Back to search results

Research Fellow in Data Science and AI

University of Essex - Institute for Analytics and Data Science

Location: Colchester
Salary: £35,333 to £42,155 per annum
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 3rd January 2023
Closes: 23rd January 2023
Job Ref: REQ06950
 

The Institute for Analytics and Data Science (IADS)

The Institute for Analytics and Data Science (IADS) seeks to appoint a full-time Research Fellow, on a pathway to permanency, to start from the 1st of May 2023 or as soon as possible thereafter to support the Institute’s work in data science, analytics, AI and machine learning.

On successful completion of the post and probation period (3 years), the Fellow will be appointed to a permanent Lecturer (Grade 9) post in the School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering or Department of Mathematical Sciences.

Research areas of interest include but are not limited to:

  • AI & Decision Making
  • Machine Learning and Statistical Learning 
  • Analytics and Visualisation 

This is a unique opportunity for an ambitious researcher to add to the Institute’s capability to undertake world class research and development work as well as open up and develop new research activities in this area that will become recognized as outstanding and internationally leading. We are looking for highly motivated, enthusiastic and professional candidates who have excellent knowledge of data science, analytics, artificial intelligence and machine learning.

Duties of the Role

During the period of the Fellowship the postholder will undertake research, teaching (to build skills and experience) and administrative duties. This is to provide a good foundation in higher education practice for the Fellow to be able to take a permanent Lectureship that covers the full range of academic duties at a higher level.

The post is fixed term as a Research Fellow at salary grade 8 for three years in the first instance. It is fixed term for a period of career development in order for the successful candidate to be in a position to be appointed to a permanent Lectureship (at grade 9) in the relevant substantive academic Department or School at the University of Essex at the end of the Fellowship.

Skills and Qualifications required

The successful candidate will have excellent publications record and have evidence of a research agenda, engagement in high-quality research activity, and a developing research profile. Applicants are required to have a PhD in Computer Science, Data Science, Artificial Intelligence. Mathematics (or related discipline) or be close to the completion of a PhD (writing up or under examination).

They will ideally have experience of successfully delivering teaching or demonstrable potential for achieving this, excellent communication and presentation skills, and software engineering and programming skills in high level programming languages such as Java, R and Python as appropriate for the area of research.

Please use the 'Apply' button to read further information about this role including the full job description and person specification which outlines the full duties, skills, qualifications and experience needed for this role. You will also find details of how to make your application here.

Our website http://www.essex.ac.uk contains more information about the University of Essex. If you have a disability and would like information in a different format, please email resourcing@essex.ac.uk.

We value your feedback on the quality of our adverts. If you have a comment to make about the overall quality of this advert, or its categorisation then please send us your feedback
Advert information

Type / Role:

Subject Area(s):

Location(s):

Job tools
 

PhD Alert Created

Job Alert Created

Your PhD alert has been successfully created for this search.

Your job alert has been successfully created for this search.

Ok Ok

PhD Alert Created

Job Alert Created

Your PhD alert has been successfully created for this search.

Your job alert has been successfully created for this search.

Manage your job alerts Manage your job alerts

Account Verification Missing

In order to create multiple job alerts, you must first verify your email address to complete your account creation

Request verification email Request verification email

jobs.ac.uk Account Required

In order to create multiple alerts, you must create a jobs.ac.uk jobseeker account

Create Account Create Account

Alert Creation Failed

Unfortunately, your account is currently blocked. Please login to unblock your account.

Email Address Blocked

We received a delivery failure message when attempting to send you an email and therefore your email address has been blocked. You will not receive job alerts until your email address is unblocked. To do so, please choose from one of the two options below.

Max Alerts Reached

A maximum of 5 Job Alerts can be created against your account. Please remove an existing alert in order to create this new Job Alert

Manage your job alerts Manage your job alerts

Creation Failed

Unfortunately, your alert was not created at this time. Please try again.

Ok Ok

Create PhD Alert

Create Job Alert

When you create this PhD alert we will email you a selection of PhDs matching your criteria.When you create this job alert we will email you a selection of jobs matching your criteria. Our Terms and Conditions and Privacy Policy apply to this service. Any personal data you provide in setting up this alert is processed in accordance with our Privacy Notice

Create PhD Alert

Create Job Alert

When you create this PhD alert we will email you a selection of PhDs matching your criteria.When you create this job alert we will email you a selection of jobs matching your criteria. Our Terms and Conditions and Privacy Policy apply to this service. Any personal data you provide in setting up this alert is processed in accordance with our Privacy Notice

 
 
More jobs from University of Essex

Show all jobs for this employer …

More jobs like this
Join in and follow us

Browser Upgrade Recommended

jobs.ac.uk has been optimised for the latest browsers.

For the best user experience, we recommend viewing jobs.ac.uk on one of the following:

Google Chrome Firefox Microsoft Edge