Lecturer or Senior Lecturer in Health, Medical or Bio Informatics

King's College London - Department of Biostatistics & Health Informatics

Lecturer Grade 7: £40,523 - £48,327 per annum plus £2,623 London Weighting Allowance per annum / Senior Lecturer Grade 8: £49,772 - £57,674 per annum plus £2,623 London Weighting Allowance per annum

This post will be fixed term for 4 years.

This is a full-time role.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Lecturer or Senior Lecturer in Health, Medical or Bio Informatics with Professor Richard Dobson’s research group in the Department of Biostatistics & Health Informatics.

The post-holder will develop a portfolio of health-related informatics research which sits within, and benefits from, the leading programme of clinical, health and bioinformatics at the Maudsley Biomedical Research Centre (SLaM  BRC), and the Centre for Translational Informatics (ctiuk.org) with access to linked EHRs, BioResource, mHealth (smartphones and wearables) and imaging datasets. The candidate will have the freedom to specialise in their own area of interest, whether that is bioinformatics using linked data from the BioResource, NLP of the EHR (e.g. learning patient similarity through embeddings), literature and social media, or high resolution real-time streaming analytics using data derived from wearable devices. Ideally the candidate would have interests across multiple data modalities with a background in relevant machine and deep learning as the ultimate aim is to integrate data for better patient care. The very best from the United Kingdom and across the globe are invited to join King’s & we are looking for a strong commitment to teaching, to push the boundaries of knowledge, influence the future and create a lasting impact.

The selection process will include competency based questions, a presentation, and a panel interview.

Interviews are scheduled to be held in September.

For an informal discussion to find out more about the role please contact Richard Dobson, Richard.j.dobson@kcl.ac.uk

To apply for this role, please go to the King’s College London HireWire Job Board and register to download and submit the specified application form.

The deadline for applications is midnight on 20th August 2017

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