About the role
We are seeking a Research Associate to join our School of Computing and Mathematical Sciences, with a research focus on edge analytics and distributed artificial intelligence. Alongside research, you will be assisting in the grant proposals and collaborating with industry in this area. This will include responsibility for fostering external industrial and academic collaborations by demonstrating project prototypes, proof of concept demonstrations and engaging in wider industry projects. You will also be helping to write research grants for funding agencies and commercial enterprises. This work will contribute to the university's research profile by boosting the productivity of the research group, giving technical assistance and support to create grant proposals, patents, and publications.
For this role, you should have strong expertise and experience in machine learning and edge enhanced distributed systems. You must be able to analyse large sets of data, produce mathematically sound algorithms and provide system tools for edge enhanced machine learning algorithms in near real time. You should have achieved or be working towards a PhD in computer science, mathematics, statistics or electrical engineering.Additional information
Informal enquiries are welcomed and should be directed to Prof. Ashiq Anjum, at email@example.com
Applications for job share will be considered.
We anticipate that interviews will be held during the week commencing 8th May 2023.
As part of the University’s ongoing commitment to professional development, this role will also be considered on a seconded basis for existing staff members. Please ensure this is discussed with your line manager prior to applying. More information regarding secondments can be found here
The University of Leicester has been changing the world, and changing people’s lives, for 100 years. When you join us, you’ll become part of a community of Citizens of Change
, which includes not only our staff and our current students but also thousands of Leicester graduates around the world.
As a diverse and forward-thinking employer, we embed the principles of equality, diversity and inclusion into everything we do. That includes not just our core missions of teaching and research, but also our support for staff, students and our local community.
We’re committed to the wellbeing of all our staff and to the sustainability of our environment, on our campus and beyond. We offer a competitive salary package, excellent pension scheme and a generous annual leave allowance, along with opportunities to develop your career in a supportive and collaborative environment.