Research Specialist in Artificial Intelligence in Diagnostic Medicine

University of California Irvine School of Medicine

United States

Center for Artificial Intelligence in Diagnostic Medicine (CAIDM) Research Specialist Rank 2021

Job #JPF06581
  • School of Medicine - Radiological Sciences

Recruitment Period

Open February 1st, 2021 through Wednesday, Mar 31, 2021 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)

Position description

University of California Irvine
Department of Radiological Sciences

Position: Specialist

This position is for an academic, non-senate appointment in the Research Specialist at the Center for Artificial Intelligence in Diagnostic Medicine (CAIDM) at University of California, Irvine, Department of Radiological Sciences.

The position involves designing, implementing, and validating machine learning algorithms for biomedical projects, with a specific emphasis on deep learning neural networks. Experience in machine learning or data science preferred but not required. The CAIDM supports a broad research portfolio spanning a diverse range of pathologies that includes cerebrovascular disease; trauma; oncology (e.g. brain, breast, genitourinary, and lung cancers); and neurodegenerative disease. The candidate will work in large multidisciplinary environment with experts from radiology, neurology, neurosurgery, oncology, and pathology. The candidate will build and maintain strong relationships with administrative, academic, and other supporting units across the campus to investigate, analyze, design, and build/execute AI technology solutions in support of successful academic outcomes.

Requirements: Applicants with Ph.D. in a basic science or MD/ DO with research experience. Incumbent is expected to make scientific and scholarly contributions to the research enterprise, search for pertinent scientific literature as needed, and work with the CAIDM research groups in applying for intramural and extramural funding. Incumbent will be involved in collecting, preparing/curating research data; image preprocessing; machine learning algorithm implementation including design of custom neural network architectures; algorithm validation. Mastery of the English language is required. Excellent communication skills, both oral and written, are essential. Experience with medical research is a plus.

Application procedure: To apply, please log onto UC Irvine’s recruitment site located at:

Applicants must complete an online application profile and upload the following application materials electronically to be considered for the position:

Document Requirements

• Curriculum Vitae – Your most recently updated CV
• Research Statement
• Statement of Contributions to Diversity- Statement addressing how previous and/or past contributions to diversity, equity and inclusion will advance UCI’s Commitment to Inclusive Excellence
• Reference Requirements: Names and contact information for 3 references

The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.

For further information pertaining to this recruitment please contact:
Daniel S. Chow, MD
Assistant Professor-in-Residence
Department of Radiological Sciences
Co-Director, Center for Artificial Intelligence in Diagnostic Medicine (CAIDM)
University of California, Irvine|

More information about this recruitment:

Application Requirements

Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
  • Cover Letter (Optional)
  • Statement of Research
  • Teaching Statement - See our guidance for writing a reflective teaching statement.
  • (Optional)
  • Inclusive Excellence Activities Statement - Statement addressing how past and/or potential contributions to inclusive excellence will advance UCI's Commitment to Inclusive Excellence. See our guidance for writing an inclusive excellence activities statement.
  • Misc / Additional (Optional)
Reference requirements
  • 3-5 required (contact information only)
Job location
  • Orange and Irvine, CA

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