PamiTC Job Board - Posting Details

Title: Scientist or Postdoctoral Fellow Position in Big Data Analysis of Medical ImagesPosted: October 5, 2015
Company/Institution: Stanford – SRI International Joint Neuroscience Research Program
Location: SRI International

Description: We are seeking a Scientist or Postdoctoral Fellow with a background in computer science, bioengineering or related fields. The successful candidate will contribute to research and development in the coherent and robust multi-modal analysis of longitudinal neuro or cardiac MR images collected across different sites. The research projects are funded in part by the NIH Big Data to Knowledge (BD2K) Initiative, the National Consortium on Alcohol and NeuroDevelopment in Adolescence (NCANDA; http://www.ncanda.org), and the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI). The scientist will work in a multidisciplinary research environment closely collaborating and publishing with imaging, computer, and neuroscientists at SRI International and at Stanford University.

The SRI Center for Health Sciences, in collaboration with Stanford University, carries out multidisciplinary research funded by NIH with a focus on HIV, substance abuse, brain development, and cardiac diseases. Human imaging studies are performed on MRI scanners at SRI and in collaboration with other centers, such as NCANDA. The program consists of MR physicists, computer scientists, data scientists, physicians, physiologists, and bio-statisticians, with appointments at SRI International, Stanford, or both institutions.

Qualifications:
  • Recent PhD in computer science, biomedical engineering, or related field;
    or PhD-level Scientist with 2-5 years of related experience.
  • Excellent coding skills in (scientific) Python, C++, and Bash scripting.
  • Experience with open-source software packages such as ITK and NIPY.
  • Experience with analyzing multi-modal neuro or cardiac MR images including structural MRI, fMRI, and cine MRI. A strong background in DTI is a plus.
For more information, please contact

Kilian Pohl

Program Director
SRI International

Consulting Assistant Professor
Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences
Stanford University

kilian.pohl@stanford.edu
http://www.stanford.edu/~kpohl/

Application Instructions: Please visit http://www.sri.com/careers/search-jobs and enter Auto req ID 965BR.