This is an exciting opportunity for computer science postgraduates and postdocs to lead a project that will apply cutting edge research in data science in a brand new way to the recruitment industry. With full support from computer science experts at UCL and the company partner, global Software as a Service provider Oleeo plc, the KTP Associate will develop an intelligent mathematical model that can identify the best candidate applications for a certain vacancy.
This will involve using advanced machine learning, recruitment dataset analysis and network science techniques to generate real impact in Oleeo’s fast-moving business environment.
Plus, the successful candidate will be part of the prestigious 40-year-old national Knowledge Transfer Partnership programme offering a dedicated professional development budget, a network of fellow Associates from many disciplines and training and mentoring opportunities.
Find out more about KTPs here: https://ktn-uk.co.uk/programmes/knowledge-transfer-partnerships
The post is funded until 29th November 2021 in the first instance however there may be potential to continue with the company partner following the completion of the KTP project.
This role offers a springboard to a career in both industry and academia to postgraduates and postdocs in Computer Science, Data Science, Machine Learning and related disciplines. The successful candidate will get to apply their Python programming, machine learning, network science, mathematical and statistical analysis skills on a daily basis to a cutting edge data analysis and exploration project.
Strong communication skills, a collaborative attitude and good project management skills will ensure the KTP Associate fully enjoys the benefits of their unique position at the interface between industry and academia, including their close access to computer science experts from both.
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 with payment at Grade 7 being backdated to the date of final submission of the PhD thesis.
Applicants should apply online. To access further details about the position and how to apply please click on the ‘Apply’ button above.
If you have any queries regarding the vacancy or the application process, please contact Jun Wang (Junwang@cs.ucl.ac.uk)
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