Postdoc on the topic of Large-Scale Analysis of Electronic Medical Records using Machine Learning

Postdoc on the topic of Large-Scale Analysis of Electronic Medical Records using Machine Learning

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28 Oct 24 Nov Rotterdam

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Job description

The Department of Medical Informatics (Erasmus MC) is looking for Postdocs to work on cutting-edge health data science topics. This research will be performed in close collaboration with the Observational Health Data Sciences and Informatics (OHDSI) initiative, which is a global, multi-stakeholder, interdisciplinary collaborative to bring out the value of health data through large-scale analytics, and the EU-sponsored European Health Data and Evidence Network (EHDEN) which develop frameworks to generate reliable real-world evidence.

The Postdocs will be responsible for the development and application of novel methods and techniques on data from large Electronic Health Record databases standardized to the OMOP Common Data Model. Research will be performed in natural language processing, feature engineering methods, deep-learning, and other advanced machine-learning methods to support personalized medicine. The Postdoc will not be involved in image analysis and analysis of genetic data in this project.

Specifications

Erasmus MC (University Medical Center Rotterdam)

Requirements

  • For the Postdoc positions, we are looking for candidates with a PhD degree. Candidates must have a strong background in Biomedical Informatics, Bioinformatics, Computer Science, Data Analytics, or (Bio)statistics.
  • Proven expertise in machine learning and programming is required.
  • The Postdoc should have a strong vision and motivation and must be able to drive their own research agenda.
  • Candidates should be able to work independently and supervise projects/PhD students where needed.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills are required.

Conditions of employment

As a Postdoc you will have a temporary position of one year (full-time) with a possible extension. The gross monthly salary amounts a maximum of € 5.383,- (scale 11), depending on your level of education and relevant experience and based on a full-time working week of 36 hours. The terms of employment are in accordance with the Collective Bargaining Agreement for University Medical Centers (CAO UMC).

Employer

Erasmus MC

Our institute is internationally at the forefront of medical data science and biostatistics and offers a dynamic, challenging, and cooperative research environment. Erasmus MC has a strong data science vision and focus. The Department of Medical Informatics at Erasmus MC is specialized in using routine healthcare data and applies Health Data Science on this data at a large scale. Currently the department is coordinating and collaborating in several projects that aim at building EU-wide and global federated data networks, such as the EHDEN Data Network. The Postdoc will be embedded in the Health Data Science group, led by dr. Peter Rijnbeek.

Specifications

  • Postdoc
  • Health
  • max. 36 hours per week
  • €3808—€5226 per month
  • University graduate
  • 44.22.20.TG-P665085-1

Employer

Erasmus MC (University Medical Center Rotterdam)

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's-Gravendijkwal 230, 3015 CE, Rotterdam

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