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Position: Research Fellow
Institution: University College London
Department: Computer Science
Location: London, United Kingdom
Duties: The postdoc will pursue research projects on the intersection of Information Retrieval, Natural Language Processing and Machine Learning where humans and computational technology jointly achieve system-wide goals. The postdoc will work on the “Task Based Information Retrieval” EPSRC project together with one more postdoc and two PhD students. The final goal of the project is to devise systems that collaborate with humans and provide assistance in completing complex tasks
Requirements: Candidates should have a PhD (or equivalent qualification) or have held a previous postdoctoral position in machine learning, user modelling, knowledge base construction, or closely related areas. Knowledge on machine learning (in particular deep learning) is essential (as demonstrated by a strong publication record), and knowledge of recommendation systems, user modelling and personalization techniques are highly desirable
   
Text: Research Fellow, - Ref:1772065 Click here to go back to search results Apply Now UCL Department / Division Computer Science Location of position London Grade 7 Hours Full Time Salary (inclusive of London allowance) ?35,328 - ?38,303 per annum Duties and Responsibilities The Department of Computer Science at the University College London (UCL) has a vacancy for a Postdoctoral Research Associate to work in the group of Prof. Emine Yilmaz. The postdoc will pursue research projects on the intersection of Information Retrieval, Natural Language Processing and Machine Learning where humans and computational technology jointly achieve system-wide goals. The postdoc will work on the ?Task Based Information Retrieval? EPSRC project together with one more postdoc and two PhD students. The final goal of the project is to devise systems that collaborate with humans and provide assistance in completing complex tasks. This post is funded for 3 years in the first instance. Key Requirements Candidates should have a PhD (or equivalent qualification) or have held a previous postdoctoral position in machine learning, user modelling, knowledge base construction, or closely related areas. Knowledge on machine learning (in particular deep learning) is essential (as demonstrated by a strong publication record), and knowledge of recommendation systems, user modelling and personalization techniques are highly desirable. Appointment at Grade 7 is dependent upon having been awarded a PhD; if this is not the case, initial appointment will be at research assistant Grade 6B (salary ?30,922 - ?32,607 per annum) with payment at Grade 7 being backdated to the date of final submission of the PhD thesis. Further Details A job description and person specification can be accessed at the bottom of this page. To apply for the vacancy please click on the ?Apply Now? button below. If you have any queries regarding the vacancy or the application process, please contact Emine Yilmaz, emine.yilmaz@ucl.ac.uk . UCL Taking Action for Equality Closing Date 7 Jan 2019 Latest time for the submission of applications 23:59 Interview date TBC Our department holds an Athena SWAN Silver award, in recognition of our commitment and demonstrable impact in advancing gender equality. This appointment is subject to UCL Terms and Conditions of Service for Research and Support Staff. Please use these links to find out more about UCL working life including the benefits we offer and UCL Terms and Conditions related to this job. Job Description & Person Specification Apply Now
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