Postdoctoral Fellow in Machine Learning

Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute

Tampa, FL

Job posting number: #7057213 (Ref:32442)

Posted: May 6, 2019

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

The Department of Cancer Physiology seeks to hire an Applied Postdoc Fellow. The successful candidate will work under the supervision of Dr. Natarajan Raghunand ( Dr. Raghunand is the Director of Radiology Research, faculty member in the Department of Cancer Physiology (, and Scientific Director of the Image Response Assessment Team (IRAT) Shared Service at the Moffitt Cancer Center.

Position Highlights:
• The candidate will have several opportunities to participate in cutting-edge research at the interface of Imaging Science, Radiology, and Oncology. Dr. Raghunand’s group focuses on imaging research aimed at:
o Development of differential diagnostics for cancer by machine learning on multiparameter Magnetic Resonance Imaging (mpMRI) and digitized multiplexed immunohistochemistry (MIHC) images.
o Development and clinical testing of mpMRI and MIHC biomarkers to guide immunotherapy of solid tumors.
o Joint reconstruction of mpMRI images from co-registered sparse k-space data to optimize performance of mpMRI machine learning diagnostic vs. total scan time.
• The candidate will be given opportunities to carry out research leading to potential first-authored peer-reviewed scientific publications in these and other projects.
• The candidate will be provided mentorship and support for career advancement.

The Ideal Candidate:
• Will have a doctoral degree in the areas of computer science, imaging physics, biomedical imaging, signal processing, or allied fields.
• Will have published expertise in machine learning or biomedical imaging.
• Will have good writing skills.

• Develop diagnostic tools using machine learning on multiparameter MRI and digitized multiplexed immunohistochemistry images.
• Collaborate with other members of the group and department.
• Present research findings at internal group meetings.
• Present research findings at scientific conferences.
• Publish research results in peer-reviewed scientific journals.
• Participate in the writing of research grant applications.

Credentials and Qualifications:
• A doctoral degree in a field such as Computer Science, Biomedical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Medical Physics, or a related scientific discipline.

How to Apply: Interested applicants should send a single PDF file that includes a cover letter summarizing their research training and accomplishments, a personal statement of scientific interests and goals, current CV with recent publications, and contact information for three references to Dr. Natarajan Raghunand (

H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and a drug free workplace

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