Research Assistant in Complex Supply Networks (Fixed Term)

The University of Cambridge is one of the world's oldest universities and leading academic centres. If you're looking for a new challenge and would like excellent benefits, extensive learning opportunities and a stimulating working environment in return for your skills and contribution, there could be a job here for you.

A position exists, for a Research Assistant in the Department of Engineering, to work on a funded research project which aims to develop supply chain twinning solutions using machine learning methodologies.

The post holder will be located in West Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, UK.

The RA will work as part of a research team to conduct research towards project objectives, extend resulting software prototypes into applications or methods to be used within actual operations, as well as measuring and evaluating the effectiveness of the developed solutions with real use cases.

Applicants must have (or be close to obtaining) a Masters level degree in Engineering or Computing, or equivalent experience. The candidate must have experience on research projects and hands-on programming of data analytics/machine learning software. The candidate should be able to liaise confidently with industrial professionals and produce academic publications from the work.

Salary Ranges: Research Assistant: £29,605 - £33,966

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available for 36 months in the first instance.

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Please ensure that you upload your Curriculum Vitae (CV), a covering letter, your research publications list and, optionally, your 3 most important publications 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. Please submit your application by midnight on the closing date.

If you have any questions about this vacancy Prof. Alexandra Brintrup may be the contact for queries of a technical nature related to the role, or the application process, please contact: Ms. Bet Fowler,

Please quote reference NM39389 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University actively supports equality, diversity and inclusion and encourages applications from all sections of society.

The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

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