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Senior Research Associate in the Mathematics of Health AI


Grade 8: £43,414 - £51,805 per annum

Closing date

Mar 24, 2023 12:00PM


An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic Senior Researcher, to join the Computational Health Informatics (CHI) Laboratory in the Institute of Biomedical Engineering (Headington), within the Department of Engineering Science.  The full-time post is funded by the National Institute for Health and Care Research (NIHR) and is fixed-term for up to 12 months in the first instance.


You will run a team of junior researchers, working under the overall supervision of Prof. David Clifton (Royal Academy of Engineering Chair of Clinical Machine Learning), in collaboration with clinicians in the Medical Sciences Division.  The work will comprise machine learning research for analysing electronic health record (EHR) data, including time-series of physiological data, blood test data, medications/interventions, -omics, and clinical diagnoses.  The post would be suitable for applicants with interests in the mathematics of machine learning, signal processing, and computational statistics.


You should hold a relevant PhD/DPhil with post-qualification research experience and possess sufficient specialist knowledge in the discipline to develop research projects and methodologies.  A strong publication record and familiarity with the existing literature and research in the field are also essential.


Informal enquiries may be addressed to Professor David Clifton, at the Department of Engineering Science (email:


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Only online applications received before midday on 24 March 2023 can be considered. You will be required to upload a covering letter/supporting statement, including a brief statement of research interests (describing how past experience and future plans fit with the advertised position), CV and the details of two referees as part of your online application.


The Department holds an Athena Swan Bronze award, highlighting its commitment to promoting women in Science, Engineering and Technology.

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Professor David Clifton

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