DURHAM UNIVERSITY

Postdoctoral Research Associate in Artificial Intelligence

Location
Durham
Salary
£33797 - £40322 per annum
Posted
Jul 31, 2020
End of advertisement period
Aug 30, 2020
Ref
20000435
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

The Role

Applications are invited for a PDRA post in Artificial Intelligence.

1. Work closely with multi-national consumer goods corporation to identify short-list of applications of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in data mining, image processing, knowledge gathering etc. and to identify a short-list of projects that would benefit from AI methods.

2. For projects on the short-list, to deeper dive into the projects in order to define deliverables, what data is needed, milestones, etc. Deliverables could include a finished working model, successful proof of principle and a clear path forward, or a detailed assessment of why the proof of principle was not successful together with recommendations on how to address the problem in the future.

3. Over the course of the project duration, to undertake at least three R&D projects at Durham and to present a monthly updates to the relevant project teams at the corporation.

4. To hold a final workshop session at the corporation summarising and presenting the R&D work.