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Research Assistants/Associates in Mobile Health and Audio Modelling (Fixed Term)

Research Assistant £26,243 - £30,395 or Research Associate £32,236 - £39,609

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available for 5 years.

We are seeking Research Assistants/Associates in the general area of mobile health, mobile systems, machine learning or acoustics and signal processing to join the team of a 2.5M Euro European Research Council funded project entitled "EAR: Audio-based Mobile Health Diagnostics".

The project aims to design and work with wearable hardware, devise new on-device machine learning paradigms for robust in-the-wild audio analytics targeting clinical applications. We are seeking candidates with background in mobile health and mobile systems as well as ones with knowledge of acoustics, signal processing and machine learning. The positions are available for 5 years.

Requirements: Candidates should have been awarded a PhD (or be very close to submitting) and a strong publication record in mobile health, mobile systems, machine learning or acoustics and signal processing. The ideal candidates should also have good programming skills. Good communication, presentation and management skills are also desirable given the size of the project team.

Applicants should contact Prof Cecilia Mascolo for further information.

Applicants will have obtained or be close to obtaining a PhD. Appointment at Research Associate is dependent on having a PhD. Those who have submitted but not yet received their PhD will be appointed at Research Assistant level, which will be amended to Research Associate once the PhD has been awarded

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Please ensure you upload a covering letter, a curriculum vitae, a brief research statement, two key publications and contact information of at least 3 references. If you upload any additional documents, which have not been requested, we will not be able to consider these as part of your application.

Please quote reference NR19269 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

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