The Artificial Intelligence in Medicine (AIM) Program is a medical imaging research and software development group within the Department of Medicine. The Postdoctoral Scientist works under the supervision and mentorship of the AIM Principal Investigator. Under the direction of the Principal Investigator, the Postdoctoral Scientist will participate in all aspects of the designated study, which aims to develop novel methods for the optimization of advance coronary PET/CT angiography imaging – including motion corrected reconstruction. The individual will work independently, but in close cooperation and consultation with the Mentor/Principal Investigator and other scientists, programmers and physicians.
- Development and testing of new image processing and PET reconstruction methods - Clinical validation of the study - Writing related peer-reviewed manuscripts in technical journals on the new methods developed in the study
Educational Requirements: PhD in Computer Science or related field.
Experience Required: - Proficiency in C++ programming - Proficiency in PET list mode data processing - Proficiency in mathematics and 3D geometry - Experience in image processing, interactive imaging applications and/or computer vision - Basic system administration skills (Windows, and/or Mac OS X) - 4+ years of programming experience - Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
Benefits: In addition to professional development opportunities, Cedars-Sinai offers competitive compensation and benefits package: Medical, Dental, 403(b) with match in addition to Cedars-Sinai paid Retirement Program, Tuition Assistance, Credit Union, Wellbeing Program, Rideshare, Employee Discounts, Healthcare and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts, Group Life/AD&D and Long Term Disability Insurance, start at 16 vacation days/year.
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