If you wish the join the group as a PhD student or a postdoc, read below about open positions and funding opportunities.

Current opportunities

  • PhD and PostDocs openings with Sotos: We are growing the team. If you have a strong profile please email Sotos and attach a CV.

  • Alan Turing Institute: As an affiliated supervisor with the Alan Turing Institute, and a Turing Fellow, Sotos can also supervise students interested in joining this prestigious UK institution. If you want to bridge machine learning and computer vision with applications in the life and biological sciences, and you have a strong profile, see the Alan Turing Institute website on how to apply and also drop Sotos an email with a CV and description of your interests.

  • PhD openings with Chen: Dr. Chen Qin is looking for highly motivated PhD students to work on machine learning for medical image computing. Prospective students will have a good first degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Mathematics, Physics or other engineering-related disciplines. Please feel free to drop Chen an email if you’re interested.



E-Mail: S.Tsaftaris (at)
Telephone: +44 (0)131 650 5796
Office: Room 2.06 (Alexander Graham Bell Building - see below)


E-Mail: Chen.Qin (at)

Postal Address

Institute for Digital Communications
Alexander Graham Bell Building
The School of Engineering
The University of Edinburgh
EH9 3FG, United Kingdom

To find the building use the university’s campus map.