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Research Assistant (Short term)

Department of Computer Science

Location:  Egham
Salary:  £35,931 per annum pro rata - including London Allowance
Closing Date:  Thursday 02 July 2020
Interview Date:  To be confirmed
Reference:  0620-145

Please note: this opportunity is only available to current employees of the University

Part-Time, Fixed-Term 

Applications are invited for the post of Research Assistant (Short term) in the Department of Computer Science

The project aims to research and apply a novel approach to Change-Point Detection (CPD) - accurate and rapid detection of a change in the distribution of observed values. Conformal Martingales will overcome crucial limitations of classical methods - in particular by not requiring any prior knowledge of the distribution of the observations before and after the change. The Change-Point Detection problem is widely applicable and can be found in many fields like detection of the onset of an epidemic, automatic video surveillance based on motion features, intrusion detection in computer networks, anomaly detection in data transmission networks, anomaly detection for malicious activity, fault detection in vehicle control systems, drinking water monitoring and many others

In return we offer a highly competitive rewards and benefits package including:

  • Generous annual leave entitlement 
  • Training and Development opportunities
  • Pension Scheme with generous employer contribution 
  • Various schemes including Cycle to Work, Season Ticket Loans and help with the cost of Eyesight testing. 
  • Free parking 

The post is based in Egham, Surrey where the College is situated in a beautiful, leafy campus near to Windsor Great Park and within commuting distance from London.

To view further details of this post and to apply please visit https://jobs.royalholloway.ac.ukFor queries on the application process the Human Resources Department can be contacted by email at: recruitment@rhul.ac.uk 

Please quote the reference: 0620-145

Closing Date:   Midnight, 2 July 2020  

Interview Date: TBC

Please note that it will not be possible for the College to issue a Certificate of Sponsorship for successful candidates. Successful candidates will therefore need to be eligible to work in the UK or have limited leave to remain in the UK and associated right to work for the duration of their employment with the College, in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006.

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Royal Holloway is committed to equality and diversity, and encourages applications from all sections of the community. Read here about structures and initiatives around equality and diversity, including information on staff diversity networks.


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