Postdoctoral researcher

University of Florida
Florida, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Jan 18, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Science, Technology & Mathematics, Computer Sciences & Technology, Other Science & Technology, Statistics, Administrative, Academic Affairs, Research Administration, Business & Administrative Affairs, Computer Services & Information Technology
Employment Type
Full Time

Classification Title:

Postdoctoral researcher

Job Description:

We are recruiting a Postdocotral Researcher with a focus on data science and Machine Learning (ML). The successful applicant will have a Ph.D. in biomedical informatics, computer science or a related field. Working experience with electronic health records (EHRs) data, general data science, machine learning, and natural language processing (NLP) are preferred. This position will work under the guidance of and in collaboration with Dr. Yonghui Wu to fulfill the research and service missions of the BMI program. In particular, the incumbent will assist with data mining using EHRs, machine learning methods, software package development, scientific paper writing and presenting at national/international conferences. In addition, the incumbent will participate in analysis and reporting projects through data summarization and visualization, and contributions to analysis, modeling and interpretation of results.

50% Develop methods and tools to effectively use electronic health record (EHR) data; apply ML methods (especially deep learning methods) to solve critical medical problems.

25% Implement methods into software that meets research needs, manage and update source codes as needed. Work in an interdisciplinary team of informaticists, programers, information quality experts, statisticians, and researchers during software development.

15% Participate in design, implementation, and reporting of research and evaluation studies. Contributions to scientific reports, conference papers and journal articles are expected, including documentation of method, presentation of data, and participation in interpretation of results.

10% Participate in collaborative projects, contribute to the data processing, software development, and other collaborative efforts.

Expected Salary:

$55,000 - $60,000

Minimum Requirements:

A Ph.D. in biomedical informatics, computer science or a related field. Working experience with data science using EHRs, machine learning, data mining, and natural language processing are preferred.

Preferred Qualifications:

Ph.D. in Computer Science, Biomedical Informatics, or related field. Experiences in natural language processing, machine learning (deep learning), and software development are preferred. Excellent formal and interpersonal communication skills, and the ability to communicate effectively to a broad range of audiences such as faculty members, PIs.

• Python, Java, or similar language experience.

• Familiar with popular machine learning packages, e.g., support vector machines (SVMs), conditional random fields (CRFs).

Special Instructions to Applicants:

In order to be considered, you must upload your cover letter and resume.

The University of Florida is committed to non-discrimination with respect to race, creed, color, religion, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, marital status, national origin, political opinions or affiliations, genetic information and veteran status in all aspects of employment including recruitment, hiring, promotions, transfers, discipline, terminations, wage and salary administration, benefits, and training.

Application must be submitted by 11:55 p.m. (ET) of the posting end date.

Health Assessment Required: No

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