Postdoctoral Research Scientist in Statistical Machine Learning for Stratified Medicine

Big Data Institute (NDM), University of Oxford

Oxford, South East England, United Kingdom

Salary: Grade 7: £32,236 - £39,609 with a discretionary range to £43,267 p.a.

We are seeking to appoint a Postdoctoral Research Scientist in Statistical Machine Learning for Stratified Medicine at the Big Data Institute (BDI) based at University of Oxford, to undertake research in statistical machine learning methodology within the broad area of stratified medicine, and molecular diagnostics for cancer in particular. You will research novel statistical methods for the integrated analysis of multiple genomic data linked to clinical outcomes.


You will undertake research in statistical machine learning methodology to identify and characterise precision biomarkers using well characterised clinical data sets. In addition, you assist in the development of statistical and machine learning solutions for integrated analysis of multidimensional “omics” datasets analysis linked to clinical outcomes.


You will have experience in high-dimensional data analysis, integration and interpretation, preferably in human disease and cancer in particular and have the proven ability to communicate technical advice and intellectual support and assist others in tools relating to data processing and analysis. You must either hold or be close to completion of a PhD in statistics, statistical machine learning, biostatistics, statistical genetics or similar subject.


This full-time position is fixed-term until 31 March 2020.


Further particulars, including details of how to apply, can be obtained from the document below. Applications for this vacancy should be made online and you will be required to upload a CV and supporting statement as part of your application.


The closing date for this vacancy will be 12.00 noon on Monday 3 December 2018.

Please apply via recruiter’s website.

Quote Reference: University of Oxford-itox_ac-137894

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