[visionlist] Postdoctoral Scientist in Ophthalmic Image Analytics at Roche

Hosna Sattar hosna.sattar at gmail.com
Thu Aug 8 11:02:09 -04 2019

*Postdoctoral Scientist in Ophthalmic Image Analytics *

The Roche Pharma Research and Early Development Informatics team is the
bridge between digital technology and science. We help drive medical
innovation and are integral to the realization of truly Personalized
Healthcare and the development of innovative treatments for patients.

We are shaping the digitization of Pharma R&D at Roche, and we are growing.
To continue to be the best scientific Informatics partner in the
pharmaceutical industry, we need innovative, dedicated people from a wide
variety of backgrounds as we realize our vision.

Currently, we are looking for a postdoctoral scientist talent with
expertise in development of image analysis and machine learning methods
supporting our global Personalized Healthcare (PHC) initiatives in the
Ophthalmology area. Join us in creating the future of research for patients
with information technology solutions at the forefront of innovation!

As part of our team, your main tasks and responsibilities are summarized as

   - You will be a key contributor to our strategic initiative on
   extracting information from images to address key scientific questions
   around personalized prevention and personalized intervention
   - You will contribute to the advancement of our state-of-the-art image
   analysis algorithms and platforms by driving and contributing to local and
   global PHC programmes
   - You will establish and nurture effective partnerships with a wide
   range of scientists, clinicians and internal IT specialists to develop
   novel algorithms and rigorously assess their performance and robustness
   using our rich data pool
   - You will present at topical conferences and publish in relevant
   scientific journals

You are a self-driven scientist with a recent PhD graduation in computer
vision, machine learning and/or medical imaging with a strong background in
applied Mathematics and Statistics.

   - You have in-depth experience in feature engineering, model validation,
   and integration in end-to-end predictive modelling pipelines.
   - You have good experience with Deep Learning applied to image
   classification and/or image segmentation.
   - You have strong programming skills in Python and R as well as
   experience in developing well-structured and documented code using open
   source and commercial software solutions in Linux/UNIX environments.
   - Your profile is rounded off by having very good presentation and
   communication skills in English and the ability to provide high quality
   reporting of achieved results in the form of presentations and scientific

Roche is an equal opportunity employer.
Application link:
We look forward to hearing from you!

Hosna Sattar, PhD
Postdoctoral Research Associate at Roche
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