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Postdoctoral research scientist

Posted by: Columbia University

Posted date: Nov-07-2019

Location: New York

Position title: Postdoctoral Research Scientist at Columbia University
The School of Nursing at Columbia University (New York) seeks a talented, highly motivated postdoctoral research scientist with a background in health informatics or related discipline. The candidate will be involved in studies of clinical decision support to enhance patient care, including care coordination and transitions.

Responsibilities for this position include a combination of:
βΆ Develop machine learning (including deep-learning) and other approaches to extract insights from real world clinical data
βΆ Participate in evaluation of clinical decision support tools integrated into clinical practice
βΆ Learn about and implement natural language processing applications to extract risk factors from clinical data
βΆ Interact cross-functionally: work with people across the team to find creative solutions and deliver them
βΆ Use your skills in data visualization and presentation

The candidate will be called upon to present work at national and international research conferences.

Required Qualifications:
βΆ PhD. in Health Sciences (e.g., Nursing, Medicine, PT/OT), Computer Science, Information Science, Biomedical Data Science, Mathematics, Statistics, or a related technical discipline.
βΆ Strong foundation in machine learning/data science and/or clinical decision support.
Desired Qualifications:
βΆ Experience with machine learning frameworks such as scikit-learn, TensorFlow, PyTorch, and/or Keras.
βΆ Experience with natural language processing or audio processing.
βΆ Ability to present/visualize outputs to multidisciplinary audience.
βΆ Programming skills with proficiency in R and/or Python.
βΆ Competitive benefits package
βΆ Encouraging and stimulating scientific environment
βΆ Involvement in development of new informatics methods
βΆ Interdisciplinary and cross-setting collaborative environment geared towards innovation
Required Application Materials:
βΆ Cover Letter
βΆ Curriculum Vitae
βΆ 2 letters of reference
For further details please contact Max Topaz mt3315(at)cumc.columbia.edu
Job Title Postdoctoral research scientist
Post Details
Email mt3315(at)cumc.columbia.edu
Employer's Website www.columbia.edu
Job Discipline Job Discipline -> Bioinformatics
Job Classification Job Classification -> Postdoctoral Researcher
Job Type Job Type -> Full-time
Location New York
Key Words postdoc, informatics, healthcare, machine learning, natural language processing, data mining
Start Date 20/11/2019