Research Assistant in Machine Learning for Medical Image Analysis : University of Sheffield

Job Specifics
Title : Research Assistant in Machine Learning for Medical Image Analysis
Company : University of Sheffield
Term : Temporary (Fixed-term/Contract)
Type : Part-time
Location : UK
Salary : £27,116 to £31,406 per annum
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Closing date for applications : 26th August 2021

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Job Details:
Fixed term until 31 March 2022.

Part-time, working 20 hours per week. Working pattern to be agreed.

Are you interested in working for a world top 100 University? We have an exciting opportunity in the Department of Computer Science for someone with a passion for developing deployable machine learning software for medical image analysis applications.

As a Research Assistant, you will develop machine learning software and particularly a GUI prototype for demonstration to end-users. This development will be under our PyKale (GitHub - pykale/pykale: Knowledge-Aware machine LEarning (KALE) from multiple sources in Python</title) library. This role contributes to a project funded by the Wellcome Trust under the Innovator Awards: Digital Technologies: "Developing a Machine Learning Tool to Improve Prognostic and Treatment Response Assessment on Cardiac MRI Data”. You will work closely with an interdisciplinary project team.

You will hold a Masters Degree in Computer Science, Biomedical Engineering, or related area (or have equivalent experience). An in-depth knowledge of machine learning and medical imaging, and strong programming skills are needed. We also seek candidates with effective time-management skills who can work effectively within a tight timeline. Experience of collaborative, end-user-targeted, machine learning software development in a cross-disciplinary environment are highly desirable.

We are a member of the Russell group and in the top-100 worldwide according to the 2020 QS rankings. The Department of Computer Science is a leading research body, being ranked 5th in research excellence out of all UK computer science departments in REF2014, with 92% of its research work was rated either world leading (4*) or internationally excellent (3*) in terms of its originality, significance and rigour.

We are committed to exploring flexible working opportunities which benefit the individual and University.

We’re one of the best not-for-profit organisations to work for in the UK. The University’s Total Reward Package includes a competitive salary, a generous Pension Scheme and annual leave entitlement, as well as access to a range of learning and development courses to support your personal and professional development.

We build teams of people from different heritages and lifestyles from across the world, whose talent and contributions complement each other to the greatest effect. We believe diversity in all its forms delivers greater impact through research, teaching and student experience.

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