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DECODE is a research project funded by the NIHR Artificial Intelligence for Multiple Long-Term Conditions (AIM) Programme. This project is led by Loughborough University (PI: Dr Gyuchan Thomas Jun, Reader in Socio-technical System Design) jointly with Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust (joint PI: Dr Satheesh Gangadharan, Consultant Psychiatrist). Overall, the project team consists of fifteen co-investigators with expertise in the field of intellectual disabilities, neuropsychiatry, epidemiology, health data science, machine learning, data visualisation, human factors, qualitative research and ethics from eight institutions.
The co-investigators include Dr Georgina Cosma (AI and data science) and Dr Panos Balatsoukas (UX design) at Loughborough University, Dr Francesco Zaccardi (epidemiology), Dr Michelle O'Reilly (qualitative research) and Prof Kamlesh Khunti (primary care) at the University of Leicester, Ashley Akbari (data science) and Prof Simon Ellwood-Thompson (health informatics) at Swansea University, Dr Vasa Curcin (AI) at King’s College London, Prof Rohit Shankar (neuropsychiatry) at the University of Plymouth, Dr Reza Kiani (intellectual disabilities) at Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust, Dr Neil Sinclair (ethics) at the University of Nottingham, Dr Chris Knifton (nursing) at De Montfort University, and Gillian Huddleston (PPI lead).
The DECODE project aims to improve the health and wellbeing of people with intellectual disabilities (also known as learning disabilities) by developing actionable insights to support a model of effective care coordination using machine learning aided analysis of multiple long-term conditions in people with intellectual disabilities.
We are seeking to appoint a Research Associate in AI who will join a team of researchers with clinical expertise who will assist them in the interpretation and validity of the results from a clinical perspective. The Research Associates will join DECODE’s team as well as Dr Cosma’s team of 5 PhD students and 2 other researchers working in AI under the supervision of Dr Cosma. We encourage applicants with strong programming skills in AI algorithm development, and those who have experience in software development to apply.
The Research Associates will be supervised by Dr Cosma who has expertise in AI and health data science.
Closing date for applications: 26 June 2022.
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