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Research Fellow in Clinical Natural Language Processing

Grade UE07: £37,099 – £44,263 per annum. (A revised salary range for this grade of £39,347 to £46,974 is planned to take effect from Spring 2024)

Full-time position, fixed term 18-month contract.

Apply by 19th April


Are you an experienced and driven Natural Language Processing (NLP) researcher ready to make impact? Join the Advanced Care Research Centre (ACRC) at The University of Edinburgh and be at the forefront of innovative solutions for promoting healthy ageing and future care for people in later life. 

You will collaborate with leading experts in an interdisciplinary environment focused on creating real-world impact. You will develop cutting-edge clinical NLP technology using large language models and machine learning as part of a wider team in collaboration with clinicians and in partnership with people in later life, their families and communities. You will also be part of a clinical NLP group which facilitates collaboration, networking and knowledge exchange. 

Your skills and attributes for success: 

  • PhD or PhD nearing (within three months of) completion in Computer Science, Informatics or a related discipline (e.g. natural language processing, artificial intelligence, machine learning), or equivalent extensive experience in those areas.
  • Experience with natural language processing techniques on solving real world problems and/or largescale datasets.
  • Strong programming skills, preferably with experience in applying machine learning to text mining.
  • Experience in writing scientific papers and reports.
  •  Excellent oral and written communication skills.


Find out more, and apply, by following this link.


AIM-CISC is an affiliate programme of the ACRC based in the School of Informatics within the College of Science and Engineering. The AI and Multimorbidity: Clustering in Individuals, Space and Clinical context (AIM-CISC) programme is an ambitious inter-disciplinary programme of research focusing on the application of advanced AI methods to better understand and address the increasing challenge posed to healthcare systems by multimorbidity (when people have multiple chronic conditions).  

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