Research Assistant/Associate (Biomedical Data Analytics) - D120117R

Newcastle University - Computing

Salary: £27,285 to £28,936 (PhD not awarded) or £29,799 to £38,833 (PhD Awarded)

Closing Date: 25 April 2018

We seek a biomedical data scientist for the APPROACH EU IMI project. The focus of this project is the development of patient stratification algorithms for the disease osteoarthritis (OA). To assist the project, we are integrating the data of 10 different OA cohorts from across Europe with a variety of data sources, including clinical data, questionnaires, imaging data, and biological assays.

The main responsibility of this post will be to design innovative data integration strategies so that we can extract the maximum value from the wealth of data that the project will create, particularly focusing on the discovery of new OA phenotypes.

You should have a PhD awarded or nearing completion in data analytics and its applications (or a related field) and have a strong track record of peer-reviewed publications.

This post is available fixed term for 3 years.

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This position is based at the Interdisciplinary Computing and Complex BioSystems (ICOS) research group, School of Computing, Newcastle University, but there may be some spells of work onsite at the offices of GlaxoSmithKline at Stevenage, UK.

For informal enquiries, please send an email to Dr Jaume Bacardit jaume.bacardit@newcastle.ac.uk

https://www.approachproject.eu
http://www.ico2s.org/

Please be advised that due to a new minimum salary threshold of £30,000 per annum imposed by the UKVI, this post may not qualify for University sponsorship under Tier 2 of the points based system.

The University holds a silver Athena SWAN award in recognition of our good employment practices for the advancement of gender equality, and the University holds the HR Excellence in Research award for our work to support the career development of our researchers.  We are also a member of the Euraxess network.

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