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The Advanced Care Research Centre is currently recruiting staff as we continue to bring together and train leaders in the field. This is a breakdown of the current opportunities to join the team at the Advanced Care Research Centre and beyond.

A summary of any currently available Advanced Care Research Centre vacancies is provided below. Applications usually close at 5pm on the noted date.

Please note that all Advanced Care Research Centre vacancies are advertised on the vacancies section of the University of Edinburgh Jobs website, where it is possible to set up personalised email notifications for future vacancies of interest.​

See the University of Edinburgh Jobs website page here.

Research Associate in Data Science and Scientific Computing 

UE07, £34,304 - £40,927

Fixed Term Contract, 35 Hours per week. Two roles available, 18 months and 24 months with possibility for 12 month extension

Closing date: 1st November

We are looking for two postdoctoral research associates to join a collaborative team working on developing new tools for real-time mathematical modelling and inverse problems at scale. These posts will contribute to two exciting projects at the intersection of data science and scientific computing focusing in the area of randomised algorithms for data sketching in aid of (i) online machine learning for human behaviour modelling in an assisted living context, and (ii) real-time inference for inverse problems associate with data analytics in manufacturing applications. The posts will be a part of the real-time simulation and computational imaging lab, within the Institute for Digital Communications (IDCOM) at the University of Edinburgh, that are funded by the Advanced Care Research Centre and EPSRC respectively, and are in collaboration with colleagues at Queen’s University Belfast, Seagate Technology, GlaxoSmithKline and nVIDIA Research.

The right individuals are highly motivated and self-directed researchers with excellent research skills who can work independently and contribute as part of a broad multidisciplinary team, possessing experience in some of the following areas: mathematical modelling (numerical simulation of PDEs), inverse problems, statistical computing, image processing, machine learning, and model order reduction.

Click here for a copy of the full job description or visit the University of Edinburgh's dedicated vacancy page.

AIM CISC - Informatics Roles

There are also several roles available within a new project - AIM-CISC, 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).  

AIM-CISC Programme Co-ordinator

UE08 £42,149-£50,296 Full time 35 hours per week Fixed Term 01/10/2021 to 31/07/2024

Closing date: 1st October 2021

AIM-CISC is looking for an energetic Programme Co-ordinator to contribute data science/AI/machine learning expertise and to provide programme management across the entire AIM-CISC programme.

Your skills and attributes for success: 

  • PhD in Artificial Intelligence, machine learning, data science or related discipline
  • Significant post-doctoral training in AI, machine learning and/or data-intensive methods
  • Advanced skills and considerable post-doctoral experience in processing and working with large, complex, real-world datasets and the application of AI and machine learning (ML) techniques 
  • Experience in project management or co-ordination
  • Good academic publication record in peer-reviewed, high-quality journals or conferences

Click here for a copy of the full job description  or click here for further information from the direct recruitment page

AIM CISC Administrator

UE05 £23,487- £27,116 Full time -  35 hours per week Fixed term contract October - 31/07/24

Closing date: 4th October

AIM-CISC is looking for an administrator to provide high level administrative support and general secretarial support.

This exciting post will be part of a newly created four-person administrative team and will involve undertaking a range of duties including general administrative support, meeting organisation and minute taking, organising seminars and workshops, financial processing, and general office support for AIM-CISC and related projects.

Your skills and attributes for success: 

  • Educated to at least Higher Standard or equivalent (minimum Higher English). 
  • Either an office administration qualification (N/SVQ 3, ONC or equivalent); or good all-round office skills with significant experience in a similar role 
  • Experience in an administrative role
  • Excellent numeracy, written, oral and communication skills
  • Proficiency in using MS Office, particularly Word, Excel and databases.

Click here for a copy of the full job description or click here for further information and to apply.