Philips Senior Clinical Scientist – Medical Imaging Informatics (Chicago) in Home Worker, Massachusetts

Your challenge

Do you bring multi-year expertise in clinical decision support based on imaging and clinical data as well as leadership experience?

Then, the role of Senior Clinical Scientist - Medical Imaging Informatics Scientist in Chicago, IL can be your next career challenge!

Your Responsibilities

We are seeking a self-motivated, pro-active and experienced clinical research to drive and our Clinical Informatics group. The group’s core competencies are in diagnosis and treatment selection, operations and quality management, workflow optimization and technical platform development and disease areas primarily focus on oncology, cardiology and radiology.

You will drive various clinical research projects in the imaging informatics domain throughout the innovation cycle resulting in smart algorithms and clinical prototypes that help improve patient outcome and workflow efficiency.

As the Senior Clinical Scientist - Medical Imaging Informatics you will:

  • Pro-actively engage principal investigators, clinicians, and opinion leaders to understand unmet clinical needs, gather clinical trends, and validate clinical and business insights.

  • Translate clinical needs into system and technological requirements for technology development. Participate, as an integral member of innovation teams in research, design, development of first-of-a-kind imaging informatics solutions.

  • Design and conduct clinical evaluations of research prototypes, interpret study results, extract clinical utilities, and publish results.

  • Partner with business stakeholders to understand business roadmap and deliver value-added contributions.

  • Build and lead collaborative relationships with external partners, scientific community, and governmental resources.

Your team

We simplify healthcare by focusing on the people in the care cycle – patients and care providers. Through combining human insights and clinical expertise, we aim to improve patient outcomes while lowering the burden on the healthcare system and providers. Philips delivers advanced solutions to health professionals to meet the needs of patients, and to empowered consumers for affordable healthcare whether in hospital or at home.

We work in multidisciplinary teams. Philips Research has been one of the world’s premier research labs since 1914. We develop scientific, engineering and business innovations to enhance health and well-being.

For more information about Philips Research, please visit: at

Our offer

Join us and work in a dynamic environment with opportunities to contribute to a number of innovation topics and application areas in relation to healthcare solutions and services. You have the opportunity to contribute to the growth of your team.

We are looking for

The successful candidate brings/has:

  • Ph.D. or equivalent in Clinical Informatics, Biomedical Engineering, Computer Science, EE or related fields with 3+ years of relevant experience, ideally with a focus on medical imaging informatics;

  • 3+ years research experience in the design, development, and evaluation of clinical decision support applications for radiology and/or oncology;

  • Demonstrated experience in working with physicians and designing clinical studies to measure the impact of clinical decision support tools

  • 3+ years of experience leading research project teams;

  • 3+ years of experience in applying image/text processing, pattern recognition and/or machine learning techniques for clinical questions

  • Strong hands-on experience on clinical decision support, including algorithm development and implementation.

  • Working knowledge of CT, MRI, US and other imaging modalities and DICOM

  • Thorough understanding of at least one workflow among radiology, cardiology and oncology;

  • Excellent programming skills in Matlab, C, C#, R or equivalents

  • Working knowledge of database technologies (e.g. SQL)

  • Working knowledge of statistical methods to evaluate the performance of clinical studies;

  • First author publications in relevant leading peer-reviewed journals;

  • Taking ownership, driving for results, and team-player;

  • Flexible and quick learner;

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

In addition, the following skills and experience would be a plus:

  • Working knowledge of software prototyping environment (Java or C# / WPF / .Net)

  • Experience with relevant data visualization tools such as Tableau;

  • Understanding of the business and economic considerations associated with healthcare innovation.

Philips is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, genetic information, creed, citizenship, disability, protected veteran or marital status.

As an equal opportunity employer, Philips is committed to a diverse workforce. In order to ensure reasonable accommodation for individuals protected by Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Veterans' Readjustment Act of 1974, and Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, applicants that require accommodation in the job application process may contact 888-367-7223, option 5, for assistance.