Applications are invited for Postdoctoral Fellow positions in biomedical text and image processing. Candidates will work on biomedical informatics projects at the Lister Hill National Center for Biomedical Communications, a research and development division of the U.S. National Library of Medicine at the National Institutes of Health. The Lister Hill Center?s research activities include basic and applied research in fields such as: tools and standards for facilitating electronic medical records development, natural language processing for understanding medical text and improving information retrieval, medical knowledge representation, text mining, machine learning techniques, especially Deep Learning frameworks, and all aspects of image processing research. The Center has a tradition of advancing health information systems and its world class research staff is involved in activities that define and exploit advanced research infrastructure for next generation medical information systems.

Applicants must have exceptional research and software engineering skills and show experience in one or more of the following areas: developing algorithms and software for NLP/IR systems; experience with biomedical language or image processing; and knowledge of machine learning (Deep Learning) techniques.

For more information about the projects see the following Web sites:

? https://lhncbc.nlm.nih.gov/project/open-i

? https://lhncbc.nlm.nih.gov/project/consumer-health-question-answering

? https://lhncbc.nlm.nih.gov/project/automated-indexing-research


National Institutes of Health, National Library of Medicine


Postdoctoral candidates should have a Ph.D., MD or equivalent degree in medical informatics, information science, computer science, engineering, applied mathematics, or related disciplines. Candidates should have research experience in these areas. All positions are in residence at LHNCBC in Bethesda, MD. Postdoctoral fellowships are for one year with the possibility of renewal, usually up to 3 years depending on budget. Stipends are commensurate with research experience and education.

Educational level:

Master Degree

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