Computational Cancer Specialist Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center University of California, San Francisco
A position has become available in the Academic Specialist Track for a MD or PhD to join a multidisciplinary team undertaking computational informatics projects in cancer. The candidate will be working on translational projects that have potential for clinical implementation. Therefore, an ideal candidate will possess strong clinical and technical expertise. The candidate will work closely with individuals from both the Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center and the Bakar Computational Health Sciences Institute and will be working with a variety of data types that are routinely collected as part of clinical care.
The new hire will report to the President of the Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center and will assist in managing projects, generating reports, providing oversight to the variety of computational cancer projects.
Responsibilities: • Work with a multidisciplinary team to identify and execute clinically relevant computational cancer projects. • Work collaboratively with technical engineers/analysts and clinical personnel to develop technical and functional specifications for each project. • Provide regular progress reports and occasional presentations/reports to Senior Leadership.
Required Qualifications: • Must have educational or work experience in one or more discipline areas: machine learning, deep learning, image processing, natural language processing, computer vision, pattern recognition, or artificial intelligence. • Must have at least two years experience working in a clinical setting. • Must have experience with one or more general purpose programming languages including but not limited to: C/C++ or Python. • Must demonstrate excellent communication, written, presentation and problem-solving skills. • Must have at least a MD or PhD. • Have a strong background in cancer biology, oncology, and programming languages. • Self-motivated, have excellent communication skills, leadership potential, exhibit attention to detail, and the ability to work well within a team. • Must have strong clinical experience in oncology.
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.
The University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) is a leading university dedicated to promoting health worldwide through advanced biomedical research, graduate-level education in the life sciences and health professions, and high-quality patient care. It is the only UC campus in the 10-campus system dedicated exclusively to the health sciences.