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Postdoctoral Research Assistant in AI for Healthcare


Standard Grade 7: £35,308 - £43,155 per annum

Closing date

Jun 21, 2023 12:00PM


We are seeking an enthusiastic Postdoctoral Research Assistant in AI for Healthcare to join the CHI lab at the Department of Engineering Science (Headington Oxford).  The full-time post is funded by NIHR and is fixed term for up to 12 months with a possible extension.


This project is about creating novel AI models to identify and discover patient sub-cohorts via the design of deep clustering algorithms based on state-of-the-art algorithms. You will be responsible for literature review, data cleaning and analysis.  


You should possess a relevant PhD (or near completion) in Engineering, Mathematics, Statistics, Computer Science or conjugate subject and have a strong record of publication in the relevant literature.  Good knowledge of machine learning algorithms and/or statistical methods is essential, as well as proven competence in programming methods like Python. You should also have evidence of working well as part of a multidisciplinary research team. 


Informal enquiries may be addressed to Dr Tingting Zhu (email:  


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Only online applications received before midday on 21 June 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.

Contact name

Professor Tingting Zhu

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Closing date