A post-doctoral level NIH-funded data scientist position is available in the group of Prof. Gaurav Pandey (http://www.mountsinai.org/profiles/gaurav-pandey) at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York City. The target project for this position is the development of novel machine learning algorithms to extract enhanced predictions and actionable knowledge from crowdsourcing operations. These algorithms will be applied to DREAM challenges (http://dreamchallenges.org) with the goal of improving the community’s ability to address difficult biomedical problems. Plans have also been made to evaluate and translate the findings from this work in clinical settings. This work will be conducted in close collaboration with IBM Research and Sage Bionetworks.
The selected candidate will be able to contribute to the ongoing projects in the group and the Institute, as well as define his/her own projects.