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Research Fellow in Trustworthy AI

Belfast, Northern Ireland
£37,841 per annum
Closing date
17 Jun 2024

The Centre for Secure Technologies, in the School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at Queen's University Belfast is seeking to recruit an exceptional candidate to the post of Research Fellow in the area of Trustworthy AI.

The post holder will be expected to conduct research into advanced machine learning techniques and their trustworthiness (security/privacy/reliability) for use in hardware security and will contribute to the planning and delivery of research project activities associated with the Research Institute in Secure Hardware and Embedded Systems (RISE).

About the person:

Essential Criteria:

  • 2:1 Honours degree in Computer Science/Electrical and Electronic Engineering/ Mathematics (or related discipline)
  • PhD in in Computer Science, Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Mathematics, or a related discipline (or near completion).
  • Recent relevant research experience in machine learning/deep learning.
  • Strong publication record commensurate with career stage and experience.

To be successful at shortlisting stage, please ensure you clearly evidence in your application how you meet the essential and, where applicable, desirable criteria listed in the Candidate Information.

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.

What we offer:

Beyond a competitive salary, the University offers an attractive benefits package including a holiday entitlement of up to 8.4 weeks a year, pension schemes and development opportunities. We support staff wellbeing with flexible working options, work-life balance initiatives and support for physical and mental health. You can find more detail on all of this and more at

Queen's University is committed to promoting equality of opportunity to all. We subscribe to Equality Charter Marks such as the Diversity Charter Mark NI and Athena Swan and have established staff networks such as iRise (Black, Asian, Minority Ethnic and International Staff Network) and PRISM (LGBTQ+) which help us progress equality.

For further information on our commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion, please visit

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