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Research Faculty - Assistant/Associate Professor in AI Medical Imaging

Children’s National Hospital/George Washington University, Washington, District of Columbia

Position Description:

The Sheikh Zayed Institute for Pediatric Surgical Innovation (SZI) at Children’s National Hospital in Washington, DC invites applications from outstanding Ph.D. (or equivalent) candidates for a research faculty position to lead the development of new programs in AI in Medical Imaging. The position will be at the level of Assistant or Associate Professor with a tenure track option. This faculty position will be affiliated with the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences.

SZI is an international leader in pediatric health research and device development. The Institute is committed to excellence in research, outstanding training and mentorship, and strong translational science. It has a highly productive, extensive and collaborative research program, and it has direct access to the clinical resources at Children’s National. SZI was open in 2011 with modern and efficient workspaces, including offices and meeting facilities, computing equipment and IT resources, wet labs, machine shops, visualization and simulation spaces, and resources for technology commercialization and intellectual property. Faculty and staff of SZI have access to world-class research and clinical support facilities at Children’s National, George Washington University, and a network of collaborators from academia, industry and government. Additional details about the research environment at Children’s National can be found at https://childrensnational.org/research-and-education.

Children’s National Hospital and George Washington University provide faculty with competitive benefits that include health, life and disability coverage, retirement and tuition assistance. We are committed to promoting an environment that is inclusive and welcoming to all individuals. 

Qualifications:

Candidates must have a Ph.D. or its professional equivalent in Computer Science, Biomedical Engineering or related field by the start date of the appointment. Rank and tenure status will be commensurate with experience. Applicants should have a strong track record of research accomplishments demonstrated by publications, mentorship, and success in external funding through grants and contracts. The successful candidate will be expected to develop and maintain a multi-disciplinary, rigorous and extramurally funded research program interfacing with the Precision Medical Imaging Group, SZI’s research labs, Children’s National’s clinical facilities, and George Washington University. The scope of this program includes, but is not limited to, pediatric quantitative imaging, artificial intelligence/machine learning for prognosis, diagnosis, and therapeutics, and computer vision with a strong translational focus.

To Apply:

Reviews of applications will begin immediately. The selection process will continue until the position is filled. Candidates should apply through this website: https://cnhs.taleo.net/careersection/1phys/jobdetail.ftl?job=20000072&lang=en and include (1) a cover letter; (2) a curriculum vitae with list of publications; (3) a statement of research accomplishments and plans; (4) a statement of educational and mentorship interests and plans; (5) a list of at least three references with telephone numbers and email addresses (referees will be contacted only for selected candidates); and (6) three selected pre/reprints of scholarly work.

For inquiries about the position, please contact Prof. Marius George Linguraru, Director of the Precision Medical Imaging Group, at mlingura@childrensnational.org.

 

This post will be available until June 23, 2021 or until filled.

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