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Postdoctoral Research Assistant - QMUL16072

Department: School of Electronic Engineering & Computer Science
Salary: £37,411 - £41,682 per annum (Grade 4)
Reference: QMUL16072
Location: Mile End
Date posted: 19-Sep-2018
Closing date: 21-Oct-2018

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The School of Electronic Engineering and Computer Science at Queen Mary, University of London is seeking to appoint a Postdoctoral Research Associate to work in research projects with partners from academia and industry from different EU countries.


The purpose of this role will be to undertake research and development in software engineering for multimedia big data analysis originated in security related applications. Specifically, to undertake work in collaboration with and under the supervision of the PI in order to realise the objectives and development of the research programme in the EU funded Projects Magneto and Persona.


Applicants are expected to demonstrate substantial experience of working with large cooperative EU funded projects, specifically FP7 and H2020 projects in the security and media domains. In this context substantial knowledge and experience in R&D related to EU projects should be demonstrated by proven participation as key researcher in several full EU funded projects. Significant experience in research related to solving problems in multimedia big data analysis originated in security related applications is also an essential requirement. A PhD in Computer Science, Electric/Electronic Engineering or a related topic and substantial demonstrated experience in postdoctoral research related to image and video processing algorithms and their computational implementations are also essential for this post.


The post is full time fixed term appointment for 24 months with an expected start date of 01 January 2019. Starting salary will be in the range of £37,411 - £41,682 per annum, inclusive of London Allowance. Benefits include 30 days annual leave, pension scheme and interest-free season ticket loan.  This post may be extended beyond its current end date subject to further funding approval.


Candidates must be able to demonstrate their eligibility to work in the UK in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006. Where required this may include entry clearance or continued leave to remain under the Points Based Immigration Scheme.


Informal enquiries should be addressed to Prof. Ebroul Izquierdo at or on +44 (0) 020 7882 5354


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Candidates are kindly requested to upload documents totaling no more than 10 pages.

Please note large documents, e.g. PhD thesis/Research papers, are not forwarded to the interview panel.


The closing date for applications is 21 October 2018.  Interviews are expected to be held shortly thereafter.


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