Successful applicants will be based in our Rwandan campus, and may be temporarily placed in collaborating wet/engineering labs in Rwanda and elsewhere, depending on their research topic.
Research interests span from engineering to science and include, but are not limited to, the following:
- computational medicine: AI-powered medical diagnostic & prognostic devices (engineering); mathematical modeling for understanding disease processes (science)
- computational epidemiology: AI-powered epidemic surveillance and climate-smart early warning systems (engineering); mathematical modeling for understanding epidemic spread and control options (science)
- advanced probability theory and statistics
- advanced calculus
- pattern-based (including deep learning) & theory-driven machine learning
- programming in Python, C++
- software development for feature & smart phones
- 3D printing
- digital circuit design
- hybridization capture of nucleic acids
- nanopore sequencing
Minimum academic qualifications:
- PhD in mathematical science (for postdoc positions)
- MSc in biological or mathematical science (for PhD positions)
Successful PhD applicants may be required to take remedial courses in computing, calculus, and/or statistics.
How to apply:
Email CV and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line “HIMAI application”. Have two confidential reference letters sent under separate cover to the same email address with the subject line “HIMAI application reference”.
Application deadline: 30 August 2019.
Applications from women are strongly encouraged.