Postdoctoral Fellowship - Multimodality Skin Image Processing

Friday 22nd November 2019

Vanderbilt University Medical Center

The Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) in Nashville, Tennessee is seeking motivated post-doctoral and other academically bound candidates to develop their translational research career in image processing of cutaneous manifestations of cancer and its treatments. Trainees in this well-funded program will enjoy a competitive salary, benefits, and ample resources to advance their career and research. Initial appointment will be for one year with annual renewal options. Multimodal dermatologic imaging techniques including 3D photography, hyperspectral imaging, and confocal microscopy, coupled to image analysis techniques including deep learning neural networks, will be applied in ongoing multicenter clinical trials and basic science.
Candidates will benefit from a personalized research program catered to their goals utilizing resources and mentoring within the Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center (Madan Jagasia), Dermatology (Eric Tkaczyk), Computer Science (Benoit Dawant) and the Biophotonics Center within Biomedical Engineering (Anita Mahadevan-Jansen). This environment brings together clinicians, basic scientists, engineers and statisticians in close collaboration due to its interdisciplinary research and close physical proximity of the School of Medicine to the School of Engineering (100-200 yards). Example publication:

Application and contact:

Interested applicants are requested to mail their CV, a one-page personal statement, and two letters of recommendation with reference phone numbers and email addresses to:

Eric Tkaczyk, MD, PhD, FAAD
Director, Vanderbilt Dermatology Translational Research Clinic (

Closing date: 7/1/2020

Organization Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Location Nashville
Title Postdoctoral Fellowship - Multimodality Skin Image Processing