Machine Learning Researcher (Contract)

Machine Learning Engineer | Oxford | Remote | Contract

Blackfield Associates are recruiting for a Machine leaning engineer to join a rapidly expanding Biotech in Oxford.

The organisation is looking to take on the right candidate a contract basis for initially 6 months, with the option for this to be extended.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Building and implementing Data Science and Machine Learning solutions to provide actionable intelligence to support business decision-making within life sciences.

  • Support and guide other researchers on the best practices in programming through all stages of project development.

  • Help develop robust model training and data infrastructure to support continuous optimisation of ML- driven approaches.

  • Publish research results in national and international conferences and scientific journals.


  • Higher university degree (MSc or PhD) in Computer science, Engineering, Mathematics and or Physics with focus on AI, ML or Data Science.

  • Practical experience in ML in research and development projects.

  • Experience building data solutions incrementally, integrating and managing datasets from multiple sources.

  • Solid programming experience in one or more general purpose programming language:

-Python, R, CNN, RNN, LSTM (and ideally working as part of a collaborative team using GIT)

  • Hands on experience using one of the following Deep Learning libraries:

-Tensorflow, PyTorch or similar.

  • Experience using clinical data/healthcare data/time series is essential for this role.

A very competitive daily rate on offer.

If this is something of interest to you please email Daisy your updated cv and cover sheet to or call me on 02392322386.

STR Limited is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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