UNIVERSITY COLLEGE DUBLIN (UCD)

UCD Post-doctoral Research Fellow Level 1

Location
Dublin
Posted
07 Jan 2022
End of advertisement period
18 Jan 2022
Ref
013979
Contact
University College Dublin
Contract Type
Temporary
Hours
Full Time

Applications are invited for a Temporary 24 month post post of a UCD Post-doctoral Research Fellow Level 1 within UCD School of Computer Science

UCD is a European leader in Data Analytics and Connected Health. Nationally we host flagship collaborative programmes under Science Foundation Ireland's Research Centres programmes and Enterprise Ireland/IDA's Technology Centre programme. We work with industry partners to develop projects within these programmes and under separate funding streams from the European Commission, Enterprise Ireland, the Irish Research Council, the Health Research Board and others.

We are looking to recruit a number of Post-Doctoral Research Fellows to start in February 2022 on a research project, partially funded by a global technology company.

The project will develop next generation recommender systems technologies, drawing on the experience and expertise of a leading recommender systems research group in UCD as part of the Insight Centre for Data Analytics. This is a fixed term position until the end of January 2024. The project will require close collaboration with industry partners. Purpose To work on the design and development of an industrial recommender system, developing new or advanced research skills associated with the research project, publishing in top level peer-reviewed academic venues, as well as supervising and mentoring graduate students.

The project aims to build a platform for providing RL-based Health and Fitness related recommendations to users. This is a research focused role, where you will conduct a specified programme of research supported by research training and development under the supervision and direction of a Principal Investigator.

The primary purpose of the role is to further develop your research skills and competences, including the processes of publication in peer-reviewed academic publications, the development of funding proposals, the mentorship of graduate students along with the opportunity to develop your skills in research led teaching.

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work with a team of world-class experts in Recommender Systems in an ambitious industry-driven research project. The candidate will contribute to the success of the project and to the improvement of the team's skills and expertise.

Salary range: €39,131 - €45,157 per annum

Appointment on the above range will be dependent on qualifications and experience

Closing date: 17:00hrs (local Irish time) on 18th January 2022

Applications must be submitted by the closing date and time specified. Any applications which are still in progress at the closing time of 17:00hrs (Local Irish Time) on the specified closing date will be cancelled automatically by the system. UCD are unable to accept late applications. UCD do not require assistance from Recruitment Agencies. Any CV's submitted by Recruitment Agencies will be returned.

Prior to application, further information (including application procedure) should be obtained from the Work at UCD website: https://www.ucd.ie/workatucd/jobs/.