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Research Assistant in Digital Twin Development

Nottingham Trent University - School of Science & Technology - Computer Science

Location: Nottingham, Hybrid
Salary: £27,363 to £30,693 p.a. pro rata. Grade F
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 16th February 2024
Closes: 8th March 2024
Job Ref: 550433

Location: Clifton Campus

Closing date: 08/03/2024 

12 months Fixed Term

About the Role

The principal purpose of this role is to contribute to the development of a Digital Twin prototype for a smart living environment (DIGIHOME) that will support the incorporation of IoT sensing devices and machine learning models for activity recognition and monitoring. Additionally, the project will develop a framework for integrating DIGIHOME with relevant digital twin software-as-a-service platforms and the development of a model for data fusion and validation.

This is a unique opportunity to be part of a cutting-edge project and to make a real impact on the future of smart living environments to promote the independence and well-being of older adults. If you are passionate about technology and have the skills and experience we are looking for, please submit your application via the link below.

For more details, please take a look at the role profile. We'll still consider applications even if you don't meet every single one of the requirements, so don't be put off if you don't match them perfectly.

About Us

The School of Science and Technology at Nottingham Trent University (NTU) is an exciting multidisciplinary environment for learning, teaching and research, with some of the best facilities in the UK.

We pride ourselves on delivering high-quality teaching and diverse, real-world research. The Department of Computer Science has a high reputation and excellent track record of conducting ground breaking research. The departments strives to maintain its teaching excellence and world class research facilities.

For any informal queries about the role or the team, please contact Dr Salisu Yahaya at salisu.yahaya@ntu.ac.uk

Join Us

  • Between 30 and 35 days annual leave per year (dependent on grade) plus statutory bank holidays and 5 university closure days pro rata.
  • Hybrid working - we encourage and offer a mixture of office working and working from home.  You're empowered to define how you work best for the benefits of your stakeholders.
  • Salary Sacrifice Retirement Savings Plan with life assurance and income protection. Available to colleagues who choose to opt out of the contractual pension scheme. Minimum colleague contributions of 0% matched with minimum NTU contributions of 8%.
  • Range of health and wellbeing services, voluntary benefits, discounts, and savings for all colleagues. Find out more about the range of benefits we offer at  Benefits | Nottingham Trent University

Safe and Inclusive

At NTU, we continue to build an inclusive culture that encourages, supports and celebrates the diverse voices and experiences of our students and colleagues. We welcome the unique contributions that you can bring and we encourage people from underrepresented communities and backgrounds to apply to join our team.

Please note that unfortunately, this role has been assessed as ineligible for sponsorship under the UK Visas & Immigration points-based immigration system. However, applications are welcome from candidates who do not currently have the right to work in the UK, but who would be eligible to obtain a valid visa via another route.  Please consult the Home Office website for further information.

Please note that this role is covered by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (1974) and successful applicants will be asked to declare any unspent criminal convictions. 

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