1+ months

Imaging Scientist, CDx Pharma Services

Tucson, AZ


Works with a highly collaborative team of imaging scientists and software developers to solve image and data analysis problems in the field of Digital Pathology. Contributes to research and development activities for technology assessment, internal project collaborations, and commercial medical devices. Assesses and devises technology in the field of image processing, machine learning, pattern recognition, and data mining.


  • Designs and implements innovative algorithms to analyze histopathology images and data.
  • Implements software in prototyping and commercial product development environments.
  • Collaborates with other members of a project team to meet defined scientific and technical goals.
  • Interacts in a multidisciplinary environment with internal and external stakeholders (e.g., pathologists, biochemists, instrumentation engineers, software engineers, and marketing representatives).
  • Organizes and tracks own deliverables.
  • Keeps up-to-date with technology advances and job training requirements in the medical device industry.
  • Identifies and documents Intellectual Property opportunities for technology and applications.
  • Presents results to project partners, collaboration partners within the Roche group, customers, and at scientific conferences.
  • Other duties as may be assigned by management in the pursuit of the operational goals of the group.


Formal Training/Education:

  • Ph.D. degree in Computer Science, Biomedical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or a related field


  • Hands-on experience with software development for image or data analysis algorithms.
  • Proven track record of innovative analysis and software solutions.
  • Proven track record of publications of own work.
  • Experience in the design and development of analysis algorithms for biomedical image data.
  • Product development experience with a focus on data analysis preferred.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to solve complex problems using creative ideas and state-of-the-art knowledge.
  • Good understanding of scientific principles; good analytical and mathematical skills.
  • Working knowledge and theoretical understanding of image analysis, pattern recognition, machine learning, computer vision, and data mining methods.
  • Understanding and following software engineering practices for prototyping and commercial product development languages.
  • Basic understanding of biomedical image data, preferred in cellular biology.
Posted: 2018-11-13 Expires: 2019-01-19

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