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Canada Research Chair in Machine Learning

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Job Order #: 5593110

Employer Name:
DEPARTMENT OF MEDICAL IMAGING/COLLEGE OF MEDICINE/UNIVERSITY OF SASKATCHEWAN
Wage/Salary Info:
Rank & Salary will commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Posted Date:
11-Oct-2017
Location:
SASKATOON
 
# of Positions:
1
Employment Terms:
Contract
Education:
University Doctoral Degree
Experience:
10+ Years
Apply By:
01-May-2018
How to Apply?:
The applicant should submit the following: A letter of interest; a curriculum vitae; a 1000 word outline of the candidates research program, including past accomplishments and future plans; a 500 word statement about their approach to graduate supervision; and the names and contact information of three referees.

Application Information

Employer Name:
DEPARTMENT OF MEDICAL IMAGING/COLLEGE OF MEDICINE/UNIVERSITY OF SASKATCHEWAN

Employer Address:
 
103 Hospital Drive
SASKATOON,SK
CANADA
S7N0W8

Contact Name:
Dr. Paul Babyn

Contact Phone:
(306) 655-2379

Contact Fax:
(306) 655-2370

Contact Email:
paul.babyn@saskatoonhealthregion.ca

Employer Website:
https://www.usask.ca/



Description

University of Saskatchewan invites applications for a Tier 2 Canada Research Chair (CRC). The candidate for the CRC Chair will be an excellent emerging researcher who has the potential to achieve international recognition in the next 5-10 years in the field of Machine Learning with applications to Medical Imaging. Acceptable areas within Machine Learning are broad including feature selection, cognitive computing, deep learning and other data analytics techniques.The candidate will hold a PhD or equivalent in imaging science, computer science or relevant areas, with an outstanding record of research.The nominee must be engaged in an original, innovative program of research. Preference will be given to the candidate whose research mostly clearly connects Machine Learning and Medical Imaging although other areas within Medicine may be considered, with record of outstanding scholarly publications and funding. The successful candidate will be appointed to a tenure-track (probationary) position. Rank and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.  The position will be effective as of May 1, 2018. In accordance with the regulations set for Canada Research Chairs (www.chairs-chaires.gc.ca), Tier 2 chairs are intended for exceptional emerging scholars (i.e.candidates must have less than 10 years of experience as an active researcher in their field at the time of nomination).The UofS is committed to employment equity and diversity.We are actively seeking applications  from women, members of racialized groups/visible minorities, aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, persons of any sexual orientation, and persons of any gender identity or gender expression.All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian Citizens and permanent residents will be given priority. To view full application details, please go to: https://careers.usask.ca

 

Skills and Abilities

Type of Publishing Experience
 - Chapter or section of book
 - Monograph
 - Professional or academic journal article
Type of Research Experience
 - Quantitative
 - Qualitative
Specific Skills
 - Conduct laboratory sessions
 - Conduct seminars and discussion groups
 - Direct research programs of graduate students
 - Prepare special lectures and presentations for conferences and consultations
 - Serve on faculty committees dealing with research, budgets, curriculum planning and requirements and staffing
 - Advise on research matters
Essential Skills
 - Significant use of memory
 - Continuous learning
 - Computer use
 - Finding information
 - Job task planning and organizing
 - Critical thinking
 - Decision making
 - Problem solving
 - Working with others
 - Oral communication
 - Writing
 - Numeracy
 - Document use
 - Reading text
Consulting Services Provided
 - Industry or business
Academic Discipline
 - Communications or journalism
 - Computer science
 - Education
 - Engineering
 - Languages or linguistics
 - Sciences
 - Social and behavioural sciences
Credentials (certificates, licences, memberships, courses, etc.)
 - Not applicable
Additional Skills
 - Supervise graduate students
 - Use computer applications

 

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