Independent Scientist, Artificial Intel

Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH)
Toronto, Canada
Job Type: 
Full Time
Closing Date: 
Monday, November 12, 2018

The Independent Scientist for Artificial Intelligence will build and lead a team responsible for developing machine learning techniques that contribute to data-driven definitions of mental health and brain disorders, identifying outcome predictors and optimal intervention opportunities. The successful candidate will collaborate with the Data and Knowledge Engineering teams who develop and maintain the BrainHealth Databank, a semantic data lake and knowledge graph that integrates multiscale and multimodal data including genomics, epigenetics, blood markers, structural and functional brain imaging, EEG, electronic medical records, and behavioral data including from mobile apps and wearables from the over 30,000 unique patients seen annually at CAMH as well as information contained in provincial-level healthcare databases. The Krembil AI Team will integrate machine learning, predictive models and decision support into CAMH, and work in close collaboration with clinical and research scientists on early identification of mental health issues and improving care, clinical outcomes and patient engagement.

Please contact Margie Peskin at for more information.