QUEENS UNIVERSITY BELFAST

Research Fellow, Parallel / Distributed Programming

Location
Belfast, Northern Ireland
Salary
£35,333 per annum
Posted
08 Aug 2022
End of advertisement period
29 Aug 2022
Ref
22/110079
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
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 Fellow to join the QUB RIED Programme team on our exciting programme to Re-Imagine Engineering Design.

Our vision is to create a smart integrated design methodology that generates product and manufacturing systems simultaneously. Working in partnership with other UK universities and industry leaders, you will be responsible for providing distributed software to support the integration of design and manufacturing systems. This will involve development of agent-based software models to support autonomous interaction among design components; and development of scalable software to support management of large populations of design solutions. You will work in partnership with other Researchers in QUB, York and Loughborough delivering a team solution for the whole programme.

The RIED Programme Team operates on a foundation of inclusivity and openness, and you will have opportunity to be part of an exemplary team environment and a career development programme with an exceptional technical and leadership experience. This is an opportunity like no other working with leading academics and industry partners who are leaders in their fields.The successful candidate must have, and your application should clearly demonstrate you:

  • Have a 2.1 Honours Degree (or equivalent) in Computer Science or closely related subject
  • Have, or be about to obtain a PhD in Computer Science
  • Have at least 3 years relevant research experience to include:
    • Undertaking research and development in the area of parallel/distributed computing and software
    • Working effectively as part of a research team in the development and promotion of the research theme
    • Strong publication record, commensurate with stage of career.

Please note the above are not an exhaustive list. For further information about the role including the essential and desirable criteria please click the Candidate Information below.This post is fixed term for 36 months.

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.

Queen’s University is committed to promoting equality of opportunity to all. We have created an inclusive culture by establishing staff networks such as iRise (Race) and PRISM (LGBTQ+) which help us 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/diversity; www.qub.ac.uk/qgi and www.qub.ac.uk/sites/StaffGateway/StaffNetworks/

Enquiries may be directed to Prof Mark Price- M.Price@qub.ac.uk
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