A cover letter is required for consideration for this position and should be attached as the first page of your resume. The cover letter should address your specific interest in the position and outline skills and experience that directly relate to this position.
This position is a one year, term limited position with potential to renew.
UMTRI’s Biosciences Group is seeking an outstanding programmer for a one year term limited, potentially renewable appointment within the Biosciences group. The position offers the opportunity to contribute to a highly regarded research program focused on crash safety, engineering anthropometry, and vehicle ergonomics.
Assist with the development of Windows applications to create the standalone and collaborative programs needed to conduct research
Effort may range from simple data collection programs to advanced analysis tools
Includes contributions to (1) geometric modeling, (2) 2D/3D image processing, (3) machine learning, (4) GUI, and (5) application architecture
Work is expected to be performed remotely under supervision of UMTRI faculty
Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related field or equivalent experience
Two years of experience programming in a Windows environment with C# or C++
Sample Windows code available for review
Candidates must be eligible to work in the United States
4+ years of programming experience in a Windows environment
Experience with a commercial-grade programming using C#
Experience collaborating in a research environment
Experience with 3D computer graphics/image processing libraries, including OpenCV, VTK, THREE.js, Blender, Unity3D, etc.
Practical knowledge of data analysis methods, including machine-learning, optimization, and other statistical methods
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In addition to a career filled with purpose and opportunity, The University of Michigan offers comprehensive benefits* including vacation and sick time, medical insurance including dental and vision, life insurance, retirement plan with matching contributions after one year of service, an expanded long-term disability option, continuing education reimbursement and several others. (*Comprehensive benefits information can be found at: benefits.umich.edu/events/candidate.html
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Internal Number: 195391
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