Research Fellow in AI and Multimodality Analysis in Sleep

Surrey, United Kingdom
£35,308 to £43,155 per annum
29 May 2023
End of advertisement period
25 Jun 2023
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Vision, Speech & Signal Processing

Location:  Guildford
Salary:  £35,308 to £43,155 per annum
Fixed Term
Post Type:  Full Time
Closing Date:  23.59 hours BST on Sunday 25 June 2023
Reference:  027523

This is an excellent opportunity for an enthusiastic PhD graduate in AI/ML with an interest in Dementia/AI/Sleep research to develop their career in our interdisciplinary team developing mutli-modality methods to investigate and enhance understanding of the role of sleep within people living with dementia. Further details may be viewed here

We are looking for an individual with a PhD or equivalent experience in machine learning and data science, and ideally with experience working in healthcare/sleep or related application areas. You will also have some experience in presenting your work to a wide range of stakeholders and a track record publishing novel scientific research.

This Research Fellow post is based within the Surrey Sleep Research  Centre (SSRC) and the Centre for Vision, Speech and Signal Processing (CVSSP).

The SSRC, led by Prof Derk-Jan Dijk and located within the Department of Clinical Research Innovation, conducts multidisciplinary research on sleep and circadian rhythms in human and animals. The SSRC undertakes a wide range of  research studies across the ‘bench to bedside’ spectrum. The research is enabled by our excellent clinical and support staff and state of the art clinical and biomedical research facilities.

CVSSP, led by Prof Adrian Hilton, is an internationally recognised leader in audio-visual machine perception research. With a diverse community of more than 150 researchers, we are one of the largest audio and vision research groups in the UK. Research in the Centre has led to award-winning spin-out companies in the biometric, communication, medical and creative industries.

The current post is funded by the Dementia Research Institute Care-Research& Technology Programme. This programme brings together investigators from Imperial College, Surrey and Borders Partnership NHS Foundation Trust and the University of Surrey. At the University of Surrey, investigators from the SSRC, CVSSP and Mathematics collaborate to evaluate and integrate novel technologies for the benefit and care of people with dementia. The postholder will be responsible for research on multimodal contactless methods to monitor sleep, as well as the evaluation, validation and implementation of novel algorithms to quantify sleep in dementia. The post holder will also be expected to contribute to the acquisition of data as part of the research team.

We are a global community of staff and students, working and learning in an inspiring, innovative and diverse environment to make a positive impact through education and research. We have a bold vision of what we want to achieve through the talents and endeavour of every employee so your work will make a real, impactful difference.

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This is a fixed term contract for up to 21 months.

If you require further information on this position, please contact Kevin Wells:

Please submit a CV and covering letter with your application.

Further details: Job Description

Please note, it is University Policy to offer a starting salary equivalent to Level 3.6 (£34,314) to successful applicants who have been awarded, but are yet to receive, their PhD certificate. Once the original PhD certificate has been submitted to the local HR Department, the salary will be increased to Level 4.1 (£35,308).

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