PROJECT SCIENTIST sought by Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, CA.
Duties: Contribute to development of research and creative projects in the field of processing and analysis of medical images including Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI), Computed Tomography (CT), Retinal images, and other modalities. Apply the principles of computing and medical image analysis and processing to create disease diagnostic and prediction system for cancers and cardiovascular diseases. Develop novel machine learning and deep learning algorithm for detection and segmentation of anatomical structures including organs, tissues, tumor, vessels, etc. Perform comprehensive data analysis to investigate the correlation of image-based biomarkers and medical disorders and diagnostic symptoms. Work independently, but in close cooperation and in consultation with the principles Investigator and other research scientists. Keep appropriate experimental records and documentation and analyze the results. Develop, adapt, and implement new research techniques and protocols. Lead and train staff research associates and research fellows. Analyze, interpret and compile data. Assist in preparation of grant proposals, submissions, publications, and presentations as an author or co-author. Provide regular supervision and teaching technical subjects to master's program 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 t...eaching 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.