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Junior Data Analyst - Image Processing

LifeCanvas Technologies

LifeCanvas Technologies

IT, Data Science
Cambridge, MA, USA
Posted on Monday, May 20, 2024

LifeCanvas Technologies is an MIT spinoff venture aiming to revolutionize the way we see and study biological systems to elevate human health. LifeCanvas offers cutting-edge technologies and end-to-end solutions that enable holistic molecular imaging of biological systems to accelerate the pace of breakthrough discoveries in science and the development of new therapeutic strategies. We are based in Cambridge, MA.

Why is this the right opportunity for you?

LifeCanvas is a fast-growing, well-funded startup with game-changing technologies whose mission is to lead the paradigm shift in 3D spatial molecular mapping to elevate human health. The venture is generating revenue and profit fueled by the rapid adoption of our revolutionary products and services in key markets. Join early and make an immediate impact on building and shaping the future of a company developing novel tools for the improvement of human health. We value the autonomy, responsibility, and well-being of our team members who define the DNA of LifeCanvas. Come join a team that is pushing the boundaries of science and technology to illuminate life in 3D like never before. If you are looking for something more from your job like a bigger problem to solve with immediate and long-term impact and a mission to believe in every day, come join us.

There will be ample opportunities to be promoted to a senior role based on your performance. You will also be working with world-class researchers in both academia and industry on Bioengineering, Drug Discovery, Oncology, and Neuroscience projects across the nation and beyond.

What You Will Be Doing:

As a Junior Data Analyst, you will be part of the data analytics team, focusing on the analysis of 3D fluorescence microscopy images of biological tissues. You will support our internal Contract Research team and collaborate with a global customer base of world-class scientists in bioengineering, neuroscience, and related fields to help them quantify and present their results.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assist in the development and implementation of image processing algorithms for 3D fluorescence microscopy images.
  • Optimize and maintain components of the image analysis pipeline (SmartAnalytics).
  • Run and troubleshoot analyses for Contract Research data to ensure timely and high-quality completion of projects.
  • Juggle multiple tasks efficiently while maintaining attention to detail.
  • Communicate effectively with customers and other teams at LCT to ensure smooth project execution.

Our Ideal Candidate Will Have:

  • A bachelor's degree in a quantitative field (e.g., computer science, biostatistics, electrical engineering, bioengineering, computational biology, or related area) or equivalent experience.
  • Some experience with image processing for biological/biomedical applications.
  • Proficiency in Python for data science and image processing (e.g., TensorFlow, PyTorch, scikit-image, OpenCV, pandas).
  • Strong problem-solving skills and the ability to optimize code for speed and efficiency.
  • Strong interest in working in a fast-growing life sciences startup environment.
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to work collaboratively with customers and cross-functional teams.

Preferred but Not Required:

  • Familiarity with brain structures and immunohistochemistry.
  • Familiarity with best practices for software development (version control, file management, organization).

If you are a motivated individual with a passion for analytics and a desire to contribute to cutting-edge research, we encourage you to apply.

Why LifeCanvas Tech?

  • Medical, dental, & vision insurance
  • Flexible time off
  • 401k match
  • Snacks, coffee, and plenty of office lunches