Insight Centre for Data Analytics
Fixed term contract – up to 1 year
The Insight Centre for Data Analytics (http://www.Insight-centre.org) is a joint initiative between researchers at Dublin City University, NUI Galway, University College Cork, and, University College Dublin, as well as other partner institutions. It brings together a critical mass of more than 450 researchers from Ireland's leading ICT centers to develop a new generation of data analytics technologies in a number of key application areas.
The €88m Centre is funded by Science Foundation Ireland and a wide range of industry partners. Insight's research focus encompasses a broad range of data analytics technologies from machine learning, decision analytics and social network analysis to linked data, recommender systems and the sensor web. Together, with more than 70 partner companies, Insight researchers are solving critical challenges in the areas of Connected Health and the Discovery Economy. Current project funding is to July 2019.
The specific projects for which these roles are being recruited, involve the development of recommender systems for video, using video analytics, and deep learning approaches for computer vision.
Background & Role
Insight wishes to recruit Postdoctoral Researchers on a fixed term contract basis to facilitate the delivery of a number of industry-sponsored research projects. Working at the boundary of research and industry, the projects are a collaborative programme of research between industry and Insight researchers. Please note that the successful candidate may be asked to travel abroad from time to time to attend consortium and partner meetings, conferences etc.
Main Duties and Responsibilities
Reporting to his/her Principal Investigator(s) the Postdoctoral Researcher will:
The successful candidate should demonstrate strong competence in some of these areas:
The ideal candidate will have a PhD in Computer Science, Engineering or a related discipline with strong software and programming skills and relevant experience in computer vision, deep learning.
The successful candidates will be offered opportunities for developing their own careers in a number of directions including support for conference/workshop travel, upskilling through Insight’s continuous professional development in areas like research ethics and data privacy, student supervision and development and submission of their own research project proposals.