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Michigan Medicine
Ann Arbor, MI
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description



The Michigan Center for Translational Pathology (MCTP) is seeking a Research Computer Specialist with experience in Artificial Intelligence (AI), computational biology and/or bioinformatics to support our cancer research program. This position will be centered on determining needs for developing new strategies and approaches for harnessing AI based applications for delivery in clinical and translational workflows. A deep understanding of clinical or business workflows with the impact that AI and informatics has in these areas, is necessary to aid in designing and facilitation of new AI based translational informatic approaches.

The successful candidate should have the ability to run and develop new and novel algorithms. Excellent communication skills are needed to collaborate with our large informatics team and diverse group of customers for changes in management plans. Participation in and management of the MCTP Image Analysis Lab will also be required. Providing a previous track record of academic inclinations, publication interest, and collaborative ventures is necessary to be considered for this position. A candidate can expect to work with faculty members to provide high-level consultation for and expertise with computer applications to scientific research problems. The ideal candidate for this position will lead in revolutionizing medicine in modern healthcare to support the advances in science and translational discoveries that our program strives for.  


Mission Statement


Michigan Medicine improves the health of patients, populations and communities through excellence in education, patient care, community service, research and technology development, and through leadership activities in Michigan, nationally and internationally.  Our mission is guided by our Strategic Principles and has three critical components; patient care, education and research that together enhance our contribution to society.




Role and Expectations-

  • Manage Image analysis lab at MCTP and collaborate with colleagues from diverse disciplines at MCTP
  • Advise MCTP on developing strategy and new approaches for harnessing AI based applications for delivery in clinical/translational workflows
  • Ability to run and develop new and novel algorithms
  • Previous track record proving academic inclinations, publication interest and collaborative ventures
  • Design new AI based translational informatics approaches, adapting them to a specific problem
  • Deep understanding of clinical or business workflows and informatics/AI impact on them.
  • Mastery in architecting newly derived knowledge into the clinical workflow.
  • Communicates required change management needs to informatics staff and customers to enable create of change management plan


Required Qualifications*


Minimum Requirement-

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or related field.
  • 2-3 years computer/research experience.
  • Experience in a relevant field such as bioinformatics, clinical informatics, biomedical engineering, computer science, health science, or another analytical/quantitative field


Desired Qualifications*


Preferred Qualifications

  • Preferable advanced degree with expertise in Digital Imaging, Image Analysis and Artificial Intelligence (AI) based applications
  • Previous exposure to one or more of Radiology, Metabolomics, Immunology, Cell Biology or others in context of translational medicine and AI
  • Experience with Whole Slide Imaging (WSI)


Background Screening


Michigan Medicine conducts background screening and pre-employment drug testing on job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent job offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background screenings.  Background screenings are performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Report Act. Pre-employment drug testing applies to all selected candidates, including new or additional faculty and staff appointments, as well as transfers from other U-M campuses.


Application Deadline


Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days.  The review and selection process may begin as early as the eighth day after posting. This opening may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.


U-M EEO/AA Statement


The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

U-M COVID-19 Vaccination Policy

COVID-19 vaccinations, including boosters when eligible, are required for all University of Michigan students, faculty and staff across all campuses, including Michigan Medicine.  This includes those working remotely.

Company Description
Nationally Recognized for work/life effectiveness by WorldatWork
Top 5 employer in Michigan by Crain’s Detroit Business
Fobes #1 Best Employer in Michigan
Ranked #11 in the US and best in Michigan “Best Hospitals” rankings for 2020-21
Five medical specialties ranked in the nation’s top 10 and was ranked No. 1 in the state of Michigan.
Michigan Medicine ranked #15 in Newsweek’s “World’s Best Hospitals” rankings

Michigan Medicine


Ann Arbor, MI



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