Research Fellow Data Analytics
Application closing date 03/01/2020
Salary £33,797 to £40,322 per annum
Job category/type Research
Queen's University Belfast is a driver of innovation based on our talented, multinational workforce. Throughout the University, our academics are collaborating across disciplines to develop new discoveries and insights, working with outside agencies and institutions on projects of international significance. We are connected and networked with strategic partnerships across the world, helping us to expand our impact on wider society locally, nationally and globally. The University is committed to attracting, retaining and developing the best global talent within an environment that enables them to realise their full potential.
The School has a commitment of becoming an academic home to researchers with a highly diverse cultural and professional background. It takes pride in its equal opportunity provision and in its work towards gender equality. This is demonstrated by the fact that Mathematics at Queen's was the first in the discipline to be granted a silver Athena SWAN award. We very much look forward to continuing to expand our reputation of an internationally leading academic discipline in a dynamic and vibrant research environment. We are ranked 1st in the UK for knowledge transfer partnerships, (Innovate UK) 9th in the UK for University facilities (Times Higher Education Student Experience Survey 2018) and 14th in the UK for research quality (Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019).
Based in Belfast, a modern capital city, our beautiful campus is surrounded by abundant acres of parkland and is renowned as one of the safest and affordable cities in the UK. The choice of local Schools from pre-nursery upwards are some of the best available, and lovers of the outdoors can enjoy any number of activities from rowing and kayaking to top class golf among many others. We are immensely proud of what our city and our University will offer you.
Focussed research is pursued in the following fields: * Mathematics, represented by the Mathematical Sciences Research Centre; * Theoretical Physics, which includes the Centre for Theoretical Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics (CTAMOP) and the Atomistic Simulation Centre (ASC); * Experimental Physics, which includes the Centre for Nano-structured Media (CNM) and the Centre for Plasma Physics (CPP); * Astrophysics, represented by the Astrophysics Research Centre (ARC). * Research in Mathematics is represented by the Mathematical Sciences Research Centre (MSRC) grouped around the following main themes: Algebra, Analysis, Data Science, Optimization and Operational Research, Statistics, Topology and Geometry.
The School has over 900 registered students. We deliver a wide range of innovative undergraduate programmes, including the MSc Data Analytics, and a very popular BSc and MSci in Mathematics, Statistics and Operational Research.
The postdoctoral research position is a 3 year post to work under the guidance of Professor Adele Marshall and the Statistical Data Analytics Research team within the Mathematical Sciences Research Centre. A particular focus of this position will be the novel development of research within statistical robust approaches used within Data Analytics with application within healthcare modelling and healthcare 4.0. A key aspect of this research position is its contribution to impact.
The successful candidate must have:
- Hold or be about to obtain a PhD in, Statistics or Data Analytics or closely related discipline
- At least 3 years relevant research experience
- Experience of conducting research in the field of data analytics or contributing research as part of a large data analytics project.
- Experience using Data Analytics and Statistical packages and programming languages such as R, or Python.
- Record of publication of internationally excellent research outputs in Data Analytics (commensurate with career stage)
- Evidence of giving research presentations.