Applications are invited for a Specified Purpose post (Est. circa 13mths – initially) of a Senior Research Data Scientist (X2) within UCD School of Computer Science / CeADAR.
CeADAR is seeking an experienced individual who has a demonstrated successful track record in data science in research and industry settings (>6 years). Individuals in this role are expected to have proven experience researching and applying artificial intelligence, machine learning, computational statistics, and statistics to specific problems, particularly in areas such as deep learning, graphical models, reinforcement learning, computer perception, natural language processing and data representation. The ideal candidate will have a keen interest in contributing to the development of proof of concepts to allow companies to leverage the benefits of state-of-the-art AI algorithms.
We are very passionate about applying ML algorithms and have productised everything from classic supervised models to cutting-edge unsupervised clustering algorithms to novel applications of transformer neural networks. We test and measure the real customer impact of each model we deploy.
This is an opportunity to work on a number of diverse and exciting projects in the area of data science with real application to a variety of verticals in the industry sector both at national and EU level, including the start-up ecosystem. The individual will be part of CeADAR’s Innovation & Development Group, participating in projects demanding skills in applied data science for the development of machine learning solutions for industry.
CeADAR is based in University College Dublin and is funded by the government to help the companies embrace AI. CeADAR is also the designated European Digital Innovation Hub for AI in Ireland, and thus works extensively in Europe. The applied research at CeADAR covers broad aspects of AI and data analytics using advanced machine learning to deal with structured and unstructured data coming from many different sectors. This is an exciting opportunity to be involved in this strategic and nationally important area of AI and Analytics where CeADAR is shaping the strategy at national and EU level.
Salary range: €66,000 – €80,000 per annum
Appointment on the above range will be dependent upon qualifications and experience.
Closing date: 17:00hrs (local Irish time) on 7th September 2022.
Applications must be submitted by the closing date and time specified. Any applications which are still in progress at the closing time of 17:00hrs (Local Irish Time) on the specified closing date will be cancelled automatically by the system. UCD are unable to accept late applications.
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UCD is committed to creating an inclusive environment where diversity is celebrated, and everyone is afforded equality of opportunity. To that end the university adheres to a range of equality, diversity and inclusion policies. We encourage applicants to consult those policies here https://www.ucd.ie/equality/ . We welcome applications from everyone, including those who identify with any of the protected characteristics that are set out in our Equality, Diversity and Inclusion policy.
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0002633641 Senior Research Data Scientists