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Summary of Essential Job Duties:
The Artificial Intelligence in Medicine (AIM) Program is a medical imaging research and software development group within the Department of Medicine. The Project Scientist works independently but in close cooperation and consultation with the Principal Investigator to make significant and creative contributions to AIM Program research.
The Project Scientist will lead current and future research projects related to cardiac image processing. Primary responsibilities include development and implementation of new research techniques, protocols and algorithms, and data analysis and interpretation including deep learning techniques. Highly specialized and technical expertise in scientific programming, medical imaging and machine learning methods is required to carry out designated research projects. The Project Scientist is a key member of the AIM research team and is expected to collaborate effectively with faculty investigators, engineers and research staff to achieve project objectives.
Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities:
Develops and implements novel research techniques, protocols and algorithms for fully automated software analysis of fast Myocardial Perfusion SPECT (MPS) and PET.
Participates in publications, scientific abstracts and presentations as first author or co-author.
Presents research results at scientific meetings.
Participates in research and technical meetings and utilizes expertise to plan and develop new research projects and proposals.
Assists in the preparation of grant proposals of Senior Investigators.
Compiles, analyzes, interprets, and summarizes data.
May submit grant proposals independently, as approved by supervising Principal Investigator.
May lead or train research fellows, associates and students.
Providing healthcare for more than 100 years, Cedars-Sinai has evolved into one of the most dynamic and highly renowned medical centers in the world. Along with caring for patients, Cedars-Sinai is a hub for biomedical research and a training center for future physicians and other healthcare professionals. This attracts exceptional talent to Cedars-Sinai, including world-renowned physician-scientists who seek a place where they can both conduct research and see patients--the ideal formula for discovery and its translation into cures. Our patients benefit from access to doctors at the top of their fields, and our researchers have an ideal community in which to study the impact of healthcare challenges, and reflect that knowledge in their research. The greater Los Angeles area in which Cedars-Sinai resides possesses unparalleled cultural and ethnic diversity which offers outstanding opportunities for translational and clinical research... and a dynamic environment for medical education.Although community based, Cedars-Sinai is a major teaching hospital affiliated with the David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). Cedars-Sinai has highly competitive graduate medical education programs in more than 50 specialty and subspecialty areas, a graduate program in biomedical sciences and translational medicine, a clinical scholars program directed towards junior physicians with aspirations to become clinical scientists, and post graduate training opportunities.There are more than 250 full-time faculty members at Cedars-Sinai. The voluntary medical staff, comprised of more than 2,200 specialty board-certified or board-qualified physicians, represent all of the specialties and subspecialties and collaborate with full-time medical staff in the teaching responsibilities of the graduate medical education programs.