|Salary:||£37,348 to £41,386 per annum|
|Placed On:||22nd March 2023|
|Closes:||19th April 2023|
About the Role
The School of Electronic Engineering and Computer Science at Queen Mary University of London is looking to recruit a Postdoctoral Research Assistant to support projects in the Networks group. The research is sponsored by Cisco Systems and is focused on developing methods to use temporal networks to study fraud in cryptocurrency networks.
Applicants must have a PhD in a relevant discipline with mathematical skills (e.g., Computer Science, Mathematics, Physics and Electronic Engineering). Good data analysis and programming skills, alongside experience with conducting research and writing academic papers are essential. Good python skills would be desirable, as well as knowledge of complex networks research, particularly temporal networks and knowledge of blockchain.
About the School of EECS
Our researchers work with the arts and sciences collaborating with psychologists, biologists, musicians and actors, mathematicians, medical researchers, dentists and lawyers. As a multidisciplinary School, we are well known for our pioneering research and pride ourselves on our world-class projects. We are equal first in the UK for the impact of our Computer Science research, and second in the country for our Electronic Engineering research output (REF 2021).
About Queen Mary
Throughout our history, we’ve fostered social justice and improved lives through academic excellence and we embrace diversity of thought in everything we do. We believe that when views collide, disciplines interact, and perspectives intersect, truly original thought takes form.
We offer competitive salaries, pension scheme, 30 days’ leave per annum, a season ticket loan scheme and access to a comprehensive range of personal and professional development opportunities. In addition, we offer a range of work life balance and family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements, and campus facilities including an on-site nursery at the Mile End campus.
The post is based at the Mile End Campus in London. It is a full time (35 hours per week), fixed term appointment for 12 months, with an expected start date of 1st June 2023 or as soon as possible thereafter. The starting salary will be Grade 4, in the range of £37,348 - £41,386 per annum (pro-rata) inclusive of London Allowance.
Queen Mary’s commitment to our diverse and inclusive community is embedded in our appointments processes. Reasonable adjustments will be made at each stage of the recruitment process for any candidate with a disability. We have policies to support our staff throughout their careers, including arrangements for those who wish to work flexibly or on a job share basis, and we provide support for those returning from long-term absence. We particularly welcome applications from under-represented (BAME) groups, and from women in all stages of life, including pregnancy and maternity leave.
Informal enquiries should be addressed to Richard Clegg at firstname.lastname@example.org. Details about the School can be found at www.eecs.qmul.ac.uk.
Candidates are kindly requested to upload documents totaling no more than 10 pages; certificates, references and research papers should not be provided at this stage.
To apply for the role, please click the ‘apply’ button.
The closing date for applications is 19 April 2023. Interviews are expected to be held shortly thereafter.
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