Research Scientist

Dublin, Leinster (IE)
€39,133 - €50,529 per annum
11 Jul 2022
End of advertisement period
29 Aug 2022
Contract Type
Full Time

Applications are invited for a Temporary post of a Research Scientist within UCD School of Business

As part of the GUARD project (Drug Interdiction using Smart Drones) we are undertaking research in artificial intelligence and machine learning as components of the smart drone systems including vision and flight-planning tasks. Technologies under consideration include evolutionary computation and neural networks. The GUARD Project is funded under the Disruptive Technologies Innovation Fund managed by the Department of Enterprise, Trade and Employment and administered by Enterprise Ireland.

The successful candidate will be an integral part of a team working collaboratively on the project and will join the UCD Natural Computing Research & Applications Group, which is based in the UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School in Blackrock, Co. Dublin, Ireland. An essential part of the project will be spending time collaborating with the partners of the GUARD project consortium.

This is an advanced academic research scientist role, where you will conduct a specified programme of research under the supervision and direction of the Principal Investigator and will also require capacity for independent and self-directed research and scholarship and its management.

Salary Range: €39,133 - €50,529 per annum

Salary offered will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Closing date: 17:00hrs (local Irish time) on 29TH August 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: