CT Advanced Algorithm Scientist (Intern)

Vernon Hills, IL

CANON MEDICAL RESEARCH USA, INC.
is currently hiring for our ADVANCE Internship Program

Canon Medical Research USA, Inc. (CMRU) is proud to announce the launch of our 2020 ADVANCE internship program. Students will contribute at the forefront of innovation in medical imaging working alongside leading scientists and engineers as we develop and deliver the latest technology to our parent company Canon Medical Systems Corporation.

The ADVANCE Program is a structured program with goals and expectations designed to provide students with an opportunity to gain hands-on work experience by participating in significant work projects. Students will take on assignments throughout the term related to CMRU project needs depending on their skills and interests. The goal of these activities is to make important contributions to CMRU programs while at the same time significantly advancing the student’s professional and personal development. The program runs either 12 weeks during the summer term or 26 weeks during the summer and fall terms. This is a full-time, 37.5 hours a week, paid internship.

SUMMARY OF POSITION

CMRU is looking for two qualified interns to join our Computer Tomography (CT) research department where the students will participate in exciting projects using latest technology for medical imaging. Students will be mentored by leading experts in the field to gain hands-on experience to develop and validate products, explore the full potential for various clinical applications and features, and contribute to the next generation of CT systems. It offers a great opportunity to see how your research ideas can come to life and make a difference in countries around the world.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Develop advanced algorithms to improve current image quality.
  • Design and develop advanced algorithm for next generation products.
  • Improve physical corrections in CT reconstruction.
  • Work on image quality evaluation with other group members.
  • Summarize work in the form of reports and presentations.

QUALIFICATIONS

Education

The ideal candidate is a full-time graduate student at an accredited college or university working towards a M.S. or Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Medical Physics, Physics or related field in STEM.

Experience & Key Competencies

  • Strong background in machine learning, computer vision, image analysis, signal processing and image processing.
  • Strong knowledge of CT clinical applications and anatomy
  • Experience in tomographic reconstruction, medical imaging, data correction or other imaging-related fields is a plus.
  • Strong analytical and programming (C/C++/ Python/ MATLAB, etc) skills
  • Skills
    • Ability to identify problems and find solutions quickly
    • Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • Organized and detail-orientated
    • Self-motivated to learn new things
    • Driven and hard-working
    • Ability to take direction and multi-task
    • Highly curious about how things work

Time Commitment

These two positions are full-time, temporary positions that require a commitment of 12 weeks (Term 1: Summer) or 26 weeks (Term 2: Summer and Fall) and 37.5 hours per week, Monday-Friday onsite during regular business hours. The term can be adjusted somewhat to accommodate the academic calendar on an as needed basis.

Requirements

  • Students must be working towards a M.S. or Ph.D.
  • Student must have taken several related courses in the filed in which they will be assigned.
  • Students must be at least 18 years of age.
  • Students must be eligible to work in the U.S.
  • Students are responsible to secure their own housing. CMRU will provide a few housing options located nearby our offices.
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