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Research Associate - Spatial Data Management and Data Science

Imperial College London - Department of Computing

Location: London
Salary: £37,904 to £45,547 per annum
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 22nd January 2019
Closes: 20th February 2019
Job Ref: ENG00686

Research Associate salary range: £37,904 to £45,547 per annum*

Full time, Fixed Term contract up to 31st March 2020

We are looking for aspiring Research Associates who are interested in pursuing a PostDoc in the broad area of spatial data management and data science. Our group focuses on spatial data and high impact interdisciplinary research, i.e., developing ground breaking and novel data management techniques strongly motivated and used in other disciplines. The background of successful candidates must overlap significantly with the following areas:

  • Spatial data management
  • Distributed data/image management
  • Spatial indexing & analytics
  • Large-scale spatial data analysis
  • Data science/analytics

Responsibilities of the position include:

  • Perform research on spatial data analytics
  • Work with Ph.D. students, help directing their research and help in disseminating results
  • Support teaching efforts
  • support the acquisition of new research and industrial projects

You must have excellent verbal and written communication skills and prioritise work to meet deadlines. Proficiency in C/C++ and Python is required and must be demonstrated. Please note that only candidates with publications in the relevant areas are considered - others need not apply.

*Candidates who have not yet been officially awarded their PhD will be appointed as Research Assistant within the salary range £33,380 - £35,061 per annum.

How to apply:

For further details on this opportunity visit our Jobs website and search using vacancy reference number ENG00686. In addition to completing the online application, candidates should attach:

  • A full CV
  • Publication list
  • A two-page research statement indicating what you see are interesting research issues relating to the above post and why your expertise is relevant.

Should you have any queries regarding the application process please contact Jamie Perrins:

Closing Date: 20th February 2019

About Imperial: Imperial College is a first class address to pursue excellent, high impact research. Imperial College consistently ranks among the top 5 schools in the world (Times Higher Education & QS rankings). The Department of Computing is also a leading department of Computer Science among UK Universities. It has consistently been awarded the highest research rating (5*) in Research Assessment Exercises (RAE), coming 2nd in the 2008 RAE, and was rated as “Excellent” in the previous national assessment on teaching quality. 

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