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Research Assistant I, LONDON

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Location:

LONDON, United Kingdom 

Job Category:

Engineering

Salary:

28,014 - 33,719 per year

EU work permit required:

Yes
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Job Views:

49

Posted:

19.09.2017

Expiry Date:

03.11.2017
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Job Description:

UNIVERSITY COLLEGE LONDON

 

Job Description

 

 

Job Title:                              Research Assistant

 

Department:                      Computer Science

 

Reports to                           Prof. Niloy Mitra

 

Grade:                                  Grade 6

 

Duration                              4 months

 

 

Main Purpose

 

The postholder will be required to carry out research in the area of shape analysis, including designing and running experiments, recording, analysing and writing up the results ( as part of the SmartGeometry team ) .

 

 

Duties and Responsibilities

 

•             To contribute to the design of a range of experiments in relation to the DISTRO project.

 

•             To set up and run experiments in consultation with the Principal Investigator, ensuring that experiments are appropriately supervised and supported.  To record, analyse and write up the results of experiments.

 

•             To prepare and present findings of research activity to colleagues for review purposes.

 

•             To contribute to the drafting and submitting of papers to appropriate peer reviewed journals.

 

•             To prepare progress reports on research for funding bodies as required.

 

•             To contribute to the preparation and drafting of research bids and proposals.

 

•             To contribute to the overall activities of the research team and department as required.

 

•             To undertake a limited amount of teaching in relation to subject area.

 

•             To contribute to the induction and direction of other research staff and students as requested.

 

•             Responsible for ensuring that equipment is safe and maintained in working order.

 

•             As duties and responsibilities change, the job description will be reviewed and amended in consultation with the postholder

 

•             The postholder will carry out any other duties as are within the scope, spirit and purpose of the job as requested by the line manager or Head of Department/Division

 

•             The postholder will actively follow UCL policies including Equal Opportunities and Race Equality policies

 

•             The postholder will maintain an awareness and observation of Fire and Health & Safety Regulations.

 

UNIVERSITY COLLEGE LONDON

 

Department of Computer Science

 

Person Specification for the Post of Research Assistant

 

 

 

Knowledge – including Qualifications

 

Post Graduate Degree in relevant subject area

 

Knowledge of research techniques

 

 

Skills

 

Basic research skills

 

Ability to analyse and write up data

 

Ability to present complex information effectively to a range of audiences

 

Ability to write complex reports and papers accurately and clearly

 

Ability to communicate research verbally, to individuals and groups, with impact.

 

 

 

Job Requirements:

Experience

 

Experience of working in a research environment

 

Experience of multi-disciplinary working

 

 

Personal Qualities

 

Commitment to high quality research

 

Ability to work collaboratively and as part of a team

 

Commitment to UCL’s policy of equal opportunity and the ability to work harmoniously with colleagues and students of all cultures and backgrounds

 

 

To apply for this job please send your CV to n.mitra@ucl.ac.uk.

Employment Type:

Full time
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UCL
Gower St
LONDON, London, City of, United Kingdom
Phone: 020 7679 0327
Web Site: http://www.ucl.ac.uk/
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