Research Assistant in Bioinformatics

King's College London - Neuroimaging

The salary will be paid at Grade 5, £28,098 to £32,548 per annum, plus £2,923 per annum London Allowance.

This post will be Fixed Term Contract for 48 months

This is a Full-time, 100% full time equivalent

This Bioinformatician post will play a role in the analysis and interpretation of neuroimaging data sets in a multidisciplinary environment. The overall theme is focused on applying novel analytical bioinformatics methods and machine learning techniques to imaging data.  In particular,

  • To plan, direct and undertake research into developing novel machine learning techniques
  • To apply bioinformatics models and machine leaning techniques used in other disciplines to high-dimensional neuroimaging data
  • To provide support to collaborators in the IoPPN through training and sharing of the data/ bioinformatics methodologies
  • To model the effects of disorder and intervention on MRI parameters.
  • To present results of scientific bioinformatics research to conferences and meetings; prepare reports and publish papers outlining the methodology and results of research undertaken

The successful candidate will be a member of a diverse multidisciplinary team with a neuroimaging core encompassing neuroscience, psychopharmacology, physics and analysis.

The post holder will be a highly motivated and innovative Bioinformatician with background in neuroimaging and neuroimaging analysis, engineering, machine learning techniques and statistical methods.

The selection process will include a panel interview with competency based questions.

For an informal discussion to find out more about the role please contact Danai Dima email:

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 3 January 2018

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