Research Associate/Fellow in Machine Learning for Data Analysis (fixed-term)

Closing Date
Friday, 24th November 2017
Job Type
Computer Science
£26495 to £38833 per annum, depending on skills and experience (minimum £29799 with relevant PhD). Salary progression beyond this scale is subject to performance

Applications are invited for a Postdoctoral Research Associate to join the School of Computer Science, the University of Nottingham. 

The key responsibility of this post holder is to develop machine learning/ deep learning methods for unsupervised or semi-supervised data mining and pattern extraction for big clinical datasets. A generic unsupervised data abstraction/representation platform is expected to be developed which can then be applied for disease inference and data retrieval tasks in a supervised manner. The post holder has a unique opportunity to work within a multi-disciplinary team funded by the NIHR Biomedical Research Centre, MRC and Pathology node.

We are seeking a talented, energetic and highly motivated individual with a PhD in the areas of computer science, artificial intelligent, machine learning or a related discipline. Applicants who have experiences in data mining, big data analytics and deep learning are encouraged to apply. He/she is expected to have very strong programming skills. 

This post will be a Fixed Term Contract for a period of two years.

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Phil Quinlan, email Please note that applications sent directly to this email address will not be accepted.

The University of Nottingham is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.