Research associate in ML and Bioinformatics

Institution/Company:
University of Sheffield
Location:
Sheffield, -None-, United Kingdom
Job Type:
  • Postdoctoral (36 months)
Degree Level Required:
PhD
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Research associate in ML and Bioinformatics

3 year Research Associate post in Computer Science working with Dr Mauricio Alvarez (machine learning) and Dr Dennis Wang (bioinformatics) to develop machine learning and probabilistic methods for analysing longitudinal data from birth cohort studies. International applicants are very welcome!

Responsibilities:

You will join the Machine Learning group in our large and diverse academic department. You will further strengthen our strong international research profile and our reputation for novel, research-led teaching and work in a well-connected team with world-leading reputations in probabilistic modelling, Gaussian processes and open source software.

Qualifications:

You will have demonstrable knowledge of a wide range of machine learning techniques, in particular, probabilistic modelling and practical experience handling data from longitudinal and/or high-dimensional studies. You will hold a PhD in Computer Science or a related area (or have equivalent experience) with a solid background in mathematics/statistics, excellent scientific programming skills and eagerness to contribute to open source software.