Senior Data Scientist, CeADAR

Dublin, Leinster (IE)
63,000 - 75,000 per annum
20 Jan 2023
End of advertisement period
03 Feb 2023
Contract Type
Full Time

Applications are invited for the position of Senior Data Scientist 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 (>6 years). Individuals in this role are expected to have proven experience applying artificial intelligence, machine learning, computational statistics, and statistics to specific problems, particularly in areas such as deep learning, graphical models, reinforcement learning, computer perception, natural language processing and data representation.

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. We are very passionate about applying ML algorithms and have productised everything from classic supervised models to cutting-edge unsupervised clustering algorithms to novel applications of transformer neural networks. We test and measure the real customer impact of each model we deploy.

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 Innovation & Development 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.

Equality, Diversity and Inclusion: UCD is committed to creating an inclusive environment where diversity is celebrated, and everyone is afforded equality of opportunity. To that end the university adheres to a range of equality, diversity and inclusion policies. We encourage applicants to consult those policies here . We welcome applications from everyone, including those who identify with any of the protected characteristics that are set out in our Equality, Diversity and Inclusion policy.

Salary range: 63,000 - 75,000 per annum

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

Closing date: 17:00hrs (local Irish time) on 3rd of February 2023

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: