Postdoctoral Researcher - Machine Learning with medical applications

Updated: 4 months ago
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 28 May 2022

Postdoctoral Researcher - Machine Learning with medical applications

The medical data science research group headed by Professor Julia Vogt at ETH Zurich is seeking a highly motivated postdoctoral researcher with a strong machine learning background. You should be interested in working in an interdisciplinary environment at the interface of Machine Learning, Medicine and Health Care.


Job description
  • You will interact and collaborate closely with faculty, graduate and PhD students in our research group, as well as with interdisciplinary collaborators from the medical domain.
  • You will work on foundational machine learning challenges and will lead projects.
  • You will have the possibility to participate in basic, translational science that brings novel machine learning techniques into impactful biomedical applications.
  • Machine learning topics of interest include but are not limited to, interpretable and explainable ML, probabilistic modelling, deep learning, time-series modelling, generative models, and integrating multi-modal data.
  • Our group conducts research at the intersection of machine learning and healthcare, and our research topics are inspired by the challenges which arise by dealing with medical data.

We offer

ETH Zurich is a family-friendly employer with excellent working conditions. You can look forward to an exciting working environment, cultural diversity and attractive offers and benefits.


Your profile

You should have a PhD degree in:

  • Computer Science
  • Mathematics
  • Statistics
  • or related fields, with a strong publication record in top conferences such as NeurIPS, ICML, ICLR, AISTATS, AAAI, KDD, JMLR, etc.

Experience in working on medical or biological data is not required, but you must bring a keen interest in the problems of the field.


About ETH Zürich

ETH Zurich is one of the world’s leading universities specialising in
science and technology. We are renowned for our excellent education,
cutting-edge fundamental research and direct transfer of new knowledge
into society. Over 30,000 people from more than 120 countries find our
university to be a place that promotes independent thinking and an
environment that inspires excellence. Located in the heart of Europe,
yet forging connections all over the world, we work together to
develop solutions for the global challenges of today and tomorrow.


Curious? So are we.

We look forward to receiving your online application including the following documents:

  • Research proposal (ca. 2-3 pages)
  • CV
  • Cover letter/personal statement including the names of three referees

Please note that we exclusively accept applications submitted through our online application portal. Applications via email or postal services will not be considered.

For further information about the group please visit our website: mds.inf.ethz.ch . Questions regarding the position should be directed to Professor Julia Vogt by email jvogt@inf.ethz.ch  (no applications).


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