The Greiner Lab is hiring a post-doctoral fellow

The Greiner Lab at the University of Alberta and Amii are looking for a talented, knowledgeable and ambitious candidate for a 2-year post-doctoral fellow (PDF) position in machine learning.

The chosen candidate will work with the team to address a number of interesting and important medical-informatics tasks related to epidemiology (population disease forecasting) and bio-chemical analysis, as well as foundational topics, especially:

  • survival prediction
  • counterfactual reasoning
  • effectively learning personalized treatment effects

You will be expected to:

  • Participate in relevant research and direct several projects
  • Work with (and perhaps co-supervise) various students 
  • Collaborate with many colleagues in both machine learning and medicine/healthcare
  • Co-author high-impact scientific publications
  • Present your work at leading conferences
  • Develop tools that can be used by researchers and practitioners


  • PhD in computing science or a related area, with a focus on machine learning and statistics
    • Experience in Medical Informatics is a plus!
  • Evidence of high-quality research -- for example, publications in relevant top-tier venues (ML, medicine, etc.)
  • Effective communicator (in English), both written and spoken

How to Apply

The Greiner Lab expects to fill this position by February 2023, but the start date is negotiable. Please send the following information (preferably in a single PDF file) to with the subject "PDF Medical Informatics 2023":

  • A letter summarizing your past work and insights on this topic,
    and perhaps specific future directions
  • Your curriculum vitae, including a list of publications
  • Contact information for (at least) two references

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