Geodata Analysis Software Developer (KTP Associate)

Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear (GB)
Thursday, 22 October 2020
End of advertisement period
Monday, 16 November 2020
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Geodata Analysis Software Developer (KTP Associate)
Faculty of Engineering and Environment

This is a great opportunity to be involved in the core business development strategy of Cathie. As a global offshore geoscience and geotechnical engineering consultancy company, Cathie is working with Northumbria University to explore the opportunities to provide state-of-the-art geoscience solutions to clients across the world by using artificial intelligence and other modern and emerging digital technologies.  

This KTP project will develop a new service to automate data analysis for seabed engineering developments in offshore and near-shore industries, including wind energy driven by AI-enabled predictions from geotechnical data.

The opportunities available to you:

  • Leading and delivering a challenging and strategic R&D project that directly impacts the business
  • Support from an academic team with specialist knowledge and experience relevant to the project
  • Potential to be retained in a permanent position within the company at the end of the project
  • £4,000 professional training and personal development budget
  • Residential leadership & management programme at Ashornehill College
  • Potential for performance-related bonus

For full details of qualifications, skills and experience required for the post, please review the available documents.

Find out more about Cathie:

Find out more about the  Department of Computer and Information Sciences at Northumbria University: 

To arrange an informal phone conversation with one of the project team please contact: Dr Longzhi Yang:, Dr Bo Wei:, and Dr Mark Warner:

To apply for this vacancy please email, and attach a completed Personal Details and Equal Opportunities Form, Covering Letter, your CV, including a full list of publications where relevant and any documents specifically requested in the Role Description and Person Specification, such as a sample of written work or journal article.

Northumbria University takes pride in, and values, the quality and diversity of our staff. We welcome applications from all members of the community. The University holds an Athena SWAN Bronze award in recognition of our commitment to improving employment practices for the advancement of gender equality and is a member of the Euraxess network, which delivers information and support to professional researchers.

Please note that if you do not have permission to work in the UK, Northumbria University may not be able to obtain a Certificate of Sponsorship for you to take up this position.

Please note this vacancy will close on 16/11/2020