Postdoctoral Researcher – Federated Learning Solutions
Insight SFI Research Centre For Data Analytics
Data Science Institute, College of Science and Engineering
Ref. No. University Of Galway 258-23
Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for a full-time, fixed-term position as a Postdoctoral Researcher with the Insight SFI Research Centre at the University of Galway.
This position is funded by Science Foundation Ireland, and is available from the 1st January 2024 for one year.
The successful candidate will be working with a team of around 10-15 researchers on a range of topics including federated learning, data management, machine and deep learning – ultimately aiming to design and develop cutting-edge technologies, algorithms, and system solutions for industry and society.
The successful candidate will:
Salary: Postdoctoral Researcher salary scale €42,783 – €54,965 per annum, (subject to the project’s funding limitations), and pro rata for shorter and/or part-time contracts.
The default position for all new public sector appointments is the 1st point of the salary scale. This may be reviewed, and consideration afforded to appointment at a higher point on the payscale (subject to the project’s funding limitations), where evidence of prior years’ equivalent experience is accepted in determining placement on the scale above point 1, subject to the maximum of the scale.
Start date: Position is available from 1st January 2024.
Continuing Professional Development/Training:
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Further information about Insight is available at www.insight-centre.org
Insight is the Science Foundation Ireland (SFI) Research Centre for Data Analytics. It is one of the largest data analytics centres in Europe. It seeks to derive value from Big Data and provides innovative technology solutions for industry and society by enabling better decision-making. It supports 450 researchers across the country in areas such as the Fundamentals of Data Science, Sensing and Actuation, Scaling Algorithms, Model Building, Multi Modal Analysis, Data Engineering and Governance, Decision Making and Trustworthy AI. More information on the Insight SFI Research Centre for Data Analytics is available at www.insight-centre.org
Galway is located on the beautiful west coast of Ireland, ‘between’ Europe and the USA, making it an ideal hub for national, European and international research.
Informal enquiries concerning the post may be made to Professor John G. Breslin, firstname.lastname@example.org
Applications to include a covering letter, CV, and the contact details of three referees should be sent, via e-mail (in word or PDF only) to John Breslin: email@example.com
Please put reference number University of Galway 258-23 in subject line of e-mail application.
Closing date for receipt of applications is 5.00 pm (Irish Time) 10th November 2023
We reserve the right to re-advertise or extend the closing date for this post.
University of Galway is an equal opportunities employer.
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