ESA-announce Research Associate position at the University of Cambridge

Posted on 2015/07/23. Filed under: 綜合 |

Dear colleagues,

The Faculty of Economics in Cambridge wishes to appoint a full time Research Associate from September 2015 to work on a project entitled "UbiquityLab: A platform for large scale online experiments with real-time interactions among participants" directed by Dr. Edoardo Gallo (https://sites.google.com/site/edoardogallo/).

Full details and application information at http://www.jobs.cam.ac.uk/job/7275/

Closing Date: 28 July 2015.

The successful candidate will work on the development of UbiquityLab: a novel platform to conduct large-scale online experiments with real-time interactions among participants. For an example of a recent publication that gives more information about UbiquityLab, see http://www.pnas.org/content/112/12/3647.abstract

The role holder would possess specialist knowledge in programming and techniques to work with large datasets within established research programmes. Strong programming skills in Python and JavaScript are essential, and experience of web programming is preferable. Econometric skills, including experience in data pre-processing and working with large datasets, are highly desirable. The successful candidate will manage their own workload, continually update knowledge in Computer Science and engage in continuous professional development. There is a preference for candidates who have a strong background in Computer Science. Candidates with and without a Ph.D. will be considered if they have relevant experience.

This is a fixed-term appointment for one year from 1st September 2015 or as soon as possible thereafter. The salary will be at Research Associate Grade 7 starting at £28,695 to £37,394 on the University scale, depending on experience of the appointed candidate.

For information contact me at edo.

Applications should consist of:

· 1) a curriculum vitae;

· 2) expression of interest cover letter outlining how you would contribute to the project in light of your research interests;

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Two references will be sought upon receipt of application.

To submit an application for this vacancy, please go to http://www.jobs.cam.ac.uk/job/7099/ and click on the ‘Apply online’ button at the bottom of this page. This will route you to the University’s Web Recruitment System, where you will need to register an account (if you have not already) and log in before completing the online application form.

Please ensure that you upload your Curriculum Vitae (CV) and a covering letter in the upload section of the online application. If you upload any additional documents which have not been requested, we will not be able to consider these as part of your application.

Best,

Edo

Edoardo Gallo

URL: http://sites.google.com/site/edoardogallo/
University Lecturer (University of Cambridge)
Official Fellow of Queens’ College
Phone: +44 (0) 1223 335286

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