[visionlist] Postdoc Position in Biomedical Imaging Analysis, University of Pittsburgh, USA

Position in Biomedical Imaging Analysis


postdoc position available in the Imaging Research Division, Department of
Radiology, University of Pittsburgh


We are looking for highly self-motived
applicants with excellent research background and scholarly track-records in
imaging analysis. The specific postdoc position will focus on developing
quantitative breast imaging (mainly digital mammography and MRI) analysis methods
and apply them to process large-scale real clinical image data for clinical
research studies. Ideal candidates should have a PhD (or equivalent) degree (by
the starting time of the job), a strong first-degree in computer science, information
science, electronic engineering, bioengineering, or closely related subjects. Skills
and experience on image processing, computer vision, and machine/deep learning
are preferable. Strong programming experience in Matlab or C/C++ is required.
Experience in biomedical imaging (such as MRI, CT, X-ray, Ultrasound, etc.) or
clinical research study is desirable but not required.  Additional knowledge/experience in
biostatistics is a plus. Applicants should have excellent ability working
independently and collaboratively, and demonstrated skills on oral and written
communication in English.


Successful applicants will
join a world-class research environment working closely with multidisciplinary
basic scientists and clinicians. Our group is composed of diverse research faculty
members working in multi-modality medical imaging analysis and clinical applications.
UPMC is the leading integrated health care delivery system and recognized a Top-Ten
institution in the America’s Best Hospitals Honor Roll. The Pitt Radiology
Department is one of the nation’s largest and most productive radiology
departments with nationally recognized clinical programs in breast cancer.  Pittsburgh has been named many times the “most
livable city” by The Economist and Forbes.


The position is available immediately
(starting date is somewhat flexible) with yearly renewable contract. Initial
appointment of the job is for one year and renewal is subject to performance
and funding availability (two-year funds are secured).


Interested applicants should
send an application(all materials in a single PDF file) to Dr. Shandong Wu with
a short letter of motivation (including anticipated available date), a curriculum
vitae, and contact information for two or three references (reference letters
are not required at this time). For more information you are welcome to contact
Dr. Shandong Wu by email.



Shandong Wu, PhD

Assistant Professor of
Radiology, Biomedical Informatics, and Bioengineering

Imaging Research
Department of Radiology
University of Pittsburgh

3362 Fifth Ave, Pittsburgh,
PA 15213

Tel:   412-641-2567;
Fax: 412-641-2582
E-mail: wus3@upmc.edu


University of Pittsburgh is
an equal opportunity employer.


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