Computer Vision Scientist

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
New York, New York
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Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSK) is one of the world’s premier cancer centers, committed to exceptional patient care, leading-edge research, and superb educational programs. The blending of research with patient care is at the heart of everything we do. The institution is a comprehensive cancer center whose purposes are the treatment and control of cancer, the advancement of biomedical knowledge through laboratory and clinical research, and the training of scientists, physicians and other health care workers.


The Department of Medical Physics, with a history extending over 100 years, is one of the oldest and largest medical physics groups in the world.

The Service for Predictive Informatics within the Department of Medical Physics has an opening for a computer vision scientist at the Assistant Attending Level (equivalent to Assistant Professor). At MSK, we develop advanced computational solutions for clinical use to improve cancer care and to advance the field of cancer treatment. Applications include, but are not limited to, tissue and tumor segmentation using Deep Learning methods, classification of tumor types from imaging features, quantification of semantic image features, and longitudinal tracking of tissue changes following treatment.

The ideal candidate should have:

  • A PhD in computer science, biomedical engineering, electrical engineering, physics, medical physics, or a related discipline
  • A strong computer vision/image analysis background and research focus on image-based applications
  • Broad interests in computational medical imaging research and the development of new solutions for clinical cancer care problems.
  • Interest in participation in mentoring activities for residents, fellows, and students in clinical development and research projects
  • Strong interpersonal, analytic, writing and verbal skills
  • A demonstrated ability to produce high-quality publications in scientific journals
  • An interest in the problem of cancer treatment. By working with us to push forward innovation and discovery, you can help change cancer treatment and improve outcomes

The Service for Predictive Informatics is located in midtown Manhattan. We offer competitive salaries and benefits. Please send CV, a letter outlining your interest and names/contact information of three references via email by August 31, 2019 to:

Joseph Deasy, PhD,

Chair, Department of Medical Physics

Chief, Service for Predictive Informatics

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

1275 York Avenue New York, NY 10065


MSK is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, age, religion, creed, disability, veteran status or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision.


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