Student Informatics Asst II

Company Name: Childrens Hospital of Philadelphia

Location: Philadelphia, PA, US - 19104

Job Duration: 2021-09-14 to 2021-10-14

Overview

Location: LOC_HOME-Home/Remote Office Location 

Req ID: 117119

Shift: Days

Employment Status: Temporary – Part Time 

Job Summary

The Tsui Laboratory at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia is seeking a graduate student researcher to conduct research on one or multiple projects that will develop computer vision (CV), signal processing (SP), machine learning (ML), artificial intelligence (AI), statistical analysis, and graphical user interface (GUI).  The Tsui Laboratory studies methods of biomedical informatics, predictive modeling, natural language processing, real-time learning production decision-support systems, ML, CV, SP, and GUI.  We translate research to practice in the domains of clinical informatics, population informatics and precision medicine through big-data driven approach using electronic health record (EHR) data, including structured (e.g., diagnoses, medications), unstructured (narrative notes), high-frequency waveform data (e.g., ECG), images and videos, time-series data, genomic data, and environmental/community data. Our lab mission is to integrate various data types and develop end-to-end real-time clinical decision support for direct impact to clinicians, patients and public health by decreasing costs, mortality and morbidity and increasing efficiency and quality of patient care.

The position of Graduate Student Researcher will conduct research in developing innovative ML, AI, SP, CV, and/or GUI methods (e.g., deep neural networks [DNN]) applied to ECG waveforms, images and videos to advance the current real-time decision support in critical care to the next (wisdom) level  as a part of the ongoing I-WIN project.

Job Responsibilities (Continued)

  1. Determines requirements for research software projects and chooses optimal code base for development.
  2. Maintains and regularly updates shared code repository instance such as GitHub, etc.
  3. Performs QA on base functionality as well as edge cases.
  4. Works within larger software development and research team.
  5. Manages all code, documentation, and issues.
  6. Seeks to advance student-level project into larger departmental or research project initiatives.
  7. Attends seminars/lab meetings to expand their knowledge of biomedical domains & informatics techniques.

Job Responsibilities (Continued)

  1. Implement and develop novel CV, SP, ML algorithms with DNN focus
  2. Identify impactful clinical risk factors through CV, SP, and ML
  3. Develop GUI facilitating risk display
  4. Attend routine lab meetings and ad-hoc hospital IT meetings 
  5. Provide code and corresponding documents on a regular basis

Job Responsibilities

  • Determines requirements for research software projects and chooses optimal code base for development.
  • Maintains and regularly updates shared code repository instance such as GitHub, etc.
  • Performs QA on base functionality as well as edge cases.
  • Works within larger software development and research team.
  • Manages all code, documentation, and issues.
  • Seeks to advance student-level project into larger departmental or research project initiatives.
  • Attends seminars/lab meetings to expand their knowledge of biomedical domains & informatics techniques.

Required Licenses, Certifications, Registrations

Required Education and Experience

Required Education: High School/GED

 

Required Experience: 0-2 prior internships or paid experience in a research informatics environment.

Preferred Education, Experience & Cert/Lic

Preferred Experience: Enrolled in undergraduate program at a 2 or 4 year college or university desirable.

Additional Technical Requirements

  • Good written and verbal communication skills.
  • Able to work in an organized fashion, work well with others.
  • Good attention to detail.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office applications desirable.
  • Familiarity with coding in at least one language.

 

All CHOP employees who work in a patient building or who provide patient care are required to receive an annual influenza vaccine unless they are granted a medical or religious exemption.

Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia is committed to providing a safe and healthy environment for its patients, family members, visitors and employees. In an effort to achieve this goal, employment at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, other than for positions with regularly scheduled hours in New Jersey, is contingent upon an attestation that the job applicant does not use tobacco products.

Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, religion, national or ethnic origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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