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Postdoctoral Research Assistant in Cardiovascular Image Analysis using Machine Learning


Standard Grade 7: £36,024 - £44,263 per annum

Closing date

Nov 22, 2023 12:00PM


We are seeking a full-time Postdoctoral Research Assistant to join the Biomedical Image Analysis Laboratory at the Institute of Biomedical Engineering, Department of Engineering Science (Headington). The post is funded by Novo Nordisk and is fixed-term for up to 30 October 2025.

You will be responsible for the design, development and testing for machine learning methodologies for the construction of three dimensional cardiac models from biomedical images, within a collaboration with other academic groups in the University and our industrial partner Novo Nordisk. You will also implement the developed methods in appropriately written and maintained programming code.

You should possess a relevant PhD/DPhil (or near completion), together with relevant experience in the research area, and have the ability to manage activities associated with academic research. This involves, in particular, the ability to manage the collaboration of a multidisciplinary team, and to present your work to different audiences.

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Prof. Vicente Grau (email: For more information about working at the Department, see:

Only online applications received before midday on 22 November 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 Vicente Grau

Contact email