Current opportunities and vacancies

We currently have vacancies for:

Data Analyst - Dashboard Developer

Application deadline: 22 October 2020

You will be responsible for producing accessible end-user dashboards capable of delivering actionable insights to relevant stakeholder policy audiences. Drawing on Centre data resources, APIs, models and analytic outputs, you will be responsible for producing accessible and attractive visualisations and dashboards capable of meeting identified policy and operational needs from partner civic stakeholders. Skills and experience such as data visualisation, front-end web development, UI/UX design, spatial data representation and web programming are highly prioritised, to complement existing data and information management and analytical capacity within the Centre.

This role offers applicants opportunities to make a contribution with immediate impact and resonance within a leading, globally-connected research centre. You will have opportunities to develop creative approaches, to use your expertise to shape the centre’s agenda and impart knowledge in a team with wide-ranging specialisms.

Despite the short term nature of this appointment, the role will contribute enormously to the development of frameworks and prototypical approaches that have considerable, longer-term strategic potential.

If you are interested in data science-driven research and are looking for a role where alongside technically proficient, self-motivated and creative colleagues you can help to improve the places where we live, learn and work, then we would urge you to apply.

Salary will be on the Management, Professional and Administrative Grade, level 7, £35,845 - £40,322 per annum. This post is full time (35 hours per week) and has funding available until 31 March 2021.

The deadline for applications is 22 October 2020.

For full details and to apply visit the University of Glasgow jobs portal and search for Job Reference 041804.

Data Analyst - Video Analytics

Application deadline: 22 October 2020

You will be responsible for developing machine learning object detection and tracking methods to extract from CCTV video footage information about how people and vehicles move throughout public spaces. Your role will involve leveraging existing libraries and pre-trained models, producing and deploying bespoke novel code, overseeing benchmarking and evaluation work and aspects of data curation and publishing. will be highly technically proficient, capable of rapidly delivering creative solutions and comfortable engaging with collaborators from academic and policy communities.

This role offers applicants opportunities to make a contribution with immediate impact and resonance within a leading, globally-connected research centre. You will have opportunities to develop creative approaches, to use your expertise to shape the centre’s agenda and impart knowledge in a team with wide-ranging specialisms.

Despite the short term nature of this appointment, the role will contribute enormously to the development of frameworks and prototypical approaches that have considerable, longer-term strategic potential.

If you are interested in data science-driven research and are looking for a role where alongside technically proficient, self-motivated and creative colleagues you can help to improve the places where we live, learn and work, then we would urge you to apply.

Salary will be on the Management, Professional and Administrative Grade, level 7, £35,845 - £40,322 per annum. This post is full time (35 hours per week) and has funding available until 31 March 2021.

The deadline for applications is 22 October 2020.

For full details and to apply visit the University of Glasgow jobs portal and search for Job Reference 041805.

Research Assistant (2 posts)

Application deadline: 2 November 2020

An opportunity has arisen for two Research Assistants to be based at the Urban Big Data Centre.

The post holders will contribute to a project on the collection and validation of mobile phone data for mobility research working with Dr Jinhyun Hong and Dr Qunshan Zhao. The project will finish by the end of March 2021. The successful candidates will be expected to help set up and deliver the household travel survey using smartphone apps, as well as helping to manage and direct this complex and challenging project as opportunities allow.

Salary will be on the University's Research and Teaching Grade, level 6 £29,176 - £32,817 per annum. These posts are full time (35 hours per week) and have funding available until 31 March 2021.

The deadline for applications is 2 November 2020.

For full details and to apply visit the University of Glasgow jobs portal and search for Job Reference 042344 or 042345.

 


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