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Senior Research Associate/Research Associate in AI and Decentralized Systems

School of Computing and Communications
Salary:   £27,831 to £39,609
Closing Date:   Sunday 07 July 2019
Interview Date:   To be confirmed
Reference:  A2639-R

Turtles is a five-year EPSRC-funded joint project between Lancaster University and Imperial College London that seeks to advance the science of building intelligent decentralized systems.

The project is broad in scope, offering an opportunity to do research in theory, systems, and engineering, potentially contributing to AI and multiagent systems, software engineering, security, and distributed systems, with relevance to technologies such as IoT and distributed ledgers and philosophical themes such as accountability and ethics. 

We seek a motivated individual to join us as a Research Associate or a Senior Research Associate on Turtles.  You will be expected to contribute to writing high-quality research papers, building software, and disseminating research results. Please see Job Description for more details.

A background in computer science is essential. For more details, please see the detailed Person Specification for this position.

For more information, please contact Dr Amit K. Chopra (amit.chopra@lancaster.ac.uk ). His publications, listed e.g., on Google Scholar (https://tinyurl.com/y59ers8m) should give you an idea about the kind of work involved.

We are committed to family-friendly and flexible working policies on an individual basis, as well as the Athena SWAN Charter, which recognises and celebrates good employment practice undertaken to address gender equality in higher education and research.

The position is fixed term until 6th September 2021

We welcome applications from people in all diversity groups.




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