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Monday, December 07, 2009

Vacancies in telecare and assisted living at University of Portsmouth

As a result of new funding and expansion in the topic area of telecare and assisted living, the University of Portsmouth has a number of vacancies to fill.

1. A Research Assistant is required to provide technical support (hardware and software) and maintenance of equipment for a research laboratory to facilitate work in the areas of assisted living and healthcare informatics.
See http://www.port.ac.uk/vacancies/research/vacancytitle,105585,en.html
Closing date: 4th January 2010.

2. A Graduate Software Engineer is required to work on a project to develop a world-leading home healthcare product using sensing and Internet technologies.

The project is a mini Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) involving the University and PassivSystems Ltd (PSL), based in Newbury, Berkshire. You will be based at the company in Newbury but will work closely with the Centre for Healthcare Modelling and Informatics (CHMI) in Portsmouth.

See http://www.port.ac.uk/vacancies/research/vacancytitle,105299,en.html
Closing date: 11th December 2009.

3. A PhD studentship is on offer in the broad area of artificial intelligence. The intention is to research the applications of machine learning in the emerging area of assisted living with a view for machines to interact with users and their environment.

See http://www.jobs.ac.uk/job/AAD104/phd-studentship-in-artificial-intelligence-/
Closing date: 15th December 2009.

A further PhD studentship and a possible Research Fellowship in assisted living/health informatics may be advertised in the near future.

For further information on (1) and (2) above or to register to receive information about future vacancies,
contact Dr Jim Briggs (jim.briggs@port.ac.uk).
For further information on (3), contact Dr Djamel Azzi (djamel.azzi@port.ac.uk).

My source: SIHI mailist

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