Research Scientist I in the School of Computational Science & Engineering

Position ID: 33801
Georgia Institute of Technology
College of Computing
School of Computational Science & Engineering
Position Description
New Position?: 
Job Class: 
Research Scientist I
Job Description: 


Georgia Institute of Technology is building up the research strength in health and biomedical informatics. Exciting research and industry collaboration in health analytics starts happening now at Georgia Tech that are across many areas.

Research scientist positions are available at SunLab and GTRI in the area of health analytics. The objective of the research is to develop big data systems and applications for managing and analyzing complex biomedical data and to work on exciting real-world biomedical data with domain experts from many clinical institutions (e.g., Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Children’s healthcare of Atlanta, Emory university and Vanderbilt University) to solve tough problems in healthcare and medicine.

The candidate is expected to conduct the following activities:

  • develop research system and software for health analytics
  • perform research in health informatics, data mining, and machine learning
  • write papers that aim at top venues of health informatics, data mining and machine learning
  • prepare deliverables required by sponsored research projects
  • involve in developing research proposals


  • Qualified applicants should have a BS degree, preferable MS or PhD.
  • Have superb system and software engineering skills in areas related to data science
  • Have an outstanding research skills in technical areas related to computational science and engineering
  • Have the ability to work in teams and provide a leadership role when working with graduate students
  • Have experiences in dealing with medical data such as electronic health records

Application Procedure: To apply, please send your application via email with subject “Research Scientist Application at Sunlab” to Jimeng Sun at including the following material.

  • Cover Letter,
  • CV,
  • Your GitHub Profile
  • Sample Code
  • Example Scientific Report (such as scientific publications or technical document)
CIP Discipline Code: 
Medical &/or Health Informatics
Biomathematics, Bioinformatics, and Computational Biology, other
Degree Levels: 
Position Type: 
Application Deadline: 
Open Until Filled
Contact hiring institution for further details.
Position Starting Date: 
Tuesday, October 25, 2016
Recruitment Data
Search Chair: 
Arlene Washington-Capers
Phone Number: 
(404) 894-9763
Vacancy Status: 

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