UCL Institute of Ophthalmology


Research Fellow/Senior Research Fellow - Artificial Intelligence in Ophthalmology

26 August 2021

This will be a joint appointment between UCL Institute of Ophthalmology (IoO) and the UCL Centre for Medical Image Computing (CMIC) within the UCL Department of Computer Science.

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Job details

The main duties will be the development of novel artificial intelligence models for ophthalmology, in particular exploring methods to provide clinical interpretability for such models. The post-holder will also explore topics such as the generalizability of machine learning models, out-of-distribution detection, and probabilistic segmentation of ophthalmic images.

Previous applicants need not re-apply, and the post will be available till 31 March 2023 in the first instance.

Key requirements

The applicant is required to have an honours degree (minimum 2:1) and a PhD in a discipline related to this project (mathematics, statistics, engineering or physics), and a track record in machine learning applied to large-scale data analysis. The applicant should also have excellent communication skills and a commitment to conducting high-quality research that will benefit healthcare. 

Essential requirements for appointment at grade 8 include experience with deep learning and relevant computational tools (e.g. PyTorch) and teaching and supervising students.

Further details

If you have any queries regarding the vacancy please contact Dr Pearse Keane or Professor Daniel Alexander.  

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

Closing date

5 October 2021

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