|Salary:||£29,762 to £34,314 per annum (Grade 5)|
|Placed On:||30th March 2023|
|Closes:||20th April 2023|
An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the School of Computer Science and Informatics. You will be joining Cardiff University, one of the UK’s leading research led universities, as a research assistant for the DISINFTRUST Project, which is funded by the European Media and Information Fund.
The successful candidate will have experience developing natural language processing techniques for text classification. You will proactively engage with the project partners, attending project meetings and discussing ideas related to the scope of the job. You will work closely with academic staff at the school of computer science and informatics.
The shortlisting process will look to see how candidates are able provide evidence of meeting the essential (and desirable) criteria in their application. As described in more detail later in this advert, please ensure you attach a supporting statement highlighting how you match the person specification, or the appropriate transferable skills for you to work within this role.
This position is full-time (35 hours per week) and available from 1 August 2023 for 5 months.
For an informal discussion about the role please contact Luis Espinosa-Anke, Senior Lecturer – firstname.lastname@example.org
Informal enquiries in relation to the recruitment / application process can be sent to Amy Williams, HR Administrator – COMSC-HR@Cardiff.ac.uk.
Cardiff University has a successful School of Computer Science & Informatics with an international reputation for its teaching and research activities. We have seen a transformation of our research environment with the School almost doubling in size. We have moved into a new £39 million purpose-built facility shared with the School of Mathematics called Abacws, designed to facilitate interaction between disciplines and give our research groups new freedom to develop research culture and build identity.
We are a research-led School with a longstanding, international reputation for applied research activities, and collaborate with more than 100 UK and international academic and industrial partners. In the 2021 Research Excellence Framework (REF) 96% of our submitted research was rated as world-leading or internationally excellent. The School delivers a stimulating portfolio of BSc and MSc degrees and offers research degrees leading to MPhil and PhD qualifications.
For more information on the School please visit our website: http://www.cardiff.ac.uk/computer-science
Internal candidates are welcome to apply for this role as a secondment with their current line managers approval.
We want to make Cardiff University an institution that is respected the world over. Our vision is to be a world-leading, research-excellent, educationally outstanding university, driven by creativity and curiosity, which fulfils its social, cultural and economic obligations to Cardiff, Wales, the UK and the world. We expect to improve our standing as one of the top 100 universities in the world and the top 20 in the UK.
What we offer
Cardiff University can offer many attractive benefits to its employees, including a competitive salary, 37 days annual leave per annum and a generous pension scheme. More information on what we can offer can be found at https://www.cardiff.ac.uk/jobs/what-we-can-offer.
Salary: £29,762 - £34,314 per annum (Grade 5)
Date advert posted: Thursday, 30 March 2023
Closing date: Thursday, 20 April 2023
Please be aware that Cardiff University reserves the right to close this vacancy early should sufficient applications be received.
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