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[Open Position] Research Assistant - High-Performance Computing for Knowledge Discovery

From: Pierre-Yves Vandenbussche <py.vandenbussche@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 14 Aug 2015 14:15:09 +0100
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*Insight, NUI Galway* is in the process of undertaking a research project
in collaboration with Fujitsu Laboratories Limited and *Fujitsu Ireland*.
The project focuses on research and development in the area of knowledge
discovery from both structured and unstructured data on the Web. We have
currently two open positions for the project including a research assistant.

*Research Assistant*

As a part of the project, we are looking for a research assistant who will
be located in Galway, Ireland and will assist us with optimisation and
scalable deployment of research prototypes within high-performance cloud
infrastructures like Amazon Web Services.

The chosen candidate will be hired as an Insight research assistant on a
rolling 1-year contract basis for the duration of the research project.
This will be 3 years (starting on 1st of August, 2015), with a possible 2
year extension. The candidate will also be involved in other related
projects undertaken at the Insight, NUI Galway institute. The salary range
is €21,850 to €32,930 p.a. and will be awarded commensurate with
experience. There is a possibility of entering a funded PhD program based
on the candidate's work later on in the project. At a high level the chosen
candidate will need to have the following capabilities:

  - working within a team of researchers based locally in Ireland and
internationally (Fujitsu Labs in Japan),

  - working on industrially relevant research within multinational academic
research settings,

  - set up and maintenance of local development environments as well as
cloud-based high-performance infrastructures,

  - implementation, optimisation, and deployment of research outcomes in
the form of efficient prototypes.

For details, see:


Pierre-Yves Vandenbussche.
Received on Friday, 14 August 2015 13:15:58 UTC

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