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Research Associate in Machine Learning

Manchester Metropolitan University - School of Engineering

Location: Manchester
Salary: £29,799 to £33,518
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 12th July 2018
Closes: 31st August 2018
Job Ref: eArcu-0858

One of the largest research-led science and technology educators in the UK, our Faculty of Science and Engineering offers a world-class teaching environment, covering undergraduate and postgraduate programmes. With genuine trailblazing specialisms and global impact, our exceptional research has created an international reputation for making a transformative contribution to the world around us. We deliver work with real-world impact, and cultivate lasting relationships with businesses, the government and the general public to share our innovation and expertise. 

Manchester Metropolitan University has a strong track record in Applied Image Engineering, and excellent facilities, to support work in a range of areas including Engineering, Computing, Sports Science, Science and Environment and Healthcare Science. The University is recruiting two postdoctoral research associates to work collaboratively in the area of Applied Image Engineering. This is an exciting opportunity to join the team of researchers in the Faculty of Science and Engineering as a Research Associate. 

You will carry out fundamental research, develop algorithms to perform generic object detection, segmentation, feature extraction and classification/recognition which will be assessed on generic datasets, such as ImageNet. The algorithms will advance the Applied Imaging to demonstrate beyond state-of-the-art. 

This is a 2 year fixed term contract.

To apply: Please attach your CV and covering letter, detailing how you meet the person specification, to the online portal.

For informal discussion, please contact Dr. Moi Hoon Yap (email: ).

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