|Salary:||£38,308 to £46,155|
|Placed On:||29th November 2022|
|Closes:||16th January 2023|
About the role
The Research Fellow will be working as part of the “Tech Abuse Thread” of the Violence, Health, and Society (VISION) Consortium. They will be associated with the “Gender and Tech” research group at UCL Computer Science. The position involves undertaking high-quality NLP research (particularly in building classification and information extraction models) to analyse large datasets relating to domestic abuse.
Appointment at Grade 7 (£38,308-£46,155) is dependent upon having been awarded a PhD; if this is not the case, initial appointment will be at Research Assistant Grade 6B (salary £34,502- £36,348 per annum inclusive of London Allowance) with payment at Grade 7 being backdated to the date of final submission of the PhD thesis.
This post will be funded for 18 months in the first instance (31st October 2024) as of 1st May 2023.
The Research Fellow is expected to have:
•A PhD in Computer Science or a related field. However, applicants from any disciplines undertaking relevant research will be welcomed.
• Expertise and research interests in machine learning for text classification and information extraction, or equivalent data science/computational linguistics experience. • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
• Ability to work as part of an interdisciplinary team as well as independently using own initiative. Ability to pass Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check as well as UK security clearance (NPPV3 and CTC).
A job description (JD) and person specification can be accessed at the bottom of this page. To apply for the vacancy please click on the ‘Apply Now’ button below. If you have any queries regarding the vacancy or the application process, please contact Dr Leonie Maria Tanczer ().
Early February 2022; online or in-person in London. A pre-application information session for interested applicants will be held on Monday 16th January, 11:59 (GMT). See JD for further details.
What we offer
UCL is a dynamic, global university based in one of the most exciting capital cities in the world. Not only does working at UCL offer the opportunity to work with game changers in your field, it also provides competitive terms, conditions and benefits.
UCL benefits and policies apply equally, whatever the sexual orientation and/or gender identity of employees. Benefits and policies relating to employees partners, includes both different sex and same sex partners.
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Our commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion
As London’s Global University, we know diversity fosters creativity and innovation, and we want our community to represent the diversity of the world’s talent. We are committed to equality of opportunity, to being fair and inclusive, and to being a place where we all belong. We therefore particularly encourage applications from candidates who are likely to be underrepresented in UCL’s workforce.
These include people from Black, Asian and ethnic minority backgrounds; disabled people; LGBTQI+ people; and for our Grade 9 and 10 roles, women. You can read more about our commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion here : https://www.ucl.ac.uk/equality-diversity-inclusion/ Our department holds an Athena SWAN Silver award, in recognition of our commitment and demonstrable impact in advancing gender equality.
This appointment is subject to UCL Terms and Conditions of Service for Research and Support Staff.
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