Work That Matters - Our work is 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. No one has more expertise treating children than Children#s Hospital Los Angeles. CHLA is the only children#s hospital in California to make the prestigious U.S. News # World Report Honor Roll of #Best# children#s hospitals, and is nationally ranked in all 10 pediatric specialties. Join a hospital where the work you do will matter#to you, to your colleagues, and above all, to our patients and families. At times the work may be challenging, but it is always rewarding. We hope you#ll come and find out for yourself. It#s Work That Matters. With supervision from senior technical members of the team, the Junior Data Scientist conducts research in medical applications of data science by applying techniques and models from machine learning and computational statistics to large amounts of clinical data. Duties include data extraction, wrangling, and preparation; data visualization; design and implementation of statistical models and algorithms; and evaluation of models on real clinical datasets. Techniques of particular relevance include basic statistical learning methods (i.e. logistic regression), advanced machine learning algorithms (i.e. Random Forests, Extra Trees), and Deep Learning (i.e. Convolutional Neural Networks, Recurrent Neural Networks). In consultation with senior technical members of the team, helps design and executes research and development projects and experiments, utilizing advanced computational techniques to generate novel medical insights and to build clinical decision support systems.# Minimum Qualifications/Work Experience: Bachelor#s Degree in a STEM field or 2+ years# experience conducting research in computer science, statistics, or algorithm development.#Publications are a plus. Education/Licensure/Certification: B.S. in Computer Science, Statistics, Physics, Electrical Engineering, or related field.
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