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UCD Post-doctoral Research Fellow Level 2 # 014204

UCD Post-doctoral Research Fellow Level 2 

Position Summary

UCD is a European leader in Data Analytics and Connected Health. Nationally we host flagship collaborative programmes under Science Foundation Ireland’s Research Centres programmes and Enterprise Ireland/IDA’s Technology Centre programme. We work with industry partners to develop projects within these programmes and under separate funding streams from the European Commission, Enterprise Ireland, the Irish Research Council, the Health Research Board and others.

We are looking to recruit a number of Post-Doctoral Research Fellows to start in February 2022 on a research project, partially funded by a global technology company. The project will develop next generation recommender systems technologies, drawing on the experience and expertise of a leading recommender systems research group in UCD as part of the Insight Centre for Data Analytics.

The project will require close collaboration with industry partners.


To work on the design and development of an industrial recommender system, developing new or advanced research skills associated with the research project, publishing in top level peer-reviewed academic venues, as well as supervising and mentoring graduate students. The project aims to build a platform for providing RL-based Health and Fitness related recommendations to users.

This is an advanced research focused role, building on your prior experience as a post-doctoral fellow, where you will conduct a specified programme of research supported by research training under the supervision and direction of a Principal Investigator.

The primary purpose of the role is to develop new or advanced research skills and competences, on the processes of publication in peer-reviewed academic publications and scholarly dissemination, the development of funding proposals, and the supervision and mentorship of graduate students along with the opportunity to develop your skills in research led teaching.

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work with a team of world-class experts in Recommender Systems in an ambitious industry-driven research project. The candidate will contribute to the success of the project and to the improvement of the team’s skills and expertise.

Competition closes:  03rd March 2022

Apply Below (Ref: 014204)


UCD School of Computer Science

University College Dublin, Belfield, Dublin 4, Ireland, D04 V1W8.
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