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Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics

About Us

The Cambridge Centre for AI Medicine (CCAIM) directed by Professor Mihaela van der Schaar and co-directed by Professor Andres Floto. We aim to innovate, educate, and influence in the areas of AI and ML for Biomedicine and Healthcare. CCAIM provides an exciting multidisciplinary research environment with strong collaborations with the WT Sanger Institute, EMBL-EBI along with the University of Cambridge Departments of Biochemistry, Chemistry, and Engineering.

About You

You will be based in the Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics, at the Centre for Mathematical Sciences, Wilberforce Road, Cambridge.
Are you a highly motivated full-time Research Software Engineer? Would you like to be part of a group of researchers whose goal is to develop and apply new machine-learning methods to solve challenges in medicine?

The role

You will be responsible for designing and implementing production-quality software libraries to tackle important problems in genomics, multi-omics integration, and clinical forecasting in collaboration with a multi-disciplinary group of researchers within CCAIM.

You will design, develop, maintain and demonstrate bespoke software packages for the Cambridge Centre for AI in Medicine's (CCAIM) algorithms, models, and techniques. You will also be managing and coordinating the Open-Source community to make contributions to the packages.

Skills and Experience

You will have experience in software engineering either in the industry or academia.

The following additional skills/experience would also be an advantage:

  • implementation of ML/AI algorithms as software libraries (e.g., on pip)

  • contribution to open-source software projects

  • experience of handling messy real-world data

  • experience with graphic packages and scientific writing and the ability to work autonomously and prioritise tasks with minimal supervision.

Examples of our existing software can be found on GitHub []. The projects you will be involved in will be similar to these.

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available until 30 October 2025 in the first instance.

Click the 'Apply' button below to register an account with our recruitment system (if you have not already) and apply online.

We welcome applications from individuals who wish to be considered for flexible, part-time working arrangements.

Informal enquiries are welcome and can be addressed to Mrs Miha Anca, CCAIM Centre Coordinator -

You will need to upload a full curriculum vitae and a covering letter highlighting your suitability for the position. Please include details of your referees, including email address and phone number, one of which must be your most recent line manager.

Queries relating to the application process should be directed to

Closing date - 16 April 2023

Please quote reference LE34148 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University actively supports equality, diversity and inclusion and encourages applications from all sections of society.

The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

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Closing date

Apr 16th 2023

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