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Founded in 1863, Boston College is a Jesuit, Catholic university located six miles from downtown Boston with an enrollment of 9,484 full-time undergraduates and 5,250 graduate and professional students.  Ranked 35 among national universities, Boston College has 888 full-time and 1,281 FTE faculty, 2,711 non-faculty employees, an operating budget of $1.4 billion, and an endowment in excess of $3.5 billion.

 

Job Description

Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Competitive salary commensurate with relevant experience.

The Biomedical Image Analysis Group in the Computer Science Department at Boston College seeks motivated postdoctoral fellows to work on applied research projects in computer vision. The successful applicant will apply cutting edge computer vision and machine learning approaches (e.g., segmentation, LLM) to process and analyze biomedical image data.

Responsibilities:

Develop and implement new methods for the analysis of biomedical images, with a focus on pathology images and 3D microscopy images
Collaborate with researchers in neuroscience, radiology, and other relevant departments to apply image analysis methods to relevant problems
Publish research findings in high-impact journals and present at conferences
Mentor and train junior research staff, graduate students, and undergraduate students
Participate in grant writing and project management activities
This is a full-time, two-year appointment with a competitive salary and benefits package. The start date is flexible and will be determined based on the availability of the successful candidate.

Applicants should submit a cover letter that includes a description of research interests, a curriculum vitae (CV), and the contact information of two references (who will only be contacted if the candidate is shortlisted for an interview). For further information or questions, please contact Prof. Donglai Wei at donglai.wei@bc.edu.

 

Requirements

Ph.D. in computer science/engineering or a related field

Strong background in deep learning and demonstrated capability to produce workable solutions from theoretical formulations

Substantial publication history in top computer vision/machine learning venues (CVPR, ICCV, ECCV, NeurIPS, ICML, etc.)

Good teamwork and communication skills

 

Closing Statement

Boston College offers a broad and competitive range of benefits depending on your job classification eligibility:

Tuition remission for Employees
Tuition remission for Spouses and Children who meet eligibility requirements
Generous Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
Low-Cost Life Insurance
Eligibility for both University-Funded 401k and Employer-Sponsored 403b Retirement Plans
Paid Holidays Annually
Generous Sick and Vacation Pay
Additional benefits can be found on https://www.bc.edu/employeehandbook
Boston College conducts pre-employment background checks as part of the hiring process.

Boston College is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. In concert with our Jesuit, Catholic mission, Boston College is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty and staff committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications for women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and covered veterans. To learn more about how BC supports diversity and inclusion throughout the university please visit the Office for Institutional Diversity at https://www.bc.edu/diversity.

Boston College’s Notice of Nondiscrimination can be viewed at https://www.bc.edu/nondiscrimination.