Research Associate in Machine Learning for Medical Image Analysis

Research Associate in Machine Learning for Medical Image Analysis
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Employer: The University of Sheffield (Department of Computer Science) Location: Sheffield


Salary: Grade 7, £31,302 – £39,609 per annum.

The University of Sheffield’s Department of Computer Science welcomes applications for a two-year Research Associate position in Machine Learning for Medical Image Analysis, under the project “Developing a Machine Learning Tool to Improve Prognostic and Treatment Response Assessment on Cardiac MRI Data” funded under “Innovator Awards: Digital Technologies” by the Wellcome Trust. You will work under joint supervision of Dr Haiping Lu, a leading scholar in tensor-based machine learning, and Dr Andrew Swift, a consultant radiologist, Wellcome Trust Fellow and expert in imaging of pulmonary vascular disease.

You will also collaborate with other team members on this project, including a Clinical Fellow and a Research Software Engineer.

You will develop a machine learning software tool on our large-scale cardiac MRI data from pulmonary hypertension patients to improve prognosis and treatment response assessment, and build a prototype ready for clinical trial. This project aims to revolutionise disease assessment and improve treatment delivery and patient care.

You will hold a PhD degree (or be close to completion) in a relevant field of study such as computer science, engineering, mathematics/statistics (or have equivalent experience) with track record in medical image analysis and machine learning, excellent programming skills and solid math background.

How to apply?

To apply visit our job pages ( and search for vacancy number: UOS022793.

Contact details

For informal enquiries about this job and the recruiting department, contact: Haiping Lu on or on 0114 222 1853. For administration queries and details on the application process, contact the lead recruiter: on or on 0114 222 1800.