PamiTC Job Board - Posting Details

Title: PostDoc FellowPosted: November 14, 2014
Company/Institution: National Institutes of Health Clinical Center
Location: Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
Department: Department of Radiology and Imaging Science

Description: A post-doctoral fellowship is available for 2D/2.5D/3D/4D radiology image processing at National Institutes of Health Clinical Center. Specific interest areas are image segmentation, modeling, visualization, pattern recognition, computer-aided diagnosis, multi-organ models, atlases and registration. 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, MRI-PET, CT (Siemens Flash & Force), 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 domain, along with successful demonstration of key responsibilities. Desirable Qualification: Strong theoretical and practical background in computer vision, image and video analysis is highly appreciated, such as object detection and recognition, statistical pattern recognition, machine learning, sparse methods and applied optimization. Prior knowledge about medical imaging is a plus but not a must; Enthusiasm on solving real world clinical imaging problems using large datasets, and Hands-on coding skills and ability in C++ and Matlab will certainly be helpful as well. Initial appointment is for one to two years and is renewable thereafter on a periodic basis (up to five years upon receiving Ph.D.). Applications should include a CV, brief statement of research interests and three letters of reference. Applications are accepted until the position is filled. 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