KTP Associate - Artificial Intelligence & Machine Vision Research Scientist

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Glasgow City (GB)
Salary up to £33.5k
15 Sep 2021
End of advertisement period
03 Oct 2021
Job Type
Academic Posts
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

University of the West of Scotland in Partnership with Kibble Education and Care Centre

School of Computing, Engineering and Physical Sciences

KTP Associate - Artificial Intelligence & Machine Vision Research Scientist

Company Based


Fixed Term post (26.5 months or 29 months)

Salary up to £33.5k

+ £6k personal development budget + opportunity to do a higher degree at no cost;

Opportunity to register free of charge for a Higher Degree (Ph.D.)

Gain management experience and training

Apply your degree and lead your own project in a business

Work with senior company management to realise benefits to the business

Full-Time:  35 hours per week

University of the West of Scotland (UWS) and Kibble are offering an exciting opportunity to a post graduate in Computer Science/Software Engineering/Information Technology or with a relevant degree involving a significant amount of software development to support Kibble.  You will assist in the development of Kibble’s revolutionary behaviour analysis software. This involves inventing novel methods for media search and retrieval, data mining and data analysis using Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning. You will work as part of the team to enhance the software to be used in the distributed environments. Since we are pioneers in the field, you will help us discover and apply innovative approaches to our existing technology. You should possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills, as well as the ability to work independently and as part of a high-performance team, collaborating with colleagues and sharing expertise.  You will be able to demonstrate a proven interest in machine learning and image/video processing along with a sound knowledge of the C/C++/Python programming language.  Familiarity with remote health monitoring and/or behaviour analysis is desirable

The successful candidate will be offered the opportunity to register free of charge for a Higher Degree (Masters or Ph.D.), receive training in Chartered Management Institute (level 5), work with senior company management to realise benefits to the business and apply their degree and lead their own project in a business environment.

Kibble is a specialist child and youth care charity and social enterprise and empowers young people through care, education and support.  Kibble services include the education and care of young people (aged 5-25yrs) with a range of social, emotional, behavioural and educational issues. Resources comprise residential units, day centres and sports, leisure and recreational facilities, pre-vocational training, enterprise and employment support, community houses for care leavers, community services as an alternative to residential care, mainstream school support and fostering services.  Find out more by visiting:

About KTP:

This position forms part of the Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) funded by Innovate UK.  It’s essential you understand how KTP works with business and the University, and the vital role you will play if you successfully secure a KTP Associate position.  Please visit: or contact Stuart McKay (

If you have questions about this vacancy contact:

T: Prof Naeem Ramzan, 0141 848 3648 or Mr Mark MacMillan

E: or

Further information, including the job description and details of how to apply is available at

Closing date: 3rd October 2021,

Interviews: Week commencing 11th October 2021

UWS is committed to equality and diversity and welcomes applications from underrepresented groups.

UWS is a “Disability Confident” employer.

University of the West of Scotland is a registered Scottish charity, no. SC002520.

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