Postdoctoral Research Scientist in Statistical Machine Learning for Stratified Medicine

University of Oxford - Big Data Institute, The Li Ka Shing Centre for Health Information and Discovery

We are seeking to appoint a Postdoctoral Research Scientist in Statistical Machine Learning for Stratified Medicine at the Big Data Institute (BDI) based at University of Oxford, to undertake research in statistical machine learning methodology within the broad area of stratified medicine, and molecular diagnostics for cancer in particular. You will research novel statistical methods for the integrated analysis of multiple genomic data linked to clinical outcomes.

You will undertake research in statistical machine learning methodology to identify and characterise precision biomarkers using well characterised clinical data sets. In addition, you assist in the development of statistical and machine learning solutions for integrated analysis of multidimensional “omics” datasets analysis linked to clinical outcomes. You will have experience in high-dimensional data analysis, integration, and interpretation, preferably in human disease and cancer in particular, and have the proven ability to communicate technical advice and intellectual support and assist others in tools relating to data processing and analysis. You must have a PhD in statistics, statistical machine learning, biostatistics, statistical genetics, or similar subject.

This full-time position is fixed-term until 31 March 2020.

Further particulars, including details of how to apply, can be obtained from the document below. Applications for this vacancy should be made online and you will be required to upload a CV and supporting statement as part of your application.

The closing date for this vacancy will be 12.00 noon on Monday 18 December 2017. Interviews will be held in January 2018.

Please note that the University of Oxford's retirement policy has changed. With effect from 1 October 2017, all employees at Grade 8 and above have a retirement age of the 30 September before the 69th birthday. All employees at Grades 1-7 do not have a set retirement age. Further details are available here: www.ox.ac.uk/about/jobs/preemploymentscreening.

http://www.ndm.ox.ac.uk/current-job-vacancies/vacancy/132115-Postdoctoral-Research-Scientist-in-Statistical-Machine-Learning-for-Stratified-Medicine

Closing Date: 18-DEC-2017 12:00

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