Postdoctoral Research Fellow (Signal Processing and Artificial Intelligence)

Paisley, Renfrewshire (GB)
£38,592 - £46,047 per annum, pro rata
14 Nov 2022
End of advertisement period
30 Nov 2022
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Part Time

School of Computing, Engineering & Physical Sciences
Paisley Campus 

Postdoctoral Research Fellow (Signal Processing and Artificial Intelligence) – REQ001883
AC2: £38,592 - £46,047 per annum, pro rata
2 POSTS: Part time (0.5 FTE), 17.5 hours per week
Fixed Term for 6 months

2 POSTS - Postdoctoral Research Fellow – (Signal Processing and Artificial Intelligence)
The School of Computing, Engineering & Physical Sciences (CEPS) at UWS is well established and an internationally recognised academic centre. The School has extensive expertise in research and development and collaborative working relationships with multinational companies. 

We are seeking to recruit a talented Research Fellow to develop integrated concept demonstrators for showcasing in national and international events. This will help to establish new links with industry and research institutes/universities whilst providing test bed platforms for on-going research projects/collaborations.

Internationally recognised academic support will be provided by a close community of industry-focused inter-disciplinary research groups (AVCN and AHCSE) and the successful applicant should exhibit entrepreneurial flair, and proactively communicate with researchers throughout the University.

The successful candidate should have the following:

  • PhD (or close to PhD completion) with a relevant degree that combines aspects of software development. 
  • Demonstrable experience in algorithms development and implementation with C++, Phyton or MATLAB.
  • Comprehensive experience and skills in scientific writing particularly with reports and publications
  • Considerable experience of making oral presentations at conferences, workshops, and meetings
  • Experience with Artificial Intelligence, Big Data, and Vision processing

UWS was named Higher Educational Institution of the Year in The Herald Higher Education Awards 2022 and is officially ranked by Times Higher Education in the top 600 universities worldwide (2022 World University Rankings) as well as in the top 150 universities worldwide under 50 years old (2022 Young University Rankings). University of the West of Scotland is one of Scotland’s largest and most dynamic modern universities. Our reach across the country, together with our London campus, means that UWS is a significant force in global knowledge creation, innovation, and a leading provider of undergraduate, postgraduate and research degree education. Our degrees provide students with a transformational experience; equipping them with highly sought-after graduate skills that set them up for global success in world-leading sectors, industries and businesses. 

With cutting-edge courses, modern pedagogy and practical knowledge, we enable our students and staff to experience the joy of learning, teaching, research and innovation, and apply their knowledge for the benefit of others. 
The School of Computing, Engineering & Physical Sciences offers industry-focussed teaching and research opportunities that deliver solutions to real-world problems. You will join an innovative and supportive team, playing a key role in driving forward our ambition to deliver transformational change, through outputs that have a tangible, early and positive impact on society across the globe. Our students benefit from state-of-the-art facilities, extensive expertise in research and development, and our robust collaborations with multinational companies across the world. Find out more about our School of Computing, Engineering & Physical Sciences. 

We offer our staff a caring and supportive environment, across five campuses, and a competitive benefits package which includes: 

  • 35 days of annual leave, plus a further 12 days for public/university holidays
  • 19.3% employer’s pension contribution, including death in service benefits on joining the pension scheme
  • A flexible approach to working pattern and work-life balance
  • Employee discount scheme across 3,500 retailers
  • Fitness facilities across our campuses
  • Access to a range of health and wellbeing resources, including occupational health, physiotherapy and access to our Employee Assistance Programme 
  • Professional, career and research development opportunities.

Informal enquiries can be made by contacting Professor Naeem Ramzan at:

Further information, including details of how to apply are available at

Closing Date:     Wednesday 30th November 2022

Interview Date:     Wednesday 14th December 2022

The University reserves the right to shorten/extend the closing date of any position where a high/low volume of suitable applications are received. Therefore, if you are interested in this role, an early application would be encouraged.

UWS is committed to equality and diversity and welcomes applications from underrepresented groups. 
UWS is a “Disability Confident” employer.
University of the West of Scotland is a registered Scottish charity, no. SC002520.