Postdoctoral Associate

Descriptive Title:  Postdoctoral Associate      REF#:  WC-R-9159-14-08-S
Budget Title:  same as above      Research Foundation Professional Position
Department:  Computer Science      RF Line#:  R0999000
Grade:  E.89      Campus:  Stony Brook West Campus/HSC
       Salary:  Commensurate with experience

 

Required Qualifications: Doctoral degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or the equivalent degree from a foreign university. Directly related experiences in the areas of medical imaging and/or virtual medicine.

Preferred Qualifications: Expertise in visualization and its applications including scientific and medical, natural phenomena modeling, and virtual reality. Experience in team management. Excellent writing and communication skills to include writing research proposals.

Brief Description of Duties: 

  • Completion of a project on virtual paceatography (VP) similar to virtual colonoscopy, but for the pancreas.
  • Within the predetermined research scope and methodology, conduct research experiments in the areas of medical imaging and virtual medicine.
  • Collect and analyze data, including periodical/literature research and utilizing specialized skills in related field to analyze the collected data.  Lab maintenance, including equipment maintenance, and ordering of supplies as needed.
  • Will supervise the project development team of grad students assigned to the VP project.  Will participate/assist in manuscript writing for publication in scientific journals and/or presentations.  Will also assist in grant writing.
  • Will demonstrate the project applications for distinguished colleagues and visiting dignitaries.
  • Will develop algorithms, systems, and user interfaces and computer programs to execute them for VP.
  • Other duties as assigned, which may include representing the department at Scientific Conferences and Meetings.

 
Stony Brook University, home to many highly ranked graduate research programs, is located 50 miles from New York City on Long Island's scenic North Shore.  Over 1,100-acre campus is home to 24,000 undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral students and more than 13,500 faculty and staff, including those employed at Stony Brook Medicine, Suffolk County's only academic medical center and tertiary care provider.  The University is a member of the prestigious Association of American Universities (AAU) and co-manager of nearby Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL), a multidisciplinary research laboratory supporting world class scientific programs utilizing state-of-the-art facilities such as the Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider, the National Synchrotron Light Source, and the Center for Functional Nanomaterials, and the NewYorkBlue IBM BG/L+P supercomputer, owned by Stony Brook and managed by BNL. 

Special Notes:  This is a full time position.  The Research Foundation of SUNY is a private educational corporation.  Employment is subject to the Research Foundation policies and procedures, sponsor guidelines and the availability of funding.  FLSA Exempt position, not eligible for the overtime provisions of the FLSA.  Internal and external search to occur simultaneously.  Night and weekend work is required.  Travel will be required for scientific conferences to present research.
 
The selected candidate must successfully clear a background investigation.
 
Application Procedure:  Those interested in this position should submit a Research Foundation Employment Application, cover letter and resume to the Online Resume System (electronic submission in a PDF format utilizing the blue resources box is required). 
 
This opening will remain open until filled.
 
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