Data Scientist, School of Computer Science

Dublin, Leinster (IE)
€53,000 - €63,000 per annum
03 Oct 2022
End of advertisement period
17 Oct 2022
Contract Type
Full Time

Applications are invited for a Specified Purpose post (Est. circa 12mths - initially) of a Data Scientist within UCD School of Computer Science - CeADAR.

Applications are invited for the position of Data Scientist II in CeADAR - Ireland's Centre for Applied Data Analytics & Artificial Intelligence. CeADAR is seeking an experienced individual who has a demonstrated successful track record in data science in research industry settings (>4 years). Individuals in this role are expected to have proven experience applying artificial intelligence, machine learning, computational statistics, and statistics to real world problems.

The ideal candidate will have a keen interest in contributing to the development of proof of concepts to allow companies to leverage the benefits of state-of-the-art AI algorithms. Relevant areas of interest include: deep learning, explainable AI, computer vision, privacy preserving machine learning, reinforcement learning, natural language processing, self and semi-supervised learning, active learning and the application of ML/AI approaches to earth observation and remote sensing data.

This is an opportunity to work on a number of diverse and exciting projects in the area of data science with real application to a variety of verticals in the industry sector both at national and EU level, including the start-up ecosystem.

The individual will be part of CeADAR's Applied Research Group, participating in projects demanding skills in applied data science for the development of machine learning solutions for industry. CeADAR is based in University College Dublin and is funded by the government to help the companies embrace AI. CeADAR is also the designated European Digital Innovation Hub for AI in Ireland, and thus works extensively in Europe. The applied research at CeADAR covers broad aspects of AI and data analytics using advanced machine learning to deal with structured and unstructured data coming from many different sectors.

This is an exciting opportunity to be involved in this strategic and nationally important area of AI and Analytics where CeADAR is shaping the strategy at national and EU level.

Salary range: €53,000 - €63,000 per annum

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

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

Prior to application, further information (including application procedure) should be obtained from the Work at UCD website:

UCD do not require assistance from Recruitment Agencies. Any CV's submitted by Recruitment Agencies will be returned.