Research Associate (Postdoctoral Fellow)

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Job TitleResearch Associate (Postdoctoral Fellow)Position TitleResearch Associate (Postdoctoral Fellow)Position NumberJob CategoryUniversity FacultyJob TypeFull-TimeFLSA StatusExemptCampusMaywood-Health Sciences CampusLocation CodeHEALTH INFORMATICS & DATA SCI Department NameIs this split and/or fully grant funded? YesDuties and Responsibilities

We are looking for a postdoctoral research associate to join us at the Department of Health Informatics and Data Science, Parkinson School of Health Sciences and Public Health, Loyola University Chicago, Maywood, IL. This is a one-year position with an option to extend to a second year contingent upon performance and funding availability. The candidate will work under supervision of Dr. Oguz Akbilgic on the development and implementation of statistical and machine and deep learning models for clinical decision making. The clinical applications will include but not limited to detection and prediction of cardiac abnormalities, early detection of Parkinson’s Disease, cardiomyopathy risk prediction, postsurgical mortality and morbidity prediction etc.

Responsibilities include working on all steps of data science including, data acquisition, preprocessing, signal processing, feature extraction and selection, and modeling as well as reporting results and writing scientific papers. The candidate will be part of novel machine and deep learning model development projects, therefore, a good programming skills, especially with Pyhton, is needed.
Please note that we do not offer H1 work visa sponsorship for this position. Candidates who are already eligible to work in the US or eligible for J1 visa are preferred.

Please contact Dr. Oguz Akbilgic at [email protected] for inquiries regarding this position.

Qualifications

Minimum Education, Experience, and Skills Needed
•PhD in a data science related field (Biomedical/ Health Informatics, Data Science, Mathematics, Statistics, Computer Science, etc.)
•Excellent Python programming skills.
•Experience with statistics and machine and deep learning
•Database management

Preferred Skills
•Background in statistics.
•Signal Processing: Fourier Transformation, Wavelet Transformation, Sample Entropy etc.
•Programming: Apache Spark, Matlab, R, Java, C++
•Familiar with ECG analysis.
•Image Processing and pattern recognition.
•Network Analysis.

Physical DemandsRepetitive MotionsWorking ConditionsNoneMinimum Education and/or Work Experience

•PhD in a data science related field (Biomedical/ Health Informatics, Data Science, Mathematics, Statistics, Computer Science, etc.)
•Excellent Python programming skills.
•Experience with statistics and machine and deep learning
•Database management

Open Date09/13/2019Close DateSpecial Instructions to ApplicantsQuick Link for Postinghttp://www.careers.luc.edu/postings/12289Job NumberOrganizational LocationProvost Health Sciences DivisionPosting Details

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Number of Vacancies1Desired Start DatePosition End DateOpen Until FilledYesApplicant DocumentsRequired Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
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  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  2. Teaching Statement
  3. Research Statement
  4. Writing Sample
  5. Scholarly Publications
  6. Teaching Evaluations
  7. Other Document
  8. Unofficial Transcripts
  9. Multi Media
  10. Resume
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    Posted: 9/20/2019
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