Discover Your Career at Emory University
Emory University is a leading research university that fosters
excellence and attracts world-class talent to innovate today and
prepare leaders for the future. We welcome candidates who can
contribute to the diversity and excellence of our academic
Helps design and conducts research within a specified field,
while receiving advanced training from a designated Principal
Investigator to enhance professional skills and research
independence needed for pursuit of a career. The specific area of
research in which the trainee is mentored is determined by the
department and laboratory of the Postdoc. Designs and evaluates
experiments. Develops new ideas that promote current research.
Prepares and publishes scientific manuscripts under the direction
of the Principal Investigator. May be responsible for operation of
specific equipment. May teach techniques to others, train, and
supervise research staff. Positions are temporary appointments as a
research trainee. The initial appointment is for one year, renewal
expected if progress is satisfactory and funds are available.
Appointments cannot exceed five years.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: A doctoral degree or equivalent in an
appropriate field. Excellent scientific writing ability and strong
oral communication skills. The ability to work effectively and
collegially with colleagues. Additional qualifications as specified
by the Principal Investigator.
Additional Details: The Emory University Department of
Biomedical Informatics is recruiting for a post doctorate in the
area of computer vision, image processing, machine learning, and
signal processing applied to conduct high quality research with a
particular focus on neuropsychiatric and cardiovascular diseases.
Working in a large team of 15 PhD students, several postdocs and
research professors, this represents an opportunity to advance an
academic career with strong mentorship and collaboration across
schools and units.
Candidates are required to have a strong background in at least
one of the following areas: Biomedical Engineering, Biomedical
Informatics, Biostatistics, Computer Science, Electrical and
Computer Engineering, Mathematics, or a related field.
The Department of Biomedical Informatics is a highly dynamic and
multidisciplinary environment that has strengths in bioinformatics,
global health informatics, imaging informatics, machine learning,
mHealth informatics and signal processing. Experience with large
volumes of physiological and temporal medical data and time series
analytics are essential. Strong programming skills in Python and
modern machine learning platforms are preferred; Experience with
computing in cloud environments is a strong plus; some experience
with high performance computing and database administration is
desired but not required. A strong sense of responsibility to
complete research in a timely manner is required. The position will
be for one year in the first instance but with a strong likelihood
of continuing for several years, with career progression.
Candidates for post doctorate positions are expected to work
proactively, participate in research discussions, publish scholarly
research papers, and disseminate research results.
Interested applicants should submit current CV via the online
application form and send a copy with a statement of their career
aspirations and interests online.
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11246, as amended, Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973,
the Vietnam Era Veteran's Readjustment Assistance Act, and
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regarding nondiscrimination, equal opportunity and affirmative
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opportunity and nondiscrimination policy in all aspects of
employment including recruitment, hiring, promotions, transfers,
discipline, terminations, wage and salary administration, benefits,
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