Research Fellow in Computer and Information Sciences
Department: Computer and Information Sciences
Faculty: Faculty of Science
Salary Range: £39,992 - £49,149
Closing Date: 10 June 2018
Applications are invited for a Research Fellow within the Department of Computer and Information Sciences to work as part of the Digital Health and Wellbeing Team. As a Research Fellow, under the general guidance of Professor Roma Maguire, you will engage as an independent researcher in individual and collaborative research, establishing a distinctive programme of research and disseminating results through regular publications in high impact journals, books and conference proceedings. You will apply, as Principal Investigator and/or Co-Investigator, to appropriate external bodies for research funding and manage grants awarded. You will manage a research team (students and staff), providing direction, support and guidance and you will participate in and develop external networks to foster research collaborations, to inform the development of research objectives and to identify potential sources of funding. You will develop knowledge exchange activities by, for example, establishing research links with industry and influencing public policy and the professions and you will collaborate with colleagues to ensure that research advances inform departmental teaching effort, including contributing to relevant teaching programmes as appropriate. You will carry out Department/School, Faculty and/or University administrative and management functions, for example through membership of committees and engage in continuous professional development.
To be considered for the role, you will be educated to a minimum of PhD level in an appropriate discipline and have significant relevant experience in digital health in addition to a relevant degree. You will have research interests consistent with the strategic direction of the Department/School, a body of published research in high quality publications demonstrating standards of excellence, and an ability to develop research proposals and to attract funding and research students, as appropriate to the discipline, including experience of contributing to grant applications. You will have an ability to plan and organise research programmes, to ensure successful completion and you will have experience of planning and organising workloads, including the ability to supervise and delegate work. You will have some experience of teaching at undergraduate and/or postgraduate levels, an ability to work within a team environment and to lead teams and excellent interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to listen, engage and persuade, and to present complex information in an accessible way to a range of audiences.
For informal enquiries, please contact Professor Roma Maguire at firstname.lastname@example.org or on 0141 548 3589.
Interviews have been provisionally scheduled for week commencing 18 June 2018.