Research Intern

London, UK
Full time

Novoic, a London-based digital biotech company, is seeking a Research Intern to help us advance our state-of-the-art research in speech analytics for predicting and understanding neurological disease. Being part of a rapidly-scaling startup means you will have the work closely with our Research Scientists, contribute to cutting-edge research with access to proprietary data, have a huge impact on the lives of patients, and have exposure to various aspects of the company.

As a Research Intern, you will work both independently and in collaboration with the rest of our R&D team. We are looking for a driven scientist with an entrepreneurial spirit who will produce world-class research and help turn it into real products that benefit patients.

Responsibilities

  • Work closely with the R&D team to produce world-class medical research to predict and understand neurological disease from voice
  • Collaborate with software engineers to help turn this research into real-world products
  • Contribute to scientific posters and papers for conferences

Requirements

  • Currently pursuing or previously completed a PhD or master’s degree in Computational Linguistics, Natural Language Processing, Speech Processing, Signal Processing, Bioinformatics, Statistics or a similar technical field
  • Familiarity with Python and a deep learning framework such as TensorFlow/Keras
  • Experience with supervised, unsupervised or reinforcement learning techniques,
  • Ability to take initiative and work independently as a researcher in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong scientific communication skills, preferably evidenced by published academic research
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills

Bonus skills

  • Experience with data visualization techniques
  • Experience with signal processing techniques
  • Experience with hypothesis testing and study design
  • Experience working with large datasets

Benefits & perks

  • Opportunity to co-author published research
  • Competitive compensation
  • Fast-tracked application process for Research Scientist position

About Novoic

Novoic is a London-based digital biotech company predicting brain disease from the way you speak – decades before routine diagnosis. Our research lies at the intersection of computational linguistics, deep learning and neuroscience. We believe having your brain health checked should be as easy as having a conversation. Our team has a diverse range of backgrounds, including Oxford/Cambridge researchers, clinicians and the former CEO of a top-5 global pharmaceutical company. Novoic is backed by Entrepreneur First, the leading talent investor in Europe, and the Oxford University L.E.V8 accelerator

To apply, send your CV and a link to your LinkedIn page to talent@novoic.com with the name of the position in the subject line.