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AISB opportunities Bulletin Item

Postdoctoral position in software agents for model based diagnosis, London (U.K.)

Royal Holloway, University of London, Department of Computer Science Postdoctoral Researcher in 
Software Agents for Model Based Diagnosis Salary is in the range 32,256 to 38,072 per annum 
inclusive of London Allowance.

Applications are invited for a fully funded Post-doctoral research position to work on the 
COMMODITY12 project, an EU funded project aiming to design, build, and validate an intelligent 
system for the analysis of multi-parametric medical data about diabetes and cardio-vascular 
disease. The project will integrate state-of-the-art sensor networks, software interoperation, 
and artificial intelligence techniques in order to realize the concept of translational medicine 
by means of a Personal Health System. Work at Royal Holloway involves building an artificial 
intelligence layer to deploy logic-based agents applying diagnostic reasoning to the patient's 
condition related to diabetes and cardiovascular co-morbidities.

You should have a PhD ideally or be near completion of your PhD in Computer Science or similar.  
Research experience in Computer Science, Mathematics, Electrical Engineering, or a cognate 
discipline, and should ideally have a strong background in some of the following areas: 
computational logic, knowledge representation, model-based diagnostic reasoning and machine 
learning. Good programming skills of Prolog is a requirement and experience with agent-oriented 
programming a plus.

The contract will be for a period of up to 34 months.

The post is based in Egham in Surrey.

Please complete an online application and provide your CV with details of any publications, 
Covering letter of why you wish to apply for this post.
Further details and an application form are available to download at or by contacting the Recruitment Team by
email: or tel: 01784 414241

Please quote the reference: X0112/6695

Closing date:  midnight 9th February 2012

The College is committed to equality and diversity, and encourages applications from  all sections 
of the community.