Post-Doc Research Associate

Updated: 4 months ago
Location: Chapel Hill, NORTH CAROLINA
Job Type: FullTime
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Department Psychiatry - Research - 412250
Posting Open Date 06/13/2022
Application Deadline
Open Until Filled No
Position Type Postdoctoral Scholar
Position Title Post-Doc Research Associate
Vacancy ID PDS003492
Full-time/Part-time Full-Time Temporary
Hours per week 40
FTE 1
Work Location Chapel Hill, NC
Position Location North Carolina, US
Hiring Range
Proposed Start Date
Estimated Duration of Appointment 12 Months

Position Information


Primary Purpose of Organizational Unit
The UNC School of Medicine has a rich tradition of excellence and care. Our mission is to improve the health and wellbeing of North Carolinians, and others whom we serve. We accomplish this by providing leadership and excellence in the interrelated areas of patient care, education, and research. We strive to promote faculty, staff, and learner development in a diverse, respectful environment where our colleagues demonstrate professionalism, enhance learning, and create personal and professional sustainability. We optimize our partnership with the UNC Health System through close collaboration and commitment to service.
OUR VISION
Our vision is to be the nation’s leading public school of medicine. We are ranked 2nd in primary care education among all US schools of medicine and 5th among public peers in NIH research funding. Our Allied Health Department is home to five top-ranked divisions, and we are home to 18 top-ranked clinical and basic science departments in NIH research funding.
OUR MISSION
Our mission is to improve the health and well-being of North Carolinians and others whom we serve. We accomplish this by providing leadership and excellence in the interrelated areas of patient care, education, and research.
Patient Care: We will promote health and provide superb clinical care while maintaining our strong tradition of reaching underserved populations and reducing health disparities across North Carolina and beyond.
Education: We will prepare tomorrow’s health care professionals and biomedical researchers by facilitating learning within innovative curricula and team-oriented interprofessional education. We will cultivate outstanding teaching and research faculty, and we will recruit outstanding students and trainees from highly diverse backgrounds to create a socially responsible, highly skilled workforce.
Research: We will develop and support a rich array of outstanding health sciences research programs, centers, and resources. We will provide infrastructure and opportunities for collaboration among disciplines throughout and beyond our University to support outstanding research. We will foster programs in the areas of basic, translational, mechanistic, and population research.
The ACM Lab (www.acmlab.org) in the Department of Psychiatry and Department of Computer Science at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill seeks a talented, highly motivated postdoctoral researcher with a background in machine learning and/or biomedical image processing. The ACM Lab is developing software to support AI-driven techniques to rapidly diagnose, track, and treat neurodisorders.
Position Summary
Developing deep-learning approaches for insight and analysis about mouse behavior from video
Machine Learning: use your expertise in statistics and machine learning to analyze high dimensional medical imaging data
Make it easy to get high quality, automated, results without expert intervention. Build scalable products and reusable libraries in Python, Scala, and/or C++, taking advantage of Spark, Hadoop, and other tool stacks as appropriate.
Developing computational and algorithmic approaches to understanding the neurobiological mechanism of neurodisorders
Interact cross-functionally: work with people across the team to find creative solutions and deliver them
Skilled at data visualization and presentation The candidate will be called upon to present work at national and international research conferences.
Minimum Education and Experience Requirements
Ph.D. in Computer Science, Information Science, Biomedical Data Science, Mathematics, Statistics, or a related technical discipline.
Required Qualifications, Competencies, and Experience
Experience with Computer Vision and Deep Learning architectures (CNNs, RNNs, etc).
Strong foundation in machine learning and data science.
Programming skills with proficiency in Python, Java, and/or R.
Preferred Qualifications, Competencies, and Experience
Experience with neuroimaging/neuroscience studies.
Experience with machine learning frameworks such as scikit-learn, TensorFlow, PyTorch, and/or Keras.
Experience with biomedical image processing
Ability to present/visualize outputs to multidisciplinary audience.
Special Physical/Mental Requirements
Special Instructions
For information on UNC Postdoctoral Benefits and Services click here
Other required application materials: Statement of Interest
Quick Link https://unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/232919

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Department Contact Name and Title Alicia Isley - HR Consultant
Department Contact Telephone or Email alicia_isley@med.unc.edu
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