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Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Data Science and Control - Fixed Term

School of Computer Science

Location:  Lincoln
Salary:   From £33,797 per annum
This post is full time fixed term until 31/08/2021
Closing Date:   Sunday 07 June 2020
Interview Date:   Wednesday 24 June 2020
Reference:  COS471B

We are looking for a highly skilled and experienced Postdoctoral Research Fellow in the area of data science and machine learning with a particular focus on mining food and agricultural data within a large EU-funded project. The Postdoctoral Research Fellow will be a key player in the delivery of part of this project titled ‘Big Data and eco-innovative resource use in the NSR Greenhouse industry - greening the growth in horticultural production’ and the post is based at the University of Lincoln. The overall project aims to promote a forward leap towards a more robust, sustainable and energy efficient greenhouse production. The work at University of Lincoln aims to establish a Big Data analytics platform for scientific discoveries and advanced applications of data mining and machine learning to the various dimensions of resource usage in the North Sea Region (NSR) greenhouse industry.

The candidate should hold* a PhD in Computer Science, Engineering or in a relevant subject area (or equivalent industrial experience), with proven technical knowledge and hands-on experience of data science and machine learning related algorithms and tools as well as an appreciation of data analysis for systems purposes. Previous experience with Amazon Web Services and Databricks would be beneficial. The candidate should also possess excellent communication skills, team spirit and willingness and ability to work in a highly interdisciplinary environment.

(*) Good candidates may be accepted with a PhD pending, subject to publication record.

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