Imperial College London
Department of Bioengineering
Research Assistant/Research Associate
Salary Range: £34,397 – £46,499 p.a.*
Fixed-term appointment for 24 months (subject to probation)
This post is for a project aimed at designing personalised treatment strategies and identifying endotypes for allergic disease, using model-based machine learning and reinforcement learning. You will join the group of enthusiastic researchers including computational biologists, mathematicians, experimentalists and clinicians.
The main responsibilities of this post will include machine learning analysis of clinical and experimental data, and development of data-driven methods to design personalised treatment strategies. You will plan, lead and carry out a high-quality research programme in systems medicine. More information on research activities in Dr Tanaka’s group is found in http://www.bg.ic.ac.uk/research/r.tanaka.
We look for highly motivated applicants with excellent interpersonal, written and oral communication skills and enthusiasm for exposure to a diversity of scientific projects. Applicants should have a PhD or Masters degree in statistics, machine learning, systems biology, applied mathematics, computer science or a closely related discipline. The applicants should have previous experience in statistical and machine learning methods and knowledge in basic biology.
*Candidates who have not yet been officially awarded their PhD will be appointed as Research Assistant within the salary range £33,380 – £35,061 per annum.
For informal enquiries about the post please contact Dr Reiko Tanaka (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Imperial College London is a science-based institution with the greatest concentration of high-impact research of any major UK university. The Faculty of Engineering, consistently rated among the best in the world, is made up of 10 academic departments and is committed to increasing its research activity by focusing on engineering-led multidisciplinary growth areas that target a number of global challenges. The Department of Bioengineering is located on a campus in South Kensington, giving a concentration of talent that creates a stimulating and vibrant research community. You can find out more about our staff benefits, including generous annual leave entitlements and our excellent professional development opportunities, here: http://www.imperial.ac.uk/job-applicants/staff-benefits/.
Our preferred method of application is online via our website at http://www.imperial.ac.uk/jobs/. Enter the job vacancy reference number ENG00831 into the search bar and select Apply Now. Further information is also available on the job description.
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Closing Date: 16 June 2019