UCL Institute of Ophthalmology


New Research Fellow vacancy at IoO & Health Informatics

18 December 2020

The Research Fellow post will be part of a rapidly expand data analytics collaborative between the Institute of Ophthalmology & Institute of HealthInformatics.

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Job Details

Applications are invited for a position in the rapidly expanding data analytics collaboration between Drs Adam Dubis and Watjana Lilaonitkul. The main focus of the collaborative is to develop deep learning tools for prediction of disease progression on an individualized-level and development of methods to handle high intra-disease and inter-subject heterogeneity. The successful applicant will carry out a wide range of duties including developing, optimizing and validating deep learning models for the prediction of disease progression from ophthalmic data.

The position is funded for a period of 18 months in the first instance.

Key Requirements

Essential criteria for this post is a PhD in a relevant quantitative field with research experience in deep learning, machine learning and computational statistics on healthcare, medical image and longitudinal data. Desired criteria include previous experience working with retinal images and development of methods to deal specifically with intra-cohort heterogeneity.
Skills include working with image or computer vision based toolkits, development of multimodal, multidata type models and data-driven longitudinal statistical analysis.
Development of models would ideally be conducting in Python with deep learning libraries such as tensorflow or pytorch. Thus, previous experience with these platforms is highly desired. Experience with other environments would also be accepted.

Further Details

Previous applicants need not apply.

Please ensure you attach your CV and list of publications. You should also provide a personal statement to support your application.

Informal enquiries about the post may be made to Dr Lilaonitkul or Dr Dubis (email: watjana.lilaonitkul.16@ucl.ac.uk; a.dubis@ucl.ac.uk).

If you have any enquiries regarding the application process please email: hr.ioo@ucl.ac.uk.

Closing Date

18 January 2020

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