Image Data Scientist Intern (MS or PhD students only) Job

Image Data Scientist Intern (MS or PhD students only):ADM007867


Merck & Co., Inc. Kenilworth, N.J., U.S.A. known as Merck in the United States and Canada, is a global health care leader with a diversified portfolio of prescription medicines, vaccines and animal health products. Today, we are building a new kind of healthcare company – one that is ready to help create a healthier future for all of us.

Our ability to excel depends on the integrity, knowledge, imagination, skill, diversity and teamwork of an individual like you. To this end, we strive to create an environment of mutual respect, encouragement and teamwork. As part of our global team, you’ll have the opportunity to collaborate with talented and dedicated colleagues while developing and expanding your career.

The intern in Applied Mathematics and Modeling group in Scientific Modeling Platforms department will develop techniques for quantitative analysis of 2D, 3D multi-dimensional images towards development of biomarkers in biological datasets to support drug development. The researcher will apply machine learning, deep learning, data mining, image processing and signal processing techniques to extract meaningful information from high-dimensional, multi-modality datasets. This intern research will be an opportunity to apply cutting edge data analysis techniques to the emerging field with exciting and impactful applications in drug discovery and development.



- MS or PhD candidate in one of the following areas: Applied Mathematics, Electrical Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, Computer Science, Bioinformatics or Statistics


Knowledge in mathematical algorithms in areas such as machine learning, deep learning, data mining, pattern recognition, image processing, signal processing, bioinformatics, statistics

Research experience in analyzing multimodal / large datasets

Ability to plan and schedule daily computing, research and reporting activities in order to meet established timetables and objectives

Excellent verbal and written communication skills are required.

Ability to work full-time for 9-12 weeks during the months of June - August.


Research experience in biomedical image processing (such as histology-based, MR, CT etc.) to medical and/or pharmaceutical areas is preferred

Experience in software packages such as Matlab, R, Python is preferred

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Primary Location: NA-US-NJ-Rahway

Job Type: Intern

Employee Status: Temporary

Number of Openings: 1

Relocation Provided: None

Company Trade Name:Merck