Postdoctoral Research Scientist in Neurology
Columbia University New York Department of Neurology
United States

Posting Details

Job Requisition Number -00001946

Field(s) of Specialization -NICU

Position Title -Postdoctoral Research Scientist

Department -NEU Neurology

Division -Neurology

Location -Medical Center

Summary Description

The full-time Postdoctoral Research Scientist position is supported by research grants funded by the NIH and the Columbia University Department of Neurology. The successful candidate will conduct research within the field of signal processing and machine learning using neuro/cardio/pulmonary physiologic data and electronic health records. The Postdoctoral Research Scientist will participate in designing innovative methods to conduct data mining using comprehensive clinical knowledge bases and advanced machine learning tools.

These studies provide an excellent opportunity for the Postdoctoral Research Scientist to work within a multidisciplinary research team to explore advanced areas in health informatics. The Postdoctoral Research Scientist will both contribute to ongoing research projects and propose projects that will be suitable for research grant funding.

The Postdoctoral Research Scientist will be encouraged to prepare and submit a career development award proposal, as well as other research proposals as appropriate, and to lead publications.

Teaching opportunities may be available if desired.

Minimum Degree Required


Minimum Qualifications

-PhD degree in biomedical informatics, computer science, information science, data mining, or a closely related field; or an MD with demonstrated strength in Biomedical Informatics research.

Preferred Qualifications

-Experience in biomedical informatics research; ability to plan and carry out research experiments and projects.
-Candidates with experience in the areas of physiologic signal processing and machine learning are strongly encouraged to apply.
-Programming experience in computer programming languages (e.g., Python, Java, C#, etc).
-Familiar with machine learning and statistical informatics methods.
-Strong written and oral communication skills required.
-Highly motivated, ability to identify potential problems and develop solutions.
-Works independently and participates productively as a team player.

RAPS posting date 10/16/2020

EEO Statement

Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran

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