Post-doctoral Fellow-Data Science in Radiology

Location
Duarte, California
Salary
Competitive
Posted
October 16 2020
Ref
10007919
Discipline
Life Sciences
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Healthcare/Hospital
About City of Hope
City of Hope, an innovative biomedical research, treatment and educational institution with over 6000 employees, is dedicated to the prevention and cure of cancer and other life-threatening diseases and guided by a compassionate, patient-centered philosophy.

Founded in 1913 and headquartered in Duarte, California, City of Hope is a remarkable non-profit institution, where compassion and advanced care go hand-in-hand with excellence in clinical and scientific research. City of Hope is a National Cancer Institute designated Comprehensive Cancer Center and a founding member of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network, an alliance of the nation's leading cancer centers that develops and institutes standards of care for cancer treatment.

Position Summary
The Data Scientist in this role will query and analyze complex datasets to discover insights to apply to an evolving cancer care delivery environment. The Data Scientist will use data mining, statistics, and machine learning to understand relationships and patterns in radiomics and clinical data and build predictive models.

Key Responsibilities include:
  • Provide key subject matter expertise and leadership in advancing the use of AI technologies in precision medicine and clinical decision support
  • Provide mentorship and guidance to more junior staff, such as PhD students
  • Query large datasets from multiple systems
  • Build machine learning models or use existing models for analysis of data
  • Interpret the reasonability of the model
  • Design and implement pilots for validation and optimization of models in real time
  • Produce technical documentation, visualizations, and presentations
  • Lead complex projects with multiple work streams and adhere to timelines
  • Complete individual or collaborative projects independently
  • Collaborate with clinicians, IT specialists, and administrative leaders


Qualifications
Basic education, experience and skills required for consideration:
  • PhD degree in bioinformatics, computer science, biology, engineering, statistics, mathematics, physics, or fields related to data science with 0+ years of experience as a data scientist

Preferred Experience:
  • Experience with image analysis
  • Experience with radiomics
  • Experience with radiology
  • Familiarity with a health care environment and EHR data
  • Familiarity with HIPAA compliance
  • Familiarity with genomics and medical imaging data
  • Time series analysis
  • Natural Language Processing (NLP)
  • Cloud services platforms like Amazon AWS and Microsoft Azure
  • Awareness of the most recent trends and developments in the Data Science / Machine Learning fields

Skills/Abilities:
  • Data analytics expert with measurable track record within industry or academic environment, developing and successfully implementing statistical and machine learning models for data mining, classification, prediction, and clustering
  • Experience with relational databases and SQL queries, including building a database
  • Must be knowledgeable in at least one scientific computing language, such as Python (e.g., pandas, scikit-learn, genism, seaborn, tensorflow), R (e.g., caret, dplyr, ggplot2), and Matlab
  • Solid experience in machine learning (RandomForest, XGBoost/LightGBM, etc.) and deep learning (CNN, RNN, LSTM, etc.) techniques


About City of Hope City of Hope, an innovative biomedical research, treatment and educational institution with over 4000 employees, is dedicated to the prevention and cure of cancer and other life-threatening diseases and guided by a compassionate, patient-centered philosophy. Founded in 1913 and headquartered in Duarte, California, City of Hope is a remarkable non-profit institution, where compassion and advanced care go hand-in-hand with excellence in clinical and scientific research. City of Hope is a National Cancer Institute designated Comprehensive Cancer Center and a founding member of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network, an alliance of the nation's 20 leading cancer centers that develops and institutes standards of care for cancer treatment.
City of Hope strongly supports and values the uniqueness of all individuals and promotes a work environment where diversity is embraced. Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer.

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