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.
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