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Research Fellow in Machine Learning for Biophysical Modelling

UCL - Computer Science

Location: London
Salary: £35,965 to £43,470 Per annum, inclusive of London Allowance (Grade 7)
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 1st October 2020
Closes: 1st November 2020
Job Ref: 1870139

CHIMERA is a multidisciplinary Hub which brings together experts in mathematics, statistics, data science and machine learning, with unique, high volume and rich vital signs data sets from both adult and paediatric Intensive Care Units through Project Partnerships with Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) and University College London Hospital (UCLH).

The Research Fellow will undertake research in machine learning approaches to biophysical modelling, including learned differential equation methods, time-series models and recurrent neural networks. The project will involve detailed mathematical and computation development and the successful applicant will work closely with the clinical teams to ensure that translation to real applications will be realised.

The funding duration for this post is for 18 months.

Applicants must hold, or be about to receive, a PhD in computer science, mathematics, physics, or a closely related field in engineering sciences. Good programming skills in a high-level language e.g. C, C++, Python and interest in biophysical models and time-series methods.

Applicants should apply online. To access further details about the position and how to apply please click on the ‘Apply’ button above.

If you have any queries regarding the vacancy or the application process, please contact Prof Simon Arridge by email

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