Postdoctoral Research Assistant in Applied Machine Learning
University of Oxford, Oxford-Man Institute
United Kingdom

Postdoctoral Research Assistant in Applied Machine Learning


Oxford-Man Institute, Eagle House, Walton Well Road, Oxford


Grade 7: £32,236 - £39, 609 p.a.


We are seeking a full-time Postdoctoral Research Assistant in applied machine learning, acoustic data analysis, smart sensors and spatio-temporal modelling. The successful applicant will join the Machine Learning Research Group at the Department of Engineering Science (central Oxford). The post is part of the HumBug project (http://humbug.ac.uk), which aims to develop next-generation mosquito detectors to aid our understanding of malarial transmission. The post is fixed-term for up to 36 months.

 

You will be responsible for research into acoustic time-series modelling techniques, with a particular focus on detection algorithms, as well as developing methods for active sampling and spatio-temporal modelling. You will also be involved in system integration, verification and validation, as well as collation and curation of database. The role will focus as much on creating robust, reliable solutions as it will on innovation, suiting a candidate who is motivated by seeing end to end solutions in place to address real-world applications.

 

You should have a relevant PhD/DPhil (or be near completion), as well as possess a first degree in engineering, physics, computer science, mathematics, statistics or similar, with specialisation in probabilistic models. Experience in software engineering, as well as in practical applications of detection algorithms in uncertain domains is essential, as well as expertise and experience in computer programming You should have a track record of published work concomitant with experience and the ability to work well independently and as part of a team.

 

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Professor Stephen Roberts using the email address below.

 

Further information about working at the Department, please see www.eng.ox.ac.uk/jobs/home

 

You will be required to upload a covering letter/supporting statement, including a brief statement of research interests (describing how past experience and future plans fit with the advertised position), CV and the details of two referees as part of your online application.

 

Only applications received before 12.00 midday on Wednesday 18 September 2019 can be considered.

 

The Department holds an Athena Swan Bronze award, highlighting its commitment to promoting women in Science, Engineering and Technology. For more information about working at the Department, see www.eng.ox.ac.uk/about/work-with-us/.

 

Contact Person : Professor Steve Roberts

Vacancy ID : 142452


Contact Phone :

Closing Date : 18-Sep-2019


Contact Email : sjrob@robots.ox.ac.uk


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