Postdoctoral Research Assistant

Oxford, Oxfordshire
Grade 7: salary £32,236 - £39,609
08 Aug 2019
06 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time


Mathematical, Physical and Life Sciences Division


Postdoctoral Research Assistant in history in Rough Path Theory for Applications (Mental Health)

Grade 7: salary £32,236 - £39,609

We invite applications for a Postdoctoral Research Assistant to work with Professor Terry Lyons at the Mathematical Institute, University of Oxford.  This is a four year fixed-term position, funded by the EPSRC as part of the Programme Grant Unparameterised multi-model data, high order signatures and the mathematics of data sciends (DATASIG) and will be part of a multi-university research group (Imperial College London, University College London and University of Oxford) with a hub at the Alan Turing Institute.

  The project will involve working closely with the PI, Professor Terry Lyons FRS, and the CO-I’s to create a ground shift in the availability and effective use of passively captured, de-identified, high frequency personal data (evolving mood, stress levels, CRIS,…) to create informed longer term feedback on the well-being of patients.  They will also work to develop signature methods and rough path techniques as systematic tools for understanding the types of complex multimodal data arising in the mental health context.   The successful candidate will be expected to have, or be close to completing, a PhD in mathematics or a field related to the Programme, a willingness and ability to work effectively with a team of researchers and across disciplines to contribute towards the programme’s aims and objectives by actively engaging with the broader programme team, strong computational skills and successful research in complex data streams, rough path theory, or NLP, particularly applied to mental health.  

Applicants should read the job description before writing their application. You will be required to upload a letter setting out how you meet the selection criteria, a curriculum vitae including full list of publications, a statement of research interests and the contact details of two referees as part of your online application.  (NOTE: Applicants are responsible for contacting their referees and making sure that their letters are received by the closing date).

Applications for this vacancy are to be made online.  To apply for this post and for further details, including the job description and selection criteria, please click on the link below:

Only applications received before 12:00 noon UK time on Friday 6th September 2019 can be considered.

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