Research Assistant / Associate (Biomedical Data Analytics) - D208656R
 

Salary:  £27,831 - £29,515 per annum (PhD Near Completion - Research Assistant)
             £30,395 - £32,236 per annum (PhD Awarded - Associate Level)

Closing date: 9 August 2019

We are seeking to appoint an exceptional biomedical data scientist for the APPROACH EU IMI project. The project focus is on the development of patient stratification algorithms for the disease osteoarthritis (OA). To assist the project, we are integrating the data of 10 different OA cohorts from across Europe with a variety of data sources, including clinical data, questionnaires, imaging data, and biological assays.  

You will be responsible for the design innovative data integration strategies, which will enable the project team to extract the maximum value from the wealth of data that the project will create, particularly focusing on the discovery of new OA phenotypes.  

You should have a PhD awarded (or nearing completion) in Data Science or a closely related discipline with a good record of accomplishment in publications. You should have demonstrable communication and interpersonal skills and an aptitude for engaging with stakeholders at a local and international level. You should have the ability to use personal initiative and creativity to solve problems.

Please be advised that due to the minimum salary thresholds imposed by the UKVI, this post may not qualify for University sponsorship under Tier 2 of the points based system.  


The School holds a bronze Athena SWAN award in addition to the University’s silver award in recognition of our good employment practices for the advancement of gender equality.  The University also holds the HR Excellence in Research award for our work to support the career development of our researchers, and is a member of the Euraxess initiative supporting researchers in Europe.


This is a fixed term post available from start date until 30 November 2021 (inclusive).

For informal enquiries, please email Dr Jaume Bacardit, Reader in Machine Learning at jaume.bacardit@newcastle.ac.uk.

Please see the following links for more information:

APPROACH EU IMI project : https://www.approachproject.eu  

Urban Sciences Building: https://www.ncl.ac.uk/helix/urban/

School of Computing: https://www.ncl.ac.uk/computing/ 

Newcastle University is committed to being a fully inclusive Global University which actively recruits, supports and retains staff from all sectors of society.  We value diversity as well as celebrate, support and thrive on the contributions of all our employees and the community they represent.  We are proud to be an equal opportunities employer and encourage applications from everybody, regardless of race, sex, ethnicity, religion, nationality, sexual orientation, age, disability, gender identity, marital status/civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, as well as being open to flexible working practices. 


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Faculty/Services
Faculty of Science, Agriculture & Engineering
Unit
Computing
Sub Unit
Computing
Staff Category
Research
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours of Work
Full Time
Location
Newcastle upon Tyne
 
Salary:  £27,831 - £29,515 per annum (PhD Near Completion - Research Assistant)
             £30,395 - £32,236 per annum (PhD Awarded - Associate Level)

Closing date: 9 August 2019

We are seeking to appoint an exceptional biomedical data scientist for the APPROACH EU IMI project. The project focus is on the development of patient stratification algorithms for the disease osteoarthritis (OA). To assist the project, we are integrating the data of 10 different OA cohorts from across Europe with a variety of data sources, including clinical data, questionnaires, imaging data, and biological assays.  

You will be responsible for the design innovative data integration strategies, which will enable the project team to extract the maximum value from the wealth of data that the project will create, particularly focusing on the discovery of new OA phenotypes.  

You should have a PhD awarded (or nearing completion) in Data Science or a closely related discipline with a good record of accomplishment in publications. You should have demonstrable communication and interpersonal skills and an aptitude for engaging with stakeholders at a local and international level. You should have the ability to use personal initiative and creativity to solve problems.

Please be advised that due to the minimum salary thresholds imposed by the UKVI, this post may not qualify for University sponsorship under Tier 2 of the points based system.  


The School holds a bronze Athena SWAN award in addition to the University’s silver award in recognition of our good employment practices for the advancement of gender equality.  The University also holds the HR Excellence in Research award for our work to support the career development of our researchers, and is a member of the Euraxess initiative supporting researchers in Europe.


This is a fixed term post available from start date until 30 November 2021 (inclusive).

For informal enquiries, please email Dr Jaume Bacardit, Reader in Machine Learning at jaume.bacardit@newcastle.ac.uk.

Please see the following links for more information:

APPROACH EU IMI project : https://www.approachproject.eu  

Urban Sciences Building: https://www.ncl.ac.uk/helix/urban/

School of Computing: https://www.ncl.ac.uk/computing/ 

Newcastle University is committed to being a fully inclusive Global University which actively recruits, supports and retains staff from all sectors of society.  We value diversity as well as celebrate, support and thrive on the contributions of all our employees and the community they represent.  We are proud to be an equal opportunities employer and encourage applications from everybody, regardless of race, sex, ethnicity, religion, nationality, sexual orientation, age, disability, gender identity, marital status/civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, as well as being open to flexible working practices. 


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