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Position Openings for 2021 AI/ML with applications to Healthcare - Postdoctoral Fellows at UH and Rice

Two postdoctoral positions are available for an exciting collaborative project between the University of Houston (Computational Biomedicine Lab - CBL), Rice University (AI/ML Lab), and the Texas Children's Hospital, a leading research pediatric hospital at the Texas Medical Center.

The position entails innovative research in the field of AI/ML with applications to Healthcare. The candidates will be part of a vibrant and pioneering team (scientists, clinicians, postdocs, graduate students). They will have the opportunity to develop and evaluate AI/ML methods applied to clinical problems. Highly motivated and creative individuals with a recent Ph.D. in a computational discipline, first-author publications in top conferences and journals in AI/ML and/or biomedicine, and a strong drive for research are encouraged to apply. To succeed in this position, the applicant needs to be goal-oriented, self-sufficient, with the ability to work independently and in groups, in a fast-paced research environment. 

What we are looking for:

  • Talented and creative candidates who enjoy working in a multidisciplinary research environment
  • Scholars with publications in top venues
  • Strong deep learning background and programming skills
  • Fluent communication skills (written and presentation) in English

Application process:
The salary compensation is very competitive. For consideration, please submit your application preferably in one single PDF document including a cover letter, a full CV, a statement of research interests and career goals, and the names and email addresses of three references to, with the subject line "Application: (your name)." For more information, please email Prof. Kakadiaris ( The review will be performed as the applications arrive. Final selections will be based on a Zoom interview with a panel of researchers from UH, Rice, and Texas Children's Hospital.