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Postdoctoral Research Associate in Privacy-Preserving Systems and Analytics for Independent Living

Imperial College London - Dyson School of Design Engineering

Location: London
Salary: £37,486 to £46,499 per annum
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 22nd August 2019
Closes: 22nd September 2019
Job Ref: ENG00832

Job summary

Applications are invited for a Research Associate position on Building Systems for Privacy-Preserving Data Analytics, Machine Learning, and behavioural interaction systems, as part of the newly funded £20M new Care Research & Technology Centre at Imperial College.

The successful candidate will lead the design, implementation, and analysis of the systems and algorithms which help in the data collection, analysis, and user interactions in experiments and trials. They will develop apps and use the data collection infrastructure upon the existing protocols in the Databox Project ( ), with a focus on data analytics, privacy and security.

Essential requirements

Candidates must have knowledge of programming, data mining and have a PhD or DMA equivalent degree in one of the following: Computer Science, Electronic Engineering, Mathematics. Knowledge of statistical analysis methods and/or experience. 

*Candidates who have not yet been officially awarded their PhD will be appointed as Research Assistant within the salary range £34,397- £37,486per annum. 

Further information

For informal enquiries about the post please contact Dr Hamed Haddadi –

Our preferred method of application is online via our website. Please click ‘apply’ below or go to and search using reference number ENG00832 Please complete an application form as directed. 

Further information about the post is available in the job description. 

Any queries regarding the application process should be directed to Sarah Wissing at 

Closing Date: 22nd September 2019

About Imperial College London

Imperial College London is the UK’s only university focussed entirely on science, engineering, medicine and business and we are consistently rated in the top 10 universities in the world.

You will find our main London campus in South Kensington, with our hospital campuses located nearby in West and North London. We also have Silwood Park in Berkshire and state-of-the-art facilities in development at our major new campus in White City.

We work in a multidisciplinary and diverse community for education, research, translation and commercialisation, harnessing science and innovation to tackle the big global challenges our complex world faces.

It’s our mission to achieve enduring excellence in all that we do for the benefit of society – and we are looking for the most talented people to help us get there.

Additional information

Please note that job descriptions cannot be exhaustive and the post-holder may be required to undertake other duties, which are broadly in line with the above key responsibilities.

All Imperial employees are expected to follow the 7 principles of Imperial Expectations 

In addition to the above, employees are required to observe and comply with all College policies and regulations.

Imperial College is committed to equality of opportunity, to eliminating discrimination and to creating an inclusive working environment. We are an Athena SWAN Silver award winner, a Stonewall Diversity Champion, a Disability Confident Employer and work in partnership with GIRES to promote respect for trans people.

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