Research Fellow - Faculty of Engineering & Environment

Newcastle, Newcastle Upon Tyne (GB)
£35,844 - £40,322
Nov 04, 2019
End of advertisement period
Dec 01, 2019
Academic Discipline
Engineering & Technology

Faculty of Engineering & Environment

City Campus, Newcastle

Contract Type; Fixed Term for 24 months

Northumbria University has secured a prestigious US Andrew Mellon Foundation research grant for a two year period. The project will capture new knowledge and build technologies  to promote excellence and foster collaborations around teaching, research and knowledge exchange activities  of the global iSchools community ( The project is  led by Northumbria University  with three other partners – one each from the US, Europe and China.

We are looking for a Research Fellow to work on this  exciting project to develop a data architecture and applications to link various data objects and build a knowledge graph of the people, subject, research and stakeholders of the global iSchools community. 

In addition to having excellent programming and system design skills, applicants should have excellent interpersonal skills required for working with a global team of researchers. The  applicant is also expected to have a good understanding of the nature and activities of iSchools around the world.

For an informal discussion about the role, please contact Professor Gobinda Chowdhury:

To apply for this vacancy please click 'Apply Now', and submit a Covering Letter and 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 01/12/2019


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