Research Associate - Development of Statistical Classification Models

Recruiter
The University of Manchester
Location
Manchester
Salary
Competitive
Posted
09 Nov 2019
Closes
07 Dec 2019
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

The cough research team led by Professor Jacky Smith based at Wythenshawe Hospital are seeking a research associate to lead on a project investigating novel mathematical and statistical distribution modelling of cough event data. You will work closely with a multi-disciplinary research team who have a world-leading reputation in development of methods to objectively quantify cough. The project will involve development of a range of machine learning methods to classify cough clustering according to respiratory diagnosis and evaluate how it may be modulated by pharmacological intervention.

You will be expected to hold a PhD (or equivalent) in a relevant subject area and essential skills and experience include development of statistical models and application to biomedical signals; ability to use initiative to efficiently plan, optimise and progress projects and communicate findings; and excellent verbal and written communicative skills. This is a full time post available from 2 December 2019 for a fixed term of 12 months.

The School is strongly committed to promoting equality and diversity, including the Athena SWAN charter for gender equality in higher education. The School holds a Silver Award which recognises their good practice in relation to gender; including flexible working arrangements, family-friendly policies, and support to allow staff achieve a good work-life balance. We particularly welcome applications from women for this post. All appointment will be made on merit. For further information, please visit:

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This vacancy will close for applications at midnight on the closing date

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