UCL Institute of Ophthalmology


Research Fellow to work in Professor Keane's lab

3 May 2024

Closing date: 13 May 2024

Research staff

About us

A Research Fellow post is available working with Pearse Keane, Professor of Artificial Medical Intelligence, at the Institute of Ophthalmology at UCL.

Professor Keane leads a multi-disciplinary research group of clinicians and scientists, focused on the development and application of AI in healthcare, using ophthalmology as an exemplar for other medical specialties.

About the role

Professor Keane is undertaking ongoing research on the development and application of AI advances in a clinical setting.

The successful applicant will take the lead role on a project that will explore the use of foundation models in healthcare; address the limitations of incomplete small datasets; and ensure that AI-enabled healthcare is robust, reliable, safe and fair.

They will also develop research in the emerging field of ‘oculomics’.

The post is funded from 1 August 2024 until 31 January 2026, in the first instance. 

Appointment as a Research Fellow at Grade 7 is dependent upon having been awarded a PhD. If this is not the case, an initial appointment will be made as a Research Assistant at Grade 6b  with payment at Grade 7 backdated upon award of a PhD to the date of final submission of the PhD thesis (with corrections)

About you

Applicants should hold a PhD in a relevant topic, and have a track record in the theory, development and application of machine learning. 

Application Process 

If you have any queries regarding the vacancy please contact Polly Rawlinson (p.rawlinson@ucl.ac.uk). If you have any queries regarding the application process please email: ioo.hr@ucl.ac.uk.

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