Research Assistant, School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering & Computer Science

Belfast, Northern Ireland
£28,756 - £30,497 per annum
23 May 2022
End of advertisement period
13 Jun 2022
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Job description

The School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering & Computer Science (EEECS) at Queen’s University Belfast, is currently seeking to appoint an exceptional candidate to the post of Research Assistant.

The post holder will be an active member of Dr Neil Anderson, Prof Ruth Hunter and Dr Leondro Garcia’s research project which is focused on the impact of urban design on non-communicable diseases such as cancers, heart disease and diabetes in the UK and Australia and will work collaboratively to develop an interactive web-based toolkit for evidence-informed decision making.

This post is available Full time for 16 months or until 31 August 2023.

The successful candidate must have and your CV/Cover letter (or application form) should clearly demonstrate you have:

  • A relevant primary degree (1st or 2:1 classification) related to the duties of the post such as computer science, data science, data analytics

Demonstrable recent experience of:

  • Full stack web-based development.
  • Data manipulation, use of R or Python.

*Please note the above are not an exhaustive list.* For further information about the role including the essential and desirable criteria click on the 'Candidate Information' link below.

Fixed term contract posts are available for the stated period in the first instance but in particular circumstances may be renewed or made permanent subject to availability of funding.

At Queen’s our people are at the heart of everything we do. As a staff member you will become part of a vibrant organisational culture, which will provide you with the opportunity to achieve your full potential and enhance your career through a continuous focus on learning and development.

We offer an excellent employment package that includes:

  • Great terms & conditions
  • Pension schemes
  • Flexible working by enabling you to design your working week in collaboration with your manager through a blend of remote and office working                              
  • Family-friendly initiatives
  • Career development opportunities
  • Support for health & mental wellbeing
  • Generous holiday entitlement (made up of 23 days annual leave, 10 closure days and 9 bank holidays)

Queen’s University is committed to promoting equality of opportunity to all. We have created an inclusive culture by establishing various staff networks such as iRise and PRISM which help us to progress equality.

We also subscribe to Equality Charter Marks such as the Diversity Charter Mark NI in addition to Athena Swan. For further information on our commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion, please visit:  www.qub.ac.uk/diversitywww.qub.ac.uk/qgi and www.qub.ac.uk/sites/StaffGateway/StaffNetworks/

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