PamiTC Job Board - Posting Details

Title: Post-doctoral FellowPosted: February 26, 2013
Company/Institution: National Institutes of Health Clinical Center
Location: Bethesda, Maryland, USA
Department: Radiology and Imaging Science

Description:
A post-doctoral fellowship is available in three-dimensional radiology image processing. Specific interest areas are image segmentation and registration, modeling, visualization, pattern recognition, computer-aided diagnosis, multi-organ models and atlases, and vascular tree analysis of the human body. In particular, advanced skills in image processing (computer vision, mathematical modeling, optimization, machine learning) are sought. The researcher will work closely with staff scientists, imaging specialists and clinicians and have access to state-of-the-art whole body MRI, multi-detector helical CT, advanced graphics workstations and parallel processing clusters. Basic Qualification: Ph. D. in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, or related discipline; 4-5 years of experience (including Ph. D. study) in Computer Vision, Machine Learning, or Image Understanding field along with successful demonstration of key responsibilities; Strong theoretical and practical background in computer vision, image and video analysis, specifically object detection and recognition, statistical modeling, statistical pattern recognition, machine learning, sparse methods, applied mathematics, optimization. Prior knowledge about medical imaging is a plus but not a must; Experience working in computer vision, image and video analysis, machine learning; Enthusiasm on solving real world clinical imaging problems using large datasets. Hands-on coding skills and ability in C++ and Matlab. Initial appointment is for one to two years and is renewable thereafter on a periodic basis. Applications should include a CV, brief statement of research interests and three letters of reference. Applications are due 4 weeks after posting of this announcement. DHHS and NIH are Equal Opportunity Employers.

Application Instructions:
General Questions, please send to Dr. Le Lu: le.lu@nih.gov Address official applications to: Ronald Summers, M.D., Ph.D. Chief, Clinical Image Processing Service and Imaging Biomarkers and Computer-Aided Diagnosis Laboratory Radiology and Imaging Sciences National Institutes of Health Clinical Center Building 10 Room 1C224D MSC 1182 Bethesda, MD 20892-1182 USA E-mail: rms@nih.gov http://www.cc.nih.gov/about/SeniorStaff/ronald_summers.html