|Salary:||Grade J: £41,732 - £46,974 or Grade K: £48,350 - £54,395|
|Placed On:||27th September 2023|
|Closes:||18th October 2023|
Bristol Medical School is seeking a talented and enthusiastic postdoctoral scientist with expertise in machine learning. The successful candidate will either be an interdisciplinary scientist developing/applying machine learning approaches to answer health research questions, or be an expert in machine learning and enthusiastic about developing their skills and knowledge in epidemiology / health sciences.
The main purpose of this role is to develop an internationally renowned programme of research in machine learning applied to health, and co-lead the Machine Learning and Data Mining for Applied Health Data Science unit of our new MSc programme in Medical Statistics and Health Data Science. The post holder will supervise MSc dissertation projects and PhD students. They will also support, supervise and advise other researchers in the Bristol Medical School in designing and conducting machine learning research. You will build links and collaborations with research groups/centres in the Department (e.g., the MRC IEU and Bristol BRC), and across the wider University.
What will you be doing?
You will develop a programme of research in a collaborative environment, making use of a wealth of different health datasets, such as phenotypic, ‘omics, digital footprint and digital health data. You will also contribute to the teaching in the department, by co-leading and teaching on the Machine Learning and Data Mining for Health Data Science unit of the MSc in Medical Statistics and Health Data Science.
You should apply if
Applicants should have a PhD in a quantitative area, preferably in machine learning or including a substantial machine learning component. They should have a strong research track record at a level that is appropriate for their career stage.
We are committed to equality, diversity and inclusion and encourage applications from diverse backgrounds and under-represented groups.
Contract type: Permanent/open ended subject to satisfactory performance
Work pattern: Part-time/ 0.5 FTE
Grade: Grade J or Grade K
Salary: Grade J: £41,732 - £46,974 or Grade K: £48,350 - £54,395
School/Unit: Bristol Medical School
Shift pattern: 17.5 hours per week
This advert will close at 23:59 GMT on 18/10/2023
For informal queries please contact: Dr Louise Millard, email@example.com, 0117 455 7676
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