Postdoctoral Researcher: Trustworthiness for AI and Data
Insight Centre for Data Analytics
Ref. No. NUIG RES 113-22
Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for a full-time fixed term 24 month contract position as Postdoctoral Researcher with the Insight Centre for Data Analytics at the National University of Ireland Galway.
The Postdoctoral researcher post is funded through the Horizon Europe project “Adra-e” that has been granted by the European Union. This project is highly interdisciplinary as it supports the advancement of AI, Data and Robotics related industries and businesses in Europe on an unprecedented scale with a European approach that optimizes economic benefits combined with European and global standards of our civil society that include responsibility, participation, and ethical principles. The consortium comprises includes 15 European partners including academic partners such as INRIA, DFKI and University of Amsterdam, and global companies including Siemens and Atos.
The Postdoctoral researcher will be expected to perform a leading role in Adra-e within an established group of researchers and PhD students focusing on AI and Data analytics, as well as a long tradition of applying this expertise in various domains, including healthcare, education, sustainability, smart cities, privacy, and digital humanities.
The Postdoctoral researcher will be the lead researcher on the Adra-e to support trustworthy AI and Data technologies. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to shape the trustworthy AI and Data landscape within Europe, develop tools to support the understanding of the performance of trustworthy AI and Data technologies, and support stakeholder awareness and education. You will participate in cross-consortium meetings with academic and industry project partners and engage within external events with stakeholders in the European AI and Data Ecosystem.
The successful candidate will be based in the Insight SFI Research Centre for Data Analytics at NUI Galway. The candidate will be supported in their professional development, be able to avail of a range of career level focussed training opportunities, have the potential to publish research findings in leading journals and international events.
The successful candidates will be expected to:
Regarding experience and qualifications, candidates must have:
Salary: €39,523 to €51,035 per annum pro rata for shorter and/or part-time contracts (public sector pay policy rules pertaining to new entrants will apply).
Start date: Position is available from July 1st 2022
Continuing Professional Development/Training:
Researchers at NUI Galway are encouraged to avail of a range of training and development opportunities designed to support their personal career development plans. NUI Galway provides continuing professional development supports for all researchers seeking to build their own career pathways either within or beyond academia. Researchers are encouraged to engage with our Researcher Development Centre (RDC) upon commencing employment – see www.nuigalway.ie/rdc for further information.
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Further information about the Insight SFI Research Centre for Data Analytics is available at www.insight-centre.org
Informal enquiries concerning the post may be made to Professor Edward Curry
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 Edward Curry: email@example.com
Please put reference number NUIG-113-22 in subject line of e-mail application.
The closing date for receipt of applications is 5 pm on 9th June 2022.
We reserve the right to re-advertise or extend the closing date for this post.
National University of Ireland, Galway is an equal opportunities employer.
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