Research Associate on UKRI AI Hub Project

University of Oxford
July 15, 2024
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Research Associate on UKRI AI Hub Project

Computer Science - Wolfson Building, Parks Road, Oxford

We are hiring full-time research associates to work on UKRI AI Hub project, based at the Department of Computer Science. We are seeking a highly motivated researchers to work within the framework of the recently-launched EPSRC-funded national AI Hub to establish the Mathematical and Computational Foundations of AI.

The post holder will be key member of the UKRI AI Hub project, and particularly of its Theme D (Understanding Decision Making), which includes senior academics within the core team (Abate, De Giacomo, Kwiatkowska, and Parker), in the department of Computer Science and in the Mathematical institute at Oxford, as well as associate members at other institutions (hubs of the project) across the UK. The successful candidate is expected to play a central role in shaping the research on the Mathematical and Computational Foundations of AI, and research will in particular concentrate on Theme D, which focuses on “Understanding Decision Making”.

The post holder will be a member of research groups within the project, with responsibility for carrying out research, to provide guidance to junior members of the research groups including research assistants, PhD students, and students on projects. The post holder will also have an opportunity to engage in teaching.

You will hold a PhD in Computer Science, Mathematics or related discipline. You will possess sufficient specialist knowledge across relevant areas of the project and ability to contribute ideas for new research projects and research income generation

Applicants will be required to upload a supporting statement, setting out how you meet the selection criteria.

The closing date for applications is 12 noon on 15 July 2024. Interviews are expected to be held in July.

We are a Stonewall Top 100 Employer, Living Wage and Mindful Employer, holding an Athena Swan Bronze Award, HR excellence in Research and Race Equality Charter Bronze Award.

Our staff and students come from all over the world and we proudly promote a friendly and inclusive culture. Diversity is positively encouraged, through diversity groups and champions, for example https:// www. cs.ox.ac.uk/aboutus/women-cs-oxford/index.html , as well as a number of family-friendly policies, such as the right to apply for flexible working and support for staff returning from periods of extended absence, for example shared parental leave.

Demonstrating a commitment to provide equality of opportunity. We would particularly welcome applications from women and black and minority ethnic applicants who are currently under-represented within the Computer Science Department. All applicants will be judged on merit, according to the selection criteria.

Contact Person : HR Coordinator Vacancy ID : 173346 Contact Phone : Closing Date & Time : 15-Jul-2024 12:00 Pay Scale : STANDARD GRADE 7 Contact Email : [email protected] Salary (£) : Grade 7: Salary £36,024 – £44,263 p.a. with the potential to under-fill at Grade 6 with salaries in the range of £32,332 - £38,205 p.a.

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