The Skeletal Oncology Research Group (SORG) at the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at the Massachusetts General Hospital is seeking multiple motivated individuals for Postdoctoral Research Fellow positions starting from June 2021 to work on MGH orthopaedic data registry. The Postdoctoral will primarily work with and develop AI-based data registries across a range of orthopaedic subspecialties including trauma, spine, and arthroplasty for the Mass General Brigham Healthcare network of hospitals. The Postdoctoral will also assist the team with several aspects of the ongoing clinical and translational research at SORG.
The mission of SORG is to improve patient outcomes through clinical research and engineering in Orthopaedics. The applicant will be working under the supervision of Dr. Joseph Schwab, chief of spine surgery, director of orthopaedic registry, director of SORG, co-director of Stephan Harris Chordoma center, in a very collaborative environment. This position would provide an excellent opportunity for transition to independence by writing several grants, understand the clinical challenges in orthopaedic surgery, gain hands-on experience in the design and development of novel machine learning-based predictive models, create long-term networks, and creating a strong publication record. Applications will be evaluated as they are received and will continue until positions are filled, however full consideration will be given to those received by March 5th, 2020.
- Developing, updating, and visualizing orthopaedic subspecialty registries.
- Developing Deep Learning, and Natural Language Processing models on healthcare data
- Meeting with surgeons, collaborators, and other stakeholders while representing the laboratory and registries.
- Assisting in writing grants including NIH, and NSF grants.
- Writing journal papers, tutorials, and technical reports.
- Mentoring undergraduate and master students.
- Contributing to study design, development, and statistical analysis.
- Help with other ongoing projects at SORG for the development and validation of biomedical devices.
- Ph.D. in STEM (preferably computer science or electrical engineering)
- Strong academic and publication record.
- Hands-on experience with developing Deep learning and NLP models
- Programming skills in Python, MATLAB, and SQL.
- Robust written and verbal communication skills.
- Experience in circuit design and graphical user interface.
- Hands-on experience in building experimental setups.
Applicants from all areas of science, engineering, and biomedical sciences with a strong academic record are welcome to apply.
How to Apply:
Please send a cover letter (2-page max) explaining your story and qualifications, two recommendation letters, and CV/Resume directly to Dr. Joseph Schwab (firstname.lastname@example.org) and Dr. Ghaednia (email@example.com) with the subject of “Postdoctoral Research Fellow at SORG”. In the email include a short description of your interest, qualifications, and background. Slides, videos and/or images of the past projects/presentations/designs are also recommended.
Contact: Hamid Ghaednia, Orthopaedic Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Email Address: firstname.lastname@example.org