Research Associate in Statistics at the Department of Statistical Science, University College London

Research Associate in Statistics at the Department of Statistical Science, University College London

Posted by Rebecca Martin on Tue, 03/09/2013 - 07:59

Salary: £32,375 - £39,132 per annum
Duration of post: 12 months in the first instance Closing date: 29 Sep 2013
Project: VOLTNET - Ref:1360287

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Applications are invited for a Research Associate position at UCL.

The growing number and variety of low-carbon green technologies poses new and interesting challenges for the modern smart power grid. This project, funded jointly by the EPSRC, UCL Enterprise, and the Technology Strategy Board's "Technology Inspired Innovation" scheme, will draw upon advanced statistical machine learning ideas to develop key underlying methodology for a smart sensor, event monitoring, system. In collaboration with market-leading commercial partners, this work will facilitate a novel proof-of-concept demonstrator.

Candidates should hold or be close to submitting a PhD (or equivalent
qualification) in Statistics. The successful candidate should have a strong research background and publication record in statistical machine learning for time series or signal analysis and strong programming skills in Matlab, R, or C.

To apply for the vacancy please click on the "Apply Now" button at:
https://atsv7.wcn.co.uk/search_engine/jobs.cgi?owner=5041178&ownertype=f...

Informal enquiries regarding the vacancy are welcomed and may be addressed to Dr James Nelson--- see http://www.ucl.ac.uk/statistics/people/jamesnelson for contact details.

(Note that if the successful candidate has not yet been awarded their PhD, the appointment will initially be made as Research Assistant on Grade 6 of the UCL salary scale [£28,338 - £29,881 per annum inclusive of London Allowance], and the appointee will be regraded to Research Associate on completion of the PhD.)