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Postdoctoral Research Assistant

Queen Mary University of London - School of Electronic Engineering and Computer Science

Location: London
Salary: £40,223 to £44,722 per annum, inclusive of London allowance.
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 23rd November 2023
Closes: 11th January 2024
Job Ref: 311
 

About the Role
Applicants are invited for a Postdoctoral Research Assistant position in machine learning for wireless networks in the School of Electronic Engineering and Computer Science. The role will be part of an EPSRC-funded project on Scalable Hybrid Architecture for Wireless Collaborative Federated Learning (SHAFT). This is a joint project among Queen Mary University of London, the University of Manchester and with industrial partners, such as BT and Toshiba.

About You
Candidates should have successfully completed a PhD (or equivalent) in Computer Science and Engineering including Electronic Engineering or similar. It is desirable for candidates to have good understanding of conducting research on 5G and Beyond 5G. Candidates should have experience in writing academic papers in topics related to the area of research on this project.

About the School of EECS
As a multidisciplinary School, we are well known for our pioneering research and pride ourselves on our world-class projects. The quality and impact of the research in the School has been endorsed by the Research Excellence Framework (REF 2021). 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
We believe that a diversity of ideas helps us achieve the previously unthinkable. We continue to embrace diversity of thought and opinion in everything we do, in the belief that when views collide, disciplines interact, and perspectives intersect, truly original thought takes form.

Benefits
We offer competitive salaries, pension scheme, 30 days’ leave per annum (pro-rata for part-time/fixed term), 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. The position is full-time (35 hours per week) and fixed term for 30 months (or until 31 March 2026 whichever is sooner). The successful candidate must be able to start no later than 1 February 2024. The starting salary will be Grade 4, in the range of £40,223- £44,722 per annum, 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 people who identify as Black, Asian or Minority Ethnic groups and from women in all stages of life, including pregnancy and maternity leave as these groups are underrepresented at this level at Queen Mary.

Candidates are kindly requested to upload documents totalling no more than 10 pages; certificates, references and research papers should not be provided at this stage.

Informal enquiries should be addressed to Professor Arumugam Nallanathan at a.nallanathan@qmul.ac.uk.

To apply for the role, please click the ‘Apply’ button.

The closing date for applications is 11th January 2024

Interviews are expected to be held shortly thereafter.

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