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Beth Israel Lahey Health Machine Learning/Artificial Intelligence Scientist - Ho Lab in Boston, Massachusetts

When you join the growing BILH team, you're not just taking a job, you’re making a difference in people’s lives.

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The BIDMC Cardiology Division and CardioVascular Institute is seeking a highly motivated individual with expertise in Machine Learning / Engineering to work on multiple clinical and translational research projects focused on cardiovascular disease.

This Machine Learning Scientist position offers the opportunity to work directly with the Senior Investigators in the Division of Cardiology at BIDMC as part of a collaborative multidisciplinary team of clinicians, scientists, and trainees. The candidate will have the opportunity to lead machine learning based analyses for projects related to heart disease, and to leverage conventional and advanced approaches to analyze large unique high-dimensional complex databases of human data.

The ideal candidate will have a demonstrated ability to manage relational datasets across different data types, to integrate complex multi-omic data, to perform data visualization, and to lead machine learning based analyses of complex data involving tabular, free text, and imaging data.

Job Description:

Primary Responsibilities:

  • As an ML/AI Scientist, you will collaborate with other group members to design and develop innovative AI/ML tools to improve the imaging of cardiovascular disease with a focus on MRI data acquisition, reconstruction and analysis.

  • Develop novel AI/ML tools to improve our ability to predict adverse outcomes in patients with cardiovascular disease by integrating multi-modality data, including cardiac imaging.

  • Collaborate with Scientists with our industry partner, Siemens Healthineers, to implement and integrate our AI/ML models into clinical MRI scanners.

  • Provide technical guidance to lab members on projects at the intersection of engineering and cardiology.

  • Conduct research in state-of-the-art deep learning models focusing on cardiac imaging and publish your novel finding.

Required Qualifications:

  • PhD is required.

  • 3-5 years of related work experience in academia or industry is required.

  • Excellent coding skills in C++ and Python; skills and ability to quickly prototype in Python are required.

  • Strong hands-on experience with deep learning tools (e.g., PyTorch or TensorFlow-Keras) is required.

  • Documented history of completed software projects (e.g., GitHub) is required.

  • Familiarity with model ML/AL algorithms (e.g., Transformers, Diffusion Models) is required.

  • Track record of peer-reviewed publications in AI/ML with at least one first-author peer-reviewed publication is required.

  • Strong hands-on experience in computer vision, signal processing and medical imaging is required.

  • Proficiency with medical imaging libraries like PyDicom, ITK, Open CV and HDF5 format is a plus.

  • Strong communication and writing skills are a must.

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