Postdoctoral Research Assistant in Digital Health

University of Oxford - Institute of Biomedical Engineering

We are seeking a full-time Postdoctoral Research Assistant to join the Biomedical Signal Processing and m-Health research group at the Institute of Biomedical Engineering (Headington). The post is funded by the Stroke Association and is fixed-term to 12 months (renewable for an additional year).

The final project outcome will be a web-based system to allow patients who have suffered a stroke to self-management and clinicians to follow them remotely. The system will be based on a messaging system and a mobile app for smart devices. Algorithms will need to be developed to analyse data collected from the mobile Health system and for detecting changes in patient-behaviour likely to lead to an increased risk of stroke

You will have a PhD/DPhil (or near to completion) in a relevant science, engineering, maths or technology subject. You should possess data analysis skills, mobile and full-stack web development experience, an interest in applying your skills in a medical environment, and initiative. Excellent oral and written communication skills are essential.

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Dr Carmelo Velardo (

Only online applications received before 12.00 midday on 5 January 2018 can be considered. You will be required to upload a covering letter, 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.

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:

Share this job
  Share by Email   Print this job   More sharing options
We value your feedback on the quality of our adverts. If you have a comment to make about the overall quality of this advert, or its categorisation then please send us your feedback
Advert information

Type / Role:


South East England