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Research Assistant

University of Glasgow - School of Computing Science

Location: Glasgow
Salary: £29,176 to £32,817 per annum
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 4th November 2020
Closes: 1st December 2020
Job Ref: 044646

The School of Computing Science are looking to hire a Research Assistant to contribute to contribute to a project about developing machine learning algorithms to analyse human motion data working with Dr Fani Deligianni (fani.deligianni@glasgow.ac.uk).

The project aims to develop novel algorithms to protect the privacy of users while enabling recognition of their affects and related gait abnormalities.

The successful candidate will also be expected to contribute to the formulation and submission of research publications and research proposals as well as help manage and direct this complex and challenging project as opportunities allow.

Please note this position requires SCQF Level 10 (Honours degree) in a relevant subject or a cognate discipline, or equivalent specialist theoretical and practical knowledge in machine learning and deep neural networks.

It is the University of Glasgow's mission to foster an inclusive climate and equality in our working, learning, research and teaching environments. We welcome applications from under-represented groups in academia, including BIPOC colleagues and women. We strongly endorse the principles of Athena SWAN, including a supportive and flexible working environment, with commitment from all levels of the organisation in promoting gender equality.

You can find out more about the School and our activities here: https://www.gla.ac.uk/schools/computing/

Terms and Conditions

Salary will be on the University's Research and Teaching Grade, level 6, £29,176 - £32,817 per annum.

This post has funding up to 01 June 2021.

New entrants to the University will be required to serve a probationary period of 6 months.

The successful applicant will be eligible to join the Universities' Superannuation Scheme. Further information regarding the scheme is available from the Superannuation Officer, who is also prepared to advise on questions relating to the transfer of Superannuation benefits.

All research and related activities, including grants, donations, clinical trials, contract research, consultancy and commercialisation are required to be managed through the University's relevant processes (e.g. contractual and financial), in accordance with the University Court's policies.

It is the University of Glasgow's mission to foster an inclusive climate, which ensures equality in our working, learning, research and teaching environment.

We strongly endorse the principles of Athena SWAN, including a supportive and flexible working environment, with commitment from all levels of the organisation in promoting gender equality.

The University of Glasgow, charity number SC004401.

Reference Number: 044646

Closing Date: 01 December 2020

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