Post Doctoral Associate

University of Miami

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The Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiovascular has an exciting opportunity for a Full-Time Post Doctoral Associate to work on the UHealth Campus. The Post Doctoral Associate performs scientific research and studies under the supervision of managing staff. Moreover, the Post Doctoral Associate promotes institutional recognition through literal contributions to the scientific community. The candidate will be responsible for developing fast and scalable techniques/algorithms for cardiovascular image processing and fusion of imaging modalities.

Develop and test high-performance image processing and data classification algorithms for segmentation of invasive and non-invasive cardiovascular images (e.g., angiography, IVUS, OCT, CT). The candidate will: (i) Analyze data, develop machine or deep learning methods for feature extraction and classification, and automatic image segmentation and tissue characterization, and (ii) Perform real-time fusion of different invasive and non-invasive imaging modalities (e.g., angiography, IVUS, OCT, CT), and generation of 3D reconstructed digital twins of coronary arteries, other vascular beds, valves or other cardiac structures. The candidate will work as part of a multidisciplinary product development team with expertise in medical, AI, digital twin, and 3D modeling.

This list of duties and responsibilities is not intended to be all-inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties or responsibilities as necessary.


  • MD or Ph.D. in Computer Science, or equivalent field

  • No prior experience required

  • Experience with medical (preferably cardiovascular) imaging processing (preferably real-time processing).

  • Excellent knowledge of Python, MATLAB, C++, or similar image processing tools highly preferred

  • Experience with machine learning and classification (e.g., KNN, support vector machine), AI technology, imaging systems, modeling software (e.g., Rhino, Fusion 360), and animation software (e.g., Maya, 3DMax) preferred.

  • Skill in collecting, organizing, and analyzing data.

  • Ability to recognize, analyze, and solve a variety of problems.

  • Ability to exercise sound judgment in making critical decisions.

The University of Miami offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, tuition remission and more.

UHealth-University of Miami Health System, South Florida's only university-based health system, provides leading-edge patient care powered by the ground breaking research and medical education at the Miller School of Medicine. As an academic medical center, we are proud to serve South Florida, Latin America and the Caribbean. Our physicians represent more than 100 specialties and sub-specialties, and have more than one million patient encounters each year. Our tradition of excellence has earned worldwide recognition for outstanding teaching, research and patient care. We're the challenge you've been looking for.

Patient safety is a top priority. As a result, during the Influenza ("the flu") season (September through April), the University Of Miami Miller School Of Medicine requires all employees who provide ongoing services to patients, work in a location (all Hospitals and clinics) where patient care is provided, or work in patient care or clinical care areas, to have an annual influenza vaccination. Failure to meet this requirement will result in rescinding or termination of employment.

The University of Miami is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities are encouraged to apply. Applicants and employees are protected from discrimination based on certain categories protected by Federal law. Click here for additional information.

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