Division of Science and Technology, Research Fellow

Zhuhai, Guangdong, PRC
Commencing salaries will be commensurate with qualifications and relevant experience.
11 May 2022
11 May 2023
Fixed Term
Full Time

A one or two-year full-time research fellow position is available in the division of science and technology at UIC. This position relates to multiscale modelling and analysis, an interplay of analysis and computations, as well as applications in medicine, health care and biology, and intrinsic connections with machine learning and data science. Applications are invited from candidates with strong quantitative skill.

The candidate will benefit from the dynamic research environment of both Beijing Normal University and Hong-Kong Baptist University at Zhuhai. Salary is matched with the candidate’s experiences.

Job Description

  1. Lead or participate in research projects on the applications of data science in health care, medicine and biology and related area. The main task is to apply and develop advanced statistical and machine learning techniques to model and estimate associations and causal effects based on the electronic health records, clinical data, lab test data and treatment data obtained from hospitals and health public platforms;
  2. Write manuscripts reporting research findings, originate novel, related, or follow-up research projects, and to participate in grant proposal writing to support the Institute;
  3. Other research related activities assigned by the Director.

Required Qualification 

  1. Ph.D. (for senior fellow) or Master’s degree (for junior fellow) in Computer Science, Statistics, Applied Mathematics or a related field;
  2. Experience in research project including data analysis, pattern recognition & machine learning are required;
  3. Proficiency in one or more programming languages, especially Python, MATLAB or R;
  4. Evidence of the ability to independently lead a research project and to work collaboratively with others (high quality publications are desired);
  5. Excellent communication skills in written and verbal are required.

Benefits

A competitive compensation package commensurate with the appointee's qualifications and experience will be offered.

Application Procedure

Interested applicants please send a cover letter and CV to Dr. Ping He at heping@uic.edu.cn.

The College reserves the right not to fill these positions, or to extend the search until suitable candidates are identified or to make an appointment by invitation.