We, the Statistical Machine Learning Group, are a supportive, collaborative and inclusive team working on probabilistic modeling, data-efficient machine learning, reinforcement learning, climate science and robotics. We are part of UCL’s Centre for Artificial Intelligence, a vibrant, open and collaborative research and learning environment.

We very much welcome and support applications from underrepresented groups and from people of all shapes, shades, and genders. If you are uncertain about your possible role in our team, please do not hesitate to get in touch with Marc Deisenroth.

If you are interested in joining us, please consider the options below:

PhD Positions

PhD within SML Group

  • Please contact María Pérez-Ortiz for a PhD position in her team.
  • Marc Deisenroth no longer considers PhD applications for 2024.

Funding and Scholarships

Note: Currently, we have no direct funding for PhD students. However, there are some scholarships available, e.g., through the university. There are some overseas scholarships available at UCL. Please do look around and see whether you find other suitable scholarships.

Post-doc and Research Fellow Positions

If you want to propose a collaboration based on an externally-funded post-doctoral scholarship, please get in touch. Here are some potential funding opportunities:


Unfortunately, we cannot offer internships.