Date Posted: Apr 16, 2019
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled
The Division of Biomedical Informatics at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center (CCHMC) invites candidates to join our new digital health initiative: the Design, Analytics, Integration (dAIn) program. The candidates will work closely with clinical investigators across the CCHMC and the University of Cincinnati to co-develop computational and technology solutions for improving the lives of children and adults. Candidates will be supervised by the program’s faculty advisor(s) and scientific director. He/she will collaborate with other research staff, application developers, and IT technicians within a dynamic, fast paced research environment. Candidates should expect to conduct multiple machine learning and NLP-focused projects and contribute to decision tools, applied patient safety and health care quality improvement efforts. Example projects can be found at https://www.cincinnatichildrens.org/bio/n/yizhao-ni.
Requirements: Qualified candidates for the position have earned a PhD in biomedical informatics, computer science, artificial intelligence, computational linguistics or a closely related field. Research and work experience with Machine Learning and/or Deep Learning is a requirement, and stochastic Natural Language Processing (NLP) is preferred. The successful candidate will have excellent command of both written and oral English, strong programming skills, and familiarity with Linux + (Java or Python) + (R or Matlab) for programming. Experience of parallel computing (e.g., with GPU) and familiarity with clinical NLP are preferred. Candidates with first author peer reviewed journal publications are preferred.
Please submit your application to the position recruiter, Michael Bennett, PhD, with the following
information: cover letter, CV, contact details for 3 referees and 3 publications in PDF format (if available). Contact: Michael Bennett, PHD E-mail Address: Research@cchmc.org
To apply online go to: https://jobs.cincinnatichildrens.org/search/searchjobs and search for job
(requisition) number 105519.
Cincinnati Children’s Research Foundation. Cincinnati Children’s is one of the most renowned clinical and academic pediatric hospitals in the United States and is a national leader in basic and clinical science. The institution ranks among the top 3 pediatric centers in clinical performance, patient volumes, and research funding, with over $220 million in research funding in 2018. The Division of Biomedical Informatics is the nation’s leader in the development of machine learning, NLP and information retrieval techniques to assist clinical decision making, including predicting school violence, early diagnosis of neuropsychiatric disorders, mitigate medication errors, and improving care delivery.