Research / Senior Research Associate in Machine Learning on Sensor Data for Health Applications

City of Bristol (GB)
29 Mar 2017
End of advertisement period
30 Apr 2017
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Research Associate/ Senior Research Associate in Machine Learning on Sensor Data for Health Applications

Job number  ACAD102551

Merchant Venturers' School of Engineering

Fixed term contract staff

Full time

Salary  £32,004-£36,001 (Grade I), £36,001-£40,523 (Grade J)

Closing date for applications  30-Apr-2017

The University of Bristol invites applications for an immediate position in the area of machine learning on spatio-temporal sensor data for health applications.

This role is for the research and development of advanced machine learning and sensor fusion techniques for activity recognition and other health applications from real-time data collected from environmental and wearable sensors.

Based in the Merchant Venturers’ School of Engineering at the University of Bristol, you will be working with the SPHERE Interdisciplinary Research Collaboration team (, which is developing a sensor platform for the home to diagnose and help manage health and wellbeing conditions. You will also be a member of the Intelligent Systems Laboratory (, a large and vibrant research group specialising in machine learning, data science and autonomous systems.

 You will hold (or will be expected to obtain soon) a strong PhD in machine learning or related areas. In addition to a strong research track record you will also have excellent communication and presentation skills, and the enthusiasm to develop new and imaginative solutions for digital healthcare.

This post is being offered on a full time, open-ended contract with funding available up to 30th September 2018.

It is expected that interviews will be held on or around 8th May 2017.

Informal enquiries can be made to Prof Peter Flach (

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