Research Fellow - School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering & Computer Science

Belfast, Northern Ireland
£35,333 per annum
20 Feb 2023
End of advertisement period
20 Mar 2023
Contract Type
Fixed Term, Permanent
Full Time

Job Description:

The School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering & Computer Science (EEECS) at Queen’s University Belfast, is seeking a highly productive, ambitious, and collaborative member of the Advanced Research and Engineering Centre (ARC). The Research Fellow will join this vibrant network to drive future innovations in technology.   

The Research Fellow will explore operable business processes over a complex network covering multiple data sources. They will expand the understanding of the risk landscape and generate valid methods that can replace existing clause approaches with comprehensive and novel AI-assisted strategies that dynamically adjust the criteria without affecting the system's accuracy and reduce false positives in the risk flagging system.   

Opportunities to be considered for a 12-month placement at PwC may be made available.  

The successful candidate must have, and your application should clearly demonstrate you have: 

  • 2.1 Honours Degree (or equivalent) in Applied Mathematics, Computer Science, Electronics, Electrical Engineering, or a closely related discipline.
  • Obtained or be about to obtain a PhD in Computer Science, Applied Mathematics, Electronics, Electrical Engineering, Physics.   

Relevant experience to include:

  • 3 years’ research experience in at least one of the following: risk assessment, AI-modelling, business networks.
  • 1-3+ years of experience developing risk assessment systems.
  • Demonstrable experience of software development (preferably (but not limited to) C/C++/Python/Java/C#).
  • Experience of working in a research team to develop and promote a 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 on the Candidate Information link below.  

This is a fixed term contact for 3 years. 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 (Black, Asian, Minority Ethnic and International Staff Network) 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/diversitywww.qub.ac.uk/qgi and www.qub.ac.uk/sites/StaffGateway/StaffNetworks/.

Informal enquiries may be directed to Professor Hui Wang at h.wang@qub.ac.uk.

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