Executive Placements Post-doctoral Fellow Wits Sbimb Jobs in South Africa

Executive Placements Post-doctoral Fellow Wits Sbimb Jobs in South Africa


Main purpose of the job:

  • To develop machine learning models with complex and varied health-related data (demography, health records, health data, digital, biochemical, and genetic data)

  • To work closely with a team of scientists to analyze and interpret the large data sets and use this information to develop data-driven solutions to health challenges

    Location:

  • Sydney Brenner Institute for Molecular Bioscience, 9 Jubilee Road, Parktown, Johannesburg

    Project:

  • Multimorbidity in Africa: Digital innovation, visualization, and application (MADIVA)

    Research Objectives:

  • Develop and apply data science techniques to link the different data sets, build dashboards for different stakeholders and apply new machine learning techniques to automatically stratify populations for risk profiles to different diseases, including the use of polygenic risk scores.

  • Building publication record.

  • Gain experience in the mentoring and co-supervision of postgraduate students.

  • Building of research collaborations.

  • Learn to source for additional funding for the project and others that may arise.

    Required minimum education and training:

  • PhD (graduated within the last 5 years).

    Desirable additional education, work experience, and personal abilities:

  • Highly motivated and committed to biomedical research.

    Required minimum work experience:

  • Data management, programming, and modeling experience.

  • Demonstrated experience in applying big data analytics (preferably in healthcare).

  • Evidence of publications is an advantage.

  • Highly motivated and committed to biomedical research.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Executive Placements Post-doctoral Fellow Wits Sbimb Jobs in South Africa


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