Postdoctoral Research Fellow- Digital Health, Data Science and Artificial Intelligence
Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
Location: Cincinnati, Ohio
Internal Number: 120831
POSITION TITLE: RESEARCH FELLOW-Data/Technology DEPARTMENT: Varies SUPERVISOR'S TITLE: Faculty TITLES SUPERVISED: Research Assistants; Data Analysts; Biostatisticians TOTAL NUMBER OF FTE's DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY SUPERVISED: 0-4
PURPOSE OF POSITION: We are looking for a talented post-doctoral researcher focused on Natural Language Processing (NLP) and Machine Learning (ML), to join our data science lab in the Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition Division at Cincinnati Children's. The emphasis of our research program is to employ predictive analytics and deep approaches to study the clinical and biological determinants of outcomes in children. Candidates should anticipate developing computationally efficient and scalable algorithms, using clinical data from multiple modalities, primarily electronic Health Record (EHR) data. This a opportunity to contribute to decision tools, applied patient safety and health care quality improvement efforts. The position will be co-supervised by Dr Judith Dexheimer and Dr Jasbir Dhaliwal. We welcome applicants who enjoy working in a diverse collaborative team.
MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Design, execute, and record laboratory experiments, and analyze the data.
Research and improve current methods and evaluate innovative techniques. Implement this knowledge in the Division/Department.
Present research at laboratory meetings, journal clubs, seminars, and meetings.
Draft, write, and edit scientific reports, papers, journal articles, abstracts, and grants.
Maintain currency in field through continuing education, literature, and seminars.
Attend required Cincinnati Children's training sessions and ensure regulatory compliance with all policies and procedures.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Cincinnati Children's Research and Training at a Glance:
Among the top in NIH funding for pediatric research institutions
Over 1.4 million square feet of research laboratory space
900+ scientists conducting basic, translational, and clinical research
Over 2000 publications annually in top-tier journals
Access to Employee Resource Groups and Mentorship programs
Postdocs have gone on to careers in academia, biotech, pharma, teaching etc.
Ph.D. in related discipline, MD, or equivalent degree
Preferred: 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 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.
Cincinnati Children's is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer that values and treasures Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. We are committed to creating an environment of dignity and respect for all our employees, patients, and families (EEO/AA).
About Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
At Cincinnati Children’s, we come to work with one goal: to make children’s health better. We believe in a team approach, both in caring for patients and their families, and in advancing science and discovery. We strive to do better, and find energy and inspiration in our shared purpose. If you want to be the best you can be, you can do it at Cincinnati Children’s.