Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Research Support - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
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Research Specialist D
Job Description Summary
The Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania is the oldest and one of the finest medical schools in the United States. Penn is rich in tradition and heritage and at the same time consistently at the forefront of new developments and innovations in medical education and research. Since its founding in 1765 the School has been a strong presence in the community and prides itself on educating the leaders of tomorrow in patient care, biomedical research, and medical education. http://www.med.upenn.edu/
This position is contingent upon funding.
The Department of Radiology in the Perelman School of Medicine is searching for a Research Scientist to initiate, contribute to, and manage development of multiple projects in the Artificial Intelligence in Biomedical Imaging Lab (AIBIL) in the Center for Biomedical Image Computing and Analytics (CBICA). Responsibilities will include planning and implementation of neuroimage analysis pipelines using existing computational modules, designing experiments, testing hypotheses, and building statistical/machine learning models. He/she will work collaboratively and will interface with faculty, research scientists, and trainees, promoting synergy between computational and clinical research. The Research Scientist will assist in the interpretation of reported results and prepare manuscripts for publication in peer-reviewed scientific journals. He/she will attend meetings and conferences as needed and will supervise and train other research staff.
Candidate should be enthusiastic about collaborative and interdisciplinary research, be motivated to develop as an independent scientist, and demonstrate excellent scientific communication skills. The successful candidate will also have training and expertise on the interface of neuroimaging and cognition.
This position is contingent upon funding.
Qualifications The position requires a Master's Degree and 3-5 years of experience, preferably in neuroscience or a related discipline, with a strong background in computational methods and at least 3 years of experience conducting image analysis, machine learning, and statistical analysis research. Advanced knowledge of Python or R and Matlab, and experience using Linux/Unix platforms and shell scripting is required. A Ph.D. degree is preferred.
Working Conditions Office, Library, Computer Room; Requires extensive safety
Physical Effort Typically sitting at a desk or table;
Job Location - City, State
Department / School
Perelman School of Medicine
$50,684.00 - $91,232.00
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Special Requirements Background check required after a conditional job offer is made. Consideration of the background check will be tailored to the requirements of the job.
Internal Number: JR00017848
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