Post-doctoral Research Fellow

Dublin, Leinster (IE)
€39,522 - €45,690 per annum
09 Aug 2022
End of advertisement period
19 Aug 2022
Contract Type
Full Time

Applications are invited for a Temporary 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 October 2022 on research projects, funded by Industrial Partners and the European Commission. The projects are in the general area of Machine Learning, Data Analytics and Recommender Systems. This is a fixed term position until the end of September 2024 with potential to be renewed for another year. The projects may require close collaboration with industry partners.


The primary purpose of the role is to work on the design and development of models and tools for machine-learning based data processing, data analytics and recommender systems in various domains, such as energy, environment, health and fitness. It is expected that the successful candidate will develop new or advanced research artefacts associated with various research projects and will publish in top level peer-reviewed academic venues.

This is a research focused role, where the successful candidate will conduct a specified programme of research supported by research training and development under the supervision and direction of a Principal Investigator. In this role, there will be an opportunity to further develop research skills and competencies and to develop skills in research-led teaching. This includes the processes of publication in peer-reviewed academic publications, the development of funding proposals and the mentorship of graduate students.

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work with a team of world-class experts in Data Analytics, Machine Learning and Recommender Systems in ambitious research and development projects. The candidate will contribute to the success of the projects and to the improvement of the team's skills and expertise.

Salary range: €39,522 - €45,690 per annum

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

Closing date: 17:00hrs (local Irish time) on 19th 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:

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