Soc/Clin Research Assistant

Updated: about 1 month ago
Location: Chapel Hill, NORTH CAROLINA
Deadline: 23 Sep 2021

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Soc/Clin Research Assistant  
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Soc/Clin Research Assistant  
UNC-Chapel Hill  
Job Summary:

Multiple research assistant positions in artificial intelligence for radiation oncology are available in the Department of Radiation Oncology and Biomedical Research Imaging Center (BRIC) at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC-Chapel Hill).
The research will focus on developing and validating learning-based segmentation methods for multimodal pelvic images for radiation treatment. Another research focus is on the automatic detection and prediction of brain tumors based on MR images.
The successful candidates will be part of a multidisciplinary group including computer scientists, medical physicists, biostatisticians, and radiation oncologists.  The new research will build upon the group?s previous work on medical image analysis using artificial intelligence.  UNC-Chapel Hill is one of the top public universities in the US. The cancer center and BRIC have a national reputation in cutting-edge research, clinical care, and training next-generation professionals. Chapel Hill, NC, routinely ranks as one of the best college towns and best places to live and raise a family in the United States.
Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree; or equivalent combination of training and experience. All degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.
The successful candidate should have a strong background in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, or Medical Physics, preferably with an emphasis on deep learning, image analysis, and big data. Experience in medical image segmentation, registration, and optimization for radiation therapy is highly desirable. Proficiency in programming (good command of LINUX, C and C++, and Python) is required. 
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