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Machine Learning Research Scientist

Research & Development
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At Hologic, we’re an innovative medical technology company that enables healthier lives everywhere, every day. We are also a company that prospers and grows, which is why we’ve been able to expand our offerings to empower even more people and champion women’s health


What powers our growth across Breast & Skeletal Health, Diagnostics, GYN Surgical and Medical Aesthetics Solutions is also what differentiates us: the exceptional and clinically proven capacity of our products to detect, diagnose and treat illnesses and other health conditions earlier and better. This clinical superiority creates high expectations, which we fulfill by continually challenging ourselves to improve health through better technology, education and market access.


None of this would be possible without the talent and passion of our employees. Together, our expertise and dedication to developing and sharing more robust, science-based certainty drives our global presence and a promising pipeline that responds to the unmet health and wellness needs of women, families and communities.


While we focus on women’s health and well-being, we are committed to having an even broader benefit on the world. Together, we advocate for better health and wellness through solutions that provide ever greater certainty and peace of mind.

Position Summary:

Our team develops advanced image processing and machine learning algorithms for cutting-edge A.I. based medical imaging products. We are a dynamic group of scientists and engineers, with diverse backgrounds from image processing, computer vision, medical imaging, pattern recognition and machine learning, working collaboratively in a high energy environment on innovative imaging products that save lives.

Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Carry out research on machine learning algorithms, including investigating and evaluating latest deep learning algorithms
  • Develop machine learning and pattern recognition algorithms for medical imaging applications, including detecting and classifying objects in 2D and 3D medical images
  • Implement custom machine learning codes and algorithms, deploy the machine learning solutions and algorithms into production
  • Support optimizations to improve the performance and scalability of our machine learning architecture and infrastructure
  • Design and implement sophisticated image processing and analysis algorithms
  • Design and develop products that can provide workflow and visualization solutions for radiology
  • Automate and optimize our internal development tools, scripts and processes
  • Create software tools for effective algorithm training and testing, perform software validation and verification, maintain programs including trouble-shooting service request cases and performing bug-fixes & modifications
  • Carry out literature research, investigate and evaluate existing technologies
  • Communicate ideas and brainstorm with fellow researchers on ideas and problems
  • Other duties as assigned

  • Ph.D. or Master degree
  • Proficiency at C/C++ programming in a Windows environment is required
  • Experience with Python, TensorFlow/Caffe is highly desired, experience with MATLAB is a plus
  • Advanced degree with research experience in machine learning and image analysis is required
  • Good documentation and communication skills should be beneficial
  • Extensive prior experience with machine learning algorithm (including deep learning) is required
  • Prior experience with image processing algorithm develop with medical imaging applications is beneficial; extensive background knowledge in computer vision is also beneficial
  • Prior experience with GPU programming (CUDA) and GPU optimization is beneficial
  • Prior experience with breast imaging modality is beneficial
Agency and Third Party Recruiter Notice:

Agencies that submit a resume to Hologic must have a current executed Hologic Agency Agreement executed by a member of the Human Resource Department. In addition Agencies may only submit candidates to positions for which they have been invited to do so by a Hologic Recruiter.  All resumes must be sent to the Hologic Recruiter under these terms or they will not be considered.


Hologic, Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer inclusive of disability and veterans.


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