Postdoctoral Researcher

Recruiter
Edge Hill University
Location
Ormskirk, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
18 Sep 2019
Closes
21 Sep 2019
Ref
1240504488
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
About You

Applications are invited for a postdoctoral researcher in Text Mining, Big Data and Databases at the Department of Computer Science, Edge Hill University, Ormskirk, UK. You should have a PhD in the broad area of Computer Science with a focus in Text Mining / Big Data / Databases. You must have working knowledge of SQL and NoSQL databases, strong programming skills and experience in software development (Java/C++/Python or similar languages). A good knowledge of big data processing frameworks, e.g. Apache Storm and Hadoop, and a strong publication record in relevant conferences/journals are highly desirable. You will have excellent communication skills, be flexible and be able to identify opportunities, and imbue high levels of professional integrity with stakeholders.

About the Role

The successful applicant will work on a H2020 project focusing on evolving scalable architectures for persistence, analytics and monitoring of large volumes of hybrid data. The objective is to design and develop innovative text mining and big data processing methods to be integrated in data persistence architectures.

Rewards/Benefits

We want you to feel happy when you come to work and proud when you go home.

From the moment you join us you have the opportunity to enhance your skills. We offer a range of specialist development sessions or courses and an award-winning staff health & wellbeing programme (HR Excellence Awards 2017). This means as well as opportunities to attend interactive sessions like 'Presenting with Impact' or 'Preparing for Your Future' you are able to have a lunchtime stroll across our beautiful campus, benefit from discounted membership to our state of the art sport and leisure facilities and so much more.

This is just a taste of what we are able to offer you at Edge Hill University.

About Us

Edge Hill University is "A great success story... an institution that improves and impresses year after year" - Times Higher Education.

The University has been ranked Best University Workplace (Times Higher Education 2015), judged Best UK Employer (European Business Awards 2016) and highly commended in Times Higher Education Leadership and Management Awards 2017 for Workplace of the Year.

The Times Higher 'University of the Year' award celebrated our distinct role in "transforming lives" - reflecting a distinctive philosophy of creating opportunity from excellence.

Based on an award-winning campus in West Lancashire, Edge Hill University offers a stimulating and empowering environment for ambitious and high performing professionals.

At Edge Hill University we value the benefits a rich and diverse workforce brings to our community and therefore welcome applications from all sections of society.

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