UCD Post-doctoral Research Fellow

Dublin, Leinster (IE)
18 May 2022
End of advertisement period
01 Jun 2022
Contract Type
Full Time

A post-doctoral research fellow in computer science is sought to join an interdisciplinary, multinational team, to develop better risk communication tools for urban dwellers at risk of flooding. The position is funded through the international, multi-disciplinary collaboration "UrbanARK: Assessment, Risk Management, & Knowledge for Coastal Flood Risk Management in Urban Areas", a US-Ireland R&D Programme Funded project that will bring together teams from New York University (NYU) in the US, Queens University Belfast in Northern Ireland, and University College Dublin in Ireland. 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 Investigators. 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. In addition to the Principal Duties and Responsibilities listed below, the successful candidate will also carry out the following duties specific to this project: * develop new algorithms and software modules for creating an advanced cloud-based storage model combined with new methods for parallel query processing. * build a cloud-based spatial-temporal database for 3 locales to efficiently store, curate, and query dense high-resolution spatial data sets. * develop an interactive web-based Graphical User Interface that enables users to query the database and display the results in a user-friendly way both in terms of use and intuitive display and analysis of the results. Fixed Salary €39,522 per annum Closing date: 17:00hrs (local Irish time) on 1st June 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.

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