[Na-mic-project-week] Job Opening at GE Research for Medical Image Analysis Research Scientist

Tina Kapur tkapur at bwh.harvard.edu
Sun Jun 15 21:28:04 EDT 2014

Dear Friends of NA-MIC,

There is an opening at GE Research for a medical image analysis research 
scientist.  If interested and attending project week, please look for 
Marcel Prastawa (Marcel.Prastawa at ge.com) or Jim Miller (millerjv at ge.com) 
to learn more about this position.





Medical Image Analysis Scientist

Niskayuna, NY

*Job Number: *



*Business: *


GE Corporate

*Business Segment: *


Global Research

*About Us: *


GE (NYSE: GE) works on things that matter. The best people and the best 
technologies taking on the toughest challenges. Finding solutions in 
energy, health and home, transportation and finance. Building, powering, 
moving and curing the world. Not just imagining. Doing. GE works. For 
more information, visit the company's website at www.ge.com

At GE Global Research, we're redefining what's possible. From 
cutting-edge research in molecular pathology for use in personalized 
cancer diagnostics to programs in coal gasification and renewable power 
that drive clean energy solutions, our work at Global Research is 
world-renowned. As part of our team, you'll find yourself among nearly 
3,000 scientists and engineers from every discipline in a dynamic 
atmosphere where you'll be constantly challenged to learn and grow. 
You'll have access to leaders on all levels of the organization and 
collaborate across the globe with the very best in the field. If you 
have an insatiable intellectual curiosity and the ability to articulate 
your vision, then join us and watch the work you do create the next 
generation of products and processes that will impact the globe for 
generations to come.

At GE Global Research we redefine what's possible, finding answers to 
some of the world's toughest problems. Find out more at 
http://www.ge.com/research <http://www.geglobalresearch.com/> or 
http://twitter.com/geresearchjobs, and connect with our technologists at 
http://www.edisonsdesk.com and http://twitter.com/GEresearch

*Posted Position Title: *


Medical Image Analysis Scientist

*Career Level: *



*Function: *



*Function Segment: *


Research - Electrical and Electronic Engineering

*Location: *


United States

*U.S. State, China or Canada Provinces: *


New York

*City: *



*Postal Code: *



*Relocation Assistance: *



*Role Summary/Purpose: *


GE offers a great work environment and challenging careers. GE is an 
Equal Opportunity Employer 
for all, including minorities, women, protected veterans and disabled. 
As a Medical Image Analysis Scientist, you will develop computer vision 
and image understanding algorithms that enable automated interpretation 
and information extraction from medical images. You will conduct 
research on real-world commercial healthcare applications and translate 
innovative ideas and algorithms to prototype software and solutions.

*Essential Responsibilities: *


As a Medical Image Analysis Scientist, you will:

  * Develop software algorithms and tools for analysis and
    interpretation of medical image data.
  * You will develop and implement prototypes and solutions and
    demonstrate applications to real world problems by quick prototyping
    and validation.
  * Invent and develop algorithms for feature extraction,
    classification, detection, and quantification.
  * Leverage imaging physics to enhance algorithmic performance.
  * Develop clinical collaborations for external validation of algorithms.
  * Employ software libraries, tools, practices to implement efficient,
    scalable, and reusable solutions.
  * Effectively communicate results by preparing written reports and
    making presentations.
  * Create intellectual property by writing invention disclosures and
    filing patents.

*Qualifications/Requirements: *


  * Doctorate degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering,
    Biomedical Engineering, or related fields with a focus on Medical
    Image Analysis.
  * Hands-on experience in 3D Medical Image Analysis and experience
    building software solutions implementing image analysis algorithms.
  * Solid publication record in peer-reviewed journals and conferences
    in computer vision, image processing, medical imaging and relevant
    application fields.
  * Strong understanding of the image formation chain for medical and
    biomedical imaging devices such as CT, MR, Ultrasound, and
    microscopy platforms.
  * Demonstrated ability to write C++ code both for quick demonstration
    of ideas and robust, efficient, scaled-up software systems.
  * Candidate must be willing to travel a minimum of 2 weeks per year.
  * Legal authorization to work in the U.S. is required. We will not
    sponsor individuals at the Masters level for employment visas, now
    or in the future, for this job opening.
  * Must be willing to work out of an office located in Niskayuna, NY.
  * Must be 18 years or older.
  * You must submit your application for employment on the careers page
    at www.gecareers.com to be considered.

*Additional Eligibility Qualifications: *


GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the 
United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditioned 
upon the successful completion of a background investigation and drug 

*Desired Characteristics: *


  * Demonstrated expertise in computer vision as applied to real-world
    medical imaging applications.
  * Experience developing algorithms and building solutions in fields
    such as medical image segmentation, registration, tracking, feature
    extraction, detection, and classification.
  * Exceptional C++ Skills. Experience with ITK, VTK, or any large-scale
    C++ library. Experience with Python.
  * Post-doctoral or industrial experience inventing and developing
    computer vision or medical image analysis algorithm.
  * Team player with effective written and oral communication skills.
  * Strong interpersonal skills.
  * Strong analytical skills.
  * Ability to work across all functions/levels as part of a team.
  * Experience in writing proposals for government and/or external
    funded research.
  * Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.
  * Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

This position is eligible for The Employee Referral Program.

Imagine what GE Global Research will make happen next. Send in your 
applications through 

For more information, please contact Sandeep Gupta 
<Sandeep.Gupta at research.ge.com <mailto:Sandeep.Gupta at research.ge.com>>

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