Research Fellow in Distributed Systems

Leeds, United Kingdom
£33,797 to £40,322 p.a.
06 Aug 2020
End of advertisement period
15 Sep 2020
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Are you an ambitious researcher looking for your next challenge? Do you have a background in development of resource management systems? Do you want to further your career in one of the UK’s leading research intensive Universities?

This post is funded by the EPSRC project “Algorithmic Support for Massive Scale Distributed Systems”. You will join the applied team of project researchers contributing to the development of the cutting edge software for efficient resource management and task scheduling software.

Holding a PhD (or close to completion) in Computer Science, you will have research experience in modern resource management systems and machine learning. Additionally, you will have a track-record of high quality peer-reviewed publications, commensurate with experience and the ability to undertake independent high quality research and to carry through research projects from inception to publication, delivering against deadlines.

To explore the post further or for any queries you may have, please contact:

Prof J Xu School of Computing

Tel: +44 (0)113 343 5193 or email:


Dr Natasha Shakhlevich School of Computing

Tel: +44 (0)113 343 5444 or email:

Location: Leeds - Main Campus
Faculty/Service: Faculty of Engineering & Physical Sciences
School/Institute: School of Computing
Category: Research
Grade: Grade 7
Salary: £33,797 to £40,322 p.a. Due to funding restrictions an appointment will not be made above £35,845 p.a.
Post Type: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed Term (21 months (grant funding))
Closing Date: Tuesday 15 September 2020
Interview Date: To be confirmed
Reference: EPSCP1018
Downloads: Candidate Brief