and research team. Please also send two or three letters of recommendation.

Job Responsibilities
  1. Conduct independent scholarly research and develop new methods and protocols
  2. Participate in project planning, recording and evaluation of data
  3. Acquire technical, lab management and grant writing skills
  4. Participate in seminars, lectures, poster sessions and presentation at national meetings
  5. Supervise junior lab members
  6. Assist with other research projects
Required Education and Experience
  • A terminal degree PhD, MD, DVM, etc.
  • According to the CMS (Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services) a copy of diploma or transcript is required as proof of academic achievement for all non-laboratory personnel performing non-waived POC testing

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