Postdoctoral Researcher- High-Performance Computing and Data Engineering
INSIGHT SFI Research Centre For Data Analytics
Data Science Institute, College Of Science and Engineering
Ref. No. University of Galway 259-23
Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for a full-time, fixed-term position as a Postdoctoral Researcher with the Insight SFI Research Centre in a collaborative project between the Atlantic Technological University and the University of Galway.
This position is funded by Science Foundation Ireland, and is available from the 1st December 2023 for one year.
The successful candidate will be working with a team of researchers across our two project partners (Atlantic Technological University and the University of Galway) on a range of topics including high-performance computing services, data processing and acquisition, data management, data lakes, and data spaces – ultimately aiming to design and develop cutting-edge technologies, algorithms, and system solutions for industry and society.
Dr Michael McCann, Senior Lecturer, is project partner Co-Lead from the Atlantic Technological University in Letterkenny, County Donegal. The other project partner Co-Lead is Professor John Breslin, a Principal Investigator with the Insight SFI Research Centre for Data Analytics at the University of Galway. It is envisaged that the candidate will be located in ATU’s Letterkenny Campus with travel to Insight Galway also when necessary.
The successful candidate will:
Essential Requirements: (i.e. criteria for shortlisting)
Salary: Postdoctoral Researcher salary scale €42,782 – €54,965, (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 December 2023.
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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
Letterkenny and Galway are located on the beautiful northern and western coasts of Ireland, ‘between’ Europe and the USA, making it an ideal hub for national, European and international research.
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 Prof. John Breslin: firstname.lastname@example.org
Please put reference number University of Galway 259-23 in subject line of e-mail application.
Closing date for receipt of applications is 5.00 pm (Irish Time) 7th November 2023
We reserve the right to re-advertise or extend the closing date for this post.
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