|Salary:||, £38,205 per annum (pro rata). Grade 7|
|Placed On:||26th September 2023|
|Closes:||8th October 2023|
Vacancy terms: Full time or job share considered, Fixed term until 31/03/2025
Hours per week: 37.5
Advert closes midnight on: 08 Oct 2023
About the role
We are looking for a research associate to work on an AI for Health research project within the School of Computing and Mathematical Sciences (CMS) at the University of Leicester. Focusing on excellence in everything we do, the School provides a rich and culturally diverse environment where both students and staff can thrive in a demanding yet cooperative and friendly atmosphere. The excellence of the School’s research has been confirmed in the recent national research assessment exercises 2021. 100% of our overall research was judged to be of international quality, with 94% of the research outputs in both Mathematical Sciences and Computer Science judged to be world-leading or internationally excellent.
We aim to apply the outcomes of our research to the benefit of the economy and society. The School is working closely with leading industries and many local SMEs. With strong research links with the College of Life Science, CMS is the home of the Research Centre for Artificial Intelligence, Data Analytics and Modelling (AIDAM). The Centre carries out sustainable research in artificial intelligence (AI), data analytics and modelling; focusing on data-driven AI systems that are resilient, robust, trustworthy and adaptable to changing operational conditions. You will work in a very supportive environment with research mentoring and career development opportunities.
Holding, or working towards a PhD in computer science, software engineering, health informatics, data science or a related area, you will be able to demonstrate strong system development and programming skills for software development and big data analytics. This will be complemented by a strong track record of research, and knowledge of machine learning and data analytics.
For informal enquiries, please contact Professor Lu Liu on email@example.com.
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.
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 through our values of Inspiring, Impactful and Inclusive.
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.
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