The Rauschecker lab at the Department of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging is looking for a Junior, Assistant, Associate or Full Specialist data scientist / engineer to serve as the core research specialist for our research group, which is focused on applying artificial intelligence algorithms to developing quantitative descriptions of brain images (MRI and CT) in health and disease. The research specialist will also develop a variety of analytical models to integrate this information into useful clinical predictions regarding a variety of neurological disorders. We are looking for a candidate with a background and/or strong interest in neuroscience as well as in engineering and/or computer science and who is excited to apply their skills to imaging of normal and pathologic brain structure.
The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work on independent projects supervised by the lab PI but will primarily work in collaboration with other lab researchers/trainees to develop and support analytic tools for lab projects.
Specialists appointed at the Junior rank must possess a bachelor’s degree (or equivalent degree) in neuroscience/engineering/computer science or related discipline with extensive programming experience or at least four years of research experience.
Specialists appointed at the Assistant or Associate ranks must possess a master’s degree (or equivalent degree) or at least five years to ten years of research experience.
Specialists appointed at the Full rank must possess a terminal degree (or equivalent degree) or ten or more years of research experience.
Applicants must meet all of the requirements by the time of hire.
The successful candidate should have a strong background in engineering or computer science, strong and varied data analytic skills, including experience and facility coding in such environments as MATLAB, R, and Python.
Experience developing Machine Learning algorithms, working with large datasets, and experience directly related to development of image processing and analysis pipelines.
Prior experience working in the research lab setting is desired as are strong teaching/communication skills as the successful applicant will serve to help/supervise other lab researchers and trainees with their projects and to train others on the use of various analysis tools and pipelines.
UC San Francisco seeks candidates whose experience, teaching, research, or community service that has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status.
Internal Number: JPF03094
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