King's College London

Lecturer or Senior Lecturer in Health, Medical or Bio Informatics

Reference: THW/17/059639/001049
Contract Type: Temporary/Fixed term
Contract Term: Full time

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Lecturer or Senior Lecturer in Health, Medical or Bio Informatics with Professor Richard Dobson’s research group in the Department of Biostatistics & Health Informatics.

The post-holder will develop a portfolio of health-related informatics research which sits within, and benefits from, the leading programme of clinical, health and bioinformatics at the Maudsley Biomedical Research Centre (SLaM BRC), and the Centre for Translational Informatics ( with access to linked EHRs, BioResource, mHealth (smartphones and wearables) and imaging datasets. The candidate will have the freedom to specialise in their own area of interest, whether that is bioinformatics using linked data from the BioResource, NLP of the EHR (e.g. learning patient similarity through embeddings), literature and social media, or high resolution real-time streaming analytics using data derived from wearable devices. Ideally the candidate would have interests across multiple data modalities with a background in relevant machine and deep learning as the ultimate aim is to integrate data for better patient care. The very best from the United Kingdom and across the globe are invited to join King’s & we are looking for a strong commitment to teaching, to push the boundaries of knowledge, influence the future and create a lasting impact.

Lecturer Grade 7: £40,523-£48,327 per annum plus £2,623 London Weighting Allowance per annum / Senior Lecturer Grade 8: £49,772 - £57,674 per annum plus £2,623 London Weighting Allowance per annum

This post will be fixed term for 4 years.

The selection process will include competency based questions, a presentation, and a panel interview.
Interviews are scheduled to be held in September.

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Closing date: 20 August 2017

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