24 Jan 2019

Postdoctoral Researcher in mathematics, data science and mental health (two positions)

We invite applications for two Postdoctoral Researchers to work with Professor Terry Lyons at the Mathematical Institute, University of Oxford. These are full-time, 2-year fixed term positions (funded to 31 March 2021). This interdisciplinary project in the area between data science and mental health is funded by the Alan Turing Institute, led by Professor Terry Lyons FRS from the mathematics department of the University of Oxford, working closely a team lead by Professor John Geddes and Dr Kate Saunders, from the Psychiatry department, in collaboration with three other Turing fellows (Drs Maria Liakita (Warwick), Hao Ni (UCL)), and Harald Oberhauser (Oxford) and as well as a number of graduate students.

The successful candidates will be members of the Stochastic Analysis research group within the Mathematical Institute. They will be expected to perform research related to the aims and objectives of the project and to interact with other members of the group, including acting as a source of information and advice for junior members. They will also be given the opportunity to undertake teaching which will not exceed 3 hours per week for 24 weeks per annum.

Applicants will be expected to have, or be close to completing, a PhD in a relevant subject. They will also be expected to have significant and innovative experience drawn from Natural Language Processing, signatures, processing of speech, landmarked, or multimodal data, as well as complementary mathematical skills.

Please direct informal enquiries to the Recruitment Administrator (email: vacancies@maths.ox.ac.uk), quoting vacancy reference 138789.

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 Tuesday 12th February 2019 can be considered.

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