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Research Associate in Applied Machine Learning

The University of Manchester

Location: Manchester
Salary: £32,236 to £39,609 per annum (accordimg to experience)
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 19th June 2019
Closes: 22nd July 2019
Job Ref: S&E-14120

Job Reference: S&E-14120
Location: Oxford Road, Manchester
Closing Date: 22/07/2019
Salary: £32,236 - £39,609 per annum (accordimg to experience)
Employment Type: Fixed Term
Faculty / Organisational Unit: Science & Engineering
Division: Information Management
Hours Per week: Full Time
Contract Duration: 1 August 2019 until 31 December 2020

This is an exciting opportunity for an ambitious graduate with the ability and confidence to work in state-of-the-art applied Machine Learning (ML) at the School of Computer Science.  

The University of Manchester is looking to recruit a research associate to undertake this 17 month project which has the overall aim of building applied ML models using Neuro-Symbolic models.

The position will provide the successful candidate with a unique opportunity to apply state-of-the-art methods in Machine Learning (ML), Computer Vision (CV) and Computational Semantics in the scope of different partnerships with industrial and academic collaborators in the area of clinical trials.

Candidates will require either a strong MSc or PhD, in a science/engineering subject and academic or industrial experience in the area of applied Machine Learning. The candidate should have software development experience in Java or Python (preferred).

The School is committed to promoting equality and diversity, including the Athena SWAN charter for promoting women’s careers in STEMM subjects (science, technology, engineering, mathematics and medicine) in higher education. The School holds a Bronze Award for their commitment to the representation of women in the workplace and we particularly welcome applications from women for this post. All appointments will be made on merit. For further information, please visit:

Please note that we are unable to respond to enquiries, accept CVs or applications from Recruitment Agencies

Enquiries about vacancy shortlisting and interviews:

Name: Andre Freitas


General enquiries:


Tel: 0161 275 4499

Technical support:


Tel: 0161 850 2004

This vacancy will close for applications at midnight on the closing date

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