LOCATION British Library, London
CONTRACT TYPE Fixed Term
PLACED ON 16 October 2020
CLOSES 15 November 2020
The Alan Turing Institute
The Alan Turing Institute is the UK’s national institute for data science and artificial intelligence. The Institute is named in honour of the scientist Alan Turing and its mission is to make great leaps in data science and artificial intelligence research in order to change the world for the better.
We are seeking to recruit a postdoctoral Research Associate to join a team of investigators and other research associates which includes the contacts listed below as well as Paul Fearnhead (Lancaster), Christophe Andrieu (Bristol), Arnaud Doucet (Oxford), Mark Girolami (Cambridge and Turing) and Mark Briers (Turing), Anthony Lee (Bristol and Turing), Chris Holmes (Oxford and Turing) and Alex Mijatovic (Warwick and Turing).
We are seeking applications specifically in the areas of the methodology and applications of Computational Statistics to Data Centric Engineering https://www.turing.ac.uk/research/research-programmes/data-centric-engineering.
The postholder will work directly with the investigators to undertake and support the research necessary to achieve the specific aims within this grant. This will include, for example, publishing in leading statistical/application journals, presentation of research at workshops and conferences, developing code implementing new statistical methods, and active involvement in project meetings.
The Research Associate will work closely with the project investigators with the aim:
For a full breakdown of duties and responsibilities please download a copy of the full Job Description from our jobs portal.
For full details please download a copy of the full Job Description from our jobs portal.
This full-time post is offered on a fixed-term basis for 30 months starting in January 2021. The annual salary is £35,000-£41,000 (dependent on skills and experience) plus excellent benefits, including flexible working and family friendly policies, https://www.turing.ac.uk/work-turing/why-work-turing/employee-benefits
If you are interested in this opportunity, please click the apply button below. You will need to register on the applicant portal and complete the application form including your CV, covering letter and contact details for your referees. If you have questions about the role or would like to apply using a different format, please contact them on 0203 862 3575 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Equality Diversity and Inclusion
The Alan Turing Institute is committed to creating an environment where diversity is valued and everyone is treated fairly. In accordance with the Equality Act, we welcome applications from anyone who meets the specific criteria of the post regardless of age, disability, ethnicity, gender reassignment, marital or civil partnership status, pregnancy and maternity, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation. Reasonable adjustments are available to support candidates through the application and interview process.
Please note all offers of employment are subject to continuous eligibility to work in the UK and satisfactory pre-employment security screening which includes a DBS Check.Continue reading
|Title||Research Associate, Computational Statistics in Engineering|
|Employer||The Alan Turing Institute|
|Job location||British Library, 96 Euston Road, NW1 2DB London|
|Published||October 16, 2020|
|Application deadline||November 15, 2020|
|Job types||Researcher  |
|Fields||Algorithms,   Statistics,   Computational Mathematics,   Stochastics  |