The Lee Lab in the Vascular Biology Program at Boston Children’s Hospital invites applications for a postdoctoral fellow position in the field of artificial intelligence-based analysis of biomedical spatiotemporal data. The successful candidate will be involved in the following NIH-funded machine learning projects. i) Spatiotemporal forecasting of COVID-19 spread (co- advised by Dr. Mauricio Santillana Guzman in Computational Health Informatics Program at Boston Children’s Hospital), and ii) Live cell-based cancer diagnosis/phenotyping. The range of annual salary will be based on NIH postdoctoral payscale, including a full benefits package. Boston Children’s Hospital is one of Harvard-affiliated hospitals. The successful candidate will hold an academic appointment at Harvard Medical School and enjoy ample collaborative opportunities within Harvard Medical School community.

Admissions

Screening of applicants will begin immediately and will continue until the positions are filled.

Qualifications

We seek qualified candidates with a strong background in computer science or computational biology/epidemiology. The candidates are expected to have expertise in at least one of the following areas: machine learning, deep learning, epidemiological modeling, image analysis, and computational biology.

How to apply

Those who are interested in these positions should contact Dr. Kwonmoo Lee directly (kwonmoo.lee@childrens.harvard.edu) and send a cover letter outlining their research interest, Curriculum Vitae including contact information of three references, and PDF files of selected publications.

Publications

Hswen Y, Thorpe Huerta D, Le-Compte C, Hawkins JB, Brownstein JS. A 10-Year Social Media Analysis Exploring Hospital Online Support of Black Lives Matter and the Black Community. JAMA network open 2021.

Le TT, Gutiérrez-Sacristán A, Son J, Hong C, South AM, Beaulieu-Jones BK, Loh NHW, Luo Y, Morris M, Ngiam KY, Patel LP, Samayamuthu MJ, Schriver E, Tan ALM, Moore J, Cai T, Omenn GS, Avillach P, Kohane IS, , Visweswaran S, Mowery DL, Xia Z. Multinational characterization of neurological phenotypes in patients hospitalized with COVID-19. Scientific reports 2021.

Steffens MS, Dunn AG, Marques MD, Danchin M, Witteman HO, Leask J. Addressing Myths and Vaccine Hesitancy: A Randomized Trial. Pediatrics 2021.

Mohsen H, Gunasekharan V, Qing T, Seay M, Surovtseva Y, Negahban S, Szallasi Z, Pusztai L, Gerstein MB. Network propagation-based prioritization of long tail genes in 17 cancer types. Genome biology 2021.

Zhang HG, Hejblum BP, Weber GM, Palmer NP, Churchill SE, Szolovits P, Murphy SN, Liao KP, Kohane IS, Cai T. ATLAS: an automated association test using probabilistically linked health records with application to genetic studies. Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association : JAMIA 2021.