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The Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania seeks candidates for an Assistant Professor position in the tenure track. Expertise is required in the specific area of machine learning applied to image analysis, and ideally will also have either clinical training or research experience in Pathology.
Teaching responsibilities may include instructing and overseeing medical and graduate students, post-doctoral students, residents and fellows.
Clinical responsibilities are not required for this position but if desired may include service in laboratory medicine or anatomic pathology, depending on clinical training.
Research or scholarship responsibilities may include the development of an independent research program in the area of image analysis/machine learning as applied to digital histopathology images. Opportunities for collaborative work using radiologic images via partnership with our Center for Biomedical Image Computing and Analytics in Radiology (which houses a high speed computational cluster for image analytics) are also available, and the successful candidate would be ideally be poised to work in both areas.